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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

Mind Detox: Selected Op-Eds, Various
Helping the Victims: The Bush Housing Bubble Bursts, Paul Krugman
Genocide As U.S. Foreign Policy: Bush Shares The Guilt For The Darfur Genocide?, 60 Minutes
The Bush Economy: The U.S. Economy Has Hit The Fan, Paul Krugman
Mailbag: on GOP Debates, Impeaching Bush, Losing Freedom, Bush Propaganda Museum, various
Quip: Inspecting the Bridge, Politex
10 Recent Op-Eds: ...from Thomas Paine's Corner, various
Editorial: Are the Dems Fascist Lite? Bush Watch
10 Recent Op-Eds: ...from Thomas Paine's Corner, various
Destroying the Constitution: Our Fascist Government, BW Editorial
Bush Watch Op-Eds: The Latest From Wokusch, Chamberlin, Weiner, Uhler, Partridge, Samples, Brasch

News Roundup

The stench of failure: Bush is the embarrassing uncle the GOP just can't hide, Younge
Senators Offer Bleak Assessment of Iraq after Governor Killed, Collins

Inter Press Service

AFP

Hurricane Dean slams into Mexico, barrels across Yucatan Peninsula
Saddam aides on trial over Shiite crackdown
Iran frees US-Iranian scholar on bail
Shuttle Endeavour heads home after shorter, successful mission
Cancer survival rate up in Europe
Global stocks mixed, Europe hit by credit woes
German business confidence plunges over US crisis

News Bullets

  • US Lawmakers Get No Respite at Home on Iraq Debate
  • ACLU Report Says Few Cities Have Policies on Video Surveillance
  • US Media Curtail Iraq War Coverage: Study
  • Protestors Rage Against North America Summit
  • MIDEAST: US Arms Create New Divisions
  • US Foreign Policy Experts Oppose Bush’s Surge
  • Psychologists Oppose Torture Yet Vote to Attend Terror Interrogations
  • Heathrow Protest Reaches its Climax as Peaceful Protest Turns to Clashes with Riot Police
  • Death Toll From Iraq Bombings Likely To Be Worst of War
  • Plastic Car Will Be World’s Cheapest
  • Getting Cold to Spread Global Warming Message
  • Commerce, Treasury Funds Helped Boost GOP Campaigns
  • Americans are Flocking to a Hi-Tech Creation Museum Where Man and Dinosaurs Frolick Happily Together
  • US Castoffs Resuming Dirty Career
  • Military Commanders Tell Brown to Withdraw from Iraq Without Delay
  • Slain Civil Rights Worker’s Mother Dies
  • Singapore and Iraq - Contrasts in Water Management
  • US Actions Against Iran Raise War Risk, Many Fear
  • Padilla Case Offers a New Model of Terrorism Trial
  • Hot Weather Forces Partial Shutdown of TVA Nuclear Plant
  • Peace Camp Stresses Unity in Diversity
  • Subtle Songs of Protest Hit a High Note
  • Arctic Sea Ice Shrinks to Record Low
  • Couple Arrested at Bush Rally Settles Lawsuit for $80,000
  • US Paid $1 Million to Ship Two 19-Cent Washers
  • US Democrats Slam ‘Political Spin’ over Iraq Report
  • Climate Change: Deniers Jump on NASA Gaff, While Greenland on Verge of Meltdown
  • Russia’s Flag-Planting Ignites Calls for US to Join Sea Treaty
  • US Food Aid is ‘Wrecking’ Africa, Claims Charity
  • Media Critic Solomon Pushes Limits of Fair-Use in New Documentary

    Op-Ed Roundup

    Dilip Hiro:
    The Sole Superpower in Decline
    James Carroll:
    Questions for Hillary Clinton
    Karin Klein:
    Pencils, Pens, Meds
    Chris Hedges:
    Starving Gaza
    Joseph Gerson:
    Clinton and Obama: Wed to Nuclear Terrorism
    Johan Hari:
    Why We Should All Start Shouting about Airport Expansion
    Harvey Wasserman:
    'Nuke Nuggets' Glow for the Senate's Radioactive Rip-off
    Salim Lone:
    A Dangerous Acquiescence
    Tom Engelhardt:
    How Super Was Our Power Anyway?
    Gary Younge:
    Bush Is Now the Embarrassing Uncle the Republicans Just Can't Hide
    Linda Tyssen:
    Casualty of War


    Special: Saving Musharraf

    Aziz downplays Benazir-Musharraf 'deal', Khalid Hasan
    Cabinet to discuss Musharraf's re-election, Azaz Syed
    US efforts for Musharraf hit snag, Anwar Iqbal
    Musharraf said pushing country into debt, Dawn


    Special; Race for Dictator, '08

    Latest Dem debate ( somehow they forgot to call on anti-war Kucinich), Zeleny Kucinich: DLC agenda 'indistinguishable' from the Neocon agenda, Edwards & Kane
    Democrats Candidates on the Iraq Pull-Out, Thomma
    Iowans check for dirt under Giuliani's fingernails: there are better places they could look, Nagourney
    Romney worth as much as $250mil
    Edwards takes risk staking run on Iowa, Abelson
    Biden's bid for presidency should be taken seriously, Stanage
    Obama's international melodrama , Page


    Special Continuing Feature: Destroyer Rove Moves On

    Frank Rich:
    Rove Got Out While the Getting Was Good
    Bill Moyers:
    The Rove Legacy
    Amy Goodman:
    Rove’s Science of Dirty Tricks
    Garrison Keillor:
    Good Riddance Turd Blossom
    Marcy Wheeler:
    What Is Karl Rove Hiding?
    John Nichols:
    Karl Rove: The Machiavelli Who Failed
    Matthew Rothschild: Exit, Karl Rove, Stage Right
    Michael Winship:
    The Jaundiced Rove of Texas
    Sydney Blumenthal:
    We’ll Go No More A-Rove-ing

    Rove is cruising the talk shows saying don't blame him, 'somebody' made him do it, Stanley
    Rove exit could launch new political strategy, Kranish
    The mark of the Rove, Ed.
    The Rise and Fall of Turd Blossom, Blumenthal
    What is Karl Rove hiding?, Marcy Wheeler
    How Karl Rove lost a generation of Republicans, James Carville
    A teary bunker moment for Rove as Bush bids him farewell, Rutenberg &Myers
    Mr. Rove gets out of town: he can run but Congress can't let him hide, Ed
    There are hundreds of machiavellian Rove-spawn still working for the GOP, Nagourney
    'Goodbye, good riddance:' Dems bid farewell to Rove
    Matthews: 'Exposed' Rove may have to testify now
    Bush's brain drain fallout: The conservative government in ruins, Editorial
    Ding dong, the witch is dead: Rove heads off to Texas, MacAskill
    Rove legacy: incompetency and duplicity, Tomasky
    What Karl Rove Didn't Build
    Goodbye, 'Boy Genius'
    Karl Rove's Legacy. by Robert D. Novak
    Rove: The Architect's Great Project, by Grover G. Norquist


    Special: Bush Economy in Crisis

    Danny Schechter: Mythifying Markets and Mystifying the Public About the Financial Crisis
    Dean Baker: Save Subprime Borrowers, Not Bloated Bankers
    Credit crisis claims another bank, Beams
    US mortgage lender sells assets, BBC
    US stocks rise but jitters remain, BBC
    Top US lender 'risks bankruptcy', BBC
    Asian markets see further losses, BBC
    Property crisis in US deepens, Clark
    Buffet profits on Murdoch's purchase of Dow Jones, Clark
    Foreclosures Hitting Hard, Pugh
    US retailers warn of tough times, BBC
    US stocks fall on renewed jitters, BBC
    Profit warnings from Wal-Mart.. customers running out of cash, Jagger
    If the Americans stop shopping, there will be panic in the markets , Harding
    From housing haven to foreclosure leader, streets bristling with 'For Sale' signs, McKinley
    The Bush Economy: The U.S. Economy Has Hit The Fan, Paul Krugman
    Global stock markets extend plunge
    Tel Aviv Stock Exchange opens trading with sharp losses across the board, Natan Sheva
    US shares tumble amid Mortgage concerns , BBC
    European Central Bank moves to help banking sector, BBC
    Economy in Crisis: China Warns U.S.
    US lender on brink of bankruptcy, BBC
    Britain: Inequality at 40-year high, Whelan
    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
    Getting the rescue right for homeowners...there will be a rescue won't there?, NYT Ed
    A future without homelessness, BG Ed


    Special Continuing Feature: Bush Threat Is Real

    Matthew Rothschild:
    ‘Impeach Bush’ Sign = Littering?
    Bruce Fein:
    Pelosi Needs To Put Impeachment On The Table
    Robert Kuttner:
    First Gonzales, Then Bush: Impeachment Should Be A Serious Option - With An Intermediary Step
    Bill Press:
    Cowardly Democrats Give In to President on NSA Wiretapping
    Robyn Blumner:
    Nixon Set the Stage for Bush’s Excesses
    Marjorie Cohn:
    FISA Revised: A Blank Check for Domestic Spying
    John Dean:
    The So-Called Protect America Act
    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

    Details emerge of vast scope of US domestic spying law, Kay
    Bush signs expanded wiretap law, BBC
    Repair The Constitutional Breach
    All tapped out on civil liberties?, ED
    Colbert: 'Bush should act illegally before Congress legalizes acts'


    Today's Alternative Special: Counterpunch

    Counterpunch

    Padilla jury opens Pandora's box , Roberts
    Stumbling toward another war , Avnery
    Excuse us, Nancy Pelosi , Lindorff
    A warning from Beirut's no bluff zone , Amiri



    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

    Not paying for medical errors, Ed
    Another deadly tower in downtown NYC, Ed
    Losing patience: GOP group sues Bush over plan to mutilate Wyoming for oil, Ed
    Hey, I wrote that! When eloquent idiots fall out, Curiel
    Take Al-Qaeda to court: try terror suspects as criminals, don't glorify them as 'combatants', Moore
    Indiana State fair nixes those trans fats in your deep- fried Oreos, Davey
    Illegal immigrant advocate for families is deported, Archibold
    Utah search for 6 miners suspended:exec says there's still good coal down there , Buckley
    State of emergency declared in Idaho as wildfires spread, AP
    Trickle down doesn't work: average incomes are down under Bush , Johnston
    China is eating Africa alive: resources & jobs flow out, cheap Chinese goods flow in, Polgreen &French
    Governor of Iraqi province assassinated alarming all politicians there, Farrell
    Sens Levin,Warner say 'time has run out' for Bush/ Maliki government, Shanker &Mazzetti
    British civics class fends off extremism by asking, what would Muhammed do?, Perlez
    Moscow, city of power &money, can't provide it's citizens with hot water, Levy
    Bush never stops ferreting out ways to restrict healthcare for children , Pear
    Senator Leahy threatens to charge White House with contempt: 'time is up', Lichtblau
    Dems blame mortgage turmoil directly on Bush's aggressive neglect, Andrews
    Nature hates Bush: Hurricane Dean may stop his talks with neighbors, Rutenberg
    A fear of foreign investments: murky governments in a position to buy America, Weisman

    Boston Globe

    Mitt Romney: Mass. repudiation, ED
    Tenn. nuclear fuel problems kept secret, Mansfield
    Analysis: Iraq report may shift climate, Babington

    Chicago Sun Times

    The cyberwar against the United States, Rubinkam
    Abortion pills not tied to risk , CST

    L.A. Times

    Shiite militia infiltrates Iraqi forces
    Venezuela leader Chavez aims to scrap his term limit
    China launches media crackdown
    330 dead as 7.9 quake rocks Peru
    Relatives in Mexico can only pray for Utah miners
    Yazidi sect has long been a target of persecution
    Cat thyroid disease linked to chemicals
    Small groups seen as biggest threat in U.S.
    Huckabee finds a spotlight
    Minn. legislators fear quick fix in replacing bridge
    Israeli agent ties charity to terrorists
    NASA delays decision on shuttle repair
    Big Brother: Law enforcement to get access to spy satellite photos
    Republicans bruise one another in state budget brawl
    Judges asked by Bush DOJ to dismiss wiretap suits
    Home Depot loses store permit battle
    Dump the foam
    Don't rush to execution, Gonzales
    Tyrants' top 10, with a bullet
    When it's life or death, who makes the call?
    Karl Rove: great tactics, bad strategy

    McClatchy

    Despite Violence Drop, Officers See Bleak Future for Iraq, Fadel
    Death Toll from Iraq Bombings Likely to Be Worst of War, Fadel+Taha
    Number of U.S. Gun Dealers Has Plunged since 1994, Doyle

    Washington Post

    The Hospital Visit, Revisited: Gonzales's Credibility
    Grading the Graders: Moody's Mortgages
    Voting Reform: Bill Changes Needed
    Public Generosity at Virginia Tech
    The Family Business: Politics
    A Market Run on Rationality: "Smells Like The 30's"
    Pre-K Pragmatism From Virginia Gov.
    The Man Behind the Reagan Magic
    Pakistan Showdown
    Checklist for a ME Peace Pact
    Dictator '08: The Next Huckabee Surprise?
    A Downturn We Don't Deserve
    The Model That India Offers
    Warming Will Exacerbate Global Water Conflicts
    APA Rules on Interrogation Abuse
    Contractors in Iraq Have Become U.S. Crutch
    In Blacksburg, a Solid Reminder of Lives Lost
    Keeping a Lonely Vigil at Camp Casey
    Defense Agency Proposes Outsourcing More Spying
    India's Lower Castes Seek Social Progress In Global Job Market
    Israel to Block New Refugees From Darfur
    As Democracy Push Falters, Bush Feels Like a 'Dissident'
    Democratic Rivals Caution Against Swift Iraq Pullout
    Anti-AIDS Program To Fund Circumcision
    Iran Trains Militiamen Inside Iraq, U.S. Says
    Ruling Party Sweeps Kazakhstan Election, Official Count Shows
    Taliban Fighters Void Second Truce in Pakistan
    Afghanistan, The Lost War
    Look Out. This Crunch Is Serious.
    omalia: Where Khat Is King, But Not Much Else Works
    The Real Meaning of 'Snitching'
    I Really Need You to Read This Article, Okay?
    Take Some Cues From the Cold War, Mr. President

    SF Chronicle

    Canada

    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

    England

    BBC

    Roadside bomb kills Iraq governor, BBC
    France 'ready' for role in Iraq, BBC
    US officer tried over Abu Ghraib, BBC
    EU confirms halt to Gaza fuel aid, BBC
    Beijing trials car reduction plan, michael Bristow, BBC

    Guardian

    The Blame Game: US says Brits are cutting and running from Iraq, Fox
    Gonzales gets fast track to death powers, Abramsky

    Independent

    Brazil selling off the Amazon in housing scam: Greenpeace, Staff

    Australia

    ABC, news

    Latin America

    Markets across Latin America also suffered on investor fears, Merco Press
    Mexican markets plunge on global credit concerns, Reuters
    American seniors head to Mexico for cheaper nursing care, arizonarepublic
    U.S.-Bought Guns Killing Mexican Police, CBS
    Mexico kicks out thousands of stranded migrants from central America, Sun Times
    New anti-terrorism law fuels fears of state repression in El Salvador, inforpressca
    Nicaragua: Fraud in privatized electric utility, nicanet
    Mining law dismantles environmental restrictions, Honduras this week
    Nicaragua to Send Venezuela Beans and Beef, Prensa Latina
    Hurricane Dean poses major Caribbean storm threat, Caribbean NN
    Puerto Rican police abuse their authority, Prensa Latina
    Ecuador: Reining in Canadian Extractive Companies, UDW
    Colombia is not serious about cracking down on the drug trade, Reuters
    Chavez says could meet Colombia rebels in Venezuela, Reuters
    Talking Dirty About Revolution: Sexual Health and Gender Inequality in Venezuela, UDW
    No Parent in Brazil Tells Their Babies: 'You're Growing Up to Be a Teacher!', Brazzil
    Brazil Has No Fears, Says Lula. But Foreign Investors Are Fleeing, Brazzil
    Outrage over government approval of nature preserve mining project, Santiago Times
    Over 400 Fatalities of Quake in Peru, Prensa Latina
    Venezuela Sends Peru Solidarity Aid, Prensa Latina
    Peru 'megathrust' quake toll keeps mounting as rumbling ceases, Merco Press
    Peru quake rescue effort under way, Al Jazeera

    Upside-Down World

    Europe

    Inter Press Service

    Labour-UAE: Illegal Immigrants Grab Amnesty Offer , Janardhan
    Politics-US: High-Level Support Ebbs for Surge , Clifton
    Rights-Venezueala: No Change in Patterns of Police Brutality and Impunity , Márquez
    Environment: Carving Up the Melting North, Johal
    Environment-Mexico: High Voltage Conflict Over Dam , Cevallos
    Corrupted Politicians Expected to Fight Corruption, Interview with Monica Macovei
    Mideast: U.S. Arms Create New Divisions , Morrow+al-Omrani
    Ukraine: Election Set to Bring Another Crisis , Dujisin
    Health-Asia: Hope Sets Tone for AIDS Congress , Kakuchi
    Environment: Satellites Show Logging Decline in Peru's Amazon Region , Leahy
    Politics-Mali: Worst Expectations Confounded , Cissé

    International Herald Tribune

    Radio Paris (WNN)

    Middle East

    Haaretz

    Israel to PA: Give W. Bank welfare or Hamas will win, Barak Ravid
    IDF source: Army will no longer pay for 35 settlements' security, Yuval Azoulay
    Let the Palestinians have the Temple Mount, Akiva Eldar
    Sderot schools to open with no protection from rockets, Mijal Grinberg
    UN peacekeepers in Lebanon unlikely to get greater authority, Barak Ravid
    Six Hamas militants killed in IDF strike in Gaza, Haaretz.com
    U.S. to train Palestinian presidential guard, Reuters
    Another Land grab in East Jerusalem, Editorial

    Al Jazeera

    Power cuts in Gaza as EU halts aid, Al Jazeera
    Israeli strike kills Hamas fighters, Agencies
    Iraq governor dies in bomb attack, Al Jazeera
    Iraq parties agree on talks agenda, Al Jazeera
    Yazidis fear further attacks, Sarah Brown
    Israel to turn back Darfur refugees, Agencies
    Iraqi leader in Syria for talks, Agencies

    Middle East

    Iraq Press Roundup, MET
    Arms sales facts of life, MET
    Jirga sidesteps Pashtun radicalization, Asia Times
    How the United States makes Pakistan more radical, Lebanon Daily Star
    Stand Up to Israel’s Maneuvers, Arab News
    U.S. trying to internationalize Iraq crisis, Tehran Times
    32 Palestinians Killed, 113 wounded by Israeli troops in July, Palestinian Authority
    Iraq Contractors Accused in Shootings, Uruknet
    B'Tselem: Israel restrictions in the WB are 'effectively collective punishment', Uruknet

    Al-Ahram

    A Balkanized Middle East led by the US and controlled by Israel, Galal Nassar
    Is Iraq's government falling apart?, Salah Hemeid
    Al-Maliki's days are numbered, Nermeen Al-Mufti
    The 'nightmare prevention' strategy is on the verge of completion, Mustafa El-Labbad
    As Israel's siege of Gaza bites deeper, ever more Palestinians languish in sickness or poverty, Saleh Al-Naami
    Abbas has bet everything on cooperating with Israel, Khaled Amayreh
    Hizbullah's Sheikh Naim Qasim: The resistance lives on, Omayma Abdel-Latif
    Lebanon's poor northern areas are fertile ground for militant groups, Lucy Fielder
    The United States has been quietly funneling money to Egypt's Coptic Christians, Emad Mekay
    Allegations of people dying while in police custody have been springing up all over Egypt., Karim El-Khashab
    The flow of illegal migrants from Egypt to Europe is on the rise, Nahed Nassr
    Turkey's front-running Islamist party is a beacon for others in the Arab world, Amr Hamzawy
    Saudi leadership in the Arab world depends on forging a non-US based regional alliance, Ayman El-Amir

    Daily Star

    Asia

    China

    Food Prices Fuel China Inflation Fears, AP
    Nearly 5,000 Chinese Officials Punished for Extravagance, People's Daily Online
    Japanese Officials: Fuel Leakage Suspected Cause of China Airlines , Xinhua
    Hopes Dwindle for 172 Miners Missing in China, Washington Post
    China Lets Individuals Buy Hong Kong Stocks in Trial , Bloomberg

    Daily Times

    Pakistan 'will respond' if India resumes nuclear testing, Sajjad Malik
    Court to investigate May 12 violence, AR Qureshi
    India's nuclear impasse deepens, Iftikhar Gilani

    South East Asia

    Philippines teeters on brink of total war, Asia Times
    Landslide warning for Philippines as typhoon approaches, Al Jazeera
    Kuwaiti Firm Denies It Kidnapped Filipinos, Arab News
    First food, then democracy for Vietnam, Asia Times
    Vietnam takes a new political direction, Asia Times
    Dead maid found in Malaysian home, Al Jazeera
    Call for action over abuse of Indonesian maids in Malaysia, Al Jazeera
    The murder of Indonesia's most prominent human rights activist, Al Jazeera
    Borneo: one of the last jungle wildernesses on Earth succumbs to loggers, Al Jazeera

    Asia Times, opinion

    The Hindu, news

    Africa

    Rights-Kenya: Protests Against a Law Aimed at the Heart of the Media , Mulama
    U.S. and African Businesses Convene , allAfrica
    Report blames all sides in Somalia, Al Jazeera
    SUDAN: One million people may be affected by floods , IRIN
    As other firms exit, cell phone companies enter Sudan, Reuters
    South African Development Community to Launch African Standby Force for Darfur, allAfrica
    BURKINA FASO: Govt responds to nutrition critics with money, promises, IRIN
    West Africa is being used by Latin American drugs cartels trafficking to Europe, Al Jazeera
    Sierra Leone awaits election result, Aljazeera
    Sierra Leone: Opposition Leads in Early Election Results, allAfrica
    Sickened by Nigeria's Human Developement Index ranking, Guardian Nigeria
    Nigerian power supply is irregular, unpredictable and downright nightmarish, Guardian (Nigeria)
    NIgerian Air Force awaits new fighter aircraft, Guardian Nigeria
    U.S. court okays trial of Chevron over killing, torture of Nigerians, Guardian Nigeria
    Congo-Uganda border conflict: The politics, the oil and the UN silence, Kampala Monitor
    Congo: Indigenous people 'exploited' in recent elections, IRIN
    Kenya: The fight for water – a valuable slum commodity, IRIN
    Kenya: Use of treated mosquito nets reduces child malaria deaths, IRIN
    Kenya journalists march against law requiring disclosure of sources, Al Jazeera
    Mozambique president promotes the private sector, allAfrica
    Zimbabwe: Deploy Human Rights Monitors, Urges Group, allAfrica
    Cabinet divided over price blitz, Zimbabwe Independent
    SWAZILAND: Hoping to reverse the skills flight, IRIN
    Rising child-sex tourism blights Africa's top travel spots, Mail and Guardian
    'Crime is the only weapon of the unemployed', Mali and Guardian
    Baobab band-aid in Madagascar, Mail and Guardian
    Kenya: More Women in Parliament, Hopefully - By Way of the Constitution , Mulama

    Mail and Guardian


    Alternative Views

    Counterpunch

    A bloody week in Iraq , Cockburn
    Iraq, Iran & the vanishing context in American news , dimaggio
    Terrorist nation? Takes one to know one , Lindorff
    Terrorizing social protest , Mariner

    Editor & Publisher

    Why isn't the press on suicide watch? , Mitchell

    CorpWatch

    UK: British Firm Under Scrutiny for Export of Bosnian Guns to Iraq, Doward+McDevitt
    Lessons of Empire: India, 60 Years After Independence, Robins+Chatterjee

    World Socialist Web

    Millions of toxic toys recalled: The nightmarish reality of global capitalism, Walsh
    New provocation against Tehran, Symonds

    Drug Corp Watch

    Drug Companies Suppress Wider Release of Sicko, Dr Mercola
    Is Menstruation Necessary?, Dr Mercola
    Drug Research Causes Tragic Death, Dr Mercola
    Plaintiffs Find Payday Elusive in Vioxx Cases , Alex Berenson
    Minnesota / Lilly link to State Program Questioned, Jeremy Olson
    Brandjacking Big Pharma, Andy Greenberg

    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
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