Monday, May 30, 2005

Cheney "offended" by Amnesty International report

"Frankly, I was offended by it," Cheney said in the videotaped interview. "For Amnesty International to suggest that somehow the United States is a violator of human rights, I frankly just don't take them seriously."

AP story here.

Sunday, May 29, 2005

Chiapas Training Center Given Sasakawa Prize at World Health Assembly

Geneva, May 19, 2005 (PAHO)—The Center for Training and Education in Ecology and Health for Peasants in Chiapas, Mexico, today at the World Health Assembly received the Sasakawa Health Prize for 2005 for its outstanding work in health development.

Friday, May 13, 2005

Army recruitment halts for a day

After David McSwane, a seventeen-year-old Colorado high school student reported that Army recruiters helped him obtain a fake diploma and a drug detoxification kit to circumvent regulations, the Army has ordered a one day "recruiting stand down" to address ethical issues in recruiting. Along with McSwane's complaint, other reports of aggressive tactics have recently surfaced. Link to Seattle Times, link to New York Times.

Monday, May 09, 2005

A brief history of the U.S.' involvement with Saddam Hussein

An independent project by Eric Blumrich.

Picture 5

Link to iFilm.