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Recent Bush Watch Features

Campaign Trail: Our Man Goes Faulkner in Dearborn, Michigan , William Smith
Prez primary scam: Why and how the game is rigged , Michael Scherer
Bush Watch Feature: Cartoon Caption Contest , the editors
Bush Watch Exclusive: The Wacky World of William Smith , William Smith
Comment: Our Take On The News , politex
Bush Watch Blast: 25 Op-Eds , various
Ed/News: Ex-Prez of Mexico Confirms Bush Watch Allegation Re "Cowboy" Bush , Politex
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

Welcomed by bombs:the return of Benazir Bhutto, Ed
China's economic puzzle: Beijing needs to tame its economic Godzilla, Ed
Without full disclosure, bundlers are turning '08 into a gross pie-eating contest, Ed
Death of the machine: Bushies' lethal amateurishness horrifies corporate elite too, Krugman
Mike Huckabee: note the differences between real conservatives &wolves dressed as conservatives, Brooks
Don't fear Big Beer: the big boys now try to copy fine craft beers, Oliver
Fix rates to save loans, Bair
New Coast Guard task in Arctic's warming seas, Wald &Revkin
When Big Pharma quacks: complex pediatric cold remedies are dangerous, ineffective, Harris
Reading of verdict in charity- terror case is delayed (while Bush pressures judge?), Eaton
Air Force officers to be fired for violating nuclear safety, AP
Panel finds no drugs that work for post-traumatic veterans' stress, Reuters
Experts urge exchange of scientific talent: bring America back to the leading edge, Reuters
A new political chapter for Bhutto opens with ecstasy and suicide bombs , Gall & Masood
Shiite refugees fleeing violence feel forsaken in their holy city, Rubin
Both Labor and Mme Sarkozy have had it with Nicolas, Sciolino
What can Iraq's feeble government do about Turkey's planned attack on Kurds?, Rubin
Q&A with Putin displays detailed knowledge: calls Iraq war 'absolutely pointless', Levy
Dems lost the kids health battle to Warhog Scrooge but Pelosi vows they'll win the war, Pear &Stolberg
We said there was a whiff of brimstone around Mukasey: Leahy smells it too, Shenon
Panel approves eavesdropping compromise, Shane &Lichtblau
Trying to decipher the state of the death penalty: is needless pain &suffering a problem or not?, Greenhouse

AFP

Pakistan's ex-premier Bhutto says bomb victims made 'ultimate sacrifice'
Treaty deal ends EU limbo
Canadian paedophile suspect arrested in Thailand
Eight killed in bombing at Philippines mall
Iraq Kurds vow to fight if region attacked
Oil prices hit record high $90.07
Dollar slumps to record low against the euro

News Bullets

Meeting Resistance: New Doc Follows Iraqis Fighting U.S. Occupation of Their ...
They Protect Peoples Lives -- One Month After Baghdad Killings, Bush Defen...
Attorney General Nominee Michael Mukasey Defends Bush Admin on Post-9/11 Meas...
Headlines for October 18, 2007
Los Titulares de Hoy: Democracy Now!'s daily news summary translated into Spa...
The Conscience of a Liberal: New York Times Columnist Paul Krugman on Healthc...
Headlines for October 17, 2007
EXCLUSIVE: Yoko Ono on the New Imagine Peace Tower in Iceland, Art & Poli...

Op-Ed Roundup

Norman Solomon:
The United States of Violence
Harvey Wasserman:
Nukes Are Back and So Are We
Conn Hallinan:
The Casualties of Iraq
Patt Morrison:
‘No Fly’ on Steroids
Robert Reich:
Corporations Won’t Lead the Way on Solving Global Warming
Brian Sonntag:
A Government That’s Open, Accessible and Responsive
Amanda Robb:
Abstinence 1, S-Chip 0
Mark Morford:
Wi-Fi, the Death of Us All


Special: U.S.-Turkey Conflict

Turkey's Parliament back attacks on Iraqi Kurds, Howard
Turkish Military Shells Northern Iraq & Amasses 60,000 Troops on Border a...
Iraq fears action 'may escalate', BBC
Iraq warns Turkey against raids, BBC
Bush Presses Turkey Not to Invade Iraq, Lightman
Conflict between Turkey and the US intensifies, Schwarz


Special: China Economic Troubles Will Impact U.S. Economy

Triangular Trouble: Euro, Dollar and Yuan, Asia Times
China’s Bubble May Burst but the Impact Will Be Limited, The Financial Times
Can China Deflate Its Stock Bubble?, PINR
China Surplus Bolsters Currency Critics, FT
China's Communists to Endorse Hu Jintao's Economic Model , AFP


Special: Al Gore Wins Nobel Prize (continued)

Al Gore rules out presidential run after Nobel prize
Gore Wins the Norwegian Primary
Paul Krugman: Gore Derangement Syndrome
Al Gore wins Nobel peace prize. This time, no one can take it away from him, Pilkington
An Oscar. The Nobel Peace Prize. Now, can Al Gore win the presidency?, Cornwell
Al Gore’s Nobel peace prize seen as a rebuke for Bush , Reid
Green giant: Al Gore, editorial
Rooting for Al Gore is a sentimental self-indulgence, Kettle
Smearing Al Gore: Here We Go Again, Parry
Jeff Cohen: Can Al Gore Be Trusted?
Al Gore: Freedom & Security: 2003 Speech to MoveOn.org
Gore Wins Peace Prize: Now What?
Al Gore and UN climate body win Nobel Peace Prize


Special: Dictator '08

The real actors on the GOP stage, Venocci
Entering crucial stretch, Mitt Romney has less cash available than rival Giuliani, Levenson
Pundits say Fred Thompson's Social Security plan is risky, fellow candidates keep mum, Kranish
Clinton vows to check executive power, Bombardieri
How Obama is playing in Iowa, Jackson


Today's Alternative Special: AlterNet

The Bottled Water Backlash
Does Barbie Need a Man?
Building God's (Christian) Army
Amy Goodman: Yoko Ono's Iceland Peace Tower
Will Durst: Bush's "No Child Left Standing"
Robert Scheer: Brilliant Soldiers' Dissent
DrugReporter: Crack Users Do More Time Than People Convicted of Manslaughter
DrugReporter: The War on Pot: America's $42 Billion Annual Boondoggle
DrugReporter: 10 Million Americans Busted for Pot: Enough is Enough
Environment: Michael Pollan: Americans' Unhealthy Relationship with Food
Environment: The Bottled Water Backlash
Environment: Bioneers: Groundbreaking Ways to Repair the Earth
ForeignPolicy: Thousands of Iraqi Kurds Take to the Streets to Protest Antici...
ForeignPolicy: Report: Iraqis Years Away From Autonomy



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

Putting poor children second: what's the opposite of compassion?, Ed
The attorney general nominee: better than the Consigliere, just a whiff of brimstone, Ed
Honoring the Dalai Lama: Bush obviously doesn't follow Jesus, perhaps the Dalai Lama could save him, Ed
From aggressive neglect of wounded vets to solicitude: we'll believe it when we see the money, Ed
None dare call it child care: children of US working mothers get the worst care in the world, Collins
Wrong: France should emulate other strong European economies not corporo-fascist USA, Cohen
Congress could insure 150,000 kids a year by dropping spurious abstinence-only sex-ed, Robb
Formaldehyde-poisoned Katrina trailers STILL untested by FEMA, Blumenthal
Housing downturn takes toll on cities' revenue, Davey
Birth control allowed at Maine Middle School: under-parented kids turn to sex, Elliot
President of ImmOral Roberts to take leave of absence, Blumenthal
Kline must be planning to run for office: abortion charges filed against Kansas clinic, Saulny
Supremes grant stay of execution for Virginia man, AP
New battle of logging vs. spotted owl: greed never gives up, Barringer
Bhutto returns to Pakistan after 8-year exile, Gall &Masood
Turkey resolves to give go-ahead for raids in Iraq, Arsu &Tavernise

Boston Globe

Clinton shows femininity to court key constituents, Bombardieri
Betting on a pipe dream, Venocci

Chicago Tribune

GOP Moves to Halt Money for Woodstock, Taylor + Barrett
Dem: Bush sends troops to death for 'amusement', James

McClatchy

Friction Over Weak Dollar Expected at G-7 Meeting, Hall
Mexican Cardinal Won't Face U.S. Trial in Sex Suit, Hall
Lawmakers Demand AG Nominee Review Border Agents' Prosecution, Montgomery
Armenian Genocide Resolution Losing Sponsors, Doyle
U.S. to Offer Support for Mexican Anti-Drug Effort, Bachelet
Lawyers: New Law Makes Child-Porn Ddefense Tougher, Taylor
Rice Works to Win Support for Fall Mideast Summit, Nissenbaum
U.S. Cancer Death Rates Are Falling Faster, Greve
We don't control Iraq,we just die & lose money there. Iraqi contracts with Iran, China concern U.S, Glanz
Overhaul of Afghan police is new priority, Rohde
Bush plays it 'stark': if 'WWIII' happens it will be because Bushco incites it, Stolberg
Putin, in extraordinary meeting with Ayatollah Khameni, brokers the nuke crisis, Fathi
Attorney General pick treads careful line at hearing, Shenon
Scary plan would ease limits on media owners, Labaton
Senate deal on immunity for phone companies, Lichtblau
No veto override but this legislation will haunt Bush. Sick children are not going away, Pear

McClatchy

Criminal Probe into U.S. Embassy in Iraq Construction, Strobel+Landay
Oil Prices Soar. But Why?, Hall
Mukasey Won't Rule Out Expansive Action in War on Terror, Taylor
House Fails to Override Veto on Children's Health Insurance, Pugh
Report: U.S.-Led Coalition Has Llittle Influence in Southern Iraq, Seibel
Factions Threaten to Destabilize the GOP in 2008, Lightman+Douglas
Lawmaker Offers Patch for Creeping Iincome Tax, Hall
Eight Democrats Face Pressure to Ooverride SCHIP Veto, Abdullah
Commentary: McCaffrey - 'Defense Strategy' UnbalancedI incoherent and Underfunded, Galloway
Study: Migrants Leave Huge Worldwide Money Trail, Bachelet
Attorney General Nominee Promises Change, Repudiates Torture, Taylor
Armenian Genocide Resolution Won't Pass, Opponents Say, Doyle

Canada

Globe and Mail

News Top Stories

Reject MMP, Conservatives tell voters
Heeding hungry moose's call
McGuinty predicts victory, draws fire

From the Editorial page

Electoral reform fraught with risk
Cutting rates is job one
Full speed along a dead-end road
Liberals credible on energy policy
Giving on Thanksgiving
Failing grades for booming Calgary
A brutal report card on Calgary's failing quality of life could be the watershed moment that defines our future.

England

BBC

Attack on Bhutto convoy kills 100, BBC
Karachi eyewitnesseses: From joy to horror, BBC
Democrats fail to beat Bush veto on child health insurance plan, BBC
Putin wants US date to quit Iraq, BBC
Dollar plunges to fresh euro low, BBC
Oil prices climb above $89 level, BBC
Future of free trade could hang on 2008 US elections, John Mervin, BBC
Credit loss hits Bank of America, BBC
Africa floods 'worst in 30 years', BBC
Some Uganda flood victims cut off, Sarah Grainger, BBC
Iraq urges Kurdish rebels to go, BBC
Voices from Kurdish Iraq on Turkey, BBC
Rice wins no firm Mid-East vows, BBC
'Warm wind' hits Arctic climate, BBC
Cement makers seek policy to tackle environmental worries, Dominic Laurie, BBC

Guardian

126 dead in suicide bombing as Bhutto returns to Pakistan, Walsh
Secret CIA jail for terror suspects on British island to be investigated, Cobain
Condi's party surprise cost Britain $10,000, Borger
President Bush is his own worat enemy, Tisdall
Bad legal advice about torture: one day in the dock, Foley
Sweden bans religious doctrine from schools, Brown

Independent

Clinton rakes in cash from the US weapons industry, Doyle
French president is divorced, Lichfield

Times Online

Putin's reaction ti US missile shield, Halpin
Divided Religious Right fears Guiliani, Baldwin
Condi Rice fails in the Middle East... again, Beeson

Financial Times

US Treasury secretary predicts more damange to come, White
Pelosi takes on Bush over child health bill, Luce

Australia

ABC, news

Latin America

policymakers the world over have boosted the profits of drug lords and fostered narcostates that would frighten Al Capone., foreignpolicy.com
Arrested `Drug Queen' Enthralls Mexico, AP
Bush a 'windshield cowboy,' Mexico's Fox says, Arizona Republic
US-Mexico claim drugs blitz 'success' after 25 years of failure, BBC
Possible Guatemala Presidents Compete, Prensa Latina
Costa Rica: CAFTA under threat as Vice-President resigns for using dirty tricks, inforpressca.com
Costa Rica United against Trade Deal, Prensa Latina
Cuba's Che Guevara still inspires, four decades after death, Caribbean NN
Church Backs Cuban Literacy Program for Haiti, Prensa Latina
Strike Paralyzes the Dominican Republic, Prensa Latina
Terrorist Accomplice Enjoys Impunity in El Salvador , Periodico 26
The Great Powers' Enmity Against Aristide, National Catholic Reporter
Dozens of Colombia politicians killed ahead of vote, Reuters
While Ambassadors Lie, the Drug War in Colombia Is More Destructive Than Ever, Narco News
Venezuela Responds to US Secretary of Defense, Venezuelanalysis.com
Venezuela's Foreign Minister on Democracy Now!, Venezuelanalysis
Using Oil Diplomacy to Sever Venezuela’s Dependence, Venezuelanalysis
Powerful corporations Brazil's landowning elite a new lease on its degenerate lifestyle, Brazzil
The Smartest Thing China Could Do Right Now: Invest $ 200 Billion from their US trade surplus in Brazil, Brazzil

Upside-Down World

Europe

Inter Press Service

Finance: IMF, World Bank Meetings: Agendas Great and Small , Aslam
Politics-US: Military Resistance Forced Shift on Iran Strike , Porter
Politics-US: Ties With Turkey Dodge One Bullet , Lobe
Argentina: Survivors, Activists Disappointed Over Human Rights Trial , Valente
Development: Millions Stood Up, Will World Leaders Follow? , Rizvi
Climate Change: South American Scientists Call for Social Commitment , Lucas
Environment-LATAM: Ethical Development to Cool Off thePlanet , Frayssinet
Environment-Bolivia: Slash and Burn - a Smoking Gun , Chávez
http://ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=39704, Cronin
Trade-Zimbabwe: A Balancing Act Between China and the EU , Kwidini
Politics-Pakistan: Daughter of the East Returns - With West's Backing , Sarwar
Environment: Indigenous People Make Best Forest Custodians , Macan-Markar

Der Spiegel

New Racist Assault: Skinheads Beat Up Three Greeks in Eastern Berlin
SPIEGEL Interview with Spokesman for Burmese Opposition in Exile: 'The Regim...
The Dark Past: Germany's FBI Examines its Nazi Roots
Picture This: Running in Blur-lin
Battle of the Bahn: Train Strikes in Germany Approaching
The World from Berlin: Bavarian Power Shift
Ukraine Elections: Tymoshenko Poised to Become PM
Germany Wins Women's World Cup: 'We Have the Best Women in The World'

International Herald Tribune

See no evil, speak no truth
Still out in the cold
The trauma after the trauma
Prolonging the honeymoon
9/11 is over
Is Hillary Clinton the new old Al Gore?
Blogging Ahmadinejad
Language: Translating the lingo of adultalescence

Radio Paris (WNN)

Middle East

Haaretz

Israel refuses to open talks with Lebanon over Shaba Farms, Barak Ravid
Iran sanctions need Russian backing to be effective, Barak Ravid
Israeli, PA negotiators meet to match stance ahead of summit, Avi Issacharoff
Rights group: Steep rise in violence against Hebron Palestinians, Nadav Shragai
Iran nuclear threat seems far more frightening from Israel, Aluf Benn
President Peres calls for more inclusive definition of Judaism, Daphna Berman

Al Jazeera

Scores dead in Pakistan bomb blasts, Al Jazeera
Iraq asks Kurd PKK fighters to leave, Al Jazeera
UK security firm in Iraq shooting, Agencies
Abbas says Israel blocking peace, Agencies
Several killed by Gaza infighting, Agencies
Deaths in Israeli army raid on Gaza, Al Jazeera

The Middle East

Headlines from the Arab press, MET
Corruption and partition are the headlines in another dismal week in occupied Iraq, Al-Ahram
Plans to partition Iraq are causing a political earthquake, Al-Ahram
The future of the Arab world for generations to come hangs on whether or not the US succeeds in partitioning Iraq, Al-Ahram
Outraged Iraqis condemn killings by foreign guards, MET
Editorial: Blackwater Goons, Arab News
At last, some good news from Iraq, Asia Times
Abbas Asks for Return of All Occupied Land, Arab News
Mearsheimer, Walt and the Israel Lobby: Two knights and a dragon, Arab News
Israeli Land Seizure to Cut West Bank in Two, Arab News
Jordan slams Israeli land grab, MET
Route 443 – West Bank road for Israelis only, B'Tselem
Israeli security conditions the health of sick Palestinians on their becoming informants, Al-Ahram
The Arabs' possible gains and concessions in the next peace meeting, Al-Ahram
There is little chance of Israel and the PA bridging divisions, Al-Ahram
The clock is ticking in the search for a Lebanese president, Al-Ahram
Ahmadinejad scores 'fair' in mid-term report, Asia Times
Bullying impedes dialogue between Islamic and Western world, Tehran Times
War Cries Against Iran, Arab News
From Washington to war in Waziristan, Asia Times
Benazir Bhutto interview: 'How we plan to control the military', Arab News
Turkey set to attack Kurds in Iraq, Asia Times
Turkey is rightly furious at Sunday’s killing of 12 soldiers by Kurdish rebels, Arab News
Turkey plans long stay in northern Iraq, Zaman Daily
Turkey mobilizes to take on Kurdish terror group, Turkish Daily News
Oil Should Be Above $100, Qatar Says, Arab News
Western conceptions of gender and feminism are skewed towards imposing Western values on the non-Western world, Al-Ahram
Depleted uranium an enduring risk, Uruknet

Daily Star

Asia

China

China's Most Powerful 'Princelings', China Brief
Hu's Impasse at the 17th Party Congress, China Brief
China Summons U.S. Eenvoy over Dalai Lama Award, Reuters

South East Asia

Search increases for cameras and mobiles in Rangoon, Mizzima News
Buddhists don't kill: ' The soldiers are soldiers first and Buddhists last.', Mizzima News
Aung San Suu Kyi is the last hope, Mizzima News
UN envoy meets Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Mizzima News
Cracks emerge in Myanmar military unity, Asia Times
Myanmar defends crackdown, Al Jazeera
Hints of Myanmar power struggle, Al Jazeera
Whiteshirts - Burma Junta's Storm Troopers, IPS
Blast hits Thai army headquarters, Al Jazeera
Coordinated bombings rock the South of Thailand, Bankok Post
Doesn't anyone have a policy in Thailand?, Bankok Post
Indonesia can push for major reform in Myanmar, Jakarta Post
Philippine Elections Chief Resigns Amid Bribery Allegations, Arab News

Asia Times, opinion

SPENGLER : The devil and Alan Greenspan
Economy: No such thing as a Sure Thing
Cracks emerge in Myanmar military unity
Al-Qaeda wants a part of Afghan talks
An anti-US, anti-al-Qaeda voice is silenced
China reshuffle sends message to Taiwan
FILM REVIEW : A failed kingdom ; The Kingdom directed by Peter Berg
Ahmadinejad and Bush: Mirror men

The Hindu, news

Africa

Fifteen years of conflicts have cost Africa around $300bn, Oxfam
First global Arms Trade Treaty would particularly benefit Africa, IRIN
Eritrea President says Ethiopia border issues 'must be resolved', IRIN
Eritrea: Eid Al-Fetir Colorfully Celebrated Nationwide, Shabait
Mogadishu: Ethiopian base in a former spaghetti plant attacked overnight, Shabelle News
Somalia: Ministers demand confidence vote, IRIN
Disintigration of Somalia makes it a perfect place to dump European nuclear waste, Ethiopian Reporter
Sudan: Darfur attack by government forces 'targeted women and children', IRIN
Rebel Pullout from Sudan Talks Sparks War Fears Among Neighbors, Monitor (Kampala)
Sudan: Partition as Possible Alternative to Conflict [editorial] , Monitor (Kampala)
Mali: Rural youth rarely find fortunes in the city, IRIN
Niger: Uranium - blessing or curse?, IRIN
Liberia: Post-conflict dilemma – should health care be free?, IRIN
Ghana: Country Loses $772.4 Million to Malaria Yearly. Health is not produced in hospitals., Public Agenda (Accra)
The culture of electoral fraud in Cameroon , The Post (Buea)
Nigeria Accuses Eastern Europe over Arms in Niger Delta, This Day (Lagos)
Criminal Politics: Violence, “Godfathers” and Corruption in Nigeria, Human Rights Watch
Nigerian Federal Government Faults Human Rights Report, This Day (Lagos)
Nigeria: Unknown Number Burnt to Death in Shell Pipeline Fire, Vanguard (Lagos)
DR Congo: Thousands of youth risk forced recruitment into militia, IRIN
DR Congo rebels in standoff, Al Jazeera
Uganda: 'Corruption rampant at borders' - Report, New Vision (Kampala)
Urban conflict - fighting for resources in Nairobi slums example of global problem, IRIN
We now have to contend — yet again — with the spectre of vote-buying in Kenya, The Standard (Nairobi)
Scenes of extra-judicial ‘executions’ shock outlying districts, The Standard (Nairobi)
Robert Mugabe’s succession crisis deepened yesterday, Zimbabwe Independent
Southern Africa's Bushmen face threat to hunter-gatherer lifestyle, Mail and Guardian
US court gives nod to apartheid claims against dozens of major companies, Mail and Guardian
Aids affecting Mozambican education, killing 1,000 teachers each year , Al Jazeera

Mail and Guardian


Alternative

Drug Corp Watch

Nationwide Revolt Against Dangerous Vaccines Accelerates, Paul Joseph Watson
Weak Sales Prompt Pfizer to Cancel Diabetes Drug , Alex Berenson
More Schools Reporting Drug-Resistant Staph, AP
FDA ‘Diluted’ Antidepressant Med Guide: US Rep , Ed Silverman
Pediatricians Warn FDA on Cold Medicines, Andrew Bridges
FDA Looks into Child Deaths Related to Cold Medications, Brian White
Doc, What’s Up With Snooping? Pediatrician Paranoia Runs Deep, Michael Graham
Why Do People Get Flu Shots?, Wilton D. Alston
Public Comment Date Announced For Sale Of Behind The Counter Drugs, Teri Lee Gruss
Clinical Drug Trials: FDA Fails to Monitor Safety and Integrity, Herb Newborg
Local Hospitals to Set Up Anti-Superbug Measures, Ridgely Ochs
Ties of Med Schools, Industry Studied , Lindsey Tanner

CorpWatch

Namibia: All Hiring for Iraq Halted, Weidlich
US: Verizon Says It Turned Over Data Without Court Orders , Nakashima
US: Blackwater Vies for Jobs Beyond Security, Cole
US: US Green Groups Urge Toyota U-Turn, Reed
Iraq: 2 Women Killed in Security Shooting Are Buried in Iraq, Kramer+Glanz
China: China Takes Aim at U.S. on Quality Control Amid Criticism Over Recalls, Zamiska
Germany: Siemens Settlement Sets Off Criticism of German Inquiries, Crawford+Esterl
US: CEO pay disparity rears its head, Guerrera+Pimlott
Old Perils Resurface as Trapped S African Miners Emerge Alive, Russell
US: Wal-Mart Workers Win $62 Million, Dale

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
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In These Times, opinion
Huffington Post, news
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