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Tuesday, February 24, 2004

  • The White House vs. Science


    During its years in power, the Bush administration has been accused of infiltrating and politicizing the hallowed area of academia, particularly in the field of science. Today we take an in-depth look at science and the White House.

  • Leading Scientists Accuse Bush of Politicizing Science


    A group of scientists, including 20 Nobel laureates, last week signed a petition condemning the White House for deliberately and systematically distorting scientific fact in the service of policy goals on the environment, health, biomedical research and nuclear weaponry at home and abroad. [includes transcript]

  • Pentagon Report: Climate Change Could Result In Global Catastrophe


    A Pentagon-commissioned report concludes the effects of climate change over the next 20 years could result in global catastrophe that leads to millions of deaths from war and natural disasters. [includes transcript]

  • Publishers Face Prison For Editing Articles from Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Libya or Cuba


    The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control recently declared that American publishers cannot edit works authored in nations under trade embargoes which include Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Libya and Cuba. [includes transcript]

  • Over 200 Civilians Massacred In Ugandan Refugee Camp


    Suspected members of the Lord’s Resistance Army in Uganda massacred more than 200 civilians living in a refugee camp. We go to Uganda to hear from a coordinator with Doctors Without Borders which is treating the wounded and we speak with a researcher on Africa for Human Rights Watch. [includes transcript]