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News Roundup

What's a fascist regime without a Konzentrationslager? Saving Gitmo, Glaberson
Bush with Cheney in tow , vows a veto on tax increases, Peters
If Dems purge the cringing Blue Dogs, FISA cave-in could have an upside, Hulse
Bush Says He'll Veto Children's Health Funding, Hall
Pelosi to Lead Katrina Delegation to Gulf Coast, Recio
Storm victims sue makers over poisonous but profitable trailers, AP
The misery strategy on immigration: it's cruel, it won't work, the GOP loves it, Ed
Wake up & smell the corruption America: a sinking auto industry is the canary in the coalmine, Ed
Minorities now form majorities in one-third of most populous counties, Roberts
Fewer Mexican immigrants are sending money back home, Preston
12th graders economics results show that in America MONEY is the only real subject, Dillon
Brits say brutal US bombings slaughter innocent Afghans & make enemies of survivors, Gall
The framing of Iran continues with theatrically timed US airstrike in Sadr City, Cave
Pakistanis are fed up with military and Musharraf, Gall &Sengupta
Pakistan considers emergency rule, BBC
Rare river dolphin 'now extinct', BBC
Small shopkeepers in India protest Wal-Mart's arrival, Karishma Vaswani, BBC


Musharraf decides against Pakistan emergency
Shiites converge on Baghdad for pilgrimage
South Asia floods toll passes 2,000 mark
Mauritania criminalizes slavery
South Africa's Mbeki sacks minister who questioned AIDS policy
World stocks slide on fresh US credit concerns
China dollar attack would be 'foolhardy' : Bush

News Bullets

CBS game show: Could you win pistol duel with Cheney?
Bush promises 'justice' if Iran meddles in Iraq
US turns U-2 spy planes on itself
White House gets final deadline on wiretap docs
Magazine 'at war' with Army, bloggers over 'Baghdad Diaries'
Pat Tillman General's attorney: Waxman told 'blatant lie'

Op-Ed Roundup

Amy Goodman:
Radio For The People
John Pilger:
The Unseen Lies: Journalism As Propaganda
Robert Naiman:
Oil Law Brings US Intentions Into Focus
Jane Mayer:
The Black Sites: Inside The Secret Interrogation Program
David Goodner:
American Genocide In The Middle East: Three Million and Counting
Dilip Hiro:
The Myth of Mistrust In Iraq
Stephen Zunes:
The United States and “Regime Change” in Iran
John Nichols:
Kucinich Helps the AFL-CIO Prove a Point
Wesley K. Clark/Kal Raustiala:
Why Terrorists Aren’t Soldiers
Simon Tisdall:
Iraq’s Hall of Mirrors
Ernest Partridge:
Hillary Clinton: The GOP’s Favorite Democrat
Max Blumenthal:
‘Kill Or Convert’, Brought To You By the Pentagon
Richard Cohen:
The Ghost of Populism

Special: Bush Economy of Greed

Bush aims to cut corporate tax rates
Hedge Funds May Pose a Risk to U.S. Economy, Hall+Rankin
Chinese Officials Threaten Dollar-Crashing Sell-Off Of U.S. Money
U.S. Jobs Scarcer, Outlook Bleaker for Migrants, Study Says, Bachelet
Mortgage seekers caught in squeeze, Blanton
A future without homelessness, Ed

Special: Bush Iraq Bloodbath

US raid kills 30 Iraq 'miitants', BBC
US forces in Iraq reach new peak, BBC
Let's hold the war mongerers properly to account for Iraq, Clark
Studies: Suicide Bombers in Iraq Are Mostly Foreigners, Bernstein-Wax
Iraq's hall of mirrors is an Alice-in-Wonderland world, Tisdall
Iraq War now a failure: Iraq says 'No' to oil theft by the West, Hilary
Eventually, the US will have to negotiate its way out of Iraq, Milne

Special Continuing Feature: Bush Threat Is Real

Matthew Rothschild:
Why Are Most Democratic Senators Hiding Even From Censure?
Robert Scheer:
The Terror America Wrought
Burt Cohen:
America Needs To Impeach
Cynthia Cooper:
Media & Impeachment: Not For Discussion, Only For Derision
Christopher Brauchli:
Totalitarianism Revisited
Rosa Brooks:
Heroism and The Language of Fascism
John Nichols:
Representative Baldwin Joins Impeachment Call
Walter Mondale:
Cheney Overstepped The Bounds of His Office
Alan Nasser:
The Threat of U.S. Fascism: An Historical Precedent
Kaleem Omar:
Bush’s Critics Say Threat of Martial Law in The United States is ‘Real’
Dave Lindorff:
Martial Law Threat is Real
John Nichols:
A Commitment to the Constitution
Glenn Smith:
Congress, Bush and The Real Constitutional Crisis
Ralph Nader:
Acting On Impeachment
John Nichols:
Censure and Impeachment: Take 2
Hubert Locke:
Talk of Impeachment Gets Louder

Repair The Constitutional Breach
All tapped out on civil liberties?, ED
Colbert: 'Bush should act illegally before Congress legalizes acts'

Today's Alternative Special: Tom Paine

Candidates' Secret Santas
Citing Costs, Hospitals Are Shutting Down Burn Centers
States Feel Bush Administration Is Leaving Them Out Of Disaster Planning
Iran Pursuing More Open Nuclear Inspection Policy
U.N.: Global Warming To Hit Poor Hardest
Modern-Day Jim Crow

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

Potential flaw seen in design of fallen bridge, Davey &Wald
Should Big Dig glue-maker be charged with involuntary manslaughter or wrongful death?, Belluck
Shuttle Endeavor lifts off toward space station, Chang
Georgia seeks UN Security Council session about Russian missile , Chivers

Chicago Sun Times

Big Labor struts its stuff at debate, Marin
Obama turns to favorite weapons, Sweet

Washington Post

Congress At Loggerheads With Bushr
Mr. Rangel's Trade Tour
A Bridge Falls
Progress on Darfur?
Low Energy: House Energy Bill
Bush Manipulates Childrens' Health Numbers, Experts Say
Bush: Ouster By the People
Musharraf's Obsolete Way
The Democrats Dither on Trade
The War in West Philadelphia
National Guard: Saving Soldiers' Jobs
D.C.: At the Root of the Violence
Bolstering the Gains in Afghan Health Care
Dem-Controlled House Approves Wiretap Measure
Secret Service Arrests Man on White House Lawn
Rep. Jefferson Wins Ruling Against FBI
Those Who Perished, Survived Represent a Slice of America
Difficult Conditions Hamper River Search
General Suspected Cause of Tillman Death
Oldest Profession Flourishes in China
Britain Rushes to Cull Cattle
Mortars Kill at Least 13 in Baghdad
GOP Presidential Candidates Debate in Iowa
Tougher Stance on Pakistan Took Months
Illegal Crops Creep Into the Suburbs
Soldier Sentenced to 110 Years for Iraq Attack
Report: Harsh Methods Used On 9/11 Suspect
Scientology: Weird, Sure. A Cult, No.
U.S.: The Can't-Do Nation
I Like Mike (Bloomberg). So Will You.
A Week in the Death of Iraq
Impeachment? The Dumbest Move the Dems Could Make
Japanese Voters Stiff U.S.
Talk Radio Can't Handle the Truth

Boston Globe

Poems from Guantánamo, BG

Chicago Tribune

Finding Osama bin Laden: 'We are not closer', Silva

L.A. Times

Lebanese vote in key election to replace assassinated lawmakers
Darfur war crimes suspect has free rein
Ex-Tijuana mayor forges link to poor
23 killed in Pakistani border region
For gays in Iraq, a life of constant fear
GI gets 110 years in Iraq rape, murders
Iraq bombing mastermind killed
In '08 race, a little leg may go a long way
GOP's Iowa debate hardly must-see TV
One soccer goal: recruit Democrats
Comparing U.S. and Iraqi style democracy at work
Democratic hopefuls try to woo bloggers
Bush tours Minnesota bridge disaster site
New Standards: House OKs clean-energy legislation
Phoenix spacecraft launches to Mars
California: 39 counties' vote systems in question
A jury of ears may explain surprising Marine verdicts
A pioneer in an experiment called open adoption
Does the Bible have a place in public schools?
Salvadorans celebrate lives in L.A.
Month-old wildfire expected to linger
Inviting children to share wisdom
Purple Heart: A heartfelt tribute for their sacrifice
Summer of political pratfalls
Getty Trust closes a bad chapter
Don't rush to modify FISA
Alaska's addiction to oil
Iraq's two timetables
Murdoch the meddler?
Final hurdle for the ethics bill
Roberts' welcome openness re health

SF Chronicle


Globe and Mail

Toronto Star

Ontario bracing for perfect storm
Leaders failing Toronto
Stop shortchanging our cities now
New `Rae days' will not save city
Support for Palestinians
Pearson prevails over de Gaulle
Ban handguns before more die



Bush signs expanded wiretap law, BBC
European forest fires near record levels, BBC
Russia cancels most Afghan debt, BBC
US lender on brink of bankruptcy, BBC


Rudy's mercurial, despostic temperament: Tabloid Heaven, Alterman
US Right too arrogant to learn from any other country, Anrig


Judi Guiliani: a former medical supplies person conferring on Iraq?, Usborne
First large mammal now extinct: the Dolphin in the Yangze River, Laurence
No more poodle? Britain demands return of Guantanomo prisoners, Morris
A reversal of Blair's most shameful act: the Guantanomo stain, Editorial

Times Online

Brown may overturn another of Blair's disgraces: Iraqi interpreters, Elliott


ABC, news

Latin America

U.S. border cop charged with murdering Mexican, Reuters
Mexicans find a rough welcome mat in Canada, globeandmail
House of Death case still ignored in the US, Narco News
Lula to Mexico: Join South America, Prensa Latina
Gold Mine Worsens Social Tensions in Guatemala, UDW
UN: Honduran Children At Risk, Prensa Latina
Iran to fund Nicaraguan projects, Al Jazeera
Interview with Co-Author of Lancet Study on Haiti, Haitianalysis
The protracted election campaign has brought out the worst in us, Jamaica Observer
Ecuador: Clash of old and new, ZNet
Venezuela's Chavez wants talks with Colombian rebels, Reuters
Unearthing Right-wing paramilitary horrors in Colombia, Noticias Aliadas
Chavez Announces Latin American Tour to Strengthen Integration, venezuelanalysis
Paraguay: A Laboratory for Latin America’s New Militarism, UDW
Argentina successfully tests rocket for space research, Merco Press
Argentine Workers: Has Wal-Mart Met its Match?, nacla
Chile government intervenes in schools to stop obesity, Santiago Times
Peasants set the fashion in Bolivia's ethnic revolution, boliviarising

Upside-Down World


Inter Press Service

Cuba: ‘If Worked Properly, the Land Can Produce Anything’ , Grogg
Sierra Leone: A Women's Issue That Women Are Wary of Campaigning About , Carter
Labour-Singapore: Migrant Workers' Dramatic Quest for Equality , Seneviratne
Lebanon: Women in the Frontline for Clearing Cluster Bombs , Murray


Twisting Arms: US Pressures Germany to Cut Iran Business Ties
Kidnapping Targets: Recent German Hostage Victims
Picture This: Bombed Out
Kidnapping Boom in Afghanistan and Iraq: Should Germany Pay to Free Hostages?
Opinion: The Best Tour de France Ever
Interview With Hitler's Bodyguard: The Secrets of Hitler's Last Living Aide
Gadhafi's Torture Prison: Medic Recalls Eight Years in Libyan Jail

International Herald Tribune

Signs of contagion in the U.S. housing downturn
New Americans and Voting
American voters speak: Baaa!
The peril of valuing celebrity over history
Plugging the democracy gap
The great Swiss meltdown
Israel's incredible shrinking sea

Radio Paris (WNN)

Middle East


IDF troops kill an unarmed Palestinian near Gaza border, AP
UN official: Gaza faces economic disaster if blockade continues, AP
Arab MK slams 'ethnic cleansing' after demolitions in W. Bank, Yoav Stern
Evacuation orders issued to settlers in four more Hebron stores, Nadav Shragai
Poll: 30 percent of public supports soldiers refusing pullout orders, Yossi Verter
A class picture, with mixed couple cut out, caused a storm among U.S. Jews, Yair Sheleg
Conservative view of land for peace: Peres' last sabotage, Israel Harel
The disobedience of the ultra-Orthodox, Shlomo Shamir

Al Jazeera

Al-Maliki arrives in Iran, Al Jazeera
Fugitives killed in Yemen raid, Agencies
Dozens dead in Sadr City strike by US forces, Agencies
Soldiers killed at Lebanon camp, Agencies
Tribal council starts in Kabul, Agencies
Pakistan to impose 'emergency rule', Al Jazeera

Arab News

No Dialogue With Hamas, Says Abbas, Agencies
Maliki in Iran for Security Talks, Reuters
Iran Sees US Plot to Topple Its Leadership, Agencies
Musharraf Pulls Out of Anti-Taleban ‘Jirga’, Reuters
Korean Groups to Quit Afghanistan, Ambassador Says, AP
It Takes Inane Optimism to See Victory in Afghanistan, Simon Jenkins
Turkey's AK Party Offers Olive Branch to Secularists, Reuters
Jordan Accused of Anti-Islamist Campaign, Agencies
Algerian Army Kills 9 Militants, Seizes Arms, Agencies
Mental Depression Blamed on Breakdown of Family Values in Saudi Arabia, Javid Hassan

Daily Star



Why Corruption Is Not a Product of the Reform,
Beijing Dips Its Toes in Troubled Waters, Asia Times
More Cash for Retirees of State Firms, Xinhua
China Frees Canadian Protesters, Globe and Mail, Canada
Paulson: Protectionist Laws Aimed at China a Mistake, China Daily

Daily Times

Pakistan: state of emergency considered, Rana Qaisar
Free speech would be casualty, Rana Qaisar
Monsoons lash Sindh, DT
Pakistan-Delhi maritime talks, Iftikhar Gilani
Tibetans in New Delhi protest Chinese action, DT


'Emergency option' under study, Raja Asghar
Benazir threatens boycott, Masood Haider
Pakistani prisons: overcrowded 'living hell', Mohammad Asghar
28 million displaced by floods; hungry, ill, Pratap Chakravarty

Asia Times, opinion

The Hindu, news


Death Penalty-Rwanda: Abolition Spurs Quest for Justice , Twahirwa

Mail and Guardian

Alternative Views

World Socialist Web

Another cover-up of the police killing of Jean Charles de Menezes, Hyland

Drug Corp Watch

Gardasil Reactions and Deaths on the Rise, Dr. Joseph Mercola
Once-Promising Stroke Drug Fails in Trial, HealthDay News
Did Merck Hide the Risks of Fosamax?, Dr. Joseph Mercola
China Targets Toy and Drug Manufacturers, Reuters
Doctors' Orders, Houston Chronicle
Weighing Risks When Stores Give Out Prescription Drugs For Free, Dow Jones
Why Cancer Comes Back Following Chemotherapy, Radiation or Surgery, Mike Adams
Indian Court Ruling Hailed as Victory of ‘Rights of Patients Over Patents’, Iftikhar Gilani
Brussels Bans Roche Drug, Andrew Bounds
Why Drug Companies And Doctors Don't Always Know Best , Herb Denenberg
EU Suspends Sale of Suspect HIV Drug , The Associated Press
Baxter International Expands Infusion Pump Recall, Tom Rojas
Bill Calls for FDA to End all Conflicts of Interest, Diedtra Henderson


US: I Spy-For Capitalism, Javers

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


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