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Books of The Times: Land of Promise, Home of the Bedeviled and Bewildered 24.3.2009 NY Times: Books
In Wells Tower’s sad-funny-disturbing stories, the world is a precarious place, where the innocent have bad dreams, and even the not-so-innocent worry about “the things the world will do to them” and their loved ones.

Oil industry sees long, slow recovery 24.3.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
New Orleans » Leaders of several energy-related companies avoided talk about a rebound in oil prices Monday and suggested it could be a long, slow recovery even as the search in deep waters goes on.
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Bay Area water picture: Some will face strict rationing, others won't 24.3.2009 San Jose Mercury News: Peninsula
As summer draws closer, three dry years in a row does not mean the same thing for everyone in the Bay Area. Depending on where communities get their water, some will face shortages, others won't
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DealBook: Cuomo Says Most Huge A.I.G. Bonuses Were Returned 24.3.2009 NY Times: Business
Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo of New York said 15 of the top 20 bonus recipients in A.I.G.’s financial products division had returned their bonuses.

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Dam Politics: India's Leading Activist Medha Patkar Takes on Corporate Control of Water 23.3.2009 Democracy Now!
We speak with Medha Patkar, one of India's best-known and best-loved social activists. She is the iconic founder of the Save the Narmada Movement and the National Alliance of People's Movements. She led the nonviolent struggle against the Sardar Sarovar dam project over the Narmada River for more than two decades and continues to fight for the rights of some 300,000 people, those already made homeless and those facing displacement by the dam. Patkar has organized several mass rallies, demonstrations and hunger strikes, survived numerous jail terms and police violence, and won many important victories. [includes rush transcript]
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"The Zombie Ideas Have Won" - Paul Krugman on $1 Trillion Geithner Plan to Buy Toxic Bank Assets 23.3.2009 Democracy Now!
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is preparing to unveil a plan today to purchase as much as $1 trillion in troubled mortgages and other assets from banks. The government is reaching out to hedge funds, private equity firms and sovereign wealth funds to help buy the toxic assets. The Obama administration has described the plan as a public-private partnership, but most of the actual money will be put up by the government. We speak with Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist, Paul Krugman. [includes rush transcript]
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Crazy Rep. Michele Bachmann Calls for Armed Revolution 23.3.2009 AlterNet.org: Discuss
"Is it appropriate for a member of Congress to speak in any context about being armed for revolution?"
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Unquenchable: America's Water Crisis and What We Can Do About It 23.3.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Unquenchable: America's Water Crisis and What We Can Do About It
The Golden Rice Scandal Unfolds 23.3.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
The Golden Rice Scandal Unfolds
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Communities Seek Accountability for Military Pollution 23.3.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire

More than 80 affected communities and organizations from across the U.S. have joined together to support federal legislation that will require the Department of Defense and the Department of Energy to comply with laws designed to protect human health and the environment.

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Water at 'The End of the World' 23.3.2009 Commondreams.org Views

"We saw you fly in," the villagers told us, pointing to the sky. We'd arrived in Central African Republic (a.k.a. CAR). Since there's only one flight in and out of the country per week, we knew they meant it. CAR is one of the poorest countries in the world, landlocked in the dead center of Africa.

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Wladimir Balentien shows better patience after late arrival to spring training 23.3.2009 Seattle Times: Top stories
Mariners outfielder has improved his patience and batting in spring training. He says rushing will hurt his chances of success.
A well-capitalized AIG unit distances itself 23.3.2009 Boston Globe: Business
NEW YORK - Workmen rolled up their sleeves at American International Group over the weekend to take down the most prominent sign at the Manhattan offices of the embattled insurer, which has drawn the scorn of America.
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Aging Well: Preparing for the unthinkable 23.3.2009 Steamboat Pilot

The “it can’t happen here” mentality makes Jim Johnsen’s job challenging.

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Nestle plan sets off water war 23.3.2009 Denver Post: Local
A plan to suck, truck and bottle Arkansas Valley spring water has residents here crusading against the world's largest food and beverage company. ...
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Obama "60 Minutes" Interview Transcript (VIDEO) 23.3.2009 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEOS Here is the transcript of part one of President Obama's interview with "60 Minutes": STEVE KROFT: Were you surprised by the...
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Michael B. Laskoff: The US and Iran - Two Nuclear Countries Living in Mutual Respect 23.3.2009 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Iran is so old that its first empire was around to lose to Alexander the Great of Macedonia. That's actually more glorious than it sounds,...
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Sister Act: A New Take On Dorothy Wordsworth 23.3.2009 NPR: All Things Considered
Biographer Frances Wilson discusses the intense connection between William Wordsworth and his sister, Dorothy — and the "vortex of poetry" in which they lived.
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No Need To Knead: A Simple Way To Bake Bread 22.3.2009 NPR: All Things Considered
A new cookbook promises to take the ache out of baking. Nancy Baggett, the author of Kneadlessly Simple: Fabulous, Fuss-Free, No-Knead Breads, shares the secrets of no-knead baking from her kitchen in the Washington, D.C., area.
Justice at the expense of lives 22.3.2009 International Herald Tribune: Editorials
Before the ICC announcement, Darfuri sentiment was overwhelmingly in favor of President Omar al-Bashir's arrest warrant. That may well be changing.
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