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Recent Bush Watch Features

Bush Watch Op-Eds: The Latest From Wokusch, Weiner, Partridge, Morford
The Party Line: Why A Republican Vote Is A Racist Vote, Paul Krugman
GOP Plot: Let's Dump The Undemocratic Electoral College, NYT Ed
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

Special Lead Story: Katrina Two Years After (scroll down)

Bush is pure political poison: his every act is designed to wither the body politic, Toner
A chastened White House SEEMS willing to work with Congress on new AG, Shenon &Myers
Bush's reality spinners say Congress is fine with supporting Iraq , Stolberg
How does Laura Bush sleep at night? , Douglas
Sec Gates 'deeply troubled' by illicit flow of US weapons through Petraeus , Cloud &Schmitt
Health Care Investor Bought 33.4% of Lions Gate 1 Week before SICKO Release, Hayes
Maliki: I Won't Resign, Can't Be Forced Out, Fadel
Pentagon Won't Make Surge Recommendation to Bush, Youssef
GOP Calls Grow for Craig to Resign, Bolstad
Cleric Suspends His Mahdi Army Militia After Day of Mayhem, Collins+Fadel
Bush plays the nuclear holocaust card, Pilkington
Obama opens up the debate on Cuba, Wilkinson
Bush threatens to militarily 'confront' Iran, Van Auken
US military bombards targets inside Pakistan, Symonds

AFP

Musharraf rejects pressure for Bhutto deal
Hopes for end to SKorean hostage ordeal
Slow action faulted in Virginia Tech massacre
Forty arrests ordered over mafia killings
SAfrica's ANC to benefit from floor crossing season
Asian stocks make cautious rebound with eyes on Fed
Nadal struggles on while Federer cruises at US Open

News Bullets

US: Arrest of Iranians after Bush speech was 'regrettable'
Priest keeps 'murder board' to honor New Orleans victims
Conyers: Pelosi 'can't stop me from introducing impeachment
Democrats slam Bush's 'rosy picture' of Iraq
'Element of sleaze' hangs over GOP: NBC conservative
Video: Rove's Jaguar gets Punk'd with Obama sticker

Op-Ed Roundup

Amy Goodman:
Abu Ghraib: One of Al’s Claims to Fame
Glenn Greenwald:
The President’s Escalating War Rhetoric On Iran
Michael Marx/Marjorie Kelly:
Who Will Rule? Citizens Movements Take On Corporate Power
Michael Winship:
History Will Tell Lies, Sir, As Usual
Robert Scheer:
A Legacy of Legitimizing Torture
Erica Etelson:
After Oil Supplies Dry Up, What’s Plan B?
John Nichols:
Attorney General Bruce Fein
Derrick Jackson:
Kucinich Is Right On Healthcare
Katrina Vanden Heuvel:
Confronting the CEO Pay Gap
Robert Freeman:
The Frightening Future in the Market Meltdown
Olga Bonfiglio:
Just War Theory Revisited
Jeremy Koulish:
Unequal Fallout from the Bursting Mortgage Bubble
Hope Marston/Ben Grosscup:
Gonzales’s Constitution Day Gift to The United States
Adele Stan:
Defending the Constitution After Gonzales


Today's Alternative Special: Democracy Now

Psychologist, Author Mary Pipher Returns APA Award Over Interrogation Policy
Jimmy Carter, Desmond Tutu Urge Texas to Stay Execution of Kenneth Foster
The Path to Destruction: Two Years After Katrina, Cleanup and Recovery Far Fr...
Los Titulares de Hoy: Democracy Now!'s daily news summary translated into Spa...
Headlines for August 29, 2007
Renowned Psychologist, Author Returns APA Award over Interrogation Policy
As Speculation Grows of Chertoff Replacing Gonzales, a Look Back at Misconduc...
Attorney Scott Horton: Gonzales Resignation Puts Torture, Guantanamo Back on ...


Special: Bush Returns To Scene Of Crime

Hurricane George: How The White House Drowned New Orleans, Palast
2 years after Katrina, Bush visit passes unnoticed as New Orleans grieves, Nossiter
Bush Says Gulf Coast Recovering from Katrina, But Signs of Neglect Abound, Douglas
Katrina: A thousand words, Perlstein
Katrina: The "federalist pause", Perlstein


Special (ongoing): Liar Gonzales Moves On

Gonzales’ Resignation Should Not Impede Inquiry Into War Crimes
Gonzales & Son: The Legacy of An Honest Day’s Work
Cronyism bows out at Justice, BG Ed. The puppet that lost its master: Alberto Gonzales, Blumenthal
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 (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

Financial bankruptcy, the US dollar and the real economy, Rodrigue Tremblay
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'



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Mainstream

United States

New York Times

Abu Ghraib swept under the carpet along with law, humanity, troop safety, Ed
No time for threats: Bush has a real French poodle now, Ed
Locked, loaded and looney: everyone wants to help suicidal vets but Sen. Coburn, Ed
Long dead, revered priest revealed as horrific child sexual abuser, Rubino
Patients turn to no-interest loans for health care, Freudenheim
Virginia Tech criticized for actions in shootings, Urbina
Not the killer but still to be put to death by barbarous, merciless Texas law , Blumenthal
Big Republicans can't ditch men's room sex perp Senator Craig fast enough, Stout
Airport scrutiny of headgear raises bias claims from Sikhs, MacFarquhar
Gen. Musharraf to exit his army job in order to hang on to presidency, Gall &Masood
It looks like no one will be held responsible for the Haditha atrocities, von Zielbauer
Sadr suspends his militia's military operations after holy day massacre, Farrell
Iranians seized in Baghdad by US were guests of Iraqi government, Farrell

Boston Globe

The long slog after Katrina, ED
Kucinich is right on healthcare, Jackson
Scandals putting campaigns to test, Mooney

SFGate: Top News Stories

Power outage hits nuclear weapons lab
TWO CENTS / Your Labor Day weekend plans?
Union sues to block new rules forcing employers to fire illegals / Innocent w...
Curfew for Taj Mahal city after deadly street violence
Al-Sadr tells his militia to halt attacks / Powerful Shiite says he will pur...
GOP pulls Craig's leadership posts; some say 'resign'
Taliban begin release of Koreans / 12 of the 19 hostages turned over to Red ...
New Orleans recalls Katrina sadly, angrily / Residents bitter at politicians...

SFGate: Chronicle Op-Ed

'Toons: Meyer's Take
Gonzales' tale is no fall from grace
On California's Quest for Health Care Reform / Miracles can happen - but will...
False promise of state-sponsored health care
No good ending can occur in Iraq
Legislature, governor shouldn't give up on health-care reform this year
Behind the stall door - The pathetic case of Sen. Larry Craig
California needs tougher rules on ozone

SFGate: Mark Morford

America, The Sexy Fascist State / Surveillance cameras are booming. The quest...
My Life With Jenna Bush / What's it like to be married to the booze-friendly,...
Thank God You Are Not Karl Rove / You have many things for which you can be d...
Jesus Loves Your Crappy Videos / Behold GodTube.com, the place where sex, hum...
The Great Hello Kitty Humiliation / Late for work? Hello Kitty! Cheat on your...
Totally Free! Click Here Now! / Our national obsession, the thing we simply c...

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 admits Iranian arrests mistake and 'regrettable incident', BBC
Climate flooding risk may be higher than thought, BBC
Sadr 'freezes' militia activities for six months, BBC
Sadr makes risky movie, Rob Watson, BBC
Taleban release S Korean hostages, BBC
Abu Ghraib officer spared prison, BBC
Palestinian children die in blast from Israeli tank, BBC
US shares rebound drives markets, BBC
Oil price up as inventories fall, BBC

Guardian

A Marshall Plan for the Middle East?, Mills
Senator Craig: His own Private Idaho, McEwan
The Threat of a Threat, Wolf
The Legacy of Katrina: Bush lazy, incompetent, callous, Tomasky

Independent

Bush on Iran: This is no time for sabre rattling, Editorial
The twilight of the Bush presidency, Cornwell
Bush's increasingly tenuous grasp of reality, Hamilton

Times Online

Bush meets anger and frustration in New Orleans, Reid
Ratcheting it up in Iran: US arrests Iranian diplomats, Tedmanson

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

Inter Press Service

Rights-US: Abu Ghraib Justice Ends With Enlisted Soldiers , Clifton
Migration: Big Investor? Welcome to Portugal , de Queiroz
Colombia: New Videos Shed Light on Palace of Justice Massacre , Vieira
Mozambique: Water Supplies Still a Pipe Dream at Certain Health Facilities , Ayisi
Bolivia: Polarisation Reaches Boiling Point , Chávez
Economy-US: Rural Poverty Stagnates as Uninsured Multiply , Aslam
Trade-Uganda: Coffee Producers Are the Biggest Losers , Okeowo
Politics: Bush Indictment of Iran Tops Usual Rhetoric , Parsi

Der Spiegel

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'
International Herald Tribune

Radio Paris (WNN)

Middle East

Haaretz

Three children die in IDF strike in Gaza, Avi Issacharoff
U.S. coordinator plans 5 new Palestinian battalions in W. Bank, Aluf Benn
In face of criticism, PR campaign to explain Israel's refugee policy, Barak Ravid
How can a Jewish state reject refugees and refuse to acknowledge a genocide?, Shmuel Rosner
Turkish elections bring Arab silence, Saad Eddin Ibrahim

Al Jazeera

Children killed in Israeli shooting, Agencies
Iran warns against new UN sanctions, Agencies
Karbala under curfew after clashes, Agencies
Taliban releases more hostages, Agencies
Gul approves pro-EU Turkey cabinet, Al Jazeera

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

Betting Big on China's Vegas, BusinessWeek
Rare Dolphin 'Sighted' in China, BBC News
Sandstorms Sweep Away Parts of China's Great Wall, Guardian Unlimited
Yahoo Asks Judge to Toss China Torture Case, PC World
Virtual Police Patrol China Web, BBC News

Daily Times

Power-sharing deal nearly set for Benazir, Musharraf, DT
NATO: Pakistan strike 'mistake', DT
Bangladesh lifts curfew, DT

Dawn

PPP terms: lose uniform, get support from new assemblies, M. Ziauddin
Talks aimed at averting martial law, Ashraf Mumtaz

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

Consortium News

Favorite Memory: Gonzo on Habeas, Parry
Army Adds Farce to Abu Ghraib Shame, Provance

Democracy Now

"The Largest Law Enforcement Agency in America Has Been Manipulated for Political Purpose"- Rep Conyers on Gonzales Legacy, DN

Drug Corp Watch

How Pharmaceutical Companies Manipulate The Medical Industry , Albert Milligan
Gunpoint Medicine: Teenager Arrested, Jailed for Refusing TB Treatment at Hospital, Mike Adams
Pharmageddon: the Prescription Pill Epidemic , Nina Lakhani
Pencils, Pens, Meds, Karin Klein
FDA Genetic-screening Guidelines For Cancer Drug Questioned By Scientists, Science Daily
Biotech Firm Sued Over Brain Cancer Vaccine Claim, Robin Pagnamenta
Physicians, Dentists, Scientists Call for an End to Fluoridation, Mercola
IDM Pharma Says FDA Declines to Approve Cancer Drug, Reuters
Neurochem's Alzheimer's Drug Fails Trial, AP
The Continued Assault On Our Health Freedoms, Dana Gabriel
FDA Calls for Stronger Warnings on Sleep Drugs, Robert Longley
Troubles with Topicals: FDA Warns About Numbing Creams in Wake of Two Deaths, Dermatology Times
Supplement Makers Face New Rules, Beth DeCarbo

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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