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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

Gonzales Resignation Special (scroll down)

Bush's loss of his top aides is a disgrace to him not a 'chance for a fresh start', Stolberg
Where does Bush find his Manchurian robots? Gonzales was his goon to the bitter end, Lichtblau &Shane
The Consigliere departs: Gonzales finally does something to serve his country, Ed
Gonzales slinks back into the Bushian shadow from which he came, Shenon &Johnston
It looks & sounds like a bailout, raising new doubts about our debt-fuelled economy, Ed
New Orleans will have to wait for Bush to leave , Liu &Holmes
Non-profit payday loans? They can save you or ruin you, Leland
In Bush's America the wealthy get an extra shield for wildfires, Yardley
Facing trial, Bush grudgingly allows immigrant child detainees curtains around their toilets, Krauss
Zack attack: GOP in frenzied overdrive to get Ohio back under their corrupt control, Maag
Faced with tidal wave of foreclosures, Bush girds up his loins to limit aid, Andrews
All our troops in Afghanistan can't stop record opium crops , Rohde
Computer-Hacking Charges Mar German Leader's Visit to China, Johnson
Darfur Refugees Strain Tight Water Supplies, Bengali
Idaho Senator Pleaded Guilty to Disorderly Conduct, Bolstad

AFP

Turkey set to elect ex-Islamist Gul president
Arson probe widens as Greek fires rage
Olmert and Abbas meet ahead of Mideast peace conference
Top Lula aide indicted in bribery scandal
Merkel discusses human rights on day two of China visit
China Eastern receives approval for stake sale to SIA
SKorea bank sale on hold until legal cases settled

News of the Week

  • Poll: Young Voters Disenchanted With Republican Party
  • Iraqi Insurgents Taking Cut of US Rebuilding Money
  • Protest To Meet Bush At Legion meeting
  • ‘Cage Bush, Not Sydney’
  • Police Tear-Gas Farmers In Clash Over French GM Crops
  • Gonzales Resigns as Attorney General
  • Kennebunkport Anti-War Rally: ‘Ready for a Change’
  • Iran Moves To Assert Power In The Middle East
  • UWorking With the Enemy: Adam Werbach used to call Wal-Mart toxic. Now the company is his biggest client.
  • 11th Hour: Moment Has Come to ‘Heal’ the Earth, Film Argues
  • Cancer in Iraq Vets Raises Possibility of Toxic Exposure
  • Quebec Police defend Rock-Wielding Undercover Officer
  • Steep Price Paid by Those Who Blew Whistle on Iraq Fraud
  • GIs’ Morale Dips as Iraq War Drags On
  • US Surge Sees 600,000 More Iraqis Abandon Home
  • Liberal Blogger Targets ‘Bush Dog’ Dems
  • Role of Telecom Firms in Wiretaps Is Confirmed
  • Mutiny Shakes US Food Aid Industry
  • How Iraq War Backers Morphed Into “Critics”
  • World Faces Threat From New Deadly Diseases As Scientists Struggle To Keep Up, Say Experts
  • California Voters Souring on Democratic Congress, Field Poll Finds
  • Democratic Presidential Contenders Trash NAFTA
  • More Iraqis Said to Flee Since Troop Increase
  • Protesters To Return To Kennebunkport This Weekend
  • Grace Paley, Writer and Activist, Dies
  • Police Planted Provocateurs, Protesters Say
  • Senator and Filmmaker Take On Fox News
  • Code Pink Activist Talks About Iran, Meeting With Joe Lieberman
  • Rule to Expand Mountaintop Coal Mining
  • Iraq: The Vanishing Coalition
  • Surprise: The Rich Get Richer and The Poor Get More Numerous
  • Texas Executes 400th Inmate
  • Bush Accused of Twisting History Over Iraq, Asia War Links
  • We Stack Up Poorly as Nation of Readers
  • Minnesota Law Sheds Light on Drug Companies
  • Another US Military Operation in Iraq, More Unrest
  • White House Manual Details How to Deal With Protesters
  • Bush Must Release Global Warming Reports
  • Prescribing Surfboards for Peace
  • Not So Fast, Christian Soldiers
  • 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

    Op-Ed Roundup

    Heather Wokusch:
    How the Bush Administration Is Turning the USA into a Subprime Borrower
    Sean Gonsalves:
    The Fear of Terrorism
    Johann Hari:
    Need Iraq Suffer More If We Pull Out?
    James Carroll:
    Outsourcing Intelligence
    Martha Baskin:
    Singing Our Way To Truth: Peace Chorus Travels To Venezuela
    Dexter Kamilewicz:
    What’s In A Name
    Constance Seré:
    The Politicization of Military Commanders
    Harvey Wasserman:
    Astonishing Paul Krugman:
    A Socialist Plot
    Danny Schechter:
    Missing The Subprime Menace: Why Did The Markets and The Media Downplay The Subprime Crisis?
    Andrew Greeley:
    Wild Greed Chase Rolls Over US Economy


    Today's Alternative Special: WSWS

    US occupation fuels ethnic cleansing and mass repression in Iraq, Martin
    US intelligence report points to Iraqi government's removal, Symonds


    Special (ongoing): Liar Gonzales Moves On

    After Long Controversy, Attorney General Gonzales Resigns, Taylor+Talev
    Democrats weigh in on Gonzales departure, BG
    Bush's Herd of Loyal Texas Advisers Continues to Thin, Montgomery
    Glenn Greenwald: The Democrats’ Responsibility In The Wake of Gonzales’ Resignation
    John Nichols: Gonzales Goes But Investigation Must Continue
    New blow to Bush as attorney general resigns, MacAskill
    Why did Bush do it? Somebody's hiding something big, Alterman
    Fredo/Gonzo: Sinking ship leaves rat , Tomasky
    Another nail in the coffin of a moribund presidency, Editorial
    Another Bush ally bites the dust, Reid
    Why Republicans will heave a sigh of relief, Baker


    Special : World in Flames

    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


    Special (ongoing): 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


    Mainstream

    United States

    New York Times

    New York Times

    Two infusions of creative vision to bolster New Orleans, Ouroussoff
    Dem candidates focus on rebuilding the New Orleans that Bush left to die, Wayne &Saulny
    Iraq weapons scandal: Army criminal investigators circle Gen. Petraeus' colleague, Glanz &Schmitt
    Will the terrible fires in Greece awaken the world to environmental crisis?, Fisher &Carassava
    Is Sarkozy playing into Bush's hands? It looks like it as he shakes his fist at Iran, Sciolino
    Seeking allies support, Japan's shaky PM reshuffles cabinet, Onishi
    A religious candidate is ascendant in Turkey, Tavernise &Arsu
    Russia stages whitewash op to deflect Politkovskaya murder blame, Chivers

    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

    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

    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

    US homesales decline yet further, BBC
    Merkel presses China on climate, BBC
    Iraqi mosque bombing kills nine, BBC
    Iran 'resolves' plutonium issue, BBC
    Bush ally Gonzales resigns post, BBC
    Maliki returns fire at US critics, BBC
    Iraqi leaders sign unity accord, BBC
    Bush hails Iraq's political deal, BBC
    US forces battle Baghdad militia, BBC
    Curfew imposed in Baghdad for next week , BBC
    US 'sole survivor' to leave Iraq after his two brothers killed, BBC
    UK troops withdraw from Basra base, BBC
    Afghanistan opium at record high, Alastair Leithead, BBC
    'Friendly fire' by US kills UK soldiers, BBC
    Paralysed Gaza girl faces uncertain future, Katya Adler, BBC

    Guardian

    UN horrified by surge in opium trade in Helmand, Walsh
    Everybody should have access to basic health services., Jeffrey Sachs

    Australia

    ABC, news

    Latin America

    Privatizing misery, deporting and imprisoning migrants for profit, Narco News
    The Week in Mexico , sandiego.com
    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

    Europe

    Allocation Abuses Probe: Iraq Weapons Are a Focus of Criminal Investigations
    Opinion: The House Lawyer Departs
    Too Close for Comfort: Carmakers Threaten to Sue over Chinese 'Copies'
    Gerhard Richter's 'Symphony of Light': Cologne Cathedral Gets New Stained-Gl...
    Picture This: Fired Up
    Progress in Slain Journalist Case: Ten Arrested over Politkovskaya Murder
    Far Right in Eastern Germany: A German Ritual of Hand-Wringing and Helplessness
    The World from Berlin: Neo-Fascist Magyar Garda Is 'Hungary's Shame'
    Inter Press Service

    Politics-US: Bush Drops Another Crony , Lobe
    Chile: Rediscovering Nobel Laureate Gabriela Mistral , Estrada
    Development-EU: Conflict Arises Between Short-Term Help and Long-Term Support , Cronin
    France: L'Affaire Libyen Shows a New Policy , Deibert
    Trade-Senegal: Finding Opportunities Through Cheap Chinese Goods , Tidiane Sy
    Mideast: Not Another International Force , Morrow+al-Omrani
    Iraq: Attacks on Yazidis Brings a Setback to the North , Salih
    Italy: Boats, Deaths, the Usual , Milan
    Australia: 'Uranium Sales May Fuel Asian Arms Race' , Tarczynski

    International Herald Tribune

    Radio Paris (WNN)

    Middle East

    Haaretz

    PM, Abbas to meet in bid to set agenda for Mideast summit, Aluf Benn
    Qassam rocket slams into Sderot home; one person lightly hurt, Mijal Grinberg
    High Court: Squatters in Heftsiba homes in West Bank can stay, Yuval Yoaz
    PA to close 103 charities in attempt to weaken (democratically elected) Hamas, staff
    Russia police nab Israeli wanted by Interpol for training militants, Reuters
    We're not man enough to make peace, Bradley Burston
    A justice minister uninterested in justice for Arabs, Ehud Asheri
    Who's in charge in the West Bank?, Yehuda Bauer
    'Fortunately, most infiltrators are seeking work', Mijal Grinberg

    Al Jazeera

    Abbas meets Olmert in Jerusalem, Al Jazeera
    Sunnis sceptical about Iraq deal, Agencies
    Iran pledges nuclear co-operation, Agencies
    Hamas orders private clinics shut , Agencies
    Gul set to be elected as president in Turkey, Agencies
    Taliban 'to hold new hostage talks', Agencies

    Middle East

    Meshaal: ME Conference Doomed to Fail, Only Serves Israeli Interests, Arab News
    Women's rights in Lebanon may seem light years ahead of other Arab nations, Lebanon Daily Star
    Israeli ban on truckloads of paper set to hit Gaza schools, IRIN
    Robots replace trigger fingers in Iraq, Asia Times
    Afghan police fight to survive , Asia Times
    New 'surge' report paints grim picture, Asia Times
    Iraq failure leaves U.S. looking for scapegoats: Iran, Tehran Times
    Iran’s annual oil revenue hits $51b, Tehran Times
    pro-Israel PACs are lobbying our government for a foreign country, Palestine Chronicle
    Compared to this occupation, even colonialism looks like a nice ride., uruknet
    Cancer in Iraq vets raises possibility of toxic exposure, uruknet
    Ex-Islamist set to become secular Turkey's president, MET
    Nearly 30 killed in Afghan battles, MET

    Al-Ahram

    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

    Asia

    China

    China to Spend $925 Million on Clean Energy, Reuters
    Respect International Rules, China Told, Melbourne Herald Sun
    China Defends Quality Of Exports, Guardian Unlimited
    India and China Urged to Cut Emissions, Guardian Unlimited

    Daily Times

    Musharraf 'won't let work go to waste', DT
    Pakistan won't sign nuclear non-proliferation treaty, Sajjad Malik
    Musharraf to take oath as civilian president, Rana Qaisar

    Dawn

    Negotiators to salvage Benazir deal, M. Ziauddin
    India blames Bangladesh, terrorists, for blast, Jawed Naqvi

    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

    Africa

    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, allAfrica.com
    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, SkyNewswire.com

    Editor & Publisher

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

    CorpWatch

    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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    25 Selected Columnists


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