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Republican Suppression of Science

Whether or not it applies directly to Katrina, The Guardian did look at the politics of suppressing science related to global warming: Some of America’s leading scientists have accused Republican politicians of intimidating climate-change experts by placing them under unprecedented scrutiny. A far-reaching inquiry into the careers of three of the US’s most senior climate […]

Iraq War Fourth Most Expensive in US History

The Christian Science Monitor shows that the war in Iraq is turning into one of the most expensive wars in United States history, including both military and reconstruction costs. Corrected for inflation, this is the fourth most expensive war, behind World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. One projection has the war costing $4,745 per person.