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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

Mr. Evil: Meet The Dictator Behind Dictator Bush (1), Frank Rich
Justice Denied: 7 Years Later, NYT Editors Agree With Bush Watch, NYT Editorial
Unequal Justice Under Bush Law: More Reactions To The Libby Commutation, Olbermann, Politex, etc.
Libby's Only The Beginning: Impeach Bush Now!, Jerry Politex
Would Gore Lead Presidential Pack? Is this the Sign We've Been Waiting for? Andy Ostroy
Shoveling...Snow: Washington Mafia Sees Libby As Made Man (excerpts), Frank Rich
Constitution or Cheese? Up and Down the Bush Philosophy, Walter Brasch
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

Russian missile threat to Europe raises Cold War fear over US shield, Halpin
America's 21st century monarchy, Blumenthal
The Bush gang's lying game: America loses, Kinsley
Foaming bollocks: Bush likens Revolutionary War to his criminal debacle in Iraq, Rutenberg
Confusion clouds new U.S.-pressured Iraq oil law, Agencies
Our Privatized Military: Private Contractors Outnumber US Troops in Iraq, LAT
Gvt. Saves Money, Takes No Responsibility For Contractor's Health Care, Risen
Bombs, gunmen and a US copter crash claim lives in Iraq, Rubin
A meditation on Sicko, Boffey
Britain lowers threat level to 'severe', Landler &Cowell
Doctor accused in Glasgow attack driven by anger over Iraq, Burnett &Rubin
Blowback: Venezuela and Iran Increase Economic Integration, venezuelanalysis
Bill upstages Hillary simply by breathing, Healy
Fun & relaxation on the 4th? Not for presidential candidates, Nagourney

AFP

Pakistan mosque chief tells students to surrender
Oil a factor in Australian role in Iraq: minister
Gunmen kidnap 3-year-old British girl in southern Nigeria
Russian resort Sochi wins battle for 2014 Winter Olympics
Al-Qaeda deputy leader urges strikes on West
Oil prices strike ten-month peaks
ECB holds key rates steady as markets bet on September hike

News Bullets

Activists start 'Impeachment Center' on Independence Day
Late author's history lesson for Bush: You're no Truman
Inconvenient bust? Gore's son arrested for drug possession
Judiciary plans hearings on Libby decision
No regrets: Novak insists he'd 'out' CIA agent Plame again
Biden: Bush 'flip-flopped' on perjury
MSNBC host: Even a judge and jury can't ensure justice


Special: Bush, Libby, and Justice in America

Amy Goodman:
The High Cost of Libby's Silence
Keith Olbermann:
I Accuse You, Mr. Bush…
Robert Scheer:
Independence Day for Libby
Arianna Huffington:
Memo to the Media: Libby Outrage is Not Confined to 'the Left'
Mark Morford:
Scooter Libby In Hell
Dave Lindorff:
Pelosi on Impeachment and Defending the Constitution: It’s Just Not Worth It


Special: The Middle East

Hamas Wins First Test of Dominance, Arab News
Israeli Settlers Plan New Outposts in West Bank, Arab News
There never was a darker Middle East summit meeting, Uri Avnery
Poverty driving Palestinian children onto the streets, IRIN
IRAQ: Child labour on the rise as poverty increases, IRIN
Al-Qaeda's new talent in Afghanistan, Asia Times
divide-and-conquer tactics in Iraq inspired by Israel's occupation of Palestine, Asia Times
US blame game puts more pressure on Iran, Asia Times
Ayatollah Khamenei: No conflict between women’s social and family roles , Tehran Times
In outsourced U.S. wars, contractor deaths top 1,000, Uruk.net
Fatwa from Sunni Scholars Association forbids voting for draft oil law, uruk.net


Today's Alternative Special: History News Network

The Federal War on Immigrants Is a War on All Workers , Young
In a Free-Speech Ruling, Justice Thomas Misstates the Purpose of Education, Zimmerman



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

Justice denied: Bush's archconservative SCOTUS rules repeatedly for the rich, Ed
Back where they belong: every state must remove young offenders from adult courts, Ed
Sharp rise seen in applications for citizenship, Preston
Ugly airline math: planes late, fliers even later, Bailey &Shweber
Pakistanis capture cleric in mosque rebellion, Gall &Masood
Seeking new leader's persona in Turkmens' murky isolation, Chivers
Germans split over a mosque and the role of Islam, Landler
In Sweden, it's global warming vs big, fat cars, Ekman

Boston Globe

Bush not ruling out Libby Pardon, Kranish
Another era of willful white ignorance, Jackson

Washington Post

SF Chronicle

Canada

Toronto Star

England

BBC

BBC reporter Alan Johnston describes relief after captivity in Gaza, BBC
Explosions rock Pakistan mosque, BBC
Afghan bomb kills six Canadians, BBC
Russia issues new missile threat linked to US plans for missile defence, BBC
American demand for petrol raises oil prices, BBC
US probes Iraq 'civilian deaths', BBC
Iraq checkpoint attack kills 15, BBC
Iraq civilian deaths fell in June, BBC
Global warming 'made lake vanish' , BBC
Hi-tech gadgets 'threaten energy savings', BBC
Biofuels 'to push farm prices up', BBC
US to get Chinese Chrysler cars, BBC
North Korea's leader Kim 'urges nuclear disarmament', BBC
Blackstone buys Hilton for $26 billion, BBC

Guardian

Voters to get direct say on local spending in UK communities, Wintour
Denial of the link with Iraq is delusional and dangerous, Milne

Independent

Unpartisan campaigner: Alan Bennett, the rebel with a lot of causes, Herbert
Guantanamo inmates allowed film nights and gardening, Usborne
Clinton double act prepares for a fight, Usborne
The future of the Earth depends on China, Hari

Australia

ABC, news

Latin America

Mexican leader slams failure of U.S. immigration reform, philippinenews
US Sends Kids Back to Mexico Alone, Prensa Latina
El Salvador Denounced for Torture, Prensa Latina
Castro justified in raising biofuels food supply risk, Caribbean NN
Dark, Dry Dissent in Dominican Rep, Prensa Latina
Venezuela Endorses ALBA Accord with Haiti, Haiti Action
Ecuadorian president Correa Denounces Destabilization Plan by right, Prensa Latina
Colombian port town caught up in narcotics turf war, Reuters
How Chavez Changed Life in the Tribal Territories, venezuelanalysis
Why Has Brazil Congress Lost Credibility? Scandals Are Just Iceberg's Tip, Brazzil
Basic services aid for Rio’s slums to help combat crime, Merco Press
Kirchner denies energy cuts and blames “lobby of companies”, Merco Press

Upside-Down World

Europe

Inter Press Service

Chile: Aymaras Vow Mining Co. Will Restore Wetland , Estrada
Albania: But Where Are the Differences, Zimonjic
Rights: Who Protects Hungarians from the Police?, Dujisin
Development-Europe: Commision Sets Policy Against Health and Education , Cronin
Iraq: Kurds Wrangle Over Islam , Salih
Media-Iran: New TV Channel to Focus on Iraq, Shia Issues , Sanati
Sri Lanka: Norway in No Hurry to Resume Mediation, Perera
Environment: Clean or Not Thailand Sees Dollars in Palm Oil , Macan-Markar

Der Spiegel

International Herald Tribune

Radio Paris (WNN)

Middle East

Haaretz

Six Hamas men killed, Two soldiers hurt in Gaza, Avi Issacharoff
IDF deposits more than 50 African refugees in Be'er Sheva, Shahar Ilan
Labor: New cabinet is the beginning of the end for Olmert, Mazal Mualem
Blair is doomed to fail in the Mideast, Gideon Levy
Right wing on 'Changing the paradigm', Moshe Arens
Legal aid group to Knesset: Release Jewish terrorists aswell, Nadav Shragai
IDF carries out massive exercise on Golan, Yuval Azoulay
Hostage release grants Hamas a small push forward in the international arena, Avi Issacharoff

Al Jazeera

Israel raid kills Hamas fighters, Al Jazeera
Johnston case 'exposes hypocrisy', Al Jazeera
Palestinian civil servants paid, Agencies
Al-Zawahiri releases new tape, Agencies

Daily Star

Asia

China

Made in China: Tainted Food, Fake Drugs and Dodgy Paint, Guardian Unlimited
Understanding China’s Trade Surplus, Daily Times
China's Censors Clear US Documentary on 'The Rape of Nanking' , International Herald Tribune
China's Environment Close to 'Breakdown', China Daily

Asia Times, opinion

The Hindu, news

Africa

Melt down: Shops emptied as panic grips Zimbabwe, Meldrum
Energy-South Africa: Putting Sunshine in Your Taps , Jennings
Trade: Rwanda Leading Africa in ICT Revolution , Cunningham
Politics-Africa: Slowly Does It , Mulama

Mail and Guardian


Alternative

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

Phyllis Stenerson:
Renewing America's Promise
Olga Bonfiglio:
Walking the Talk of Peacemaking
Katrina Vanden Heuvel:
The Most Patriotic Act Of All
Linda Milazzo:
Danny Schechter’s “A Work In Progress: Putting The Me in Media”


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