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Recent Bush Watch Features

Empire or Republic? Bush and the Fall Of the United States, Part 2, Jonathan Freedland
Mugged By Corporations: A Spy In A House Of Cards, Kent Southard
Bush, Again: Who Benefits From Floods?, Politex, various
Cindy Sheehan Speaks Out: The Corporate War Machine, Politicians, And A Distracted Public, Interview
Health Care Plans: Just About Anything's Better Than What We Have Now, Atul Gawande, Jerry Politex
The Golden Rule: Why Have the Dems Failed Us?, Jerry Politex, various
Empire or Republic? Bush and the Fall Of the United States, Jonathan Freedland
Memorial Day, 2007: Bush's Iraq War For ME Oil Wealth Continues To Take Our Blood And Money, various
Slave Labor: Why The Bush-Backed Immigration Bill Will Make Things Worse, Paul Krugman
The Goracle: Listening, Really Listening, To Gore ---Gore, Dionne, Ostroy, Politex
Run, Gore, Run: Impassioned Gore Book Provides Blistering Overview Of U.S. Politics, Kakutani
Fallwell's Words Brand Him Religious Bigot, Anti-Semite, ed by Wikipedia, Politex, Morford
American I-Dolt: Are Voters For President As Inept As Voters For Singers? Letters
American I-Dolt: Why Barak Obama Will Be The Next President, Jerry Politex
I'm Back! Random Thoughts After Two Months Away, Jerry Politex
Bush Poodle Quits: Tony Blair As Sid Vicious In "Sid & Nancy" , Steve Bell
Myth, Religion, and Politics: Bush As Religious Icon: Background, Jerry Barrett

News Roundup

Discontent Over Iraq Increasing, Poll Finds , Dan Balz and Jon Cohen,
Iraq insurgent group claims it killed missing U.S. soldiers, Cave
Cheated of future, Iraqi graduates want to flee: oh well, an empty country is easier to exploit, Cave
Guantanamo trials in chaos after judge throws out two cases, Goldenberg
Another unacceptable judicial nominee, Ed
Safe harbor for exploited children, Ed
What if Israel had turned back?, Segev
Ruling helps prosecutors in death penalty cases: an increasingly polarized SCOTUS, Greenhouse
A point system for immigrants incites passions, Pear
Congressman sought bribes, indictment says, Johnston &Zeleny
Federal appeals court rejects Michigan's ban on a controversial method of abortion, Sander
Bush seeks a bit of unity with Putin after destroying Russian relationship , Stolberg
Liberian ex-leader, accused of hideous atrocities, boycotts war crimes trial as it opens, Simons
Colossal Buddhist statue demolished by Chinese in Tibe, TCHRD
US proposed missile defense system is deliberately destabilzing, Kettle
LA inmates who aren't Paris Hilton: poor, illiterate, suicidal, insane, Abramsky


Bush says Russia "not our enemy"
ETA declares end to 'permanent' ceasefire, drawing criticism
Australian truck-train crash kills 11
Merkel aims for climate change drive and Africa aid at G8
Kenyan police slay 21 suspected members of banned sect
China markets plunge again in volatile trade
Royal Bank of Scotland upbeat on earnings outlook

News Bullets

  • European Voters Say No Thanks to US Missile Plan
  • Vet Vows to Continue Speaking Out
  • US Can Forget About Winning in Iraq: Top Retired General
  • Melting Ice, Snow to Hit Livelihoods Worldwide: UN
  • US Military Pondered Love Not War
  • Sicko? The Truth About the US Healthcare System
  • US Border Vigilantes Declare War on Themselves
  • Commanders Say Push in Baghdad Is Short of Goal
  • Global Wildlife Trade Talks Focus on Species Survival, Human Livelihood
  • Gorbachev Criticizes US ‘Empire’
  • Global Warming ‘Is Three Times Faster Than Worst Predictions’
  • Infighting Splits US War Protesters
  • Investigator Faults Colonel for Actions During Killings
  • Young Detainee Faces War-Crime Charges
  • Thousand Hurt in Anti-G8 Protest, Police Arrest 128 People
  • Greenland Ice Melt Speeds Up
  • White House Revises Post-Disaster Protocol

    Special: Bush At The G8

    G8: Facing Summit Failure, Germany Braces Itself , Godoy
    Learning from the Past: G-8 Rioting Has Germans Second Guessing Policing Str...
    Protests, Hot Air, No Results: German SPD Calls For Re-Think of Summit Format
    The SPIEGEL G-8 Round-Up: Developing Countries Get Uppity Ahead of the G-8 S...
    Bush Arrives in Europe: US President Greeted by Anti-Missile Shield Protests...
    UK steps up pressure on Bush to cooperate on climate change policy, Wintour
    Bush's squalid street mugging of the G8 process and Kyoto protocol, Sauven
    G8: Bush Struggles to Regain Leadership at Summit , Mekay
    Bush in Prague: Attempting the Liberty vs. tyranny thing, The Swamp
    Pope to discuss Iraq in 1st meeting with Bush, TNS
    China issues plan on global warming rejecting mandatory caps on greenhouse gases, Yardley &Revkin
    Colossal Buddhist statue demolished by Chinese in Tibe, TCHRD

    Special: How Israel Won The War But Lost The Peace

    Six days of war, 40 years of failure: Israel and Palestine, Black
    Forty years later, two views from the West Bank's Road 60, Ilene R. Prusher
    Six days of successs and 40 years of bitter harvest, Aaronovitch
    1967 - 40 years of occupation, Al Jazeera
    'This is worse than occupation', Laila El-Haddad
    Nothing good came out of the occupation. , Tom Segev
    In praise of the occupation, Amira Hass

    Chris Hedges:
    Looking Back on 40 Years of Occupation
    Shlomo Ben-Ami:
    The 40-year Palestinian Tragedy
    Steven Rose:
    Why Pick On Israel? Because Its Actions Are Wrong
    Zahi Khouri:
    Unfinished Victory: Israel Won a Spectacular Military Victory In 1967. It Has Yet To Win The Peace.

    Special: Dictatorship '08

    Iraq takes all the oxygen, ED
    A night for Obama and Biden, Lehigh
    Hillary's war, Gerth &Van Natta Jr.

    Today's Alternative Special: Democracy Now!

    Mahmood Mamdani on Darfur: "The Politics of Naming: Genocide, Civil War, Insu...
    An Innocent Man on Death Row in Georgia? British Journalist David Rose on the...
    Los Titulares de Hoy: Democracy Now!'s daily news summary translated into Spa...
    Headlines for June 4, 2007
    "The Task Force Report Should Be Annulled" - Member of 2005 APA Task Force on...
    Headlines June 1, 2007
    100th Anniversary of Rachel Carson: Remembering the Woman Who Helped Launch t...
    The Nation: Clinton Campaign Strategists Closely Tied to Union Busters, GOP O...

    The Rest of Today's Bush Watch Daily Headlines Are Here:...mainstream ... united states ... canada ...england ...australia ...latin america ......europe ...middle east ... asia ... africa ... alternative...op-eds


    United States

    New York Times

    Puerto Rico's AIDS care in disarray over funds, Eckholm
    Military judges dismiss charges for 2 Gitmo detainees in another setback for Dictator Bush, Glaberson
    In Tennessee, goats eat the 'vine that ate the South', Emery

    Washington Post

    Insurgent Video Claims Captured U.S. Soldiers Are Dead , Joshua Partlow
    As Crises Build, Lebanese Fearful of a Failed State , Anthony Shadid

    Christian Science Monitor

    China balks at emissions caps, Peter Ford

    Los Angeles Times

    Litany of horrors at war crimes trial, Sebastian Rotella


    Justice Department Actions Expected to Draw Congressional Scrutiny, Gordon
    Military Judges Block Trials for 2 Detainees, Rosenberg
    Missing U.S. Soldiers Dead, Video Contends, Youssef
    Bush to Press for Missile-Defense-System, Douglas+Landay
    Justices Reinstate Death Penalty for West Coast killer, Doyle


    Toronto Star



    British minister in US to deliver an ultimatum to Bush on climate, Brown

    Times Online

    Suspect in forgotten Ku Klux Klan killings faces justice after 43 years, Reid


    ABC, news

    Latin America

    Upside-Down World


    International Herald Tribune

    Knowledgeable furniture: Microsoft's surface computing
    Iraq dominated that debate
    Escape from North Korea
    The four circles of a changing world
    The original idea was for them to actually talk
    Hear the first victims of climate change
    Restoring balance to a globalized world
    Music and conflict

    Der Spiegel

    Criminal Negligence?: Srebrenica Survivors Sue Netherlands, United Nations
    50,000 New Organ Donors: Dutch Respond to TV Reality Show Hoax
    Auto Industry: Renault Pins Its Hopes on New Models
    Guantanamo Ruling: Military Judges Dismiss Charges against 2 Detainees

    Inter Press Service

    Environment-India: Rising Seas Threaten Bengal's Deltaic People , Dhar
    Rights-Colombia: 'You Can't Stop Thinking About Their Agony' , Vieira
    Environment-Chile: From One Conflict to the Next , Estrada
    Haiti-Dominican Republic: Film on Plantations Spurs Backlash , Deibert
    Lebanon: Refugee Resentment Simmers as Fighting Escalates , Allers
    Iraq: Anger Builds in Falluja Over Security Crackdown , al-Fadhily
    Iran/US: Iraq Talks - Rare Chance for Regional Security , Sanati
    Media-Sri Lanka: Building Ethnic Harmony With Community Radio , Seneviratne

    Radio Paris (WNN)

    Middle East


    PM aides fear talks with Syria could harm U.S. ties, Aluf Benn
    IDF arrests four Palestinians in Gaza Strip ground operations, Amos Harel
    Hamas, Fatah fighters in gun battle near key Gaza crossing, Reuters
    Poll on Qassams: 42% of Israeli Jews back reoccupying Gaza, Ephraim Yaar
    Jordanian press slams world for not resolving occupation, DPA
    National Security Council urged PM to end Lebanon war on 4th day, Ze'ev Schiff
    25% of illegal W. Bank Jewish housing is on Arab-owned land, Uri Blau

    Al Jazeera

    Beirut bomb follows camp clashes , Al Jazeera
    Group says missing US soldiers dead, Agencies
    Railway plans divide Jerusalem, Rob Winder
    Report doubts US control of Baghdad, Agencies
    Iran: No retreat on nuclear plan , Agencies

    Daily Star


    Daily Times

    Musharraf gags media, Zulfiqar Ghuman
    Musharraf: Need to identify 'what is Kashmir', Khalid Hasan
    Himalayan glaciers could be gone in 50 years, DT
    EU ban on PIA may last to November, DT
    Four executed in Khyber for 'adultery', DT
    Myanmar workers toil in Thai sweatshops, Ed Cropley
    Rights activists deplore Russian, Chinese support of Myanmar junta, DT


    Sweeping curbs imposed on media, Dawn
    Widespread protests against media restraints, Dawn
    Contempt proceedings turned down, Dawn


    China Rejects Mandatory Caps for Greenhouse Gases, San Diego Union Tribune
    Market Falls In China, But Nobody Else Hears It, Forbes
    China Defends Use of Chemical in Toothpaste, CBC
    China Bars New Net Cafes, The News
    Colossal Buddhist statue demolished by Chinese in Tibe, TCHRD

    The Hindu, news
    Asia Times, opinion


    Sierra Leone: Too Busy Surviving to Follow a Landmark Trial , Drost
    Central Africa: Not Ready to Negotiate Trade with Europe , Cronin

    Mail and Guardian


    Drug Corp Watch

    Telik Reports Cancer Patients Die Sooner on Its Drug , Luke Timmerman
    Nigeria Case Against Pfizer Over Drug Experiments Delayed, AP
    Drug Company Funding Of Drug Trials Greatly Influences Outcome, Science Daily
    Battle of Device Maker Shelhigh and FDA Rages On - Part I, Evelyn Pringle
    Battle of Device Maker Shelhigh and FDA Rages On - Part II, Evelyn Pringle
    Vaccine-Induced Autism Victims in the Thousands Will Finally Get Day in Court , National Autism Association
    Is the Pharmaceutical Industry Immoral, Dishonest, Corrupt?, Alan Cassels
    FDA And Glaxo Share Blame For Avandia Disaster, Evelyn Pringle


    Chile: Chile Must Pay US$5.4 Million to Aricans Living Amid Toxic Waste , Hager

    Air Force Today

    June 3 airpower summary: Global Hawk - vigilant warrior, Staff
    Cope North exercise to kick off at Andersen , Staff

    The Nation, opinion
    Raw Story, news
    Salon, opinion
    Information Clearing House, opinion
    Mother Jones, opinion
    Alternet, opinion
    Working For Change, opinion
    Tom Paine, opinion
    Democracy Now !, news
    Daily Kos, opinion
    In These Times, opinion
    Huffington Post, news
    Crooks and Liars, audio/video


    25 Selected Columnists

    Common Dreams

    Johann Hari:
    Iraq’s Mercenaries - With A Licence To Kill
    Elizabeth de la Vega:
    Sentencing for Dummies: The Fate of I. Lewis Libby
    Derrick Jackson:
    The Losers? Innocent Victims
    Joe Brewer:
    Bush’s Trade Barriers to Climate Success
    David Michael Green:
    Our Loss
    Rufus Wanning:
    Devil or Angel, We Should Give Chavez a Chance
    Katrina Vanden Heuvel:
    Dems Debate - While Bush Widens “War on Terror”
    New York Times:
    Immigration Sabotage
    Sean Gonsalves:
    The Art of Aphorism

    (*) Registration Required: NYT, WP, BS, CT, LAT, TS. Explorer Browser Recommended. (It's the most forgiving.)



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