Links of the Week, 9 Feb 09
By Y. Brody at Feb 15, 2009
LINKS OF THE WEEK for 09 FEB 2009
a) New evidence comes to light that the Bush Administration illegally monitored domestic communications of American journalists, fascist-style. From NPR's On the Media.
b) Former US Secretary of the Treasury Hank Paulson reportedly lied about the bailout; In advance of the global economic summit in London in April, where the structure of a future global economy will be in the balance, France's Sarkozy and Germany's Merkel had a party questioning the morality of capitalism in its current form but, alas, they got a lot of no-shows from other world leaders.
c) Rush Limbaugh, whom many are calling the de facto leader of the Republican Party, is less popular than Jeremiah Wright; Billboard advertising that watches you and analyzes your features; Limits on internet speed are being normalized, with fees, by US telecommunications corporations, angering net neutrality advocates.