Torontanamo: My Experience Inside the G20 Detention Facility
With all the damage you’d think there must have been a large,
uncontrollable mob raging through Toronto’s streets but if you
do the math on 15,000 cops and other assorted security personnel versus
the maybe 30 or so black bloc I saw advancing through the march on their
way to initiate havoc, well, it starts to look like maybe the cops were
letting it happen.
plans hummingbird-sized spies
Soldiers fighting future battles in crowded urban areas will be able
to launch hummingbird-sized unmanned nano aerial vehicles — or
NAVs — capable of carrying sophisticated sensors and flying through
open windows in buildings to report back on enemy positions.
the smoking gun More than five months after the IPCC was
accused of making assertions on the fate of the Amazon forest on
the basis of a non-peer reviewed WWF report, it now appears that
the original source of the IPPC’s claim is a Brazilian educational
website which was taken down in 2003 (pictured – click to
approves new gun restrictions
Grumbling about a U.S. Supreme Court they say is out of touch with
America’s cities, Chicago aldermen voted 45-0 today to approve
a rushed-through compromise gun ban.
you feel independent on Independence Day?
Before “Old Glory” gets raised, the burgers and dogs
go on the grill; before the potato salad and coleslaw and other
goodies get heaped on your plate, let me lay this pickle next to
them . . .
Austerity Be The Catalyst For War? As always SocGen’s Dylan Grice comes
out with some tremendous insights in his latest weekly piece “Double
dips, siren calls and inflationary bias of policy.”
snow falls on Mt. Washington
Ignoring the calendar, which showed the beginning of the month of
July, a dusting of snow fell Thursday on Mount Washington in New
Hampshire, startling tourists and forcing the closure of the road
to the top.