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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

Ravaging Appalachia: they torture people, they torture the Earth itself, Ed
The college credit scam: colleges must protect students from these pirates, Ed
Dread of flying: the profit motive is not a sound basis for running the air industry, Ed
Mexico's coddled robber-barons: 'Behind every great fortune there is a crime.' (Balzac), Porter
The C.I.A.'s open secrets, Weisberg
When bad news follows you: should newspaper archives be allowed to 'forget' , Hoyt
Schools fight to get teachers: they need higher salaries, training as therapists, Dillon
American Kids Being Drugged To Death, Evelyn Pringle
Thompson always walked the line: save us from these GOP darkside retreads, Becker
2 Years On: The faces of Hurricane Katrina, Douglas+Hanna
China Offers Travel Advice: Don't Shout, Don't Fight, Johnson
Florida Democrats Lose Convention Delegates Over Primary Date, Clark
Iraqi Prime Minister's Isolation Growing, Fadel
A New Intelligence Report Paints a Bleak Picture of Iraq, Strobel+Fadel
Iraqi PM says Iraq not for sale for any amount of US blood and taxdollars, Glanz
A fixated Bush never stops battering America with Iraq lies, Myers
Has Iran Paused Its Uranium Enrichment Program?, Schofield
Close aides to a weakening Musharraf meet with his opposition, Masood


Greece offers 1-mln-euro reward for arsonists as fires toll rises
US political drumbeat against Iraqi PM builds
India blames 'terrorists' as blasts kill 42
Afghan forces strike Taliban inside Pakistan
US recession risk highest since 9/11 -- ex-Treasury secretary
Troubled German bank sold in wake of subprime crisis

News Bullets

Max Cleland: Karl Rove lies 'when his lips are moving'
Internet comes to aid of US soldiers accused of war crimes
Fox Host attacks Bill Moyers and defends Karl Rove
D.C. whispers: Chertoff may replace Gonzales
Iraq whistleblowers face torture, demotion

Op-Ed Roundup

Elizabeth Sullivan:
The Anti-Leadership of a Wartime President With Blinders
Bill Brownstein:
Searing Documentary on War Complicity Indicts Not Just US Politicos, But Major Media, Too
Stephen Soldz:
In Protest of APA Torture Stance, Author Returns Award
David Howard:
The Elvira Arellano Endgame
Andrew Bacevich:
Vietnam’s Real Lessons
Rita Corriel:
Courageously Defying The Holy Roman Empire, Amnesty International Stands Tall
Jules Boykoff:
Awareness Is Two Steps Ahead, Paranoia Is Two Steps Behind
Mike McCabe:
Public Financing Would Mean Cheaper Elections
Haroon Siddiqui:
United States Joins Generals and Crooks In Pakistan
Saturday, August 25
Robert Naiman:
The 'Credible' Human Toll of War
Marjorie Cohn:
Turning Iraq Into Vietnam
Christopher Brauchli:
Specially Designated Terrorist Organization and Us
Ralph Nader:
Contracts Online Now!
Richard Jagels:
In A Fog In Wonderland
Robert Fisk:
Spare Me The ‘Ravers’, But Even I Question The ‘Truth’ About 9/11
Dan Smith:
Of Secrecy and Sex in Washington
Seattle Post Intelligencer:
Plan B: The Fight Goes On
William Hartung:
Exporting Instability
Naomi Klein:
Big Brother Democracy
Pierre Tristam:
Absolution As Accountability
Nadia Connors:
The 11th Hour: Something To Talk About
Steve Chapman:
US Cuba Policy Not Improved Under Democrats
Rosa Brooks:
Bush’s Next Invasion: Vietnam?
David Michael Green:
History Is The Last Refuge of Scoundrels
Tom Gallagher:
Protest the War in September, and October, and …
Sally Kohn:
Blood Coal, Not ‘Clean Coal’
Jesse Singal:
A New Group with an Old Message on the War
John Dean:
Will A Dark Cloud Follow Karl Rove Back To Texas?
Joel Stein:
No Thanks, and Keep Your Farm Aid
Cesar Chelala:
The Unending Humanitarian Nightmare
Bernie Sanders:
Fox Attacks: Iran
Nathaniel Wheelwright:
A Dimming Silence: Bird By Bird, The Avian Population is Shrinking
Rebecca Adamson/Scott Klinger:
Hope in the Eye of the Storm
Jeffrey Buchanan/Chris Kromm:
Where Did the Katrina Money Go?

Today's Alternative Special: In These Times

Mining Rove's Katrina Legacy
Farming the Concrete Jungle
The Counterproductive War on Gangs
The Promise of Low Power FM
Padilla: Perverse Justice
The Crafting of Obama
A Dream Deferred by Bush Supremes
Universal Health Care for Wisconsin?

Special: Iraq by the Numbers

70,264 to 76,771 civilians killed so far,
3,774 American soldiers killed, 27,004 wounded so far,
$ 454,507,621,288 borrowed and spent so far,

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'

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


U.S. Intelligence Report Paints a Bleak Picture of Iraq, Strobel+Fadel
Sen. Warner Advises Bush to Start Withdrawing Troops, Douglas+Schoof
Iranians Attack Kurdish Rebels in Iraq, Collins+Taha
China Threatens to Retaliate over Recalls, Johnson

New York Times

New York Times

Legal muscle overhauls prison healthcare: Robert Sillen's benign use of force, Moore
Transforming Texan hovels into homes: not resignation but hope and hard work, Eckholm
Officials reverse course, the search for 6 Utah miners will continue, AP
Surfing protesters block Hawaii Superferry arguing environmental damage, AP
Greek wildfires kill 12, threaten antiquities, arson suspected, Fisher &Carassava
Liberian ex-leader's war crimes trial stalled amid much finger-pointing at UN, Simons

Washington Post

Katrina Poverty: Home Sweet Home
Insuring Poor Children: Not Bush
Respecting Our Troops
China: A Dissident's Courage
Big Brother? Eye on the Homeland
Justice for an 'Enemy Combatant'
Iraq's Endangered Minorities
The Gifted Children Left Behind
Bush Is Mining Our Treasures
The Democrats Move Colombia
Post-Iraq Strategy
Bloomberg And Hagel For 2008?
Reviving a Consumer Watchdog During Bushworld
Many Take Army's 'Quick Ship' Bonus
Overhaul of Air Traffic System Nears Key Step
After Katrina, A Lonely Homecoming
Eyes on California as Lawmakers Pursue a Health-Care Deal
Iraqi Leaders Reach Accord On Prisoners, Ex-Baathists
Lobbyists Hired to Press Maliki, Former Premier Says
In India, a Jewish Outpost Slowly Withers
Darfur Peacekeeping Force Has 'Unprecedented' Mission
Castro Essay Is Silent on His Health
Double Bombing Kills At Least 42 in Hyderabad
Coal Mines: What It Costs Us
Labels Aren't What Kids Need
Katrina: Reckless Abandonment
/> Is There Hope for the Aborigines?
Where TV Is Good for You
The Stars Align in China

Boston Globe

Unlikely allies advance global warming policy, Donnelley
Medicare against mistakes, Ed

Chicago Tribune

Conservatives tighten screws on prisoners' rights, Oliphant
CIA Missed Chances to Tackle al-Qaida, Shrader

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

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



UK troops argue Iraq is 'unwinnable', Paul Wood, BBC
Two more British soldiers die in Iraq bringing: total of 41 deaths this year, BBC
Top Republican senator urges Iraq pullout, BBC
Wall Street shares decline again, BBC
Democrats condemn Bush over Iraq speech, BBC
Exiled Pakistani PM 'to go home', BBC
Ten gaurds killed in Afghan firefight, BBC
Iran shuts down 'Western' barber shops, BBC
US judge upholds BA's $300m fine, BBC


US pressure forces move to reconciliation in Iraq, Black
Displaced Iraqis double despite US military surge, Black
Iraq withdrawal will not hand victory to Bin Laden, Lind
Romney: Latter-day president? Prophetically challenged?, Preston
America divided over Iraq surge: utter confusion reigns, Harris
US friendly fire kills three British soldiers in Afghanistan, Temko
Life under fire as the 'friendly' jets fly in, Townsend
Invoking Vietnam was a blunder too far, even for Bush, Hitchens


US 'will not stop' British pull-out at Basra Palace, Woolf
Better than the Tillman death: US opens inquiry into UK friendly fire, Griggs
British retreat: Chaos as Shia militia occupy police center, Penketh
Maliki accuses US politicians of meddling in Iraq, Doyle
Cut and run or stay the course? US Generals debate Iraq, Doyle
Need Iraq suffer more if we pull out?, Hari

Times Online

Countdown begins for billion-dollar presidential race, Reid


ABC, news

Latin America

> Privatizing misery, deporting and imprisoning migrants for profit, Narco News
The Week in Mexico ,
Activists, mayors protest U.S.-Mexico border wall, Reuters
Activists protest deportation of Mexican woman, Xinhua
Mexican Opposition Leader Calls for Unity to Counter the Political Mafia, Prensa Latina
China Trade Council to Establish Office in Costa Rica, Tico Times
Repression of FTA Opponents in Costa Rica Denounced, Prensa Latina
Panamanians Support Torrijos in spite of 'negative incidents', Prensa Latina
Obama promises more open policy towards Cuba, Caribbean NN
Transport Union launches call for general strike in Haiti, Haiti Action
Father Gerard Jean-Juste Returns Home and Visits Parish, Haitianalysis
Hurricane victims still waiting for basic relief, a mattress or a tarp might help, Jamaica Observer
Colombian guerrillas and paramilitaries battling over key cocaine smuggling routes, Reuters
Colombian Local Elections at Great Risk, Prensa Latina
Venezuelan Oil Deal to Aid Low-Income Londoners, Venezuelanalysis
The Venezuelan Arms Build Up: Fact or Fiction?, Venezuelanalysis
Venezuelan Funding aid to Latin America greater than US, Merco Press
For Brazilian Landless Enemy Is Not Large Landholder Anymore But Agribusiness, Brazzil
Why Is Education Failing in Brazil? For Lack of Trying., Brazzil
Japan and China Come to Brazil for East Meets Latin America Encounter, Brazzil
Bolivia’s Constitutional Assembly Temporarily Suspended: Conflict Trumps Compromise, UDW
Bolivia: End of the new social pact?, Bolivia Rising
Bolivia Intensifies Anti-Drug Struggle, Prensa Latina

Upside-Down World


Inter Press Service

Malaysia-Death Penalty: Nine Years on Death Row, Denied Appeal , Kuppusamy
Central America: Taiwan on the Prowl for Diplomatic Support , Gutiérrez
Colombia: Campaign Seeks to Make Water a Constitutional Right , Martínez
Health: Doctors from the Developing South Helping the North , de Queiroz

International Herald Tribune

Radio Paris (WNN)

Middle East


IDF kills Palestinian near Gaza-Israel border fence, AP
Barak: Hezbollah rocket arsenal bigger now than before the war, Shahar Ilan
Public Security Minister Dichter: Egypt wants Hamas to prosper, staff
Rabbi Yosef: No wonder secular IDF soldiers are killed in war, staff
EU Parliament to host panel meeting on Palestinians' rights, AP
Outposts and peace don't mix, Editorial
Divided Israel: Liberaland and Haredistan, Carlo Strenger
Boy's death could spark violence, warns mayor, Yoav Stern

Al Jazeera

Iraqi leaders pledge unity, Agencies
Iraq PM hits out at critics, Agencies
Security tight for Iraq pilgrimage, Agencies
Lebanon army resumes camp assault, Al Jazeera
Palestinian fighters killed at Gaza crossing, Al Jazeera
Afghan opium crop 'at record high', Al Jazeera
Convoy attacked in Afghan capital, Agencies

Middle East

The Vietnam reference is at best another display of Bush’s ignorance, Arab News
Bush whips up a storm over 'surge' , Asia Times
Welcome to Hillary's wars, Asia Times
Divide et Impera in Iraq, uruknet
Maliki's options rapidly shrinking, Asia Times
Aid work becoming more risky in Baghdad, IRIN
Four hours of electricity a day in Bush's Baghdad, IRIN
For Baghdad couples, love often lost amid sectarian struggle, uruknet
Iraq: Radiation and chemicals from war blamed for increase in number of sterile men, IRIN
Self-immolation - the dark secret of Iraqi Kurdish women, MET
Talks with the Taliban gain ground, contract for trans-Afghan pipeline already awarded, Asia Times
Israel and Syria Stumbling Toward Another War, Palestine Chronicle
Our most august statesmen are mere pawns of bigger players in foreign capitals, Lebanon Daily Star
Ahmadinejad held to election promises, failing to improve people's lives, Asia Times
Mujahideen control 35% of the territory of Chechnya,
When the US makes the rule of law an unaffordable luxury, Lebanon Daily Star
Managing Consent in America, Palestine Chronicle
Recalling other deadly toys: Terrorism in American children's toy boxes?,


The West's belief that it is the sole model of existance breeds extremism, Khalil El-Anani
The 'new' coalition government in Iraq looks the same, only more sectarian, Nermeen Al-Mufti
A US about-face on Iran coming?, Hassan Nafaa
Recent name-calling between Syria and Saudi Arabia, Sherine Bahaa
The sun is setting on the much-touted Middle East peace conference, Khaled Amayreh
The dynamics of the ugly inter-Palestinian conflict in the darkness of Gaza, Saleh Al-Naami
The entire population of the Gaza Strip is living under a state of siege, Serene Assir
A new protest movement against rising prices has appeared in Egypt, Mona El-Nahhas
Arrests, more arrests and military trials for the Muslim Brotherhood, Amira Howeidy
The uproar over alleged torture in Egypt's police stations is far from over, Karim El-Khashab
Egypt: Where do the proceeds from the privatisation programme go?, Gamal Essam El-Din
Pakistan's struggle for democracy: A battle between the army and the judiciary, Graham Usher
Somali protagonists raise the stakes over the country's political future, Gamal Nkrumah
Recent media hysteria about those damned Russians diverts attention from US conduct., Eric Walberg

Daily Star



Merkel to Tackle Trade in China, BBC News
China to Enact Law on Circular Economy, Xinhua
Villagers in Northeast China Clash with Police in Land Dispute, International Herald Tribune


'Consensus' govt. to be set up after elections, Ihtasham ul Haque
Nawaz expected to return before Ramadan, Ashraf Mumtaz and Amir Wasim
38 dead in India in explosions, Dawn
Pakistan test-fires nuclear-capable missile, Dawn

Daily Times

Sharifs' exile 'deal' in court, Mohammad Kamran
Nawaz says documents fake, DT
'No deal' with Musharraf, DT
Japan wants Pakistan to sign nuclear non-proliferation treaty, Sajjad Malik

South East Asia

Activists challenge Burmese junta: Release Suu Kyi, Aliran
Myanmar fuel protests spread, Al Jazeera
Schools closed after attacks in S Thailand, Xinhua
On the surface, relations between Washington and Kuala Lumpur are unruffled, Asia Times
Malaysia daily gets one-month ban for printing a caricature of Jesus, Al Jazeera
Time for change in Mayalsia, Aliran
Philippine president Arroyo wants rebellions crushed, Al Jazeera
Peace, Development Returns to Troubled Philippine Island, Arab News
Philippine military warns of violence if former president convicted of plunder, Xinhua
Family Circles: A New Program for Overseas Filipino Workers, Arab News

Asia Times, opinion

The Hindu, news


Somali politician threatens attacks, Agencies
Wave of attacks launched in Mogadishu, Mail and Guardian
Somali Islamists vow to step up drive against Ethiopians, Mail and Guardian
chronology of attacks on journalists in Somalia, Reuters
Sudan: Govt Accused of Breaking Darfur Arms Embargo,
Sudan expels Western diplomats, Agencies
Burkina Faso: Flood devastation worsening, IRIN
Mauritania: New anti-slavery law not enough for real change, activists say, IRIN
Sierra Leone opposition wins poll, Al Jazeera
Liberia: Taylor war crimes trial postponed, Al Jazeera
Chad-CA Republic-Sudan triangle is crucible of violence, Reuters
Nigeria: Construction of hundreds of local health centres suspended, IRIN
DR Congo: Lake Kivu – a time bomb or source of energy?, IRIN
Africa's trading bloc moves to ease regional barriers to trade, xinhua
Curfew extended in Nigerian oil city, Mail and Guardian
Kenya: Village Turns to Traditional Rituals After Landslide, East African Standard
Grazing reserves, routes for herdsmen to reduce clashes with farmers, Guardian Nigeria
Zimbabwe: Month-On-Month Inflation Declines, Zimbabwe Independent
Plan to help 15 000 Brits flee Zimbabwe if conditions worsen, Independent
Zimbabwe : New evictions likely as humanitarian crisis worsens, Reuters
South Africa: Credit Act Gets Blame for Home Sales Slump, Cape Argus (Cape Town)
South Africa: Catholic Church Reiterates Opposition to Pro-Abortion Law, allafrica

Mail and Guardian

Alternative Views

Drug Corp Watch

Drug Makers Step up Giving to Minnesota Psychiatrists, Jeremy Olson
Fixing the Broken Part of Health Care, Dr. Jeff Prystupa
A Tragic Lesson, Stephen Mihm
Local Doctors Talk About Pill Obsession, Vershal Hogan
Floyd County Officials To File Lawsuit Against Drug Company Purdue Pharma, Angela Sparkman
Security, Detective & Crime,

Editor & Publisher

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


US: Role of Telecom Firms in Wiretaps Is Confirmed, Lichtblau
China: The Misery of China's Mines , Cody
China: U.S. Group Accuses Chinese Toy Factories of Labor Abuses, Barboza
US: Plaintiffs Find Payday Elusive in Vioxx Cases, Berenson

World Socialist Web

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

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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