KGLP Slide Show

Monday, November 28, 2011

international news

‎"During the worst of the Iraq War,the media research group FAIR noted that New York Times columnist Tom Friedman had declared 'the next six months' the crucial turning point for the Iraq War for no fewer than 14 times over the course of a two-and-a-half year period.That led the blogger Duncan Black to coin the term 'Friedman unit,' which Wikipedia defines as 'any event or "critical period" which is repeatedly expected to happen in the near future, but repeatedly fails to occur.'"
WONKBOOK | There are signs that we really could be at a tipping point for the European Union.
PRI's Living on Earth shared a link.
A new study suggests that exposure to the common industrial solvent TCE or trichloroethylene may lead to Parkinson’s disease. Host Steve Curwood speaks with Dr. Samuel Goldman of The Parkinson’s Institute in California about the disease and how his team identified potential environmental causes.

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