The Crockpot: A Weekly Digest 03.03.11


| 3/3/2011 9:32:32 AM


Tags: Middle East, Facebook, The White House, China Miéville, Sarah Palin, Laos, NASA, media, BLDGBLOG, The Atlantic, TomDispatch, AlterNet, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Reason Magazine,

Utne Reader Red LogoFences made of cluster-bomb casings, water-buffalo wading in pools made from bomb craters, and canoes built from fuel tanks dropped by bombers. Welcome to Laos, five decades after a U.S. bombing campaign.

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