Mineral Resource Map of Afghanistan

The Real Reason for the Afghan War?

Reading Time: 3 minutes More evidence that Osama bin Laden was an excuse for perpetual war, and grabbing mineral resources.

Worth Reading: Nasty Rap for Would-be Rep; China’s Toxic Kids; Perry Prays but Won’t Pay

Reading Time: < 1 minute Video Gets Deservedly Bad Rap   There are nasty, ugly, racist tv ads. And then there’s this. Click on picture above to watch the video. Story on this from Salon. ——–China’s Poisoned Children The Chinese government is covering up the fact that hundreds of thousands of children living near industrial areas in China are suffering Read More

Worth Reading: English Lessons, Very Rich, Legal Murder, Chinese Wall

Reading Time: 2 minutes With the recent events in the Middle East and the union busting in Wisconsin, Americans can learn something useful about fighting back from our neighbors across the pond. In the UK, a group of ordinary citizens decided to disrupt business as usual: By spreading the word on Twitter and holding nation-wide protests of the largest cell phone provider Vodafone, they demanded the company pay up for billions in taxes owed.