Views for 2013-08-10

Saturday, August 10, 2013
Marjorie Cohn, Jeanne Mirer
The Struggle Continues: Seeking Compensation for Vietnamese Agent Orange Victims, 52 Years On
Today marks the 52nd anniversary of the start of the chemical warfare program in Vietnam, a long time with NO sufficient remedial action by the U.S. government. One of the most shameful legacies of...
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Rob Larson
Frackonomics: The Science and Economics of the Gas Boom
Between 1868 and 1969, Cleveland’s Cuyahoga river caught fire at least ten times, including one blaze that reached the Standard Oil refinery where storage tanks detonated. Ultimately, the seemingly...
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Digby
Why Are Seniors Changing? (Take A Look At Who They Are…)
David wrote about this Carville-Greenberg polling memo showing that seniors seem to be changing their minds about policy and the GOP. Its summary starts like this:
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Cindy Cohn
Obama Administration Releases Previously Secret Legal Opinion on NSA's Associational Tracking Program
The Administration released a White Paper on Friday that summarized its claimed legal basis for the bulk collection of telephony metadata, also known as the Associational Tracking Program under...
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Lacy MacAuley
How I Exposed an Undercover Cop
She was an undercover cop who called herself “Missy.” When I first met her four years ago, I couldn’t have known that the small-framed woman with spiky brown hair and intense eyes was anything but a...
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