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Ed/News: Greenspan Confirms Bush Watch Allegation Re Iraq Oil War , Politex
Op-Eds: Smirking Chimp Editors' Picks , various
Op-Eds: Thomas Paine Editors' Picks , various
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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Destroying the Constitution: Our Fascist Government, BW Editorial
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News Roundup

Illustrious music scholar barred from US: 'is it my piano-playing?' , Bernstein
Restore American justice: Congress must reverse Bush's heinous Military Commissions Act, Ed
US economy turns down: 6 yrs of manic tax cuts leave us no leeway, no safety net, Ed
The New Hampshire phone scam is just the tip of the GOP vote fraud iceberg, Ed
We may outlive the sun but can we survive our own ethical & cultural black hole?, Ed
This is your (father's) brain on drugs: give us a wild teen over a boomer any day, Males
Alabama plan rezones to resegregate, Dillon
Miami police given choice of carrying assault rifles, AP
Dem candidates shine at Iowa steak fry: a tough call for voters, Zeleny
All crime is local in '08 politics, Roberts
2nd best: if Bush can't have one of his own at Justice, a Giuliani insider will do, Stolberg &Shenon
So much worse than Saddam: the carnage we brought to Iraq , Tavernise
ElBaradei: the indispensable irritant to both Iran and Bush war hogs, Sciolino &Broad
Argentine priest says Catholic Church was complicit in 'dirty war' atrocities, Barrionuevo
Russian accused of Litvinenko poisoning seeks parliament seat, Chivers
Vatican penance: forgive us our carbon output, Rosenthal
Veto risk: Bush determined to stop ininsured children getting health care, Pear
Def Sec Gates' speech to soft soap Bush's foreign policy, Shanker
Disappointed (scared) Greenspan lashes out at Bush, Andrews


Microsoft loses landmark EU antitrust case
Investigators probe Thai air disaster
Bush to name retired judge Mukasey attorney general
France slammed by Iran after minister warns of war
Greek ruling conservatives see majority cut in election
Greenspan memoir links Iraq war to US thirst for oil
Hundreds queue for their money as Northern Rock shares plunge

News Bullets

  • Iran Leader: Bush Will Be Tried
  • Iraq: No Refuge Within or Outside the Country
  • Living Off Scraps: The West Bank’s Bitter Harvest
  • Canadian Class Action Planned on Agent Orange Exposure
  • Poll: Civilian Death Toll in Iraq May Top 1 Million
  • The President Asserted Progress on Security and Political Issues. Recent Reports Weren’t Often So Upbeat.
  • UN Adopts Historic Statement on Native Rights
  • Facts Belie Petraeus’ Case, Say Humanitarian Groups

    Op-Ed Roundup

    Bud McClure:
    The Banality of Evil Revisited
    Gary Langer:
    What They're Saying in Anbar Province
    Marjorie Cohn:
    Erwin Chemerinsky and the Post-9/11 Attack on Academic Freedom
    Martin Bell:
    British Arms Are Killing the World’s Children
    Haroon Siddiqui:
    Iraq and Afghanistan Two Sides of Same Coin
    Les Payne:
    Petraeus, Westy Birds of Feather
    Elizabeth Sullivan:
    Gruesome Ethnic Sorting Focuses on Baghdad’s Sunnis
    Barry Siegel:
    State-Secret Overreach
    Robert Fisk:
    In the Colosseum, Thoughts Turn to Death
    Ralph Nader:
    The Legacies of Anita Roddick
    Joe Conason:
    The Illusion of Progress in Iraq
    Derrick Jackson:
    Bush’s War of False Pretenses
    The Oregonian:
    Even Now, Gonzales Leaves a Mess to Clean Up
    Alexander Cockburn:
    The General Came to Washington
    Mark Morford:
    Iraq, Deep In Your Bones
    Cindy Sheehan:
    Arrest Bush, Not Reverend
    Glenn Greenwald:
    The Endless, Meaningless Blather From The Washington Establishment
    Jane Smiley:
    The Shock Doctrine: Milton Friedman’s Hold and The People’s Hopeful Resistance
    Mark Rudd/Doug Viehmeyer:
    What’s a Moratorium?
    Russell Mokhiber:
    As Local Politics Change, So Will National Politics
    Ray Hanania:
    A Thousand American Soldiers Condemned by Bush To Certain Death
    Allison Stevens:
    Sticker Shock: Skyrocketing Birth Control Rates Are Only One Way Bush Administration Obstruct Access to Contraception
    RK Stewart:
    Green Schools: Color Them Healthy Places of Teaching and Learning
    Stephen Zunes/Erik Leaver:
    Annotate This… President Bush’s Sept 13 Speech to the Nation on Iraq
    Pierre Tristam:
    Dividends of Mendacity: Bush’s ‘Way Forward’
    Rick Salutin:
    A Little Nordic Sanity: Actually Doing What You Say
    Tony Karon:
    Despite a Backlash, Many Jews Are Questioning Israel
    Danny Schechter:
    The Crimes of Wall Street: What Are We Going to Do Before Its Too Late?
    Matthew Rothschild:
    Bush Trumpets “Success” in Iraq, Plays the Al Qaeda Card

    Special: Greenspan's Bushie Blunder

    Greenspan alert on falling home he tells us!, Guha
    Cowardice:Greenspan tells us now what he wouldn't tell the Bushies then, Guha
    Disappointed (scared) Greenspan lashes out at Bush, Andrews

    Special: Iraq By The Numbers

    72,537 to 79,128 civilians killed so far,
    3,831 American soldiers killed, 27,004 wounded so far,
    $452,147,758,271 borrowed and spent so far,

    Special: Africa

    Floods hit large parts of Africa, Al Jazeera
    Little relief in Ramadan for war-weary Mogadishu, Mail and Guardian
    Ethiopian troops carrying out house to house searches in Mogadishu,
    Govt Forces Detain And Life-Threaten Journalists in Mogadishu,
    Africa's rebels take to tranquil Eritrea capital, Reuters
    The New millennium - start of Ethiopia's renaissance!, ethiopianreporter
    Formal education systems crumbling in much of sub-Saharan Africa, IRIN
    Sudan offers Darfur ceasefire, Al Jazeera
    Chad: Rebels warn of ‘total war’ if EU force is not neutral, IRIN
    Conflicts over water like those in Burkina Faso will soon spread over the continent, IRIN
    Cote d'Ivoire: Thousands of toxic waste victims could miss out on compensation, IRIN
    Development bank established to provide credit to farmers to be privatized,
    Central African Republic military in mass atrocities against civilians, Mail and Guardian
    Nigeria: Vehicle Laden With Explosives, Ammunition, Bound for Delta Intercepted by Police, allAfrica
    Our new president is no Hugo Chavez, the corrupt old order remains, Vanguard NIgeria
    Nigerian Army Launches Fresh Offensive Against Rivers Cultists, Vanguard NIgeria
    Member of the House of Representatives assasinated, Guardian Nigeria
    Is this the government I fought to bring into power?, Monitor (Uganda)
    Uganda's shilling to remain strong against the once mighty dollar, New Vision
    Uganda Diaries: Owiny Lakaragic - 'enough of camps!', IRIN
    Kenya: Kibaki Rolls Out His Campaign Machine, The Nation (Nairobi)
    Mozambique: Religious leaders dampen rising tension after mosques burned, IRIN
    Mugabe faces stormy congress which could sweep him from power, Zimbabwe Independent
    Mugabe consolidating power, say analysts, Mali and Guardian
    Pets slaughtered or given up in meat-starved Zimbabwe, Mail and Guardian
    Cape Town mayor marches against drugs on druglords' street, Mail and Guardian
    Cops arrest 180 in Johannesburg crime crackdown, Mail and Guardian

    Today's Alternative Special: AlterNet

    America's Deadly Shock Doctrine in Iraq
    Bush Won't Let Go of His Failed Iraq Project
    Unintended Pregnancy Down Among Teens But Up for Young Adults
    A Journey into the Redneck State of Mind
    Why Is Bush's Kid Brother Neil Getting Federal Funding?
    Norman Solomon: Here's the Smell of Blood Still
    Robert Scheer: The General Lies
    Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Oprah's Star Power Won't Do Much for Obama

    DrugReporter: Spinning a Failed War on Drugs
    DrugReporter: The Top Ten Reasons Marijuana Should Be Legal
    DrugReporter: Let Afghanistan Grow the World's Opium Supply
    Environment: As We Stand on the Brink of Catastrophe, Bio-Fuels are no Magic ...
    Environment: Does Our Planet Have Too Many People?
    Environment: Connecting Wild Weather, Climate Change and Political Action
    ForeignPolicy: If You Want Peace in Iraq, Stop Trying to Kill Muqtada al-Sadr...
    ForeignPolicy: Why Iraq Is Getting Worse

    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

    No exit, no strategy except to confuse, deceive and cow us, Ed
    More help needed for tougher times: more may soon need unemployment support, Ed
    Brilliant legal scholar 'too politically controversial' (principled) for new law school, Ed
    Anti-Roe, pro-Rudy: fundamentalist ponders how best to set back women's rights , Johnston
    The benevolent civilization: San Francisco to offer care for every uninsured adult, Sack
    Just to listen to a president who wasn't lying would be so...wonderful, Myers &Hulse
    Our vaunted new Sunni ally is assassinated just hours before Bush speech , Rubin
    Bush address begs the question 'what are we doing in Iraq again?', Sanger
    Officers say Bush is straining our forces with little chance of success, Cloud
    Number of soldiers to be left in Iraq after desurging 'unclear', Cloud
    Bomb in Pakistan kills at least 15 from elite unit, Masood &Khan
    Japanese Premier III, party waits on successor, Onishi
    GOP candidates pronounce on Iraq: caution, this will numb your mind, Luo &Santora
    The truth hurts: Giuliani squawking over anti-war ad, Seelye

    Washington Post

    Boston Globe

    The other Mideast conflict, ED
    US, Iraqi officials skeptical of Petraeus's plan, Bender + Stockman

    Chicago Tribune

    Military vets army of few in Congress , Kuczka
    Snow scrapes with reporters over, other battles remain , Page

    Chicago Sun Times

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

    LA Times

    SF Chronicle


    VA Studies: PTSD Care Inconsistent, Adams
    Congress Considers Peru Trade Pact as Prelude to Tougher Deals, Bachelet
    Refugees: Ethiopia Killing Civilians in Separatist Crackdown, Bengali
    Petraeus: 'We Are Not Trying to Mislead', Youssef


    Globe and Mail

    Toronto Star



    Iran supreme leader launches scathing attack on Bush, BBC
    Greenspan attacks Bush on economy, BBC
    Further signs of US economic pain, BBC
    Markets fall after dip in US jobs, BBC
    Q&A: Iran's nuclear programme, BBC
    French foreign minister says world should prepare for possible war with Iran, BBC
    Sadr group quits Iraq ruling bloc, BBC
    At least 22 people die in Iraq violence, BBC
    US hints at bigger Iraq pullout, BBC
    The facts and figures of life in Iraq under the US troops push, BBC
    Global warming 'opens Northwest Passage', BBC
    Bush aide says warming man-made, Roger Harrabin, BBC
    UK 'carbon neutral' by 2050 call, Brian Wheeler, BBC
    Ten 'most polluted places' named, BBC
    Worldwide rallies held for Darfur, BBC


    Israel's audacious airstrike on Syria using eight F-15 bombers, Urquhart
    The Jena 6: an everyday story in the United States, Younge
    Gingrich plots revenge on Clintons-Threatens to run for President, Walters
    Iraq conflict has cost 1.2 million lives, claims civilian survey, Beaumont
    Was Israeli raid on Syria a dry run for attack on Iran?, Beaumont
    So much for market self-regulation: UK Bank implodes, Hutton
    Housing boom over in the UK-- US next?, Stewart
    Alan Greenspan claims Iraq war was really for oil, Paterson
    US terror guru ‘put name to fake articles’ at Nixon Center, Baxter


    One family's harrowing story of kidnap and murder in Iraq, Sengupta
    'Surge' hit by fresh al-Qa'ida threats, Whitaker

    Times Online

    Iraqi interpreter in Basra dragged to death by militia, Fletcher


    ABC, news

    Latin America

    Latin America

    Mexico oil bomb rebels in political, personal fight, Reuters
    Fears about Mexican trucks are unfounded,
    Gunmen kill central Mexican state police chief, Reuters
    Mex president honors children who fought American invaders in 1847, Prensa Latina
    Mexican Deputies: 'Normalize relations with Cuba', Prensa Latina
    Few Guatemalan Women Win Vote, Prensa Latina
    US to Boost 'Free Trade' with Panama, Prensa Latina
    Ailing Castro unseen but writing prolifically, Caribbean NN
    New Jamaica Leader for Poor, Region, Prensa Latina
    Jamaica's new prime minister was born into politics, Caribbean NN
    The Golding Cabinet and double jeopardy, Jamaica Observer
    New Book Reveals Truth about Aristide Kidnapping, HaitiAnlysis
    After drug arrest, Colombia blasts American Democrats on aid, Reuters
    Colombian Govt Guilty of Activist Death, Prensa Latina
    Party on Verge of Breaking Away from Pro-Chavez Coalition, Venezuelanalysis
    USAID in Bolivia and Venezuela: The Silent Subversion, Venezuelanalysis
    Caipirinha with Curry: Brazil-India Growing Ties Worry Washington, Brazzil
    It's Time Brazil Leave Its Pothole-Filling Policy and Strive for Greatness, Brazzil
    Brazil Lula Blames Global Instability on US's Casino Mentality, Brazzil
    Kirchner: Successful End to Term in Office, Prensa Latina
    Over 700.000 foreigners apply for Argentine residence, Merco Press

    Upside-Down World


    Inter Press Service

    France: Sarkozy Hedges Free Market With Gov't Control , Deibert
    Health-West Africa: Rural Areas Said To Be in the Shadow of AIDS Efforts , Zamblé
    Latin America: Native Leaders Half-Heartedly Embrace ‘Historic’ Declaration , Cevallos
    US-Iraq: Religious Violence Spiking, State Dept Says , Akhavi

    Opinion - International Herald Tribune

    Putin's new power play
    Mexico's fragile democracy
    Brazen bureaucracy
    Hope for Filipinos?
    Seeking peace in the air
    Mind over manual
    Breaking the chains
    Striking back at kleptocrats

    SPIEGEL ONLINE - International

    'Big Brother' for Cosmonauts: Russia Locks Up Volunteers to Test Effects of ...
    After the Petraeus Report: Bush Says Success Allows for Troop Cuts
    Terror Arrests in Vienna: Austria's 'Jihad by Telecommute'
    Picture This: Rebuilding Lives
    Suing Tom: A Berlin Attorney Takes on Cruise
    Opinion: German Converts to Islam Are an Asset, Not a Threat
    Russia's New Prime Minister: Putin's Obscure Hardliner
    A Lesson for Europe: American Muslims Strive to Become Model Citizens

    Der Spiegel

    International Herald Tribune

    Radio Paris (WNN)

    Middle East


    Reports by America's top general and its ambassador in Iraq seem designed to allow Bush more time, Salah Hemeid
    All the spin in the world can't change the facts on the ground in Iraq, Sukant Chandan
    Why has Tel Aviv's response to the rocket attack on a military base been so muted?, Saleh Al-Naami
    Was an Israeli attack on Syria averted by good defence?, Sami Moubayed
    The number of Palestinians stranded in North Sinai is beginning to grow once again, Serene Assir
    the significance of the return of Rafsanjani to high position in Iran's ruling elite, Mustafa El-Labbad
    Musharraf's war of survival, Graham Usher
    Hosni Mubarak sent messages, signs and signals this week, staff
    The UN secretary-general is determined to find a way out of Darfur's awkward predicament, Gamal Nkrumah
    Entering the nuclear era is no longer a luxury, Sherine Nasr
    Why the West attacks us, Abdel-Wahab Elmessiri
    Washington losing hearts and minds, Amr Hamzawi
    How many Muslims do you think support Al-Qaeda, or the Taliban?, Galal Nassar

    Middle East

    Iraq: Ethnic violence forces more Arabs to flee Kirkuk, IRIN
    Iraq: Diyala the worst province for basic services, IRIN
    PKK uses nothern Iraq as arsenal for attacks in Turkey, says official report,
    Calls grow for Bush war crimes trial, Tehran Times
    Syria Denies Nuke Help From N. Korea, Arab News
    Israel's Violation of Syria's Border Sends Conflicting Signals, Arab News
    Israeli settlements deprive Palestiians of land and water resources, IRIN
    Corporate Media Distortion on Israel-Palestine, Palestine Chronicle
    Extensive destruction of houses and gross humiliation of residents, B'Tselem
    Domestic workers face conditions akin to slavery, Lebanon Daily Star
    Crises fail to dampen Ramadan spirit, Lebanon Daily Star
    Survivors of Sabra and Shatila massacres still recall horror - and still demand justice, Lebanon Daily Star
    Sabra And Shatila - On Massacres, Atrocities And Holocausts,
    'War on Terror Served Iran's Interests Best',
    Afghanistan: Effects of suicide attacks extend far beyond the grave, IRIN
    Afghanistan: Call for USA to move bases away from civilian areas, IRIN
    It's just so hard for Saudis to find good foreign maids these days, Arab News
    Russian convoy and traitors' base attacked in Ingushetia,
    Morocco: Country Embraces Surprise Election Outcome, allAfrica



    Syria: No plan for military response to IAF strike, Staff
    Ex-U.S. official: N. Korea using Syria, Iran as nuclear 'safe havens', Barak Ravid
    IDF blocks W. Bank Palestinians trying to reach Al-Aqsa Mosque, AP
    IDF ground force stages limited incursion into southern Gaza, Mijal Grinberg
    Iran's Khamenei: Bush is war criminal comparable to Hitler, DPA
    A sober outlook for the New Year, Editorial
    11 daring predictions for the new year, Shmuel Rosner
    This year, Bush will decide whether to attack Iran, Shmuel Rosner

    Al Jazeera

    Bush orders limited troop reduction, Agencies
    Iraq tribes vow to avenge murder of leader, Al Jazeera
    Ramadan begins across Muslim world , Agencies
    Ramadan amnesty for Iraqi detainees, Agencies
    Nato snubs bid to curb Afghan opium, Agencies
    Taliban readies Ramadan offensive, Al Jazeera

    Daily Star



    Chen Shui-bian's Push of 'Referendum' on UN Entry Illegal,:Scholar, Xinhua
    5th Interest Rate Hike to Drain Excessive Liquidity, China Daily
    China to Deploy Peacekeepers to Darfur in October, Military Says , International Herald Tribune
    Bird Flu Outbreak Kills 10000 Ducks in China ,
    China Wants Peaceful Resolution on Iran, China Daily

    Daily Times

    Benazir 'can't be deported on return', Arslan Rafiq Bhatti
    Musharraf 'needs deal.', DT
    15 killed in blast at officers' mess, DT
    Indian Communists threaten nuclear deal, DT


    53% support for Benazir, Anwar Iqbal
    Tsunami alert in Indonesia, Dawn
    A million displaced in Indian flood, Dawn
    Indians protest India-Lanka sealane, Dawn

    Asia Times

    Petraeus ('an ass-kissing little chickenshit') out of step with US top brass , Gareth Porter
    Mr Bush, your sheikh is dead , Pepe Escobar
    Behind the 'Success in Anbar' myth, Pepe Escobar
    Al-Qaeda sets Lebanon record straight, Sami Moubayed
    Deep flaws in Afghan peace drive , M K Bhadrakumar
    US and Europe drain Iran's half-full glass, Kaveh L Afrasiabi

    South East Asia

    China backs Myanmar democracy, Al Jazeera
    Depositors in panic run to Mandalay banks for withdrawals, Mizzima News
    Junta to blame for economic deterioration, protests: NLD, Mizzima News
    Golden Triangle is now only a bit player in the global heroin trade, NYT
    Scores killed in Thai jet crash, Al Jazeera
    Unhappy anniversary of Thailand's coup,
    The good and bad of Cambodian investment , Asia Times
    Cambodia's silk was once among the region's finest, until 30 years of armed conflict,
    Vietnam plans eight nuclear reactors by 2025,
    Vietnam gives up highly enriched uranium from Dalat Nuclear Research Institute, cnn
    Demand for bio-diesel increases Malaysian palm oil exports,
    Indonesia earthquake toll rises, Al Jazeera
    Clash in Indonesia's Aceh leaves 26 people injured, Reuters
    Bomb Attack in S. Philippines Follows Australian Warning, Arab News
    Philippines to Open More Labor Offices Abroad as Overseas Filipino Workers Increase, Arab News

    Asia Times, opinion

    The Hindu, news


    New US military command in Africa to start work, Mail and Guardian
    Somali opposition vows to defeat Ethiopia within months,
    Women bear the brunt of Somali conflict, IRIN
    Somalia: Crackdown on people smuggling in Puntland, IRIN
    Ethiopia receives Somali ultimatum, Al Jazeera
    Ogaden rebels accuse Ethiopia of state sponsored terrorism , Mail and Guardian
    Seven years after, Ethiopia kicks off new millennium, Guardian (Nigeria)
    Darfur rebel: Sudan escalating attacks before talks, Reuters
    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visited Lake Chad, symbol of Africa’s deteriorating environment. , IRIN
    US military aircraft delivering arms fired on by rebels in northern Mali , Al Jazeera
    Tuareg-led Niger rebels want uranium income for local develpment, Reuters
    Liberia: National disaster relief agency inoperable for years, IRIN
    Cote d'Ivoire: Striking state doctors snub health ministry’s call for minimum services, IRIN
    Sierra Leone: Reinstating rule of law starting with motorcycle licenses, IRIN
    Ghana: Presidential candidates should declare their assets, Ghanaian Chronicle (Accra)
    Nigeria: Wave of repression on so-called ‘amoral’ behaviour, IRIN
    We enjoin all Nigerians to take this year's Ramadan as an opportunity to eschew social vices, Guardian (Nigeria)
    Nigeria: Curfew in Port Harcourt makes life safer but harder, Reuters
    DR Congo battles Ebola outbreak, Al Jazeera
    Mass graves found in troubled DR Congo region, Mail and Guardian
    Not another ‘world war’ in Congo!, East African
    The United States will contribute to military efforts to wipe out the Lord’s Resistance Army, East African
    Burundi: Calm returns as army warns it may crack down on rebels, IRIN
    Zambia's hotels should stock condoms instead of Bibles, IRIN
    Look at the bright side: Economic collapse is good for the environment, Zimbabwe Independent
    South Africa: What Steve Biko Means for SA Today, allAfrica
    Mbeki: Crime a symptom of 'rapacious individualism', Mail and Guardian

    Mail and Guardian



    US: Billions over Baghdad; The Spoils of War, Barlett+Steele
    US: US Accountants Charged in Probe, BBC News Online
    Canada: Four Former Nortel Executives Charged With Accounting Fraud, Associated Press

    Drug Corp Watch

    Pfizer Warns of Contaminant in HIV Drug Viracept , Susan Todd
    The War Against Novartis is Not Yet Won, Sandhya Srinivasan
    Most Problematic Leukemia Drugs Recalled , Xinhua
    FDA Warning: Cancer Pain Medication Fentora May Cause Side Effect Including Death, AC
    Cephalon’s Fentora Linked to Four Deaths, Catherine Hollingsworth and Sasha Damouni
    AstraZeneca to Outsource Manufacturing, Robin Pagnamenta
    China Recalls Tainted Leukemia Drugs, Christopher Bodeen
    Food Additives Causing Hyperactivity, Shahid Husain
    Families Sue After Drug-linked Deaths, Natasha Wallace
    Experts Question Study on Youth Suicide Rates--$$ Conflicts Not Reported, AHRP
    CDC Lab in Disease Scare Upgraded, Ken Foskett
    Can the TB Patient Sue the CDC?, Daniel J. Solove
    The Dialysis Business: Fair Treatment? , Andrew Pollack
    Diabetes Drug Ups Heart Risk, Brian Vastag
    White House Moves to Scuttle Key FDA Reform, Merrill Goozner

    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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