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All of Today's 150+ Bush Watch Headlines Are Here [scroll down if archived]:... news roundup... specials... united states ... canada ...england ...australia ...latin america ......europe ...middle east ... asia ... africa ... alternative...op-eds

Recent Bush Watch Features

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
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

Land of the free in search of a Congress: why are Dems too scared to govern?, Ed
Hillary explains: 'the VP motorcade pulls into the capitol & Darth Vader emerges', Smith
Mocking humanity in Khartoum: trail of blood leads to killer in charge of human rights, Ed
Oh, that past: forget gun control, Giuliani is gunning for White House now, Ed
Regulating Microsoft: U.S. regulators shriek as European court rules for principle, Ed
Healthcare hopes: no one understands healthcare economics better than Hillary, Krugman
While Bush abuses our military in Mesopotamia, Asians grow their forces, Kaplan
Shrinks say shy kids are 'sick': Big Pharma has just the drugs they need, Lane
Illegal immigrants chase false hopes to Canada, Davey &Goodnough
Jena Six protest in Louisiana echoes civil rights era, Jones
Critics right and left protest Stalinist book removals from prison libraries, Goodstein
Bush spits veto threats: 'compassion'doesn't include children's healthcare, Stolberg
Stanford shudders: the appointment of Rumsfeld as Hoover fellow is 'unacceptable', Glater
U.S. Attorney attempts suicide after arrest in pedophile case, Bunkley
China, unregulated: Bush gave toxic goods access to your home, Ed
The lobby reform bill is Bush's chance to champion principle over payola, Ed
After 60 years will Pakistan be reborn?, Hamid
India's internal partition, Guha
There's more money in suing oil companies, oystermen find, Nossiter
Padilla jury to deliberate: defense says Bush just needed a patsy & Padilla is it, Goodnough
Rescuers press new efforts to find trapped miners, Frosch
Passport rule helps collect child support: one good thing from the State Dept, AP
When Congress is away the rats will play: Bush threatens to declare Iranian Guards 'terrorists', Cooper
The worst violence in months: 4 truck bombs kill 200 in Kurdish area of Bush's Iraq, Cave
Bomb derails passenger train in Russia, officials say, Chivers
Beheading and shooting by Russian neo-Nazis, on video, Chivers
Chavez to propose removing his term limits, Romero
With Rove's departure, a new era or is this all a carefully staged feint?, Rutenberg &Myers
Hastert is getting out while the getting is good, leaving Illinois wide open for Dems, Hulse &Zeleny
New York to get U.S, traffic aid, but with catch, Neuman
Producer prices and trade data give Fed little reason to cut rates , Peters
Fred Thompson's phantom campaign, Saulny
Giuliani chimes in with the Bush gang's chorus of aggression against Iran, Seelye
Calls for a breakup grow ever-louder in Belgium, Sciolino
Iraqis insist Blackwater opened fire on civilians: U.S. embassy in lockdown, Tavernise &Glanz
Zimbabwe political standoff may be easing, Wines
Appalling $94 BILLION in Pentagon warhog corruption reviewed by criminal investigators, Schmitt &Thompson
Abbas demands that Rice's Nov. peace conference discuss core issues, Cooper
Why are Democrats frightened of GOP on Iraq? Why are chickens frightened of foxes?, Herszenhorn
Bush won't comment on Israeli airstrike on Syria: next stop, Iran?, Myers & Erlanger
Clinton supporter can't help mentioning Giuliani's tawdry personal life, Seelye
Where was Obama during Republicans' sanctimonious attack on MoveOn? , Herszenhorn

Refugees in their own land: 2 million Iraqis forced to flee their homes, Goldenberg
Terrible mistakes lead to lousy choices: Iraq and Iran, Ash
Move On evens the score against Rudy with new video, Tomasky
Israel ratchets up the rhetoric as Hamas seems open to ceasefire, Black
Thank you, Mr. Bush, for leaving a multipolar world, Ghannoushi
Bank crisis in the UK worsens as depositors queue up for money, Hosking
Israeli clamp down continues to devastate Palestine, Maddox
Prepare for prolonged turmoil, says US Treasury Secretary, Jagger
Media, Democrats silent on police attack on University of Florida student, Grey

AFP

Lebanon in mourning pays final respects to slain MP
China ordains Vatican-approved bishop
'Massive' aid needed for African floods: Red Cross
/> Pakistani opposition protests Musharraf election plan
Blackwater security company back on the streets of Baghdad
Euro roars to record high 1.4120 dollars
Oil prices pause after record run above 84 dollars

News Bullets

Jack Cafferty: Why a third party candidate can't win
Think tank: A vote with a paper trail just complicates things
Colbert: Kids won't stand idly by; they'll go home and blog it!
72 SENATORS CONDEMN 'GENERAL BETRAY US' AD...
Bush bashes Democrats over 'disgusting' MoveOn ad
Senior Democrat eyes corporate tax cut
Top Bush aide: 'Don't know' if war worth it
'I'm not opposed to the occasional hanging,' jokes Letterman

Op-Ed Roundup

Marie Cocco:
Privatizing Murder
George Lakoff:
Oil and Betrayal in Iraq
Linn Washington Jr:
Jena: The Ignored Story of Legal Lynching
Joyce Marcel:
All The Perfumes of Arabia
Paul Krugman:
What I Hate About Political Coverage
Adrian Hamilton:
The Eerie Familiarity of These Preparations For War
Matthew Rothschild:
Amnesty International, ACLU Condemn Use of Tasers at University of Florida
Russell Mokhiber:
AARP To Kucinich: Drop Dead
Lee Drutman:
Corrupt Lobbyists Remain Triumphant
John Nichols:
Habeas Corpus and a Senate Race in Maine
Ruth Conniff:
Blackwater and Oil Show Administration’s M.O. in Iraq
Sally Kohn:
Blinded By The White: OJ Simpson vs. The Jena Six
Harvey Karp/Rachel Gibson:
Protect Kids From Toxic Toys
Jay Bookman:
Our Generation Is All Too Good At Taking The Easy Way Out
Jack Lessenberry:
Victory Now Certain!


Special: Under Bush, The Buck Gets...Screwed
Dollar hits record low against euro, BBC
Canadian Dollar Rose Above U.S. Dollar Yesterday, Toronto Star
Contradictions mount in US and world economy in wake of Fed rate cut, Martin
Rate Cut Alone May Not Fix Economy, Hall
Bernanke: Rate Cut Not a Cure-All for Turbulence, Hall


Special: What Happened in Syria?
Shock Waves From Syria
A strange air raid in Syria, ED
A strange air raid in Syria
Ready for another Mideast war?
There is a role for Damascus

Middle East Volcano


Special: Blackwater

Face-saving and Blackwater-saving: A joint inquiry on Blackwater, MacAskill
Blackwater: a privatization too far, Hilary
U.S.-Iraq: Blackwater Banned After Deadly Firefight , Luban
Iraq Considers New Steps Against Security Companies, Fadel+Hammoudi
Iraq: Will Iraq Kick Out Blackwater?, Zagorin+Bennett
Will Condoleeza allow a 'free and independent' Iraq to expel Blackwater hired guns?, Tavernise


Special: Greenspan's Bushie Blunder

Greenspan alert on falling home prices...now 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, iraqbodycount.org
3,831 American soldiers killed, 27,004 wounded so far, globalsecurity.org
$452,147,758,271 borrowed and spent so far, nationalpriorities.org


Today's Alternative Special: Tom Paine

Bush Era: Privatizing Murder
Profiting From Big Brother
Protecting LGBT Workers
Governor Rendell Pushes Universal Health Care
Senate Approves Whistleblower Protections for Defense Contractors
Bush Urges Congress To Broaden Surveillance Act
In Iraq, Private Contractors Outnumber U.S. Troops
Environmental Groups Seek Federal Crackdown On Air Fresheners



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

A shield for the public: a federal shield law for the press is essential, Ed
Pass the Dream Act & open the future to talented immigrant children, Ed
The G.O.P.'s candidate-free debate: these vapid, arrogant men prefer drinks at the the club, Ed
A withered harvest in the Bronx: 'Christian' Republicans hate feeding the poor , Clines
The midnight ride of John McCain: tiptoeing away from the Bush trainwreck, Collins
The French Revolution: if Sarko supports Bush, the French will dump him, Cohen
Taxing the hand that feeds us: the Republican attack on the middle class , Ponnuru
A television evangelist's public lesson on domestic violence, Dewan
25th anniversary elusive for many couples, Roberts
Mormon polygamist 'marriage' resulted in rape of 14 year old girl, Johnson &Dougherty
Town tries to protect Hoppen's Cape Cod from hulking new McMansion, Zezima
Noxious 'reality show' caters to voyeuristic adult rage against coddled kids, Stanley
Rice in the crossfire as Israel threatens to cut Gaza electricity and fuel, AP
Senate GOP condemns our troops to suffer and die in Iraq 'for the next 50 years' , Herszenhorn & Hulse
Bushco's real army: Iraq wants to throw brutal Blackwater out of the country, Broder &Risen
Pakistan election set for October 6, AP
In Egypt, a rising push against female genital mutilation, Slackman
Terror trial shaped Mukasey: he's for security, spying and secrecy over 'values', Liptak
Hearing in killing of Afghan puts Army war effort on trial, Von Zielbauer
The moral obligation thing: Bush officials to process Iraqi refugees into US, Reuters
Measure would offer legal status to illegal immigrant students, Preston
Big Senate GOP tyrannosaurs block detainees rights bill, Hulse

Washington Post

washingtonpost.com - Post Editorials

Children's Care at Risk Under Bush
Feds Protecting Sources?
China: Help Where It's Not Needed?
Mr. Greenspan's History
A 'Palpable Injustice' to D.C.
Pakistan: Reelection by Fiat

washingtonpost.com - Op-Ed Columns
Drive Time for the 'Jena 6'
Seeds of Anti-Semitism
Jim Crow Comes for Our Kids
Ditto Democrats
Newt's Vision Thing
A Lame-Duck Choice
When I Return to Pakistan

Boston Globe

Clinton's wiser health plan, ED
Sen. Clinton: Bill and I are different, Gross
SEIU down to 3 Dems for endorsement , Holland

Chicago Sun Times

U.S. bans much diplomatic travel in Iraq , Reid + Lee
http://www.suntimes.com/news/greeley/563124,CST-EDT-greel19.article, Andrew Greeley

McClatchy

Kurds Denounce U.S. Detention of Iranian, Price+Taha
Democrats' Toughest Out-of-Iraq Plan Defeated in Senate, Schoof
U.S. Calls Meeting to Prepare New Sanctions against Iran, Schofield
U.S. Ramps Up Pressure on Iran, Strobel
Maliki Blasts Blackwater Firm for Other Incidents, Fadel
Controversial Osprey Aircraft Deployed to Iraq, Montgomery
Senate Blocks Democrats' Bid to Give U.S. Troops More Time at home, Schoof
Giuliani Takes His Presidential Campaign to London, Ruskin
Congress Weighs Rules for Private Security Firms in Iraq, Barrett
Another Assassination Roils Lebanon, el Naggar
Senate Rejects Giving Terror Suspects Access to Federal Courts, Schoof

LA Times

SF Chronicle

Canada

Globe and Mail

TORONTO STAR: News Top Stories

Canadians feeling fleeced by U.S. pricing
Dion admits image needs makeover
Tag team blasts McGuinty

From the Editorial page

McGuinty foes fail to deliver
Health care for homeless
Withering of the Bloc is great news
Cut interest rates to preserve jobs
Ghostly Afghan army
West alert to PM's Quebec temptation
A cautionary tale from divided Belgium

England

BBC

Bin Laden urges overthrow of Musharraf and holy war, BBC
US mortgage woes 'exceed forecasts', BBC
US to push for Palestinian state, BBC
Changes afoot as six major powers discuss policy on Iran, Jonathan Marcus, BBC
Iranian officer 'seized in Iraq', BBC
Rice attacks UN watchdog on Iran, BBC
US bank Bear Stearns hit by credit crisis, BBC

Independent

Heightened tension: Israel strikes Syria--dry run for Iran?, Editorial
Fury as Netanyahu confirms Syria strike, MacIntyre
Making a killing: how private armies became a $120bn global industry, Howden
The real story of Baghdad's Bloody Sunday: Blackwater carnage, Sengupta

Guardian

Decadent perversity: Bush's love of humiliating friends/allies, Blumenthal
US pressure in Horn of Africa fuels conflict and war, Tisdall

Times Online

Exiled Iraqi interpreters in limbo as they wait for salvation from Britain, Haynes
The Death of Dixie... and not a minute too soon, Baker

Australia

ABC, news

Latin America

Latin America

Mexico's Pemex to resume gas, oil supply on Monday, Reuters
Foreign company to operate Mexico Oil Pipeline, Prensa Latina
Former Leader of Mexico Jabs Friend Bush in Book, WP
People Should Never Be an Economy's Main Export, Bloomburg
Back To The Future In The Guatemalan Elections, Countercurrents.org
Guatemala Adoption Boom Creates Controversy, VOA
Exports are up, but the benefits of free trade are not fully clear in El Salvador, miamiherald.com
Officials 'stimulate fear,' threaten to withhold federal funds from mayors opposing CAFTA , Tico Times
Pesticide blamed for 'health disaster' in French Caribbean, Caribbean NN
People's National Party (PNP) left a nightmare for new prime minister, Jamaica Observer
Election death threats hang over Colombian city, Reuters
Chiquita pays for paramilitary ties, Al Jazeera
Chiquita fined $25 mln for Colombia terror cash, Reuters
How Deeply Was Chiquita Involved in Drug and Weapons Smuggling?, Virginia Quarterly Review
Venezuela Cuts Poverty, Feeds People, Prensa Latina
Washington promotes 'Independent' media in Venezuela, UDW
Hugo Chávez and Constitutional Reform, Venezuelanalysis
Venezuela to Carry Out 'Natural Gas Revolution', Venezuelanalysis
Brazil and China Launch Forest and Farm Monitoring Satellite, Brazzil
25 de Março, Brazil's Most Crowded Street, Becomes Powerful Brand, Brazzil
Agrofuels have suddenly become the darling of politicians, big business, international financiers, and the media: we should be worried, Brazzil
Shanty Town Favelas Growing Larger in Rio de Janeiro, Prensa Latina
Argentina rallies for the first 'Disappeared” person since democracy established, Merco Press
EU, stronger ties with Uruguay and Mercosur, Merco Press
Chile celebrates 'Fiesta Patrias' (Independence Day), Santiago Times
Bolivia, the weakest link of the growing axis of hope in the region, is Washington's first target, Bolivia Rising
Scores ill in Peru 'meteor crash', Al Jazeera
Monitoring the U.S. Military Presence in Latin America, nacla.org

Upside-Down World

Europe

Inter Press Service

Agriculture-BrazilL: Green Revolution on the Savannah , Osava
Environment-Brazil: Earth Summit Score Card, 15 Years On , Frayssinet
Labour-US: Mine Tragedy Spurs Calls for Reform , Weisenmiller
Mideast-US: The Long Propaganda War , Gharib
Energy-Argentina: Handing Out Concessions ‘In Perpetuity’ , Valente
Environment: Scramble for Resources Driving Sudan Conflicts , Sandrasagra
Economy-Iran: Petrol Rationing - Bumpy Ride , Sanati
Rights-Sri Lanka: Consider Sanctions Says Parliamentarian , Perera
War in the Name of Peace, Interview with Jean Bricmont
Climate Change: 'Incentives Offered to Destroy Forests' , Godoy
Afghanistan: Taliban Ready for Talks - Agenda Unknown , Shirin

Opinion - International Herald Tribune

Opinion - International Herald Tribune

Welcoming Iraqi refugees
To the Asians, a deja vu
Aviation and global warming
Iraq: The other victims
Meanwhile: September, time to lighten up and get a grip

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

Al-Ahram

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, todayszaman.com
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, uruk.net
'War on Terror Served Iran's Interests Best', uruk.net
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, kavkaz.org
Morocco: Country Embraces Surprise Election Outcome, allAfrica

Haaretz

Haaretz

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

Asia

China

China Hails UN Rejection of Taiwan, Aljazeera.net
Mattel Boss Visits China to Calm Safety Fears, Telegraph.co.uk
Inflation, Chinese Style, Guardian Unlimited

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

Dawn

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, bangkokpost.com
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, thestar.com
Vietnam plans eight nuclear reactors by 2025, thanhniennews.com
Vietnam gives up highly enriched uranium from Dalat Nuclear Research Institute, cnn
Demand for bio-diesel increases Malaysian palm oil exports, thestar.com
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

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, shabelle.net
Govt Forces Detain And Life-Threaten Journalists in Mogadishu, allafrica.com
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, graphicghana.com
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

Mail and Guardian


Alternative

Drug Corp Watch

House Clears FDA Drug Safety, Fee Bill, Lisa Richwine
Dangerous Prescription: Renewing the FDA's Chief Source of Funding , Scott Strumello
ADHD Drugs to Be Studied for Cardiovascular Risk, AHRP
Atlanta, We Have a Problem (and her name is Jenny McCarthy), J.B. Handley
The Tragic Consequences of Drugging Our Children, Dr Joseph Mercola
Bush / Big Pharma Conspiracy? White House to Oppose Open Disclosure of Clinical Drug Trials, Mike Adams
Organ Transplants Move Offshore as Patients Pursue 'Transplant Tourism', David Gutierrez

CorpWatch

Iraqi Report Says Blackwater Guards Fired First, Tavernise+Glanz
US: Families Cannot Sue Firm for Israel Deaths, Pilkington

The Nation, opinion
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Salon, opinion
Information Clearing House, opinion
Mother Jones, opinion
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Working For Change, opinion
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