Automated Killer Robots / Canada’s Inuit, more…

These are a few interesting news items from CommonDreams.org News Center:

Automated Killer Robots ‘Threat to Humanity’: Expert
Increasingly autonomous, gun-totting robots developed for warfare could easily fall into the hands of terrorists and may one day unleash a robot arms race, a top expert on artificial intelligence told AFP.
[…] Read more

Canada’s Inuit Are the Canaries in the Coal Mine
For centuries, the Inuit have lived in harmony with possibly the harshest climate on the planet. Thanks to climate change, they are losing their traditional way of life as rapidly as the polar ice caps are melting. While this drama may seen remote and unimportant to those who defend what they believe to be their God-given right to burn fossil fuels, what befalls the Inuit may soon befall all of us. In simple terms, they are the canaries in the coal mine of climate change.
[…] Read more

Missing E-Mails May Never Be Found
http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2008/02/27/7312/

Flooded Village Files Suit, Citing Corporate Link to Climate Change
http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2008/02/27/7313/

Baquba Losing Life – And Hope
http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2008/02/27/7320/

Anti-War Movement Wrestles with 1968
http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2008/02/27/7315/

Public Broadcasting Activists Refute McCain Campaign ‘Facts’ on FCC Letters
http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2008/02/27/7324/

 

Views…

Harvey Wasserman | Did Florida Nuke Plant Take State to the Radioactive Brink Again?
http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2008/02/27/7317/

Robert Scheer | What the Times Didn’t Tell About McCain
http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2008/02/27/7321/

William Hartung | Say It Ain’t So, Ralph!
http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2008/02/27/7318/

Amira Hass | Gaza: The Breakthrough That Did Not Happen
http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2008/02/27/7335

John Nichols | Clinton’s Cringe-Worthy Moment
http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2008/02/27/7332/

Noam Chomsky | The Most Wanted List: International Terrorism
http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2008/02/27/7322/

and more…

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Newswire…

Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Why Do McCain, Obama and Clinton Want a Bigger Military?
http://www.commondreams.org/news2008/0226-13.htm

Eleven Conservation Groups Challenge Federal Wolf Delisting
http://www.commondreams.org/news2008/0227-10.htm

Beyond Nuclear: Documents Debunk Myth of French Nuclear ‘Success’
http://www.commondreams.org/news2008/0227-02.htm

and more…

 

 

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