LeDaro: Issa: The Syrian 10 years old boy who works in a weapon factory 6 days a week – more pictures

Issa assembles a locally handmade mortar shell.Hamid Khatib / Reuters 10-year-old Syrian boy works 10-hour days, six days a week alongside father in weapons factory. See more pictures here.

DeSmogBlog: Fuel Economy Standards To Save U.S. Consumers Billions, Create Jobs, Yet Republicans Say Too Expensive

fuel economy standards.jpg A proposed rule by the Obama Administration to raise fuel economy standards for cars and “light-trucks” is facing mounting attacks by Republican lawmakers. The proposed rule would require all newly manufactured automobiles that fall under the car or light truck category to achieve a minimum gas mileage of 54.5 miles per gallon ...