Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Nuclear Attack by 2013? | Why Health Care's a Rip Off | Deadly Make-Up | Israel's 'Crime Against Humanity'

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Experts Predict a Possible Terrorist Strike with a Nuke by 2013 -- What Can We Do to Stop It?  

Experts Predict a Possible Terrorist Strike with a Nuke by 2013 -- What Can We Do to Stop It?
By Alexander Zaitchik, AlterNet
There's no way around it: nuclear weapons are scary. Will fear drive Americans away from Obama's arms control agenda? Read more »

How We Got the Worst Health Care System Mountains of Money Can Buy  

How We Got the Worst Health Care System Mountains of Money Can Buy

Many of the problems with American health care grow out of our history of employer-based insurance. Read more »

Israel's 'Crime Against Humanity'  

Israel's 'Crime Against Humanity'

Israel's siege of Gaza rivals the worst crimes carried out at the height of South African apartheid. Read more »

Beauty Secret: Your Make-Up Can Kill You  

Beauty Secret: Your Make-Up Can Kill You

When it comes to cosmetics, women's health is getting the kiss-off.
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Bernie Madoff's Shady Schemes Should Have Set off Alarms Long Ago  

Bernie Madoff's Shady Schemes Should Have Set off Alarms Long Ago

One ponzi scheme after another is exposed on Wall Street, and so far all we've heard is: "Who could have known?" Read more »

Not to Worry -- Concerns About Pot Coffee Houses in Amsterdam Have Gone up in Smoke  

Not to Worry -- Concerns About Pot Coffee Houses in Amsterdam Have Gone up in Smoke

Despite the bluster of some of its members, the governing coalition in Holland is not going to touch cannabis policy. Read more »

Top 5 Reasons Steven Chu is a Great Energy Pick  

Top 5 Reasons Steven Chu is a Great Energy Pick

Most importantly his "views on climate change would be among the most forceful ever held by a cabinet member." Read more »

Neocons, Thirsty for Blood, Look to Quash Iran Negotiations  

Neocons, Thirsty for Blood, Look to Quash Iran Negotiations

Obama has spoken of meaningful engagement with Iran, but DC hawks still advocate tough sanctions or military strikes. Read more »

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Dick Cheney Still Loves Gitmo, Thinks Obama Will Appreciate Expansion of Powers  

Dick Cheney Still Loves Gitmo, Thinks Obama Will Appreciate Expansion of Powers

"So Guantanamo has been very, very valuable. And I think they'll discover that trying to close it is a very hard proposition." Read more »

Prudish NYT Columnist Condemns 'Hooking-Up'  

Prudish NYT Columnist Condemns 'Hooking-Up'

Charles Blow has discovered 'the demise of dating' -- and he is not happy about it. Read more »

The Death Penalty Is Dying  

The Death Penalty Is Dying

Why American juries are less likely today to condemn another to die. Read more »

 

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