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Editorial: The Crazies and Iran
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Op-Ed Columnist: Florida, The Democratic Dark Side
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Our Moral Footprint
Verizon Rejects Messages of Abortion Rights Group
Mistrial Declared in Spector Murder Case
Judge Rules Provisions in Patriot Act to Be Illegal
Washington Sees an Opportunity on Iran
Senate Urges Bush to Declare Iran Guard a Terrorist Group
US to review Iraq security firms, BBC
Dollar falls to another euro low, BBC
First cholera death hits Baghdad, BBC
Pentagon seeks $190bn war funds, BBC
UAW ends General Motors walkout, BBC
Zimbabwe orders 'white firm grab', BBC
Egypt angry at US rights comment, Ian Pannell, BBC
Afghan clashes kill '160 Taleban', BBC
Bush attempts to derail UN conference on climate change, MacAskill
US Navy to disguise its California 'swastika' base, Glaister
Will Fox fire racist O'Reilly? Don't hold your breath, Pilkington
The irony: Pentagon is world's single largest oil consumer, Hickman
US bishops have bent the knee to the will of the bully, Fraser
White media pays lip service to the Jena Six, Flanders
Bush prepares to greenwash climate summit: undermining the UN...again, Doyle
Bush: the lame duck goes a-hunting his legacy, Editorial
Let's start by admitting we were wrong to invade Iraq, Hamilton
Five dead as Burmese junta sends in soldiers , Denby
Copycat British PM recycles Gore and Clinton in his speech, Webster
SEC investigates Wall Street on credit crunch, Bawden
Bush is collecting personal records on Americans who fly, drive or take cruises, Nakashima


Security forces tighten grip in Myanmar
Biggest polluters gather for US-led climate forum
Pakistan's Musharraf files to run for president
Israel kills 11 Palestinians in Gaza in less than 24 hours
NKorea raises hopes at nuclear disarmament talks
British Airways orders Airbus superjumbos and Dreamliners
Siemens scrutinizing 1.6 billion euros in dubious deals: report

News Bullets

  • House Condemns’s Petraeus Ad
  • Iranian University Chancellors Ask Bollinger 10 Questions
  • Bush Threatened Nations That Did Not Back Iraq War
  • Three Killed As Myanmar Troops Battle Protests
  • UN Peacekeeping Suffers as US Debt Mounts
  • Only a Handful Are Lords of the Food Harvest
  • Chinese Experts Warn of Three Gorges Dam ‘Catastrophe’
  • Alaskans Warn House Panel about Global Warming’s Effects
  • Revealed: Script for Bush’s Mangled Words
  • State Dept. Intercedes in Blackwater Probe
  • How the White House Worked to Scuttle California’s Climate Law
  • Cindy Sheehan Seeking Star Power in Campaign
  • Wrecking Ball Slams into Disgruntled Chinese Quest for Justice
  • Ahmadinejad Causes Stir in New York
  • School Discipline Tougher on African Americans
  • An International Court to Try Ecological Crimes?
  • Global Majority Wants Action on Climate Change
  • Burma 'Reaches Tipping Point' As Monks Take On the Military Junta

    Op-Ed Roundup

    Amy Goodman:
    Global Consensus, Not Global Conquest
    Mark Morford:
    The Republican Who Likes Gays
    Laura Flanders:
    Is Jena America?
    Dilip Hiro:
    How the Bush Administration’s Iraqi Oil Grab Went Awry
    Bill Quigley:
    HUD Demolitions Draw Noose Tighter Around New Orleans
    Robert Scheer:
    Biden One-Ups Bush
    Ralph Nader:
    Make Them Sweat The Big Stuff
    Arianna Huffington:
    New Books By Alan Greenspan and Naomi Klein: One is Prophetic, One is Pathetic
    Matthew Rothschild:
    Bush Makes Mockery of UN Declaration of Human Rights in NY Speech
    Derrick Jackson:
    Tough Talk, But Little Punch
    Marie Cocco:
    Forget The Democratic Healthcare Plans, The GOP’s Got It All Sorted For Us
    Ari Berman:
    Senate Neocons Provoke Iran
    Glenn W. Smith:
    Credit Cards for Everyone, But a Voter ID for Thee
    Bill Wippel:
    The Local Voice of Radio Has Been Muffled by Greed
    Tuesday, September 25
    Ru Freeman:
    Ahmadinejad v. Bollinger: Words Were Spoken, But What Was Said?
    Pierre Tristam:
    Ahmadinejad Does New York
    Marjorie Cohn:
    Pursue Diplomacy, Not War, With Iran
    Paul Campos:
    War-Monger vs. The Porn King: Is Bill Kristol Respectable?
    Scott Horton:
    Listen to the General(s)
    Cindy Sheehan:
    Petty and Cruel Dictator
    Lowell Monke:
    Unplugged Schools: Can Education Ameliorate Societal Ills?
    Akbar Ganji:
    A Plea From the Iranian People
    Cornel West/Sylvia Rhue:
    Fabricated Fears About Hate Crime Legislation
    Jesse Jackson:
    Leaders Should Intervene To Bring Justice (and Security) To The Jena 6
    Hank Edson:
    What Would Lincoln Do?

    Special: Ahmadinejad's Visit
    Iranian universities, MPs denounce Columbia U. president, Tehran Times
    Iranian University Chancellors Ask Bollinger 10 Questions, Fars News Agency
    'Hitler' does New York , Asia Times
    Ahmadinejad causes stir in New York, Al Jazeera
    The clear loser from Ahmadinejad's visit is Israel, Haaretz
    Ahmadinejad: Zionist 'terrorists' awarded medals, Haaretz
    Iran claims nuclear independence, Bankok Post
    Caribbean Intellectuals Offer Mixed Reactions To Tough-Talking Columbia University President, HBN
    President Ahmadinejad and the Distortions of Politics, Arab News
    Iran calls US 'the real threat', Al Jazeera

    Special: Government Slaughters Burmese
    Myanmar Forces Fire on Protesters
    Burma monasteries in night raids, BBC
    China and Russia block global sanctions on Burma, Borger
    The reality is that the monks/nuns in Burma are on their own, Editorial
    Have the monks/nuns marched in vain in Burma?, Ash
    Death, confusion and outrage as the crackdown begins in Burma, Buncombe
    Burmese voices from cyberspace: witness to the revolution, Burmese bloggers

    Today's Alternative Special: WSWS

    World Socialist Web

    Impact of GM walkout spreads , White
    War criminal Bush lectures the world on 'human rights', Van Auken
    US auto workers shut down General Motors, Ed
    NYT public editor repudiates ad on General Petraeus, Van Auken

    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

    Gunfight at the S-chip corral, Ed
    That long-awaited peace meeting, Ed
    Mr. Ahmadinejad speaks, Ed
    The ugly side of the G.O.P., Herbert
    The center holds, Brooks
    Court advances military trials for detainees, Glaberson
    Jurors near verdict in Mormon polygamy rape case, AP
    Panel to consider stronger regulation of Utah mines, Frosch
    Congress set for veto fight on child healthcare, Pear &Hulse
    In beach enclave, affluent are split over effluent, Morris
    Bush sues Illinois to let employers use immigrant database, Preston
    Big water-project measure for La. approved by the Senate, Herszenhorn
    Call Rudy an oddball if you must, but do call, Haberman
    Ahmadinejad at Columbia, parries and puzzles, Cooper
    Maliki gains time but faces a daunting task, Rubin
    Snipers baited and killed Iraqis, soldiers testify, von Zielbauer
    Bomber kills 16 at Iraqi reconciliation banquet, Kramer
    Burmese junta warns monks of crackdown, Mydans
    Outsourcing works so well, India is exporting jobs, Giridharadas
    Britain's leader, warming to spotlight, rouses his party, Lyall
    Approval sought to build two nuclear reactors in Texas, Wald
    World Bank faces doubts from donors, Weisman
    Homeland Security deputy to quit, Lipton
    Edwards' strategy on AIDS, AP

    Boston Globe

    Episcopal leaders act to avert gay rights schism, Paulson
    Sharp words at UN assembly, Stockman
    Fiery give and take for Iran's President, Stockman
    Children's health insurance is an odd fight for Bush, Dionne

    Chicago Tribune

    Big holes in kids' dental care , Fergus
    Methodist bishops rally against Bush library, Silva

    Chicago Sun Times

    Auto workers launch national strike against GM, Durbin
    Why won't Bush admit mistakes? , Greeley


    Ohio, Florida Laws Could Dampen Democratic Voting, Gordon
    Officials: Iranian Nuclear Dispute Far From Resolved, Landay
    Galloway Commentary: The Evil that Men Do, Galloway
    Pentagon Probes Security Contractors in Iraq, Youssef
    Bush Asks Congress for Billions More for Iraq, Schoof
    Dozens Die in Car Bombings As Iraqi Violence Surges, Price
    Bush Astounds Activists, Supports Human Rights, Douglas
    Alaskans Warn House Panel about Global Warming's Effects, Bolstad
    House Approves Increased Child Healthcare but Misses Veto-Proof Margin, Pugh
    Lawmaker Seeks to Ban All Wolf Hunting from Aircraft, Bolstad
    Waxman: State Department Blocking Congressional Probe, Strobel
    Bhutto: Extremism Has Grown in Pakistan under Musharraf, Schoof
    1 in 4 Gulf War Veterans Still Has Serious Illness, Panel Hears, Blumenthal
    4th-Graders' Reading Test Scores Rise, 8th-Graders' Stall, Abdullah
    Suicide Epidemic Striking Kurdish Women, Price
    Can Broken Primary System Be Fixed?, Stearns - Post Editorials

    More Tax Cuts: Mr. Obama's Cookie Jar
    Tipping Point in Burma
    Bush Dithers: A Price on Carbon
    Dems on Peru: Progress on Trade?
    Questions for Bush Nominee Mukasey
    Talks: The Mideast Core - Op-Ed Columns

    The Right Move? Bernanke Takes The Reins
    Ahmadinejad's appearance: Playing Democrat At Columbia
    A Little Rock Reminder
    Iraq's Inevitabilities
    Kids" Health: The Right Fight for Democrats
    WTO: A Trade Deal on The Ropes
    Forsaking the Egyptian Free Press
    Greenspan: The Maestro's False Notes

    LA Times

    SF Chronicle


    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



    Further price drop for US homes, BBC
    Why strikes are gripping the US car industry, Steve Schifferes, BBC
    Strikes force closure of Canadian GM plants, BBC
    US confidence sees further fall, BBC
    Iran leader defiant in UN speech, BBC
    US forces 'lure Iraqis with bait', BBC
    Iraq to end contractor 'immunity', BBC


    Burma crackdown as troops move in and curfew imposed , MacKinnon
    We have alienated millions of Muslims over Iraq: UK Foreign minister, Wintour
    Blair's good intentions were not good enough for Iraq, Editorial
    About time: Mormon Sect leader found guilty of aiding rape of 14-year-old, Goldenberg
    Shaky US house prices hit the markets, Seager
    That hissing? It's the sound of bubblenomics deflating, Brenner
    Accepting defeat in Afghanistan, Norton-Taylor


    Burma: The world watches and waits for the crack down, Grice
    Bush mispronounces Sierra Leone as Syria Leone, Usborne
    Steepest house price falls in sixteen years, O'Grady

    Times Online

    Burma military junta gets ready to crush the protesters, Parry


    ABC, news

    Latin America

    Mexican consul defends country as refugee seekers flock to Canada,
    The Week in Mexico ,
    Mexican crime hits record levels, McClatchy
    Weapons trade concerns Mexico, El Paso Times
    Mexican Opposition Leader Calls for a Firmer Stand, Prensa Latina
    Age discrimination flourishes in Mexico, USA Today
    Guatemalans Stand against Hunger, Prensa Latina
    More El Salvador Kids Sniff for High, Prensa Latina
    How Might CAFTA Affect Costa Rican Agriculture?, Tico Times
    US Ambassador to Costa Rica Denounced for meddling in CAFTA vote, Prensa Latina
    2007 may be the most violent year ever in Jamaica, Prensa Latina
    Venezuela Agreement on Oil Aids Dominican Rep, Prensa Latina
    Cuba’s Resistance Will Defeat the Blockade, Periodico 26
    The Council on Hemispheric Affairs Deserves an F for Article on Haiti, Narco News
    Seven Years of Plan Colombia … and Little Has Changed in Putumayo, Colombia Journal
    In Brazil, Rich or Poor, We're All Prisoners, Brazzil
    Brazil's Lula Tells US and EU to Keep Their Evil Eye Off the Amazon, Brazzil
    Morales for Native Rights at UN, Prensa Latina
    Fujimori back in Peru facing up 30 years in prison, Merco Press
    Argentina fury at UK bid for Falkland seas, Merco Press

    Upside-Down World


    Inter Press Service

    Spain: Rock Stars Collect 600,000 Signatures for Fair Trade with Africa , Drago
    Trade: Only a Handful Are Lords of the Food Harvest , Capdevila
    Colombia: Local Candidates Sign Agreement with Civil Society in Slum , Martínez
    Burma: Monks Lead Protests, Challenge Junta , May+Macan-Markar
    Chile: Mega Dams, Mega Impacts, Mega Half-Truths , Estrada
    Q&A: 'Just Keeping the Achievements of Democracy Means a Daily Struggle', Interview with Gustavo Gorriti
    Greece: Nigerian Women Make a Living on the Street , Fotiadis
    Trade: North Africa a Launch Pad For Auto Markets , Deibert
    Trade-Africa: Improved Regional Integration Still Key For Success , Deibert
    Europe: Slovaks and Hungarians Clash over Xenophobia , Dujisin
    Corruption-Philippines: 'Coup Talk Could Be Diversionary Tactic' , Gonzales
    Health-Pakistan: 'Organ Transplant Law Won't Stop Kidney Trade' , Ebrahim
    Russia-Africa: Trucks Traded for Cash Crops and Oil , Klomegah
    Politics: Iranian President in Nuclear Theatrics , Deen
    Colombia: Bush, Rebel Chief Have Key Role to Play in Hostage Swap , Márquez
    Elections-Argentina: A Clear Run for Cristina Fernández , Valente
    Development-Ghana: Picking Up the Pieces After the Floods , Kokutse
    Politics-US: Have Hawks Won a Round on Iraq Escalation? , Porter
    Energy-Sweden: Wood Cellulose - Viable Source of Ethanol , Christodoulou
    Film-US: How the 'Gang of Four' Lost Iraq , Akhavi
    Health-US: Brain Trauma the 'Signature Injury' For Iraq Vets , Glantz
    Rights-Burma: Protesting Monks Set Upon by Riot Police , May +Macan-Markar
    Death Penalty-Latin America: Broad Support for UN Moratorium , Frayssinet

    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


    Eleven Palestinians killed in IDF strikes on Gaza Strip, Avi Issacharoff
    Livni to Erdogan: Israel probing fuel tanks found in Turkey, Shlomo Shamir
    Ahmadinejad, cruel or not, is a world-class celebrity, Shmuel Rosner
    Settlers plan to set up 5 new West Bank outposts during Sukkot, Nadav Shragai
    Wife of abducted soldier blames Ahmadinejad, in another stunt to embarrass him, Shlomo Shamir
    Senate urges Bush to declare Iranian force a terrorist group, DPA
    Saudi FM: Israel should halt settlement building before talks, Reuters
    Israeli, Palestinian cops to resume cooperation, Barak Ravid
    'Secret clause lets Shin Bet get data from cell phone firms', Yuval Yoaz

    Al Jazeera

    Israeli strikes kill Palestinians, Al Jazeera
    Iran: US is world's real threat, Al Jazeera
    Dozens killed in Iraq attacks, Agencies
    Cholera 'spreading in Iraq', Agencies
    Qatar: Iraq conflict too big for US, staff
    Lebanon adjourns presidential vote, Agencies
    Egypt workers strike over pay, Al Jazeera
    Three Egyptian journalists jailed, Al Jazeera
    Afghanistan battles rage. Protests against foreign troops in Kandahar , Al Jazeera
    Italy troops rescued in Afghanistan, Agencies
    Soldier dead in Kabul suicide blast, Agencies
    Taliban allows polio vaccinations, Agencies
    Morocco rolls back bread price hike linked to global price of grain, Agencies
    'Al-Qaeda' claims Algeria bombing, Agencies

    Middle East

    Iranophobia hits Ground Zero , Asia Times
    Is 'terrorist threat' to America another Bush-Cheney fabrication?, MET
    The aggressive foreign policy pursued by the United States is Al-Qaeda’s indispensable ally , Al-Hayat
    US captivated in the theater of war, Asia Times
    War and GOP: Bush Playing Not to Lose, Arab News
    Iraq Security Needs to Improve for Greater UN Role: Ban, Arab News
    Iraq: Heath services struggle to prevent cholera spreading, IRIN
    Mercenaries Above the Law, Uruknet
    Iraq Anbar Tribal Leader Pledges to Fight Al-Qaeda, Arab News
    Shots in the dark over Syria's skies, Asia Times
    Welcome to Planet Gaza, Asia Times
    There’s a Double Standard on Academic Freedom in the Middle East, Arab News
    Village succeeds getting apartheid wall moved, will continue struggle, Palestine Chronicle
    Has the anti-war movement abandoned Palestine?, Palestine Chronicle
    Israel Grants Gaza 'Enemy' Status, to Cut Vital Services in Violation of Law, Palestine Chronicle
    Hope for the best - but expect the worst of Lebanon's failed politicians, Lebanon Daily Star
    Lebanon: All to lose and much to gain in divisive presidential election, IRIN
    US Needs to Keep Engaging With Syria, Arab News
    Russia bolsters ties with Iran , Asia Times
    Iran Warns West Against Attack, Displays Missiles, Arab News
    NATO bombs killed at least 45 civilians in Afghanistan the other day, Uruknet
    Rising food prices eat into Ramadan celebrations in Jordan, Lebanon Daily Star
    When Saving Lives Becomes Criminal Act, Arab News
    Blackwater probed for selling weapons to PKK for use against Turkey, Zaman Daily
    Turkish ‘Public is ready for new constitution, but elite is not’, Zaman Daily
    Fierce firefight in Ingushetia. One Mujahid became Shaheed, kavkaz

    Daily Star



    WTO Launches Probe of Piracy in China , Los Angeles Times
    China Quietly Reaches Out to Myanmar Opposition, Reuters
    Three Gorges Dam Risk to Environment, Says China, Guardian Unlimited
    Wanted: China Launches Rewards for Reporting Piracy, Reuters India
    China Rates a Cut Above the US, Asia Times
    WTO to Rule on US Claim China's Piracy Laws Are Lax , Bloomberg
    DEA Exposes a Steroid Web With China Tie, New York Times
    China Calls for Stability in Myanmar as Monks Protest Junta , Bloomberg
    Jiang Sings at China Opera House , BBC News
    The Gotterdammerung of Central Banking, Asia Times
    Some SOEs Aren't Such Losers, Asia Times

    South East Asia

    Protests across Burma,
    Monks join escalating peaceful protests against the Burmese military regime.,
    Democracy Icon Suu Kyi Greets Myanmar Monks, Arab News
    Clerical catalyst in Burma,
    US turns to China to influence Myanmar , Asia Times
    Burning down Myanmar's Internet firewall, Asia Times
    Thailand marks coup anniversary, Al Jazeera
    Malaysia: Elections without representation, Asia Times
    Malaysia at 50: Things fall apart?,
    The self-styled “people’s paper” really a mouthpiece for the government,
    Malaysia's biggest city eyes fees to ease traffic, thejakartapost/font>
    U.S., China: Indonesia is the third biggest contributor to global warming ,jakartapost/font>
    Privatization of Jakarta's water supply brought only higher prices and dwindling access, Asia Times
    US, China vie for Philippine military influence , Asia Times
    Arroyo Bows to Public Opinion, Suspends Tainted Telecom Deal, Arab News

    Asia Times, opinion

    The Hindu, news


    Rains keep pouring down across Africa, bringing worst floods , Mail and Guardian
    Somalia: 'What have we done to deserve this?', IRIN
    Somali police besiege radio station, Al Jazeera
    Somalia: Shabelle news service silenced by Government firepower,
    Brain drain hits Ethiopian airlines,
    Nokia launches cell phones with text in Amharic at Sheraton Addis,
    Sudan: Thousands more flee violence in Darfur - UN, IRIN
    Sudan: Darfur settlement elusive as world marks Peace Day, IRIN
    Sudan: Ambush And Shooting of Darfur Aid Workers Sparks Outrage , UN News
    Volence and ugly incidents marred the campaign trail in Kenya, East African Standard
    Air freighted food can't qualify as organic, keeping W African organics out of Britain, IPS
    Uganda: Famine Imminent as Crops Rot, New Vision (Kampala)
    Uganda: 1,564 Girls Defiled in North, New Vision (Kampala)
    Chinese companies have thrived in construction, fishing and communications sectors in Senegal, Xinhua
    Liberia: Go to school or go to jail, IRIN
    Sierra Leone: Why don’t people farm the land?, IRIN
    Cote d'Ivoire: No war, no peace five years after rebellion, IRIN
    Nigeria: N-Delta militant leader beheaded, Vanguard (Lagos)
    Nigeria: Thugs Who Intimidated Voters Are Talking, Vanguard (Lagos)
    Privatising benefitted the few, most got higher costs, massive lay offs, This Day
    The Rising Cost Of Bread: Staple food of the poor made entirely of imported wheat, Guardian
    Rwanda blames DR Congo for violence, Al Jazeera
    Ebola outbreak spreads in DRC region, Mail and Guardian
    DR Congo: Regional ministers push to end violence in the east, IRIN
    Zambia: Government discards the elderly, IRIN
    Odious debts should not be honoured,
    Mugabe boosts power as EU divided over Zimbabwe, Reuters
    Swaziland: Two-thirds of women beaten and abused, IRIN
    South Africa: Farms Simmer Over Tenure Rights, IRIN
    Opposition leader Zille warns of slide towards Animal Farm state, Mail and Guardian

    Mail and Guardian


    Drug Corp Watch

    Local Mom Says Vaccinations A Cause of Autism, Lindsay Veremis
    McCarthy Suspects MMR Shot Caused Autism, Julie Deardorff
    Flu Shots in Elderly Questioned, Cherie Black
    CDC Inspections Failed to Find Most Serious Problems at A&M , Associated Press
    Rethinking Antidepressants and Youth Suicide, Courtney E. Martin
    Suit Against Pharmaceutical Company in its Second Week, Martha Bellisle
    The C-Section Epidemic, Jennifer Block
    Viracept Contaminant Could be Widespread, FDA Says, Anna Lewcock


    US: Billions over Baghdad; The Spoils of War, Barlett +Steele
    US: Green Group Attacks Oil Giant on Climate Research , Benjamin
    US: Software Maker Admits to Taking Bribes, Kirchgaessner
    US: Cribs Recalled After Deaths of 2 Children, Grynbaum
    US: Graft in Military Contracts Spread From Base, Thompson+Schmit

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