Tuesday, April 22, 2008

bits and pieces make the whole

"Flush with cash, Obama reported spending $11.2 million on television in the state, more than any place else. That compared with $4.8 million for Clinton.

Clinton scored her victory by winning the votes of blue-collar workers, women and white men in an election where the economy was the dominant concern.

She showed her blue collar bona fides one night by knocking down a shot of whiskey, then taking a mug of beer as a chaser. Obama went bowling in his attempt to win over working-class voters." -AP

"Thousands of indigenous activists are gathering in New York for the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. This year’s forum focuses on the global impact of climate change on indigenous peoples.
On Monday, Bolivian President Evo Morales opened the conference.
He said, “If we want to save our planet earth, we have a duty to put an end to the capitalist system.”
- democracy now!

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