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04 August 2008 @ 12:47 pm
"The Washington Post is examining the plight of low-wage workers, who have been hardest hit by both the ongoing economic downturn and the larger forces of the new economy."

How rising shipping costs may kneecap globalization.

The Way We Live Now: The Fog of War-Crimes Trials

* Scientists raise questions about the anthrax investigation.
* It's time for Iraq to resolve 'the Kirkuk question.'
* Learning to expect anything while reporting in the Middle East.
* Heh. Alaskans worry about a future without Ted Stevens.
* Microsoft looks ahead to a future without Windows.
* A Venom movie? Really?
* A starring role for Tinker Bell.

Joel Achenbach on the dead zone in the Gulf.

Author and Nobel laureate Alexander Solzhenitsyn passed away.

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PMMJ: Rock Starcheetahmaster on August 4th, 2008 05:04 pm (UTC)
That would be an awesome name.
Super Karate Monkey Death Carfrecklefaerie on August 4th, 2008 05:14 pm (UTC)
I wish someone would come up with an alternative that didn't suck. Maggie loves those stupid Barbie Fairytopia movies, and they are so derivative that it sucks. We don't buy them for her.
Brian: Hello Kitty Tailpipevwvortexer on August 4th, 2008 05:43 pm (UTC)
The "dead zone" phenomenon sounds similar to the pfiesteria outbreak in the Chesapeake a few years back.