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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

U.S. Scam: 20 Things You Should Know About Corporate Crime (excerpts), Russell Mokhiber
Op-Eds: From Our Contributors
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

Opinion: Bush's European Disaster
Vatican cardinal tells Catholics not to fund Amnesty International, Kington
Liz and Dick Cheney (and Fred Thompson)...with friends like this...., Tomasky
White House Subpoenas Ratchet Up Confrontation with Congress, Talev
Dah: Ex-Justice Dept. Lawyer Can't Recall His Role in Controversial Policies, Gordon
House grinds to a halt in rift over earmarks
Virginia Tech Aftermath: US House passes gun control bill, BBC
Senate Bill Would Allow Push on Chinese Yuan's Value, Schoof

AFP

Hamas captures major Fatah post in Gaza
Police rescue 217 "slaves" in China
Angry mourners blame Syria at Lebanon MP's funeral
African nations strike deal on ivory
Britain marks 25th anniversary of Falklands War victory
Economists fret as pressure rises to punish China on yuan
Indian flight disruptions continue, thousands stranded

News Bullets

Breach FBI prober: 'Still moles' in gov't
MSNBC Countdown drops the 'real' gay bomb
Pentagon: US military prepared for 'worst' with China
NYT: Indicted businessman friend, patron of Obama
White House subpoenaed in US attorney scandal
Attorneygate: New Justice Dept. documents show White House involvement


Special: Big Brother

Companies Watching your every move
FBI's audit cites 1,000 potential violations
FBI Finds It Frequently Overstepped in Collecting Data , John Solomon


Special: Bush Admin War On Gays Continues

Anti-Gay Surgeon General? Bush's New Questionable Nominee
Read and weep: Pentagon investigates possibility of a 'gay spray', Smith
'Don't ask, don't tell' battle brews


Special: Bush Iraq Bloodbath Continues

Explosions Topple Minarets at Shiite Shrine, Fadel
Calm urged amid Iraq shrine bombings at holiest sites, BBC
Iraq: New attack on mosque sparks wave of revenge bombings, Haynes
Overlooked blunder in Iraq: Job surge is what is needed, Cavendish
Iraq: Report Calls on U.N. to End 'Complicity of Silence' , Sandrasagra
No Drop in Iraq Violence Seen Since Troop Buildup , Ann Scott Tyson


Special: Hamas Makes Its Move

Hamas Taking Control of Gaza Strip: Abbas Pleads for UN Help
Hamas has Fatah on the run in Gaza, McCarthy
Hamas nearly wins control of Gaza, Joshua Mitnick
Hamas Tightens Control in Gaza, Nissenbaum
Hamas routs Fatah, seizes control in Gaza Strip / Israel, U.S. faced with tou...
Hamas Bolsters Its Hold In Gaza , Scott Wilson
PA Minister: Hamas, Fatah to attend Egyptian-brokered talks in Gaza
U.S. blames Hamas for latest round of fighting in Gaza


Special: The Environment

Schwarzenegger Threatens Lawsuit vs. EPA to Allow California's Emissions Standards, Whitney
The Senate Energy Bill Devoid of Incentives
Climate Change: Nobel Laureate Calls for Post-Kyoto Treaty , Cevallos
Environment-US: Investors Warm to Greener Pastures , Pellot


Today's Alternative Special: Democracy Now!

Vanessa Redgrave Combines Lifelong Devotion to Acting and Political Involveme...
Los Titulares de Hoy: Democracy Now!'s daily news summary translated into Spa...
Headlines June 13, 2007
Dave Zirin on "Welcome to the Terrordome: /a>
Pentagon Cracks Down on Anti-War Iraq War Veterans For Protesting in Uniform
Major Setback For Bush Administration, Federal Court Rules
Headlines for June 12, 2007
Greg Palast on the Battle to End Vulture Funds



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

Editorial: A Failure to Protect Our Troops
Editorial: Federal Election Commission is too important to be left in the hands of political hacks
Blair: Keeper of the Saudi Secrets
Scooter: Bork v. Bork

Washington Post

Underage Drinking: Justice or Judicial Tantrum?
Terrorism: Dealing With Mr. Marri
Ms. Clinton, Thinking Small
A Fair Vote For D.C.
Bush Misplaced Confidence in Gonzales
The Power China Is Building
The Immigration Bill In Harry Reid's Court
Obama Backs It: Dorgan's Immigration Poison Pill
Beirut: Standing Up to Killers
A Sectarian Spy Duel In Baghdad
The End Of Cheap Credit?
by Robert J. Samuelson
Dictator '08: Atypical Evangelical
Two Parties Fleeing the Center

Christian Science Monitor

Bush tries to win back GOP lawmakers, Gail Russell Chaddock

Boston Globe

Bush presses GOP on immigration bill, Milligan
Marine families tie tainted water to illnesses , Heflig

Chicago Tribune

Iraqi prime minister inadvertently helps war's critics , Silva
Wisconsin veterans may see cut in benefits, Foley

Los Angeles Times

Hillary Clinton on Spielberg's list, Tina Daunt

SF Chronicle

Did a comet zap the woolly mammoths?
Vocal anti-Syrian lawmaker, 9 others killed in Beirut blast
Big Bird dinosaur found
Democrats subpoena Miers in attorneys probe
Toon: Meyer's Take
The best way to make Americans
Immigration: Major provisions of minor import
Game wardens -- a threatened species
Turn out lights on billboards
A Pakistan test

Canada

Toronto Star

Gaza's self-slaughter
Green party needs May to stay around

England

BBC

US warns companies that do business with Iran, Mark Gregory, BBC
Sudan accepts joint Darfur force, BBC
'Oil for food' in Sudan proposed, BBC
Afghans free US 'bounty hunter', BBC
World Wildlife Fund says EU's carbon trade 'set to fail', BBC
Shoppers help US stocks rebound, BBC
Call to tame China's tiger farms, Richard Black, BBC

Guardian

US Justice Dept. to investigae UK arms deal scandal: Take that, Blair, Leigh
US out of Iraq: Not departing is such sweet sorrow, Ackerman

Independent

A world without oil: oil supplies start to run out in four years, Howden
Landmark ruling in UK: Iraqis protected by Human Rights Act, Verkaik
New assassination brings Lebanon closer to Civil War, Robert Fisk
More cents than sense: NY Hedge Fund execs fight over a hedge, Foley
Take heed, Repugs: UK Labour Party thriving after Blair's departure, Grice
Religious objectors to stem cell research are costing lives, Hari

Australia

ABC, news

Space station computer failure may delay shuttle
Frozen funds set for transfer to N Korea: report
Hamas takes control of Fatah HQ
Scientists reveal secret 1980s nuclear work
Hanson's disease comments anger PNG

Latin America

Upside-Down World

Europe

Inter Press Service

Agriculture-Brazil: David, Goliath and Land Reform , Frayssinet
Rights-Australia: Too Little, Too Late for Lost Generation Aborigines , de Tarczynski
Politics: Democracy Recession in South-east Asia , Feffer
India: Land Developers Eye Top Cultural Campus , Acharya
Bolivia: Not Another 500 Years of Marginalisation, Say Indigenous Leaders , Chávez

Der Spiegel

Space Tourism: EADS Unveils Plan for Suborbital Flights
Abortion Supporters: Vatican Tells Catholics to Stop ...
Wealth and Wellness: Is Europe's Health Care Better?
Opinion: Companies Watching Your Every Move
Fatah on the Verge of Collapse: Few Good Options for US on Palestinian Violence
A Pound of Flesh: Organ Trade Thrives in Indian Slums

International Herald Tribune

Ecotourism and Oil: A different Sudan
The fatal attraction of invasion

Radio Paris (WNN)

Middle East

Haaretz

Muslim states: No need for multinational force on Gaza-Egypt border
EU commission suspends Gaza humanitarian aid projects
Funeral held in Beirut for legislator slain in bombing

Daily Star

At least 30 killed as Palestinian infighting rages out of control
Barak returns to helm of Labor, vows to restore deterrence lost in Lebanon
Tehran loses five soldiers to rebel action
Libya nabs 2,137 undocumented migrants in May
Traditional medical technique sucks in Iraqis

Asia

Daily Times

US: Musharraf 'will shed uniform', Khalid Hasan
Bipartisan support sought for constitutional amendments, Irfan Ghauri
Pakistan's blasphemy laws castigated, DT
Dalai Lama warns against 'containing China', DT

Dawn

US confronts Pakistan on positions, Anwar Iqbal
Parties team up against Musharraf, Dawn
2,000+ activists on watch list, Dawn
Heat wave, electrical problems test patience, Dawn
Bangladesh landslides kill 100+, Dawn

China

Paulson Declines to Call China a Currency Manipulator, Bloomberg
China Blames Foreigners for Abuse, kansascity.com
An Antidote for China's Poisonous Exports, Asia Times

Asia Times, opinion

Kim Jong-il's vanishing act
North Korea's Dear Film Buff
Iraq waiting for the next shoe to drop
A voice for the Afghan insurgency
Keeping China's best and brightest at home
US primed for Vietnam visit
A general in God's patriotic army
Russia trumpets its cultural virtues

The Hindu, news

Africa

Sudan: U.N. Seeks African Troops for New Hybrid Force , Deen
Media-Senegal: Radio Station Mired in Technicalities , Sy

Mail and Guardian

SA editors to meet Mbeki
Colgate backs its products after US scare
Red carpet, gun salute for Kabila in Cape Town
Czech 'fugitive' back behind bars
Mbeki praises deputy ahead of succession vote
Minister: Mbeki rejects salary recommendations
South Africans still live in poverty


Alternative

Air Force Today

June 12 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

Robert Scheer:
‘President’ Lieberman: A Cautionary Tale
Amy Goodman:
War and Censorship at Wilton High
Christina Smith:
To Catch a Wolf: How to Stop Conservative Frames in Their Tracks
Russell Mokhiber:
Twenty Things You Should Know About Corporate Crime
Ruth Conniff:
No-Confidence Vote, Appeals Court Ruling Are Two Strikes Against Administration
Mark Morford:
President Says It, You Say It, Your Kids Say It All The Time. So What’s The F–ing Problem?
Stuart Murray:
Has Baghdad Captured Petraeus?
Thomas Schaller:
When Will We Finally Pull The Plug On Mess In Iraq?
Ted Rall:
What’d We Do?: In Turkey, Yet Another Reason to Worry
Simon Kelner:
Would You Be Saying This, Mr Blair, If We Supported Your War In Iraq?
Ken Miller:
Wall Street, Iraq and the Declining Dollar
Mark Weisbrot:
A New Assertiveness for Latin American Governments
Robert Naiman:
By Lieberman’s Logic, the US May Have to Bomb Itself
Leo Docherty:
The Afghans Are Sick of Our Armies Killing Their People
Wesley Clark:
Joe Lieberman Is At It Again


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