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All of Today's 150+ Bush Watch Headlines Are Here [scroll down if archived]:... news roundup... specials... united states ... canada ...england ...australia ...latin america ......europe ...middle east ... asia ... africa ... alternative...op-eds

Recent Bush Watch Features

Reports: Dictator Bush Committs Felony, Plans To Take Over Country, Congressman Nadler, Boston Globe
Parody: Scooter Libby Is Ordered Back To Jail, Politex
Habeas Corpus: Senate Committee Votes To Restore Cornerstone Of U.S. Justice System, Melber
What, We Worry? Our TV War , David Sarasohn
Be Afraid: Is There Any Doubt That Bush Uses Terror Warnings For Political Purposes? Olbermann
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
I'm Back! Random Thoughts After Two Months Away, Jerry Politex
Myth, Religion, and Politics: Bush As Religious Icon: Background, Jerry Barrett

News Roundup

US signals permanent stay in Iraq, Howard LaFranchi -
Playing with fire: US arms Sunni militias as surge fails, MacAskill
Top US general ousted in Pentagon shakeup, Grey
Neocon: Lieberman makes Iran strike much 'easier' for Bush
Politics-US: Cheney's Iran-Arms-to-Taliban Gambit Rebuffed , Porter
9/11 families outraged at insurance firm's 'evil eyes' ad
DePaul University denies tenure to academic critical of Israel, Pilkington
US: CEO pay climbs to 'stratospheric heights', Kay
Philip Morris Can't Shift Lawsuit to Federal Court, Justices Rule, Doyle
Political Leaders Ignore Health Care Crisis, Philip Alden
Cuba Exports Better Healthcare
Morford: iPhone Will Broker World Peace

AFP

Seven Afghan police killed in gunfight with US troops
UN court sentences Croatian Serb ex-rebel leader to 35 years
Gaza fighting kills 17 as red lines crossed
Bush pushes to rescue US immigration overhaul
Looters hit flooded Australian homes, shops
Fears of more government moves as China's inflation jumps
IEA raises estimate of world oil demand in 2007

News Bullets

Crucial Iraq jet flying FBI chief on jaunts
Gonzales 'no confidence' vote fails; 7 GOP switch sides
US vets twice as likely as civilians to commit suicide: study


Special: Dictatorship '08

CNN explores Giuliani's 'Mr. 9/11' campaign
Thompson within striking distance of leading GOP pack...
Giuliani retains GOP lead for presidential nomination as Fred Thompson gains, Michael Finnegan


Special: Bush In Europe

He's Baaaak! Bush goes from hero to zero on return to US from Albania, Reid
Will Bush make Albania his retirement home?, Maddox


Special: Bush Endless War

US turns to new Iraq tactic of pitting Sunnis against al-Qaeda, Jim Muir, BBC
Three US soldiers are killed in Iraq bridge bombing, BBC
Civilian Toll in Iraq At 'Higher Levels' , Colum Lynch and Joshua Partlow
Sophisticated bomb found in Kabul, Alastair Leithead, BBC
US war veterans are twice as likely to commit suicide, BBC


Today's Alternative Special: Village Voice

Toon: Bush Bully of the Beach!
The Torture Doctors
The New Yorkers Sent to Clean Up Abu Ghraib
Crazy Behavior From the Staff at Brooklyn's Biggest Psychiatric Ward
The U.N.'s Feng Shui Club
Toon: What Happened to Ward Sutton?



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


Mainstream

United States

New York Times

Washington Post

38 Are Convicted in Ethiopia After Political Crackdown , Stephanie McCrummen

Boston Globe

Libby sentence stuns supporters of 'tough' judge, Schmitt
No signs of phaseout for Guantanamo , Stockman

Chicago Tribune

Bush returns to Gonzales vote and stalled immigration reform, Silva

Los Angeles Times

Accused Al Qaeda operative can't be jailed indefinitely, appeals court rules, Josh Meyer
Close and deadly contact, Tina Susman

McClatchy

VA Overstates Record on Wait Times for Appointments, Report Finds, Hopkins+Adams
Insurgents Hit Another Bridge in Iraq, Fadel
Tool Exhibit Shows that Creative Capitalism Can Work in Third World, Bernstein-Wax
Al-Sadr Reasserts Authority Over His Movement, Hammoudi+Fadel
Showdown Looms Over Alaskan Road Proposal, Diaz

Canada

Toronto Star

Canadian soldier killed near Kandahar
Premier asks for solution on gun crime
Daughter's slaying a matter of 'honour'
Harper lashes out at latest critic: See you in court
Law and Order actor runs for president
Pakistani VIP investigated in death of GTA woman

England

BBC

Appeals court rules US 'cannot hold enemy combatant' indefintely, BBC
Republicans in Senate block vote of no confidence in Bush ally, Gonzales, BBC
'Slaves' rescued from China firm, Michael Brstow, BBC

Guardian

In Rome: Lessons Bush should have learned from the Fallen Empire, Williams

Independent

Families of mercenaries killed in Fallujah sue Blackwater, Doyle
Amazing Tom Stoppard wins 7 Tonys on Broadway, Hanks

Australia

ABC, news

Red Cross warns of growing civilian toll in Afghanistan
Thai PM says Tousted predecessor can return to fight graft charge
Most Chinese cities have polluted air, water
US court orders release of man held as 'enemy combatant'
Fed's Switkowski heckled at climate change lecture
UN suspects Papuan activists tortured

Latin America

Upside-Down World

Community Television in Argentina: gora TV, a Window for Liberation
Brazil: Biofuel Gold Rush Continues
Cuba Exports Better Healthcare
Teatro Trono: Youth Street Theater in Bolivia
Ecuador's Indigenous Spin Doctors

Europe

Inter Press Service

Politics-US: Gates Overhauls Rumsfeld's Pentagon , Lobe
Environment-Cuba: The Fragile Smile of the Dolphin , Grogg
Sri Lanka: Gov't in Serious Image Crisis , Perera
Environment-India: Mega Nuclear Plant Hits Popular Opposition , Bidwai
Death Penalty-Japan: Deposing Survivors May Hit Abolition Campaign , Kakuchi

Der Spiegel

Sleaze Scandal in Saxony: Merkel's Chief of Staff Under Pressure
Dutch Climate Control Plan: Send Us Your Carbon Dioxide!
Legal Setback for Bush Administration: Judges Say US Can't Hold Man as 'Comb...
Al-Qaida Versus The Islamic Army: Insurgents in Iraq Turn on Each Other
Desperate Measures: Afghan Mothers Use Opium As Surrogate Medicine
Police Accused of Slow Response: Neo-Nazis Attack Theater Group in East Germ...
Molasses-Speed Rail: Why Trains Go a Lot Faster in France than in Germany
Libyan Captives: Bush Urges Libya to Free Bulgarian Nurses

International Herald Tribune

Pakistan's dictator
Murdoch and the Journal
A Dickens of a good idea
Iraq: Withdrawal is not defeat
The Old World on a roll
Dissidents of the world unite, need help

Radio Paris (WNN)

Middle East

Haaretz

Hamas warns Fatah: Cede Gaza positions or face attack
Holocaust survivor pleas for tolerance at conference in Indonesia
UN envoy warns Mideast faces possibility of 'full-scale war'
Olmert sends fresh 'nuances' in new message to Syria's Assad
Bush to suggest new ideas for Israeli-Palestinian agreement

Daily Star

One dead as Cairo plays rough on election day
Israeli leaders huddle for talks on Syria
Iran denies threat to hit Gulf states if US attacks from them
Mounting troop losses raise pressure on Ankara to get tough with PKK
Saudi Arabia comes in ninth on latest list of global arms spenders
Brown demonstrates 'unchanged UK support' for Iraq - with six-hour visit
British opposition urges inquiry into Iraq war
Iranian newspaper takes swipe at Khatami

Asia

China

EU Looks for China Action on Trade Gap, Forbes
Report: China Biggest Asian Arms Spender, WTOP
Iran Discusses Storing Oil Reserves in China, International Herald Tribune
China Envoy Urges Climate Cooperation with Japan, Reuters AlertNet
Yahoo Condemns Lack of Free Speech in China, Canada.com
China, US: A long, Hot Summer, Asia Times
Golden Opportunity for Foreign Banks in China, Asia Times
China's Other Bull Is Solid Gold, Asia Times

Daily Times

Supreme Court hears chief justice's petition, Mohammad Kamran
100 die in Bangladesh landslides, storms, DT
Dozens die in Indian heat wave, DT
200 held before chief justice's visit, DT

The Hindu, news
Asia Times, opinion

Africa

Forget Darfur. The Sudanese are now US spies for the CIA, MacAskill

Mail and Guardian


Alternative

Drug Corp Watch

Major Drug Company Pleads Guilty; Pays $1 Million Fine, VOA News
Shine More Light on Drug Clinical Trials, Kathy Sheran
FDA Collaboration with Big Pharma Raises Eyebrows, Byron J. Richards
HCMC Suspends US-Made Vaccine After Worker’s Death, Tuoi Tre
WHO Bans Vaccine, Sends Experts to Probe Child Deaths in Vietnam, Nam Son
Autism Speaks should be Ashamed, Alan E. Moses
First Hearing on Autism/Thimerosal Link to be Heard, Alan E. Moses
The Vaccine Hearings: 'Science Has Spoken', Anne McElroy Dachel
Vaccines and their Risks, Boston Globe
June 11th Thimerosal Cases Head to Makeshift Court, Alan E. Moses

Air Force Today

June 10 Airpower Summary, 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


Op-Eds

25 Selected Columnists

Common Dreams

Norman Solomon:
The Silence of the Bombs
Doris "Granny D" Haddock:
What Do Subsidized Corn, A Militarized Border, and Finance Reform Have To Do With It?
Johann Hari:
What Makes Us Think We Can Entrust The Future of The Human Race to These People?
Dilip Hiro:
A Catch-22 Nuclear World
Karen Horst Cobb:
Eating Cake and Playing Tag; A Farewell Address
Muhammad Yunnus:
Give Bangladesh Duty-Free Access to US Markets
John Brown:
A Modest Proposal: Let’s Just Have The New American Embassy in Baghdad in Second Life!
Katrina Vanden Heuvel/Michael Corcoran:
Education For All
Gregory Rodriguez:
A Sanitized Betrayal of America’s History
Nancy Dickeman:
We Live Amid The Power To Block The Sun
Paul Krugman:
Authentic? Never Mind
Bruce Fuller:
No Child Left Behind Lowers The Bar on School Reform
Samuel Gross:
Weeding Out The Innocents
David Swanson:
War Opposition Made Easy


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