Class Struggle: American workers have a chance to be heard. BY JIM WEBB Wednesday, November 15, 2006 12:01 a.m. EST The most important–and unfortunately the least debated–issue in politics today is our society’s steady drift toward a class-based system, the likes of which we have not seen since the 19th century. America’s top tier has… Continue reading Economic populism, from perhaps a surprising place.
Oh, wait… that’s poisoning pigeons, not swallowing them… Pelican swallows pigeon in park Last Updated: Wednesday, 25 October 2006, 10:06 GMT 11:06 UK Families and tourists in a London park were left shocked when a pelican picked up and swallowed a pigeon. The unusual wildlife spectacle in St James’s Park was caught on camera by… Continue reading Perhaps it was a Tom Lehrer fan?
Belated coverage here on CH, but… Thailand to lift post-coup ban POSTED: 9:38 p.m. EST, November 9, 2006 BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly agreed to ease a restriction imposed after September’s coup d’etat, voting unanimously to lift a ban on public gatherings of more than five people, the head of the body… Continue reading Back to normal in Thailand