Hot off the Press: Bloomsday edition
San Francisco is shifting its civic recycling program into overdrive: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/11/us/11recycle.html?ref=us.
What lies beneath the waves just off the coast of Palos Verdes? The world's largest deposit of DDT, which the EPA wants to clean up: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-palos-verdes-pollution12-2009jun12,0,1974319.story. This completely taints the view from the Korean Bell for me.
Mormon's are being hired as door-to-door salespeople: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/12/us/12coldcalls.html?_r=1&hp. If you ask me, they just changed products.
The Obama administration is hacking away at cyber privacy in its own way: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/13/us/politics/13cyber.html?_r=1&ref=us.
Many lawmakers debating health care reform are heavily invested in the health industry: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/14/us/politics/14cong.html?_r=1&hp.
Here's part one of a series of NYT op-ed pieces by Nickel and Dimed author Barbara Ehrenreich. It focuses on the affects of the recession on the working poor, which have been ignored in the corporate news: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/14/opinion/14ehrenreich.html.
A battle between county officials and Amish farm owners is being fought over sanitation and outhouses in rural Pennsylvania: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/14/us/14amish.html?ref=us.
Stem rust could threaten the world's wheat crop as it spreads east from Africa: http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-sci-wheat-rust14-2009jun14,0,2930855.story.
According to the DMR, air pollution is becoming an issue in Iowa: http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20090614/NEWS/906140352.
"High school umpire tells entire crowd: You're out!": http://www.desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090613/SPORTS08/906130343.
Germany's "cash-for-clunkers" scheme has had an unintended affect: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-czech-cars16-2009jun16,0,5162394.story.
Nice little NYT essay in time for Bloomsday: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/16/opinion/16mccann.html.