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E-mails of Intolerance:  A Halloween Scare , Walter Brasch
Energy Bulletin: Peak Universe , James Howard Kunstler
Kids' Health: U.S. Rep. (CAL) Tells It Like It Is , Pete Stark
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
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Quip: Inspecting the Bridge, Politex
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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

Exile on Wall Street, Ed
More help wanted from Congress for Afghans &Iraqis trying to grab the lifeline we offered, Ed
25 years and counting: the Senate must finally ratify the Law of the Sea, Ed
Belated frost, Klinkenborg
Hillary la Francaise, cherchez la femme?, Dowd
If I.T. merged with E.T., Freidman
Justices stay execution, a signal to lower courts, Greenhouse
Chinese chemicals flow unchecked to world drug market, Bogdanich
U.S. military will supervise Iraq security firms, Broder &Johnston
A pitched debate: Clinton comes under withering attack from her rivals, Nagourney &Bumiller
Chertoff pushed Spitzer to bend on license idea, Hakim
Rangel offering broad tax plan, and big target, Weisman
Baseball's drug testing lacks element of surprise, Schmidt
Weasel words: Mukasey calls waterboard torture 'repugnant' ...but not illegal, Shane
In report to Congress, oversight officials say Iraqi rebuilding falls short of goals, Glanz
Iraqi cabinet votes to end security firms' immunity, Rubin
Taliban fighters move in near Kandahar for first time since 2001, Shah
Securing Russian nuclear missiles? U.S. is set to say 'done', Chivers
Rivals challenge Clinton on her vote to enable Bush with Iran measure, Rutenberg &Cooper

Sugar's sweetheart deal, Ed
Holding up history, Ed
Honey, they shrunk the Congress, Cohen
No emergency room, Herbert
The happiness gap, Brooks
Vote early, count often, Soros
Trash talking World War III, Ed
Listen to the states, Ed
A true culture war, Schweder
Foreign fighters of harsher bent bolster Taliban, Rohde
Immunity deals offered to Blackwater guards, Johnston
Suicide bomber on bike kills 29 Iraqi policemen, Rubin
Bhutto's return brings Pakistani politics to a boil, Gall
Gas in Venezuela costs 7 cents per gallon, Romero
Looking at Dutch and Swiss healthcare systems, leavitt
On torture, 2 messages and a high political cost, Shane
The early word: Democratic debate: tonight the Dems will appear in Philly, Philips &Alexovich
For retiring Republicans, several explanations, Hulse
Rivals go after Clinton over Social Security and donations, Hauser
McCain rebukes Giuliani on waterboarding: the Spanish Inquisition& the Khmer Rouge used it , Cooper &Santora


News Bullets

  • Thousands Protest Iraq War Across US
  • India’s Poorest March on Capital for Land Rights
  • Darfur Peace Talks Go Ahead Without Crucial Leaders
  • Great Lakes Key Front in Water Wars
  • An Autumn Without Apples
  • In Turkey, Pressure Builds to Attack Iraq
  • Putin: US Risks New Cuban Missile Crisis
  • We Must Bomb Iran, Says US Republican Guru
  • For a Devotee of Solar Energy, a Shot at Earning Respect
  • Darfur Peace Talks Will Fail, Says Rebel Leader
  • Canadian Protesters Stranded in DC
  • Guantanamo Military Lawyer Breaks Ranks to Condemn ‘Unconscionable’ Detention
  • Ex-Marine, Top Analyst Calls For Humane Foreign Policy
  • FEMA Meets the Press, Which Happens to Be . . . FEMA
  • The Edge of Oblivion: Conservationists Name 25 Primates about To Disappear
  • Monkeys, Apes Teeter On Brink of Extinction
  • Military Supplier Is Charged With Fraud
  • US Military Ignored Evidence of Iraqi-Made EFPs
  • ‘Non-Lethal Weapons’ Tackle Protests Against Globalization
  • Another Way The Rich Are Different: ‘Concierge-Level’ Fire Protection
  • US Ignores Angry Reaction To Secret Poppy Spraying Test
  • Rights Groups File French Torture Case vs Rumsfeld
  • The World of Private ‘Security’: Unleashed: The Fat Cats of War

    Op-Ed Roundup

    Jerry Lanson:
    War Protests: Why No Coverage?
    Laura Flanders:
    Obama Be Bold: Break with a Backer on Torture…
    John Tirman:
    RIP Randy Forsberg: An Inspiration Against Nuclear Arms
    Pierre Tristam:
    Showtime for Justice Dept. Shams, with Press’ Support
    Ann Wright:
    Banned from Canada for War Protest
    George Monbiot:
    Civilization Ends with a Shutdown of Human Concern. Are We There Already?
    John Nichols:
    Al Gore: The Write-In Front-Runner
    Abbas Edalat/Mehrnaz Shahabi:
    Turning Truth on Its Head
    Derrick Jackson:
    The Climate Change Censor
    Sean Gonsalves:
    Actually, It’s ‘E’ Before ‘I’
    John Buell:
    The Immigration Blame Game
    Marie Cocco:
    Public Relations Disaster Management
    Michael Winship:
    ‘The Weak Slat under the Bed of Democracy’
    Dean Baker:
    The Success of Amazon: Welfare As We Should Know It
    Tom Engelhardt:
    The Bureaucracy, the March, and the War
    Gary Younge:
    Democrats Are Hocking Their Agenda As If They Were at a Fire Sale
    Ann Wright:
    Blood on Her Hands
    Michael Hochman/David Himmelstein:
    Say Yes to National Health Care
    Chris Hedges:
    The American Police State
    James Carroll:
    Giuliani’s Iron Fist
    Max Hastings:
    Iran’s Leaders Need Enemies Like Bush
    Johann Hari:
    While California Burns, Hurricane Giuliani Looms
    Donna Marie-Artuso:
    Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One Before
    Marty Kaplan:
    No Blood for No Oil
    Cynthia Tucker:
    Young Immigrants’ Dreams Die in Senate

    Special: Bush Economy Tanks

    Bearish data adds to gloom for US economy, Guerra
    Dollar plumbs new low versus euro, BBC
    Oil price settles at record high, BBC
    Fed Likely to Cut Rates a Quarter-Point on Wednesday, Hall
    Greenspan Says China's Stock-Market Bubble Is Likely to Burst, Bloomberg
    Driving the world economy , Greenway

    Today's Special: Counterpunch


      Much of Petraeus' counterinsurgency manual plagiarized  , Price
      What "All Options are on the Table" Really Means , Rudmin
      The Bicycle Bomber of Baquba , Cockburn
      The Pakistan Question - Will History Repeat Itself?  , Shahid


    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

    Straitjacket Bush: his rabid obsession with Iran makes it clearer than ever, he's mentally ill, Brooks
    Rumsfeld said to have been forced to flee France to avoid torture arrest, Ponder
    Trash-talking WWIII: 4 years after his pointless invasion of Iraq,Bush still confuses bullying with grand strategy, Ed
    F.T.C goes AWOL: like most perps, Bush thinks his foxy henhouse criminality is incredibly clever, Ed
    Counting Americans: Bush & his team of havoc-makers are determined to thwart the 2010 census , Ed
    The information highway patrol: Congress must guard the Internet from Bush; of course he wants to strangle it, Ed
    Boo! Crassly machiavellian candidates parade leering 'Islamofascist' jack-o-lantern, Krugman
    Return to Bamiyan: whether its the Taliban or the neocons, fear is never the answer, Cohen
    The wiretap this time: there has been a sea change in the way Americans view their government, Terkel
    In students' eyes, look-alike lawyers don't make the grade, Liptak
    'Real ID' that Spitzer now embraces has been widely criticized, Santos
    What every child needs: all children, rich or poor, could benefit from universal pre-K, Hulbert
    A new front opens in our failed war: in Iraq's rugged North, Kurdish rebels flout Turkey, Tavernise
    Backing an Iraqi leader again, this time for a fee, Bumiller

    Boston Globe

    Clearing the air on climate change , Jackson
    Driving the world economy , Greenway
    Democrats want to go on record denouncing US military force in Iran , Flaherty
    Giuliani's iron fist, Carroll

    Chicago Sun Times

    Why those who love America are feeling brokenhearted. , Greeley
    US Officials: Iranian defense ministry targeted, Lee

    Chicago Tribune

    Suicide biker kills 29 in Iraq , Hurst
    Tancredo won't seek re-election to Congress, Brown
    Cheney-Obama connection unites us all, Page


    Mukasey Calls Waterboarding Repugnant But Declines to Say It's Illegal, Taylor
    Iraq Takes Step Toward Lifting U.S. Contractors' Immunity, Youssef
    GAO: U.S. Hasn't Taken Advantage of Iraq's Drop in Violence, Landay
    Voting-Rights Chief Faces Congressional Questioning, Gordon
    Supreme Court Hears Arguments Over Child-Pornography Law, Clark
    Conditions Worsen in Gaza as Israel Tightens Grip, Nissenbaum
    Victory Confirmed, Argentina's President-Elect Faces Challenges, Chang
    Darfur Talks Stall Amid Disarray in Rebel Ffactions, Bengali


    Globe and Mail



    US hands over Karbala to Iraqis, BBC
    Biofuels 'crime against humanity', Grant Ferrett, BBC
    Exxon can appeal $2.5bn oil fine, BBC
    Iraqi troops rescue tribal chiefs, BBC
    US general wounded in Iraq blast, BBC
    Iraq war leaves US families learning to cope with disability, Claire Bolderson, BBC
    Japan halts Afghanistan mission, BBC
    More than a million back comic, Stephen Colbet, for president, BBC


    Progressives have set their expectations very, very low, Younge
    Bush plays into Iran's hands, Bush
    Condi and the White House: March to war with Iran, Edalat
    Higher US military spending is causing job losses, Baker
    Two rare birds shot: one Prince with gun, Carrell
    Condi on Blackwater immunity: It wasn't me!, MacAskill
    Drowning in lawyers: Waterboarding and presidential power, Purdy
    Cormac McCarthy's 'The Road' -- predicts our fate, Monbiot


    Unbelievable! Saudi King lectures Brits on terrorism, Fisk
    Saudi oil money fuels hardline ideology behind terrorism, Ruthven
    Tiger, tiger, burning not so bright: Tigers a doomed species, Buncombe
    Bush offered Blair an out on Iraq War... Nah, said Blair, Grice
    Blackwater guards refuse to talk to FBI; Why should they?, Jordan
    Iraqi dam burst would drown 500,000 people, Cockburn
    UK and Saudi citizens have 'shared values' UK minister brags, Steel

    Times Online

    Republicans start to swing behind Little Huck, Baldwin
    Pollution causing birth defects: cleft palates, extra fingers and toes, Macartney


    ABC, news

    Latin America

    World's policymakers have boosted the profits of drug lords and fostered narcostates ,
    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,
    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,
    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


    Inter Press Service

    US-Iran: Tamping the Flames of War , Akhavi
    Chad: Spain Defends Pilots in Child Abduction Row , Drago
    Politics: U.N. Spurns Cuba Embargo for 17th Year , Rizvi
    Politics-US: For Neocons, Iran War Aim Is Still Regime Change , Porter
    Energy: Project May Boost Biofuels in East Africa , Deibert
    Rights-El Salvador: Twenty Years of Déjà Vu , Gutiérrez
    Trade: Governments (Still) Pondering How to Make Drugs Accessible , Cronin
    Turkey: Relations with Iraq Become Explosive , Couvas
    Iraq: When Blackwater Kills, No Questions Asked , al-Fadhily
    Rights-India: Landless Farmers Demand a Piece of the Action , Dogra
    Elections-Colombia: The Going Rate for Votes , Vieira+Cariboni
    Rights: 'U.S. Resisting Ban on Cluster Bombs' , Cronin
    Development-Namibia: Interest in Uranium Powers Desalination Plans , Mseyamwa
    Population-Asia: Gendercide at Apocalyptic Levels - Experts , Ebrahim
    Elections-Argentina: Cristina’s Turn , Valente
    Politics-Iran: Row Over Nuclear Negotiator's Firing Worsens , Sanati
    Trade-Europe: EPAs Will Destroy African Economies -- German NGOs , Godoy
    Politics-Thailand: Straitjacket Elections Has Army Stamp All Over , Macan-Markar

    Der Spiegel

    International Herald Tribune

    Radio Paris (WNN)

    Middle East


    Hamas militant killed, another wounded in IAF Gaza strike, Amos Harel
    Majadele: Israel is ready to return Golan for peace, staff
    Olmert, Abbas meet in bid to bridge gaps on peace summit, Aluf Benn
    Israel's real intention behind sanctions on Gaza Strip, Amos Harel
    Sanctions or force, Editorial
    If Bush pressures Israel, he won't have Republican candidates' backing, Shmuel Rosner

    Al Jazeera

    Turkey and Iraq in crisis talks, Agencies
    US imposes new sanctions on Iran, Agencies
    Syria air-raid site 'cleared', Al Jazeera
    Israel approves Gaza sanctions, Agencies
    US official quits over Iraq report, Agencies
    Palestinian 'torture widespread', Al Jazeera
    Palestinian children killed by Israeli forces in Gaza, Agencies
    Nato seeks Afghan reinforcements, Agencies
    Caspian summit rejects Iran attack, Al Jazeera

    Daily Star



    Canada Urged to Safeguard China Relations after Dalai Meeting, China Daily
    China's Latest SEZ Is Banking on Harmony, Asia Times
    China Not Following Hollywood's Script, Asia Times
    Greenspan Says China's Stock-Market Bubble Is Likely to Burst, Bloomberg
    On Climate, Hu's Leading Whom?, Daily Grist
    PetroChina, Alibaba Show Demand for China Shares Isn't Waning, Bloomberg
    GM Plans Research Center in China, Los Angeles Times
    China Arrests 774 People in Crackdown on Tainted Products, International Herald Tribune
    China Birth Defects Soar Due to Pollution -Report , Guardian Unlimited
    China Announces $14.5B Lake Cleanup, The Associated Press
    In China, Good News Is Bad, Asia Times

    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


    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


    World Socialist Web

    The New York Times and Bush’s threat of World War III, Van Auken
    Another Guantánamo military officer condemns prisoner tribunals, Spencer


    Reducing US Casualties By Killing More Civilians , Lindorff
    Who Would You Believe? Revenging Bloodshed , Cloughley
    The Fraudulent War on Terror , Roberts
    Murdoch's Cuckoo's Nest , Whitney

    Editor & Publisher

    Iraqi Women Risk Their Lives -- For the Truth , Mitchell
    New Poll Suggests Stephen Colbert Should Be Frontrunner Within a Month! , E&P Staff

    Drug Corp Watch

    Drug Firms Try to Bribe Doctors With Cars, Sarah Boseley
    Gerberding: CDC Must Look At Big Picture For Health , Sandra Basu
    FDA Warns GE Unit About Water Tank Production, Reuters
    FDA Ruling on Takeda Cholesterol Drug, AP
    FDA Commissioner Outlines Science-Based Plan for Dietary Supplements, Cathy Wong
    FDA: CellCept Linked to Birth Defects , Associated Press
    Grassley Questions FDA’s ‘Secret’ Vote On Avandia , Ed Silverman
    Boom in Biodefense Labs Puts Country at Higher Risk for Dangerous Disease Outbreaks, Emily Ramshaw
    Stocks Drop on Takeda Suspension, Patrick Rial
    The White House’s New CDC: Censors For Damage Control , Tim Dickinson
    FDA: CellCept May Cause Birth Defects, AP
    Thanks, But No Thanks, Anne Underwood
    Consumer Rights Abusers Named, Shamed, Kelly Burke
    World Experts Demand End to Child Drugging in the US - Part II, Evelyn Pringle
    '05 vow shadows GlaxoSmithKline cuts, Karl Stark
    FDA Warns About 'Stay Awake Drug' Provigil, Pharmaceutical News
    FDA Says Safety Board Recommends Halt to Canadian-Led Drug Trial, The Canadian Press
    FDA says Sanofi-Aventis Failed to Stop Abuses in Study of High-Risk Antibiotic, The Canadian Press
    CDC Director Denies She Was Censored on Climate Report, Alison Young,Craig Schneider
    Edwards: 2-Year Ban on New Drug Ads , Holly Ramer
    AIDS Vaccine May Increase Risk of HIV, Brandon Keim
    Hand-Washing Defends Against Staph Infections, Ridgely Ochs
    Heart Bypass Drug Cited by FDA , AP
    Generic for Wellbutrin Under FDA Investigation, Brenda Fulmer & Joe Saunders
    Pregnant Mothers Should Not Take SSRI Antidepressants, Dr Peter Breggin
    Congressman To FDA: Reinstate Old Med Guides, Ed Silverman
    Canadian Trial Of Heart Surgery Drug Trasylol Halted, Catharine Paddock
    Orlistat Marketed as Alli is a Big, Fat Lie, Fit Advocate
    MMR: It's Safe When You Remove the Damaged Kids , Bryan Hubbard
    The Emotional Toll of Medical Mistakes, NYTimes
    US Investigating Generic Antidepressant After Complaints, AP
    FDA Cites Fakes Results in Sanofi Study, AP
    Children's Cold Remedies Raised Questions for Years, Rob Stein
    FDA Investigates Generic Wellbutrin XL, Ed Silverman
    FDA Changes Labels for Cialis, Levitra, Viagra Due To Hearing Loss Side Effects, admin
    Lilly's Scary Silence, Matthew Herper with Robert Langreth
    Warning Is Sent to AIDS Vaccine Volunteers, Craig Timberg


    Germany: FSC's 'Green' Label for Wood Products Gets Growing Pains, Wright+Carlton
    US: F.D.A. Panel Urges Ban on Medicine for Child Colds, Harris
    US: Fight Against Coal Plants Draws Diverse Partners, Moran
    US: Clinton Bucks The Trend and Rakes in Cash From The US Weapons Industry, Doyle
    US: V.A. Is Limiting Use of Diabetes Drug, NY Times
    US: Homeland Security's Use of Contractors Is Questioned, Hsu

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    Salon, opinion
    Information Clearing House, opinion
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    Working For Change, opinion
    Tom Paine, opinion
    Democracy Now !, news
    Daily Kos, opinion
    In These Times, opinion
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    Crooks and Liars, audio/video


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