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Dictatorship: Bush Restricting Travel Rights of Over 100,000 U.S. Citizens , Sherwood Ross
The New American Way: Greedy Not Needy Shape Shape Both Parties, Paul Krugman
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
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News Roundup

The 'proxy war': UK troops are sent to Iranian border, Staff
Guiliani continutes to exploit 9/11, Bone
Running on empty: Bush loves the mean boys but Musharraf will break his heart, Ed
Why not a UN force? Big GOPs pour our blood and $billions into Iraq's civil war, Hulse &Herszenhorn
Dem presidential candidates act out against Iraq in the Petraeus show, Bumiller
Petraeus's home town worries that shilling for Bush will ruin him, Vitello
Just a little despicable: senators show &tell at hearings. Favorite pronoun? 'I', Stanley
Bush struggles to find a political stooge craven enough to replace Gonzales , Shenon &Johnston
Clinton sees fears realized in donor trouble, Healy
Bush sends his minions out to smokescreen heinous, intolerable Gitmo, Glaberson
Take the money and rue: running elections on private money is just asking for it, Ed
What's good for children: schools must account for students that can't read, write, or think, Ed
Our assumption of superiority over say, a grey parrot is species hubris, Klinkenborg
One decent Republican: Ike defied racist Southern hounds on civil rights, Nichols
Live by the earmark, die by the earmark: one-winged Indian project flounders, Davey
Housing costs are eating up American paychecks, Leland
Spotlight remains brightly focussed on GOP Sen. Craig's restroom sex romp, AP
Big Pharma walks fine line between medicine &poison with stupidly dangerous Avandia, Harris
Japanese PM loses public trust and resigns, US president loses public trust and bombs Iran, Onishi


Japanese prime minister resigns after opposition resurgence
7.9 magnitude quake off Indonesia's Sumatra island
Bush to announce troop cut in Iraq
Russian government quits, opening way for Putin successor
Contraceptive pill may reduce cancer risk for women: study
OPEC hikes output, but oil market tensions remain
Euro strikes record high 1.3879 dollars

News Bullets

  • Mounting Death Toll Which Makes a Mockery of US Optimism
  • What Crocker and Petraeus Didn’t Say
  • Tell the Truth, General!' Anti-War Protesters Demand
  • Bush the 'Best Ally' of Bin Laden, Ahmadinejad, Prof Says
  • Bridging the Shia-Sunni Divide With Free Trade
  • Anita Roddick, Pioneer Whose Dreams Turned the High Street Green, Dies at 64
  • Germany: What a Lake Says About Climate Change
  • Free-Lunch Foragers
  • Anti-War Leaders Stymied, Frustrated
  • Amnesty Film Shows Agony of US Detention Techniques
  • Free-Market Mischief in Hot Spots of Disaster
  • US Surge Has Failed - Iraqi Poll
  • 9/11 Symbolism Murky Backdrop for Report on Iraq
  • U.S. Ships Unsafe Products
  • Rookie Filmmaker Revisits Forgotten Chapter in Anti-War History
  • Cleaning Up After Bhopal Gas Tragedy - Not Begun
  • Gas Costs Spark High-Speed Rail Interest

    Op-Ed Roundup

    Ray McGovern:
    Swear Him In!
    Pierre Tristam:
    Dead Dogs, Dead Ponies: The Petraeus Show
    Arianna Huffington:
    Denying the Truth: Petraeus, Iraq, and Our Pontius Pilate Press
    Robert Naiman:
    It Only Takes 51 Senators to End This War
    Thom Hartmann:
    The Problem With a “War” Strategy
    Ralph Nader:
    Nuclear Power is Not the Answer
    Marie Cocco:
    Ignoring the Other Victims of 9/11
    Mohamed Elmenshawy:
    What Do Arabs Really Think of America? Ask Them
    Stanley Kutler:
    Surge 2
    Clint Talbot:
    The Power of Fear Too Often Exploited For Political Gain
    Jesse Jackson:
    Next Election Should Focus On Solving America’s Problems
    Rachel Stohl/Rhea Myerscough:
    America Arms Questionable New ‘Allies’
    Phil Tajitsu Nash:
    Ending the Military - Industrial - Congressional Complex
    Dilip Hiro:
    Wars That Defy Categorization
    Max Fraser:
    Farm Aid Raises a Vision
    Paul Campos:
    The ‘Rules’ of The Game
    Brian Bogart:
    Bin Laden is Right: The Unwarranted Influence of America’s Global “Defense” Corporation

    Special: Gen. Betraeus

    Bush creatures Crocker & Petraeus say we're in Iraq indefinitely, not sure why, Sanger
    Cue Petraeus report: Iraqi chorus whispers 'US is ugly but we need them', Rubin
    How many calories in BS? Petraeus betrayed us...we knew he would, Ed
    Gen. Betray Us's stars dazzle Dems as he condemns our troops to stay in Iraq, Cloud &Shanker
    Petraeus's reason to stay in Iraq: to 'protect' Iraqis (from our bombs, attacks, & oil lust?), Gordon

    Special: Iraq By The Numbers

    71,302 to 77,852 civilians killed so far,
    3,802 American soldiers killed, 27,004 wounded so far,
    $449,254,965,172 borrowed and spent so far,

    Today's Alternative Special: Online Journal

    Bush's bogus bailout: Introduction to Tony Soprano Economics 101, Baker
    A blast from the past, Pease
    Hurricane Katrina and war -- what is the connection?, Hossein-zadeh
    The necessary embrace of conspiracy, Shetterly
    How do you sell factory farming? With dollar bills and nose plugs, Rosenberg
    Was Libya framed for Lockerbie bombing?, Heard

    The Rest of Today's Bush Watch Daily Headlines Are Here:...mainstream ... united states ... canada ...england ...australia ...latin america ......europe ...middle east ... asia ... africa ... alternative...op-eds


    United States

    New York Times

    Is it time for Congress to let Mexican trucks through? Let the Sierra Club decide, Ed
    Cancer's high toll on the uninsured: all the little genocides, Ed
    A virus among honeybees could be the cause of Colony Collapse Disorder, Ed
    When a GOP judge shackles & jails a Dem governor you know Rove is nearby, Nossiter
    Gramps Thompson: another shallow and rootless Republican, Crook
    Jury convicts using selected Bible quotes but the death sentence stands, Liptak
    Sentenced on 'eve' of 9/11: is this another PR terror stitch-up? , Marshall
    Teachers charge No Child measure 'sets accountability back years...decades', Schemo
    The end of trust: 9/11 photo controversy illustrates profound distrust of government, Hamill
    Pakistan edgy as ex-premier is exiled again, Gall
    PR campaign to justify Orwellian eavesdropping says it's catching militants abroad, Schmitt
    Seeking terror's causes, Europe looks within, Perlez
    Larry Craig asks court to withdraw his guilty plea on men's room sex charge, Wilson
    Treasury Sec. Paulson threatens that punishing Chinese toxic trade could unsettle markets, Weisman

    Washington Post

    Boston Globe

    Hearteningly nuanced presentation,, Canellos
    For buyers, carbon labels tap into worry on warming, Mello
    Iraq: the unanswered questions, Ed.
    2 polls suggest grim view of surge, Stockman
    Subprime business ethics, Ed
    'Does anybody have an answer?', Canellos
    Families wage fight for brain-injured, Sennott

    Chicago Tribune

    Romney offices burglarized - did Karl do it?, Johnson
    Suicide bomber kills 28 Afghans , Khan

    Chicago Sun Times

    True or false: Can Bush tell difference? , Greeley
    Craig essentially drops efforts to finish Senate term, CST

    World Socialist Web

    LA Times

    SF Chronicle


    After Two Days, No Answer to 'How This Ends', Strobel
    Mexican Rebels Claim Responsibility for Latest Pipeline Bombings, Hall
    Senators Question Why Iraq Needs American Troops Long Term, Schoof
    U.S. Support for Maliki Dismays Iraqi Opposition, Fadel
    China Agrees to New Efforts to Halt Export of Lead-Painted Toys, Pugh
    Financial Turmoil Isn't Over, Treasury Secretary Warns, Hall
    Petraeus: U.S. Will Need Large Force in Iraq After Surge Ends in July, Schoof


    Globe and Mail

    Toronto Star



    Democrats attack Iraq testimony, BBC
    Iraqis hide at home as US surge fails to end violence, Andrew North, BBC
    US 'delayed UK Basra withdrawal' , BBC
    US home woes 'near-perfect storm', BBC
    Syria struggles as Iraqi refugees pour across the border, Andrew North, BBC
    Syria visas 'halt fleeing Iraqis', BBC
    US says Israel jets struck Syria, BBC
    US man jailed for 24 years for al-Qaeda links, BBC
    Turkish bomb 'catastrophe' foiled, BBC
    S Asia flood devastaion worsens leaving some 1.5m homeless, BBC
    US government agency predicts two-thirds of polar bears gone by mid century, BBC
    Billions of people face climate change risk, BBC
    Military objectives of US troop surge 'are largely being met' says Petraeus, BBC
    70% of Iraqis believe US troop surge has failed – Iraqi poll, BBC
    'Suicide bombs' hit Afghan town, BBC
    US plans base on Iraq-Iran border, BBC
    Pakistan deports ex-PM on return, BBC
    Sixteen Saudis freed from Guantanamo Bay, BBC
    Leading UK an European banks face $142bn debt bill over credit crunch, BBC
    Petrol-electric hybrid engines take centre stage in frankfurt motor show, Jorn Madlsien, BBC
    'Embrace Islam' Bin Laden urges, Frank Gardner, BBC
    Media-savvy call by Bin Laden, tries to split the West, Frank Gardner, BBC
    Republicans weigh up cost of breaking ranks with White House on Iraq, James Coomarasamy, BBC
    Petraeus says Iraq gains 'uneven', BBC
    Little progress on halting Iraq's decay, Robert Plummer, BBC
    Iraq carnage 'mastermind' killed says US, BBC
    Iraq leaders chide 'meddling' neighbouring countries, BBC
    Apec leaders reach climate deal, BBC
    Apec 'muddies the climate waters', Richard Black, BBC
    Apec security leaves bitter taste in Sydney, Nick Bryant, BBC
    Bush pushed on Korea peace treaty, BBC
    Afghan bombers 'foreigners' – UN, Charles Haviland, BBC
    Markets fall after dip in US jobs, BBC
    US mortgage lender, Countrywide Financial, slashes jobs, BBC
    US air strike in Baghdad kills 14 people and wounds 9, BBC
    Most people in world 'want Iraq pull-out', BBC
    US 'must reduce presence in Iraq' says security commission, BBC
    The verdicts on Iraq progress from Government Accountability Office, BBC
    Little progress on halting Iraq's decay, Robert Plummer, BBC
    Families of UK hostages in Iraq make appeal, BBC
    US terror law 'unconstitutional', BBC
    Bin Laden said 'to issue 9/11 video', BBC
    US seeks stronger Asian democracy, BBC
    Senior Saudi royal demands reform, BBC
    Suicide bomb kills 15 in Algeria, BBC
    World economy 'facing slowdown', BBC


    Petraeus/Crocker rosy assessment of Iraq deflated in Senate, Goldenberg
    Iraq is anarchy caused by hamfisted intervention of US/UK, Jenkins
    Petraeus uses farcical arguments in support of the war, Ackerman
    Russia unveils the 'father of all bombs'- air-delivered, non-nuclear, Harding
    Six in W. Virginia arrested after black woman is held captive and tortured, Knapton
    Republicans' misuse of 9/11 destroying the US, Wolfe
    Guiliani makes Napoleon look modest, Williams
    Michael Ignatieff: Tears of an intellectual warmonger-more mea than culpa, McQuaig
    The Petraeus report-- the Betray-us report?, Mills
    Don't mention the 'A' word: Israel is an apartheid state, Silverstein
    RAF scrambles to confront Russian bombers: Cold War re-visited?, Norton-Taylor
    Is General Petraeus Bush's sock puppet?, Goldenberg
    US endangering the world by abandoning nuclear arms agreements, Jimmy Carter
    Petraeus: Telling like it ain't, Editorial
    'Buying time for Bush, Britain and the Iraqi factions', Clarke
    Disaster Capitalism: The Erasing of Iraq, Klein
    Petraeus report: 'With all respect, I don't buy it', Tran
    Timetable for withdrawal cheers British military chiefs, Norton-Taylor
    Delaying the inevitable withdrawal while kicking the can down the road, Yglesias
    US not at the forefront of any of the world's issues-no oxygen left, Watkin
    Senior UK defense people say Bush, Rumsfeld,Blair are war criminals, Norton-Taylor


    The 'surge' has failed to improve the bloody stalemate, Cockburn
    Petraeus report: A disgraceful and cynical surge of self-interest, Editorial
    The view from Baghdad: Mounting death toll mocks US optimism, Sengupta
    Retreat from Basra: the slow death of the Iraq campaign, Sengupta
    The military in Iraq are resolving nothing, Wesley Clark
    America expects the truth, but will General Petraeus deliver?, Doyle
    Amnesty film shows agony of US detention techniques, Judd
    Barb wire,check points,concrete walls: the surge's effect in Baghdad, Sengupta
    Petraeus: 'The surge has not worked out as we had hoped.', Doyle
    Israelis shocked as first neo-Nazi cell arrested, Silver
    Switzerland: Europe's heart of darkness? Racism and xenophobia on the rise, Vallely
    Israeli jets 'drop ammunition' in sortie over Syria, Penketh

    Times Online

    Britain tells US: We're winning Afghan battles but not the war, Baldwin
    Amputations, torture, brutal cruelty: the bloody reality behind the statistics, Fletcher
    US military leaders cross swords over the surge, Baldwin


    ABC, news

    Latin America

    Latin America

    Dynamite truck explodes after highway collision in northern Mexico, killing at least 34, AP
    Mexican rebels claim pipeline attacks, Huoston Chronicle
    Calderon: Mexico to Wipe out Drug Trafficking, Prensa Latina
    Final Run for Guatemalan President in November, Prensa Latina
    Drug barons and murderers on the ballot in Guatemala,
    Hurricane Felix kills scores in Nicaragua , Al Jazeera
    Nicaragua asks for ALBA Hurricane Help, Prensa Latina
    Panama, Costa Rica Fight Child Labor, Prensa Latina
    China promises Caribbean millions of dollars in assistance, Caribbean NN
    Dominican President Slams Opposition, Prensa Latina
    Doctor Paul Farmer on Haiti and Rwanda, HaitiAnalysis
    Haitians Request Support from Venezuela to Eradicate Illiteracy, HaitiAnalysis
    UN Censures Colombia Paramilitaries, Prensa Latina
    Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas Bank to Be Established This Year,
    Venezuela To Construct Over 200 'Socialist' Factories,
    As Walking Metamorphosis Brazil's Lula Has Become Target for Left and Right, Brazzil
    Growth Is Not Development and Brazil Is Proof of It, Brazzil
    Brazil to Break Monsanto's Global Grip Creating Its Own Transgenic Soy, Brazzil
    former Argentine president Carlos Menem's millionaire assets frozen, Merco Press
    UN agency warns about commodities’ windfalls, diversification needed, Merco Press
    One million Chilean workers do not make minimum wage, Santiago Times
    Bolivia: The Imminent Coup, Bolivia Rising
    Bolivia: Polarization reaches the boiling point, UDW
    Peru President on shaky ground , Noticias Aliadas

    Upside-Down World


    Inter Press Service

    Environment-Cote d'Ivore: Soya By Way of War , Ouattara+Boko
    El Salvador: Closing of Dumps Necessary But Not Sufficient , Gutiérrez
    Argentina: Camping in the Treetops to Save Forests , Valente
    Venezuela: Prison Homicides Still Routine , Márquez
    Middle East: Bridging the Shia-Sunni Divide With Free Trade , Janardhan
    Environment-Germany: What a Lake Says About Climate Change , Godoy
    Environment: Getting Some More Blue Into the Danube , Zimonjic
    Iraq: Fighting Amongst Shias Adds to Violence , al-Fadhily
    Politics-Fiji: Int'l Pressure Mounts After Emergency Is Imposed , Singh

    Der Spiegel

    International Herald Tribune

    Radio Paris (WNN)

    Middle East



    CNN: Israel targeted arms destined for Hezbollah, Barak Ravid
    The air strike in Syria is a secret that cannot be kept, Amos Harel
    IDF ground operation in Gaza unlikely despite Zikkim attack, Barak Ravid
    Peace summit to include show of support, but not negotiations, Aluf Benn
    No major IDF response to Qassam strike in Negev due to tensions in north, Amos Harel
    ultra-Orthodox Shas party will quit government if Temple Mount is relinquished, Nadav Shragai
    No signs of Syrian preparations for war, IDF says, Amos Harel
    Tel Aviv to give bicycles a chance, Editorial
    U.S. prof. who says Jews abuse Holocaust to curb critics resigns, AP
    Three militants killed, six wounded in IDF strike in southern Gaza, Avi Isacharoff
    MK Nafaa ignores gov't travel ban, arrives in Syria for a visit, Yoav Stern
    Hamas denies Haaretz report of new Israeli offer on Shalit deal, Avi Issacharoff
    Human Rights Watch: IDF indiscriminately bombed Lebanon civilians, AP
    Avigdor Lieberman: Land for peace is a mistake, Mazal Mualem
    IDF objects to extensive ground action in Gaza because of tensions with Syria, Amos Harel
    Taking Lieberman's advice, Moshe Arens
    Cutting off Gaza utilities illegal, counterproductive, Editorial
    C'heckpoints designed to wear the Palestians down until they accept Bantustans, Amira Hass

    Al Jazeera

    Petraeus hears Iraq war criticism, Agencies
    US plans military base near Iran, Agencies
    Iraq seeks regional peace solution, Agencies
    Gaza rockets wound Israeli soldiers, Agencies
    Israel condemned over Lebanon war, staff
    Taliban 'ready for Afghan talks', Agencies
    Bomber hits convoy in Afghanistan, Agencies
    'Gunfire' cuts short Karzai speech, Agencies
    Breaking News: Israeli jets 'enter' Syria airspace, Agencies
    US air raid hits Baghdad homes, Agencies
    US urged to disband Iraqi police, Al Jazeera
    Petraeus hints at Iraq troop cut, Agencies


    The situation in Iraq, despite what the US president says, is spinning out of control, staff
    PR or panic? Lots of busywork by the occupiers this week, Nermeen Al-Mufti
    Israelis working on strategy for surviving the fallout of America's withdrawal from Iraq, Saleh Al-Naami
    The repositioning of America's right wing as US fortunes in Iraq go from bad to worse, Emad Fawzi Shueibi
    Doubts persist about the event that made Bush and Cheney 'wartime leaders',, Eric Walberg
    Palestinian sectarian violence looks more and more like Iraq, Khaled Amayreh
    The Taliban are making a remarkable comeback, Gamal Nkrumah
    Average Egyptians have yet to taste the fruits of economic growth, Sherine Abdel-Razek
    Healthcare in Egypt, Karim El-Khashab
    The conditions endured by expatriate workers, Mohamed El-Sayed
    Rumours about President Hosni Mubarak's health, Gamal Essam El-Din
    Elections in Morocco are creating a stir, Faysal Saouli

    The Middle East

    p> Why Bush went to Baghdad, Middle East Times
    The Euopean Union must offer an alternative to failed US policy in ME, (Turkey)
    Samarra Under U.S. Attack, Uruknet
    Under staffed: Over 50 percent of Iraqi health workers have fled the country, IRIN
    Iraq: Violence, poverty, unemployment fuel rising alcoholism, IRIN
    Fallujah has all but slipped into the Dark Ages, Asia Times
    Maliki discusses filling ministerial posts with Ayatollah Sistani, Tehran Times
    Use of Depleted Uranium weapons may constitute a war crime, Uruknet
    Jenin: Child critically hurt by IDF fire, Ynet
    IDF thwarts attack on outpost: 5 Palestinians killed, YNet
    Feelings of attachment to Israel declining among non-Orthodox American Jews, Ynet
    Why Israel Should Plan for US’ Decline, Arab News
    The Weeping Olive Trees of Palestine, Palestine Chronicle
    United States and Israel must realize that the era of gunboat “diplomacy” is over, Palestine Chronicle
    Siniora asks Germany to help build up army, Lebanon Daily Star
    Berri schedules presidential vote for September 25, Lebanon Daily Star
    US trashes Iran agreement at own peril, Asia Times
    Attack and Iranians will rally behind their Supreme Leader and their President, Asia Times
    US Subprime Mortgage Crisis Affects Saudi Kingdom, Arab News
    Yemen: Female education remains key challenge, IRIN
    Military Chiefs Again Skip President Gul’s Reception in Turkey, Arab News
    Islamists Set for Gains in Moroccan Elections, Arab News
    The day of restoration of State Independence of Chechen nation,

    Daily Star



    US and China Promise Americans Lead-Free Toys , Reuters
    China Trade Surplus Powers Ahead , BBC News
    China Envoy Offers to Mediate on Darfur, The Associated Press
    Pig Shortage in China Powers Inflation ,
    Thousands of Ex-Soldiers Riot in China, The Associated Press

    Daily Times

    Nawaz sent packing to Saudi Arabia, DT
    Deportation due to Saudi pressure, DT
    Did deportation violate Constitution?, Akhtar Amin
    Pakistan: 'No offensive designs against anyone', Sajjad Malik
    Concern about missing people in Balochistan, Malik Siraj Akbar
    A million evacuated, stranded by Asia flooding, DT
    Riots spark soul-searching in 'new' India, Alistair Scrutton
    Iran cracks down on 'immorality', DT
    Benazir, back to basics, DT
    PPP: No welcome for Nawaz, Arslan Rafiq Bhatti
    Peace deal with Taliban, Mukarram Khan
    Musharraf's term will end Nov. 15, Irfan Ghauri
    Lawyers boycott courts against Musharraf's re-election bid, DT
    'Deal' may trigger revolt, DT


    Force, guile behind Nawaz exile, Inamullah Khattak, Syed Irfan Raza, Munawar Azeem & Mudassir Iqbal Raja
    If Nawaz had stayed, would have faced court, Dawn
    Few loose ends remain in Benazir deal, M. Ziauddin
    Split within PML over Benazir talks, Ahmed Hassan
    150,000 stranded Pakistanis may get voting rights, Dawn
    Showdown expected over Nawaz; riot police ready, By Khaleeq Kiani and Mohammad Asghar
    Nawaz deportation plan readied, Ahmed Hassan
    Is deportation in contempt of court?, Ashraf Mumtaz

    South East Asia

    Myanmar officials seized by monks, Agencies
    Myanmar investigating into real ownership of factories run under names of nationals,
    Solving the 'Burmese Blues',
    Protesting women suffer untold ignominy by junta,
    Thai reshuffle exposes cracks in military , Asia Times
    The rise and rise of a Cambodian capitalist, Asia Times
    Typical headline in Vietnamese newspaper: 'Vietnam to quadruple airport capacity by 2020',
    Oliver Stone in Vietnam for My Lai massacre film,
    Malaysian timber industry to benefit from nuclear technology, need a nuke plant too,
    Malaysia: Soft Loans for Reforestation of Deforestation?, IPS
    Malaysia/Indonesia: Ethnic Ties Won't Paper Over Class Differences, IPS
    Jakarta seals Russian arms deal, Al Jazeera
    Indonesia; Did gas drilling well or geology cause disasterous mud flow?, Reuters
    US digs in deeper in the Philippines hoping to re-establish bases, Asia Times
    Manila's talks with Muslim rebels delayed further, Reuters

    Asia Times, opinion

    The Hindu, news


    Somalia: Seven Killed in firefight in Bakara Market in Mogadishu, allAfrica
    Somalia: In Mogadishu 'Every day we heard explosions', IRIN
    Kenya/Somalia: Continued border closure hurting livelihoods, IRIN
    Islamic Courts at Eritrea meeting, want Ethiopian troops out of Somalia, Al Jazeera
    Ethiopia will have universal primary healthcare before the US does, IRIN
    Darfur shocks and humbles UN chief, Al Jazeera
    Darfur Groups Ask U.S. Mutual Funds to Drop Chinese Oil Majors, IPS
    Satellite images used to document human rights violations in Darfur, IPS
    Sudan has drones, is pursuing missiles, Mail and Guardian
    Gambia's justice delivery system has tremendously improved, The Daily Observer
    Sierra Leone: Not a lot of guns but a lot of frustration, IRIN
    Sierra Leone: Election Violence Disturbs Business in Freetown, Concord Times (Freetown)
    Togo: Floods kill at least 17, cut off access to some 60,000 people, IRIN
    Ghana: old Cedi already being rejected by merchants during currency conversion, allAfrica
    Shell to resume operations in troubled Nigerian delta region,
    Uganda diaries: George Oringa, 27, a paralegal at Pabbo camp, in Uganda, IRIN
    Burundi: Hundreds flee as 20 die in rebel clashes near capital, IRIN
    Crumbling Zimbabwe is ripe for corruption, Mail and Guardian
    Zimbabwe: Youth militia camps may close due to lack of funds, IRIN
    Four possible successors to Mugabe: Tired old goats and praise-singers, Zimbabwe Independent
    South Africa/Zimbabwe: Report dismisses 'human tsunami of migrants' claim, IRIN
    Commodity boom eats into aid for world's hungry, Reuters

    Mail and Guardian



    Chile: Pascua Lama Payoff Disputed by Chile Locals, Pollard

    Bill Moyers Journal

    Poet Robert Bly on greed in America & Grace Lee Boggs on civil rights, Moyers

    Consortium News

    Neck Deep: The Real Colin Powell, Parry
    Bowing Before an American Tyranny, Parry
    Questions for General Petraeus, Budowsky


    Understanding the Contemporary Republican Party: Authoritarians Have Taken Control (Pt. 1), John Dean

    Drug Corp Watch

    Attorney Subpoenas J&J AstraZeneca and Lilly for Hidden Antipsychotic Data Part II, Evelyn Pringle
    New Study Look at Benefits, Side Effects of Diabetes Drug Actos , AP
    Merck Closes $366 Million Deal to Buy NovaCardia for Heart Drug, Linda A. Johnson
    Obesity Pill Faces Long Wait, Matthew Herper
    Potential Human Carcinogen in Viracept,
    U.S. Reports of Drug Reactions Triple, Lindsey Tanner
    Drug company settles with DOJ, John O'Brien
    Biovail Suit Gets Support, Peter Brieger
    Attorney Subpoenas J&J, AstraZeneca and Lilly for Hidden Antipsychotic Data Part I, Evelyn Pringle
    Why Doctors Often Dismiss Drug Side Effects, Dr Joseph Mercola
    Minnesota Law Sheds More Light on Drug Companies, Dr Joseph Mercola
    Drug Company Settles Suit For Nearly $200-Million, CBS4
    Drug Company-Funded Statin Studies Biased, Dr. John Briffa
    Under the Influence?, Kent Sepkowitz
    Consumer Health Guide Reveals Nutritional Deficiencies Caused by Prescription Drugs, Mike Adams
    Drug Makers Should Inform Patients of Potential Conflicts, Des Moines Register
    Pfizer Breach Exposes Data on 34,000 People, Jaikumar Vijayan Framingham
    3 Nevadans Take on Drugmaker, Martha Bellisle
    Experts Say Birth Defect Risks Outweigh Benefits of SSRIs, Evelyn Pringle
    Senate Calls for Drug Companies to Disclose Gifts to Doctors, Julius A. Karash
    In U.S., Science is Distorted to Promote Political and Corporate Agendas, Mike Adams
    Pharma Spin and Child Suicide Rates , AHRP
    Nigeria: Groups Demand Compensation for Pfizer Victims, Hamisu Muhammad
    Sidelining Safety — The FDA's Inadequate Response to the IOM, Sheila Weiss Smith
    FDA Halts Sale Of Libido-Increasing Injectable Tanning Drug, Consumerist
    FDA Stands Accused of Giving Safety Too Low a Priority , PharmaTimes
    Medical Groups, State Senator Seek Drug Company Disclosures, Kellie Houx
    CDC Covering Up Serious Hazards of Water Fluoridation, Dr Joseph Mercola
    Top 20 Things That are More Dangerous to Children than Lead Paint in Mattel Toys, Mike Adams
    Scientists and Professionals Lash Out Against Water Fluoridation, Adam Miller
    FDA Issues Warning to Injectable Tanning Product, KansasCity.Com
    FDA Seeks to Regulate Complementary and Alternative Medicine,

    The Nation, opinion
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