All News Articles for 2011-06-17

Friday, June 17, 2011
Afghanistan Facing Insolvency Within a Month, say Officials
The Afghan government will struggle to pay its bills "within a month" after the International Monetary Fund rejected proposals for resolving the Kabul Bank scandal, western officials have warned.
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[title] The Truth About The Economy In 2 Minutes
Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich said he could explain the problems with the economy in less than 2 minutes, 15 seconds—and he did it (with illustrations to boot). It’s great! Check it out.
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[title] Activists Urge Boycott over Israeli Occupation of Palestinian Land
There is growing anti-Israeli feeling in Europe, with calls on EU and US governments to stop ignoring the occupation of Palestinian land. And though politicians remain silent, activists rally to draw attention to the plight of the Palestinian people.
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Greenpeace Head Kumi Naidoo Risks Arrest in Arctic Oil Rig Protest
Executive director of Greenpeace International could face prison for breaking legal injunction surrounding Leiv Eiriksson rig
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Cyberwar Heats Up with Pentagon's Virtual Firing Range
National Cyber Range intended as replica of internet allowing US scientists to test defences against hackers
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Feingold to Netroots Nation: Call Out Corporate Democrats
If it is wrong for Republicans to fuel their campaigns with corporate cash, then it is wrong for Democrats to do so. That was the no-hold-barred message that Russ Feingold brought to Netroots Nation.
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