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A Loss for Netanyahu

Uri Avnery The Progressive
Israel has not gone crazy.It has not moved to the right. The fascists have not taken over the Knesset. Binyamin Netanyahu has not been strengthened. Far from it.Israel has moved to the center.

Visit the Tiny Town Where Big Coal Will Meet Its Fate

Tim McDonnell Mother Jones
A new Greenpeace study ranked the coal export terminals being built in Oregon and Washington as the fifth dirtiest proposed energy project in the world, under Arctic oil drilling but above US fracking and drilling in the Gulf of Mexico

Why Red October malware is the Swiss Army knife of espionage

Dan Goodin Ars Technica
The Red October malware that infected hundreds of computer networks in diplomatic, governmental, and scientific research organizations around the world was one of the most advanced espionage platforms ever discovered, researchers with antivirus provider Kaspersky Lab have concluded.

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Coke Blinks

Mark Bittman New York Times
Soda is a fructose delivery system as tobacco is a nicotine delivery system. (And if it’s not “truly” addictive but only habit forming, so much the better; it’ll be that much easier to get people to cut back.)