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NEWS AND OPINION

Monday, June 30, 2003

New York Times

Bush Planning To Use Right Wing Troops In 2004 Run , nyt
Can More Bush Judges Stop Gay Marriage Recognition When It Gets To Supremes? , safire
Bush Is Indifferent To The Plight Of The Working Class And The Poor , herbert
As Blix Leaves U.N., His Judgements Look Even More Credible , ed
U.S. Struggles To Transform Tainted Iraq Police Force , nyt
Katharine Hepburn Dies , nyt

Washington Post

GOP Senae Leader Wants To Have Gay Marriage Ban In Constitution , wp
Bush Counting On Three World Leaders For U.S. Interests, And None Are Leading A Healthy Democracy , ed
Bush Is Screwing His Coalition, Not To Mention Africa, South America, And The Far East , diehl
Once The Health Care Industry Learns To Manipulate The New Bush Laws, There Will Be Hell To Pay , califano
Why Is There Such A Racial Disparity In America? , raspberry
Iraq's Shiite Clerics Strive For Power , wp

Guardian

Now, more than ever, America needs the keepers of its conscience ,bell
Bush and Blair promised justice in Iraq. Another lie , seddon
Whoever ordered the attack on Iraq was a fool, should face the voters' wrath , hattersley
Iraq weapons amnesty was a washout , norton-taylor
One top spook is calling his boss a liar and no one seems to care , preston
Proconsul Bremer says US will 'impose' its will , teather

Independent

US troops in new drive to crush Iraqi resistance , gumbel
Former Israeli soldiers return to occupied territories to give aid , frenkel
US forces poor nations to undermine international court , verkaik
Ceasefire boosts hopes for Bush's Middle East plan , huggler

Los Angeles Times

Military Concedes War Not Over, Could Be Long-Term Fight, Rubin
Dem Candidates Pitch Latino Officials’ Gathering: “Bush Is Wrong In English And Spanish” , Barabak
GOP Block Efforts To Commemorate Cesar Chavez , Bustillo
LA Times Candidate Q&A: Sen. Graham, LAT
Congress Must Engage In “Tough Scrutiny” Of WMD Intelligence To Maintain US Global Credibility, LAT
Prominent Cal. Repubs & Dems Urge Bush To Halt Gov. Davis Recall, Let State Focus On Economic Recovery , Broad, Rock, etc.

San Francisco Chronicle

A SF guided tour for Dubya , sfc
Recall drive makes "wacky California" headlines around globe , sfc

Christian Science Monitor

For US troops in Iraq, safety vs. diplomacy , Peterson
Talks start this week in Tokyo over how to handle charges against US soldiers , Marquand
Taliban regroups - on the road , Tohid

Boston Globe

Bloodied, British Reach for Diplomacy , Barry
Bush's Duck and Cover Strategy , Oliphant
Justice's 'Deadline' Confounds Colleges , Healy
Hospital, Drug Firm Relations Probed , Kowalczyk
Bush's War on The Poor , Globe Editorial
Charges are Dropped for 407 War Protesters , AP
Cheney, Musharraf Leave Drivers Fuming , Daniel
Close Ties Complicate Probe of Oil Spill , Daley + Ebbert
Democrat Debates Scheduled , Lester
In Weak Economy, July 4th Plans Fizzle , Cole

Chicago Sun Times

Blair, BBC Clash Over Report on Iraq Weapons , JOHNSON
Hillary is Greeted with 'You Rock' and 'Go, Girl!' , Falsani

Chicago Tribune

U.S. Arrests 60 During New Iraq Operation , Daragahi
Genocide Suspect Extradited to Spain , Tns
U.S. `Dangerously Unprepared' for Attacks , James
Rebuild Iraq, with World's Help , Editorial

The Globe And Mail

Foreign Affairs Minister Says Canadian Politicians Insult U.S. To Appeal To Voters , mc carthy
Toronto North America's gay-pride capital , mc clelland

Haaretz

Ceasefire a high-stakes gamble for all concerned , eldar
Rice asks Sharon to `rethink' fence route , benn

Sydney Morning Herald

Should Economic Growth Really Be The Goal? , Gittins
George Orwell: The Friction Between Liberty and Equality , Manne
China Watchers Seek Signs Of Reform , McDonald

Arab News

Israel's Nuclear Capabilities , Tahsin

Townhall

Conservative Writer attacks Patriot and Homeland Security Acts , Parker

Slate

The Withdrawal Method , Sam Schechner

Salon

Ain't that America? , Eric Boehlert

Sunday, June 29, 2003

New York Times

DeLay's Political Overreaching Knows No Bounds With Tacit Bush Approval , ed
Scalia Is The Intolerant Archie Bunker Of The Supreme Court , dowd
How To Build The Perfect DEM Candidate , nagourney
Both Prisoners And Guards Feel Marooned At Guantanamo , conover
Only 18 States Say It's Wrong To Execute The Mentally Retarded , talbot
It's Not Just That People Hate Us, It's That It Matters More Today , friedman
Myths In Revolutionary History Go Deep , greenberg

Washington Post

Bush Says Scalia Is The Model For His Supreme Court. He Needs To Find Another Model , broder
Bush Can Choose Meaningful Consultation Or Confrontaion In Supreme Ct. Choice , kennedy
Bush's Support Of Pakistan Goes Against The Pro-Democracy, Anti-Extremist Values He Tells Us He Believes In , hoagland
Israeli Citizens Grow Increasingly Hostile Towards Its Government's Increasing Assassinations , wp
U.S. Government Baggage Screeners Are Stealing From Baggage At A Rate Of 1,00+ A Month , wp
Our Health Care Is Not Just Expensive, It's Unreliable , ed

Boston Globe

High Court Rejects Appeal Over Antiabortion Posters , Denniston
The Bipartisan Mission to Save Americorps From Bush , Dionne,
No US Step Seen in Liberia Until Taylor Is Gone , Schlesinger + Bender
Mandela Criticizes Bush on Iraq War , Mathebula

Chicago Sun Times

Missing U.S. Soldiers' Bodies Found in Iraq , Haven
2 More U.S. Soldiers Shot in 'Hit and Runs' in Iraq , Krane
Medicare Deal Won't Come Quickly , Espo
Annan Appeals for Peace Force in Liberia , Layleh

USA Today

Scramble to fill power vacuum yields no obvious leader, Moore
Report: FBI finished searching pond for clues into anthrax attacks , ap

CNN

U.S. Death Toll in Iraq Passes 200, ap
Key Lawyer Differs on U.S. Terrorism Trial Rules, Dunham

Toronto Star

Bush Acting Like King, With Congress His Pawn, Scheer

Canada.com

Patrolling U.S. troops in firefight with insurgents in southeast Afghanistan , ap
U.S. envoy meets with Palestinian leaders, Islamic Jihad confirms ceasefire , AP
Getting out of war is harder than getting in , John Keegan

Observer

Iraq's war of resistance was planned , burke
Britain bickers while Iraq burns , ed
BBC threatens to sue minister over 'lies' claim , ahmed+bright
The big guns: Can Iraq survive a full-on assault from Wall Street? , vulliamy+islam
Campbell's bluff will not conceal pattern of deceit , ahmed
Austrian oak, Conan the Republican , donegan

Independent

US diplomat says Bush, Blair knew war documents were forged , buncombe+whitaker
How the king of spin won the day but lost the plot , cockburn
How could Iraq attack in 45 minutes with dismantled weapons? , rangwala
We promised them peace but the killings and chaos spread , cockburn
War not yet over, warns US , dillon
Feds building bioweapons labs all over US , gumbel

Los Angeles Times

Soft Money Ban Hurts Democrats, Brownstein
Bush Draws $5.2M and Protests In Cal Visit,Chen & Gold
House GOP Defeat Amendments Calling For Probe of Bush WMD Lies , Miller

San Francisco Chronicle

Protesters battle heat to boo Bush , sfc
Dems urge Californians not to sign sour grapes recall petition , sfc
McGovern confesses he did not receive Bush's message from God about Iraq , Garchik

Madison Capital Times

A gift to big firms, a slap to all others, Zweifel
Let judges be judges, ed

Newsday

Supreme Court Rejects Abortion Foes' Appeal, nd

Common Dreams News

Post-9/11 Immigrant Roundup Backfired , Lobe
Activist Camp Trains Civilly Disobedient , Gouras
Targeting Lobbyists Pays Off for Gop , Vandehei + Eilperin

IC Wales

Time for Blair to Go, Says Poll , ICW

Haaretz

Rice delivers White House invitation to Abbas ,benn
Sharon helped to start intifada. Can he now help to end it? , benziman

Sydney Morning Herald

Hamas Calls For Truce , Philps

Dar al Hayat

Egypt Won't Help US Rebuild Iraq or share Free Trade Zone with Israel , Al Hayat

Business Day

Bush to Face Hostile Protests in South Africa , Sapa

Japan Times

US Wants Japan to Quit Oil Deal with Iran , JT

Dawn

BBC row obscures the ugly truth: UK dossier on Iraq's WMDs , Richard Norton-Taylor
Window of opportunity lost: US general , Ed Vulliamy
Attacks on US, UK forces: a chronology , AFP

Working For Change

Ding dong, the witch is dead , Will Durst

Counterpunch

Life in occupied New York , engel
Tom Delay's new world order: 'I am the government' , brown

TomPaine

Yes, Liberals, You Won The Culture War, Now For The Democracy War , Raskin

Village Voice

Is Ashcroft Fit For Office? , Hentoff

Z-Net

Iraqui Resistance to Occupation, Sam Ramadani
Israel: One more step into open apartheid , Ali Abunimah
The Best Democracy Money can Buy, Palast interview
Iraqui Resistance to Occupation , Ramadani
Kucinich on NPR's Morning Edition , Dennis Kucinich

Saturday, June 28, 2003

Washington Post

Americans Do Not Like Being Manipulated And Deceived, Mr. Bush , schlesinger
Justice Ginsberg Carried The Day In Supreme Ct. , king
Dean Finished First In Online Primary , wp

New York Times

Bush's Father Practiced Racial Discrimination When He Appointed Clarence Thomas , keller
Pentagon Delays Release Of Syrians, State Dept. Complains , nyt
Supreme Ct. Vacates Kansas Conviction Because Of Its Gay Sex Ruling , nyt

Guardian

Rumsfeld proposes international peacekeeping force , teather
Surge of attacks claims US life in Shia city , macaskill
Anti-war mp sues rightwing paper over Iraq cash allegations , wilson
Labour's phoney war with the BBC , ed
Intelligence can't hide the fact we went to war on a false pretext , norton-taylor
Hundreds killed in Liberian chaos , astill

Independent

Army 'will not punish anyone' over deaths , sengupta
Criminals are better organised than Iraq's occupation administration , cockburn
Straw admits 45-minute claim was not part of original draft , waugh
The great rainforest tragedy , mccarthy

Haaretz

IDF pullout in Gaza could begin Monday , benn+harel+regular

San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco gays celebrate , sfc
Lesson for right-wingers: gay family values , Morse
Abstinence Only backers party in Las Vegas , sfc
House won't expand Iraq probes , sfc
Study says immigration policies ineffective: violate rights but don't catch terrorists , sfc
Dems attack Bush on the environment , sfc
Apologies to the Brits for getting them into this Iraq thing , Carroll
Children vs. Politicians , ed
Some thoughts on latest Bush policy atrocities , Morford

Los Angeles Times

UN Panel Finds No Iraq-Al Qaeda Link, Reuters
Rehnquist, O’Connor Increasingly Likely To Remain On Bench,Anderson
Dem. Contenders Attack Bush As “Worst Environmental President In History” In Environmental Debate , Barabak and Bustillo
Bush Money Machine Will Give Campaign Biggest Financial Advantage Since Watergate, Brownstein
Fox Judicial Analyst: Bush Using “Enemy Combatant” Classification As “End Run” Around Constitution , Napolitano

Hartford Courant

Cheney And The CIA: Not Business As Usual , Ray McGovern

Boston Globe

Retirement Drama Caps End of High Court's Term , bg
The Truth About US Intelligence , Lehigh
Medicare Drug Aid Plan Passes , Washington
Kennedy Hits MCI's Government Contracts , Howe
Gays, Lesbians Praise Decision , Robertson
Ex-Defense Chief Perry Endorses Kerry , Johnson
EPA Deputy Resigns, Narrowing Whitman Successor List , Heilprin
Bush Aides Try to Discredit Analysts' Doubts on Trailers , Schlesinger
Bush's Jive Act on Campus Diversity , Jackson
Case Decision Called Setback for Bush , Denniston
Court Upholds Statute of Limitations on Prosecution , Denniston
Strom Thurmond Dead at Age 100 , Feeney
US Sues Enron Over Pension Losses , Ap
US Soldier Killed, 8 Hurt in Attack , Barry + Chebel

Chicago Sun Times

Bush Was Just Plain Wrong on Iraq , Greeley
Democrats Struggle to Capitalize on Bush's Latino Gap , Andrade
Troops Look for 2 Missing Gis in Iraq as Casualties Mount , Gutkin + El-Magd
11 Accused of Training for Terror Attacks , Anderson
Religion Will Ban Everything, as Long as We Allow it to , Steinberg

Chicago Tribune

Angry Liberian Crowds Lay Children's Bodies at US Embassy Steps , Paye-Layleh
UN Terrorism Unit Finds No Link Between Iraq, Al Qaeda , Linzer
1 Soldier Killed, 2 Missing in Iraq, 10 Wounded , Goering + Salopek
The Internet Law That No One Missed , Chapman
O'Connor Splits the Difference , Page

USA Today

Violence against U.S. troops intensifies, ap
U.S. soldiers feared abducted near Baghdad, Ritenbaugh & Buckley
Drug-benefit plans greeted warily Many seniors voice suspicion, confusion about the proposals, Stone
Washington turns blind eye to the long-term view, Shapiro
Senate Dems begin inquiry into Iraq intelligence, ap

CNN

US Soldier Shot in Iraq, Analysts Warn of Revolt, Gray
Stocks Fall on Dour Earnings News, Haddadin
Lawmaker Suggests Entrails to Stop Terror, ap
Bush Opens Battle for California, Holland

Toronto Star

PM Should Just Say No to Bush, Snejdar

The Globe And Mail

Panel absolves U.S. of Loewen damages , mc kenna
White House strategy on Hamas could backfire badly , koring
Mandela condemns U.S.-led war on Iraq , ap
Canadians value U.S. ties, Graham finds , cp

Sydney Morning Herald

Comical Ali Surfaces With Another Fine Story , Hammond
Iraq and al-Qaeda, UN Finds No Links , Leopold
Running The Sniper's Gauntlet In The West Bank's Frontier Of Hate , O'Loughlin

Dawn

US asked to address causes of terrorism , Anwar Iqbal / Masood Haider
US-backed Iraqi officials grilled at UN , Thalif Deen
US trial plan for detainees flawed: HR bodies' observation ,Lobe
Rice flays Chirac's vision of multipolarity , AFP
The dance of the courtesans , Ayaz Amir

Asia Times

US shooting in the dark in Afghanistan , Shahzad
Japan May Send Troops to Iraq , Berkofsky

Scoop

Bush & CIA said in Feb 2001 that Iraq was Not a Threat , Leopold

UExpress

A CRACK IN BUSH'S FAÇADE , Ted Rall

Working For Change

Head Start flim-flam , Bill Berkowitz

In These Times

Banana Republicans, Craig Aaron
Reporting In Exile , Aaron Sarver
Registering the Peaceniks , Eric Laursen

NOW/PBS

Transcript: Deborah Amos from Baghdad , Bill Moyers
Focus on Iraq , Moyers/Archives

Counterpunch

Cheney, forgery and the CIA , mcgovern
CIA reported before 9/11 that Iraq was 'no threat' , leopold
'Cultural' right stunned by Bush's silence on anti-sodomy ruling , vest

TomPaine

Triumph For All In Supreme Court Decision , Korfhage
Creating Conventional Wisdom , Blow

The Progressive

Bush's One-Sided Rhetoric On Mideast Peace , Rothschild
A Gay Brown , Rothschild

Z-Net

The Empire's Witch Hunt, Baheer Safi
Re-redistricting Is An Ugly Power Grab, Richie and Hill
Underbelly: How the British Troops Became a Soft Target, Fisk
The Biotech Industry and Repression in St. Louis , Don Fitz
Coffee, the Deadly Embrace , Ben Gregory and David McKnight

Friday, June 27, 2003

New York Times

Gay Sexual Conduct Legalized By Supreme Court, With Bush Trio Of Rehenquist, Scalia, And Thomas Opposed , nyt
Activists: Anti-Gays Can No Longer Use Anti-Homosexual Laws As Excuse For Discrimination , nyt
Supreme's Pro-Gay Ruling Went Further Than It Had To, Bush Trio Offered "Tired Arguments" In Response , ed
"Hawks need to wrestle with the reckless exaggerations of intelligence that were used to mislead the American public. " , kristof
Bush Fed Funding Cuts. States Face Worst Budget Disaster Since Statistics Recorded , nyt
Election Politics: Senate Dems Give In To Bush Medicare Bill Geared To Privatize Medicare, Cut Most Seniors From Drug Plan , nyt
U.S. Uncovers Evidence That Iraq Had Abandoned Its Nuke Program A Decade Ago , ed
MoveOn Dem Primary Tops Combined Total of Iowa, N.H., S.C. 2000 Primaries , ed
Dean Didn't Do Himself Any Favors On "Meet The Press" , tapper
Foe Of Integration Thurmond Dead At 100 , nyt
Are We Moving Towaqrd A One-Party Nation Of Patronage, Corruption, And Far Right Ideology, With The Media Looking The Other Way? Yes. , krugman

Washington Post

With Scalia Leading The Charge, Christian Right Frames Gay Rights As Part Of A "Culture War" , wp
Kennedy Cited Long Line Of Supreme Ct. Privacy Rights Decisions, While O'Connor Focused On Equal Protection , wp
"Majority's opinion about what is or is not moral cannot justify state's intrusion into the most intimate details of people's lives. "
Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is, Mr. President , dionne
If Arabs Dont Want America To Shape Their Future, They Should Take Control Of It, Themselves , ignatius

San Francisco Chronicle

Gays Celebrate, Tell Stories Of Past Legal Discrimination , guard
Scalia's "Homosexual Agenda" Defined By Gays As Search For "Human Rights" , morse
Sex Abstinence Conservatives Convene In Las Vegas, Look To Bush For $1 Billion Windfall From His African AIDS Program , sfc

Los Angeles Times

Supreme Court Reverses Bowers Decision, Strikes Down Texas Sodomy Law,AP
Biden Charges Administration With Hyping Intelligence To Create False Sense of Urgency, Hendren
If You Want To Live Like A Republican Vote Democratic – IRS Confirms Rich Got Richer During Clinton Years , LAT
Cal. Faces Gov’t Shutdown Due To “Insane Brinkmanship” Of Repub. Ideologues , LAT
MoveOn.org, Legally Blonde II Show You Can Use System To Beat The System , Huffington
EPA Reportgate Part II: Bush Report To UN That Yellowstone Is No Longer In Danger Deletes Staff Language About Continued Threats , Shooren
FERC Orders Energy Companies To Show Why They Should Not Return Illegal Profits From Cal. Market Manipulation, But Requires State To Honor $12 Billion In Emergency Contracts , Peterson & Douglass

Guardian

Former reconstruction official says US 'unprepared' for Iraq , guard
BBC/Campbell feud spins out of control , bell
Bad planning and over-confidence have left a dangerous legacy in Iraq , woollacott
Poll gives Tories narrow lead over Labour , watt+oliver

Independent

Blair 'unwittingly misled Commons' over Iraqi weapons , russell
British troops agree to suspend arms searches , sengupta
Why the sultans of spin are vilifying a BBC journalist , sengupta
Blair to be rewarded with address before joint session of Congress , buncombe
Marsh Arabs threaten to resist 'army of occupation' , cockburn
Liberians urge US to halt war after shelling kills nine civilians , paye-layleh

Haaretz

Israel wants U.S. guarantees that PA will disarm terror groups , benn+harel+regular
Army decides to close file on death of U.S. peace activist , harel
Unless Sharon takes action on settlements, road map is doomed , ed

Boston Globe

1 Million N. Koreans Gather to Protest US , Yoo
An American Empire Built on Deception , Goodman
GOP Slow to Back Its Own Drug Bill , Espo
Canada Sets Sanctioned Site to Inject Drugs , Nickerson
Admissions Ruling May Cool the Issue , Washington
Blair Adviser Denies Any Exaggeration of Iraq Threat , Sennott
Bush's Tax Cut Won't Help Economy , Globe Editorial
California Democrats Conflicted , Calvan

Chicago Sun Times

Attackers Ratchet Up Ambushes Against U.S. Forces , El-Magd
Former Scientist Unearths Parts From Old Nuclear Program - US Admits Not a Smoking Gun , Lumpkin
GOP Drug Plan Would Expose Every Senior's Finances , Novak

Chicago Tribune

Iraqi Town Hit Fatal Boiling Point , Goering
Smut-Filter Law Angers Libraries , Rubin
Filtering Free Speech , Editorial
US Defies Courts - Al Qaeda Operatives Whisked From Malawi , Tenthani
Murder Probe Looks to Nearby U.S. Base , Tribune News Service

Christian Science Monitor

The man who would be king of Iraq , Prusher
Greenberg: Bush's numbers not intimidating, presumption of reelection not justified by data , Cook

Madison Capital Times

A defense of diversity, ed
Despite naysayers, government works, Zweifel
MTV candidate?, ed
Canada's gay experiment, Signorile

USA Today

Berkeley uses biodiesel to advance eco-progress, ap
Troops pay to get better gear. Standard equipment lacking in some cases, Diamond
Fed cuts rate to 1% but will this jolt economy?, Diamond

CNN

U.S. Frustrated with Saddam, Bin Laden, Omar Loose, Dunham
Pentagon Sends Team to Inspect Iraq, Paper Says, Reuters
State Dept Analysts Have Reservations About Labs, Wright
Cheaper Way Found to Produce Hydrogen , Recer

The Globe And Mail

Ottawa aiming to thwart cyber-terrorists , guly

Toronto Star

Alarmist Iraq Hype Backfires, Barthos

Canada.com

UN says nuclear find indicates Baghdad did not restart weapons program , Canadian Press
No evidence linking Iraq to al Qaida , Canadian Press
Attackers ratchet up Iraqi ambushes , AP

Dawn

Bush aide eager for taking on Tehran , Jim Lobe
Non-proliferation means no N-might , Robert McNamara
Resistance in Iraq , Gwynne Dyer
Ashcroft makes no apologies , Anjum Niaz
The American dream - and nightmare , Irfan Husain
Saving the world: a Hillary presidenc , Ayaz Amir

Asia Times

US fails post-war Iraq examination , Jim Lobe
Popular Anger Grows in Iraq , Escobar

Sydney Morning Herald

Militants Nearer Truce Despite Bloodshed , O'Loughlin

Counterpunch

Removing potemkin outposts: The best show in town , avnery
Wolfowitz had CIA investigate Blix , leopold
Sweet land of liberty: New mass graves being dug in Iraq , floyd
Palestinian deaths too routine to rate reporting , de roolj
Road of cover-up is the road to ruin , byrd

American Prospect

Administration Has Cast Too Wide -- and Too Haphazard -- a Net in Trying to Nab Terrorists. , Gourevitch
Will Bush Appease Right-Wingers by Naming a Reactionary to the High Court? , Kuttner
Unions Bring Janitorial Justice to Health Care , Meyerson
Road Map to Grand Apartheid? , Gorenberg

Common Dreams

Columbian Court Orders the Suspension of the US-Financed Spraying of Coca and Poppy Crops , Cederstav
International W.H.O./F.A.O Committee Recommends Sharply Reduced Safe Levels of Exposure to Mercury in Seafood , Heyd + Greer
FCC Silences Community Radio , Long + Bloch
Why Bush Ignores the Numbers , Gutman
The Human Cost of the 21st Century's First War Is Already Enormous. in Addition to Those Who Have Died, Staggering Numbers Have Been Detained Around the World , Vallely

History News Network

Indians Finally Get Recognition at Custer Battlefield. , Fish
A New Monument to the History of the Labor Movement Going Up in Detroit , Simon

World Socialist Web Site

Bush Administration Targets Iran for US Aggression , Symonds
Spain: Post-Election Horse-Trading Exposes Rampant Corruption , Short

TomPaine

The Specter of Vietnam , Zinn
Zoellick's Zealotry , Bivens
Musical Chairs In California , Bivens
Take On The News , TP

Village Voice

The Anti-Bush Campaign Kicks Off , Ferguson

Harper's Online

Harper's Index, June 2003 , Harper's Magazine

Working For Change

Dan Amstutz: Iraq's agriculture czar Well-connected corporate and political operative aims to revamp Iraq's agricultural sector , Berkowitz
Presto change-o!Bush administration ignores reality and its own word in equal measure , Molly Ivins
Holding Court 2004 election will likely determine who picks next wave of justices , Geov Parrish

MotherJones

A Coal Miner's Daughter , Nicole Makris

The Hill

A Lie Is A Lie Is A Lie , marshall
Homeland Security Puts Pro-NRA Ashcroft In Charge Of Gun Control , Bob Cusack

League of Conservation Voters

Bush Receives “F” For Environmental Issues on LCV 2003 Presidential Report Card , Josh Galper/Dan Vicuña

Z-Net

The Unholy Alliance in the Occupied Territories, Avia Pasternak
The Meaning of Rachel Corrie, Edward Said
Notebook of a Prision Abolitionist, Brooks Bendt
Armed Resistance to the US Occupation, interview with Chris Toensing

Thursday, June 26, 2003

New York Times

Records Show Bush Capital Gains Tax Cuts Will Help The Rich Get Richer , nyt
Bush Gets Campaign Cash, Praises Tax Cuts For Rich, While Rest Have Services Reduced, Pay Other Taxes , herbert
We Need To Keep And Add To Environmental Protections, Not Allow Bush To Weaken Them , ed
Retirees Irate Over Bush Bait And Switch Medicare Drug Plan , nyt
St. Dept. Disputes Conclusion That Iraq Trailers Used For Making Bio-Weapons , nyt
St. Dept. Expert Says Pressed To Tailor Analysis To Bush Views On Iraq ,
Bush Fed Regulators Rule Calif. Must Honor Energy Contracts, Found Rates Were Based On Market Manipulation , nyt
Bush Is Leaving Disabled Children Behind , staples

Washington Post

Bush Wants Californians To Take Out Their Frustrations On Dem Prez Nominee, Not Gov. Davis , wp
Hatch Says He Suggested Supreme Ct. Nominees To Prez, But Is Vague About Dems Doing Same , broder
Major Corporations And Trade Associations Have GOP Lobbyists Or Want Them As Pressure Builds , wp
Even Half Measures In The ME Demand Pressure From The BushAdmin , ed

Guardian

British troops killed in retaliation for earlier Iraqi deaths , burke
Force fights thankless battle to keep peace in a lawless land , howard+mcaskill
Campbell claims BBC lied over Iraq 'dodgy dossier' , wintour+white
Blair spinmeister may be the fall guy , ashley
Bring troops home: An uprising against tyranny has begun , ramadani
Qatar war briefings were 'a waste of time' ,allison+byrne

Independent

It began with children throwing stones and ended with 10 people lying dead , cockburn
Israelis kill two after Hamas 'agrees to stop suicide attacks' , huggler
The invisible: Human cost of the 21st century's first war is already enormous , vallely
Dean bids to seduce Democrats with Bush broadside , buncombe

Los Angeles Times

Presidential Contenders Take On Tax Issue, Hope To Avoid Mondale Mistakes ,Barabak
National GOP Uncertain About Wisdom of Gov. Davis Recall , Brownstein
Bush Energy Bill Would Open Door To Offshore Drilling ,Sens. Graham and Feinstein
Bush FERC To Deny Calif. Request To Invalidate Exorbitant Energy Contracts Entered During An Industry Created Crisis , Petersen
TV Networks “Rev Up” 2004 Election Coverage , Jensen

San Francisco Chronicle

More on Arnold Schwarzenegger who wants to be Cal governor , sfc
More on Darrell Issa who wants to be Cal governor , sfc
"Dangerous Idiot" At The Helm. No Wonder You're Depressed. , sfc

Christian Science Monitor

US campaign to eliminate Baath Party influence criticized for inflexibility , Peterson
Deadly attacks suggest coalition foes may be increasingly organized, widespread , Grier + Tyson
Low interest rates squeeze the budgets of retirees , Scherer
Probes of intelligence used by Bush and Blair proceed on both sides of Atlantic , Chaddock
How not to win Iran , Baktiari
Study finds US, Japan reward nations supporting them at UN with generous 'aid' , Francis

Boston Globe

Hussein Fate Stirs Jokes and Rumors , Barry
US Gays Saying 'I Do' in Canada , Nickerson
Tehran to Repatriate Saudi Qaeda Suspects , Globe Staff
Texas Ponders Changes to 10% Law , Kilday Hart
What About the Bonus Points for Whites? , Jackson

Chicago Sun Times

Brits Give Iraqis 48 Hours to Hand Over Killers , Bassem Mroue
Clinton Says Gains Under Him Are Being Erased , Wade
U.S. Tracked Bin Laden in 2000, But Grounded Drone Craft in 2001 , Bridis + Solomon

Chicago Tribune

Villagers Dispute Tales of Convoy Raid , Tobar
Airstrike, Threats Undercut Mideast Truce , Perry + Laub
Slow Down the Medicare Express , Tribune Editorial

USA Today

EU absence at biotech meeting causes stir, ap
Pickering considering job with telecommunications trade group, ap
Dems may regretush drug bill's side effects, Lawrence
Rumsfeld downplays reports on attack. Details hazy on Syria fight, Squitieri, Moniz and Diamond

CNN

Dems Push for Deeper Probe on Iraqi WMD, Guggenheim

The Globe And Mail

Manitoba association won't regulate Internet pharmacies , cp
B.C. safe-injection site wins police immunity , mlckleburgh

Asia Times

Michael Ledeen Wants War with Iran , Jim Lobe

Islam Online

Baghdad Citizens Believe US is Punishing them by Cutting Off Water and Power , al-Sharqy

Dawn

The men who cried wolf , Mahir Ali
A road map to what & where? , Edward Said
Writings on Iraqi wall , ed
Up against the junta , ed
NGOs accuse Bush govt of politicizing aid , Reuters

Sydney Morning Herald

Europe Faces Pressure To Toe US Line On Hamas , O'Loughlin

Counterpunch

The other, unseen America, our America , kauffman
The second dark ages: A nation of ostriches , z

American Prospect

Restoration Era - Howard Dean Plays Capture the Flag , Franke-Ruta
Moveon Will be the Real Winner of Its Own Presidential Primary , Franke-Ruta
Democrats Should Campaign Against the Tax Cut by Appealing to Americans' Self-Interest , Tomasky

Working For Change

Shame on us , Ellen Goodman

Common Dreams

Greenpeace Says "Frightening" Radioactivity in Iraqi Villages , Agence France Presse
Bush's Bogus War , Knox
White Affirmative Action , Leondar-Wright
New Polls: Bush's Re-Elect Numbers Fall Below 50% , Lester
Wind Power Set to Become World's Leading Energy Source , Brown
Embedded Reporter's Role in Army Unit's Actions Questioned by Military , Kurtz
U.S. 'Jihad' for Human Rights Immunity Advances , Lobe
Climate Change Law to be First in Nation , Weinstein

History News Network

You Want Propaganda? Now This Is A Story About Propaganda , Fleming

World Socialist Web Site

Father Protests Indefinite Detention of Son at Guantanamo Bay , Phillips
Israel: Privatization Drive Follows Government’s Austerity Plan , Cohen
US: New Coal Dust Standards Mean Increased Black Lung for Miners , Sherman
Australian Government Prepares Intervention in Solomon Islands , Head
Bush Invokes “Enemy Combatant” Rule Against Defendants , Vann

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

“Slow-Walked and Stonewalled” - Bush Administration Assured Unsastifactory 9/11 Investigation Outcome , Prados

Federation of Scientists

Fire in the Hole: Nuclear and Non-Nuclear Options for Counterproliferation , Nathanson

TomPaine

The Reckoning , Pitt
All The President's Lies , Bennett&Paulken
In Bush We Trust , Moyers

Media Transparency

The PBS Home Team , Levine

The Progressive

Sitting Ducks , Rothschild

Village Voice

Affirmative Action: A Court Of Two Minds , Davis
Unfinished Business: Will The "News" Revise Its Lynch Stories? , Cotts

Scoop

Why is US Media Reluctant to Call Bush a Liar? , Hans

Alternet

Protesters Are Not Terrorists , Bill Berkowitz
Bush League Fundraising , Micah L. Sifry
Post-war Iraq: Quagmire or Master Plan? , Jim Lobe
A Shot in the Arm for Racial Equality , Tim Wise
An Alternative to Empire , John Feffer and Miriam Pemberton
The Fact That Hussein's Gone Doesn't Make Lying Right , Robert Scheer

Z-Net

The Pressure Worked -- In the Opposite Direction , Amira Haas; Ha'aretz
End the Phony Evacuations , Gideon Levy; Ha'aretz
The Israeli Occupation Force Keeps Killing , Kristen Ess
The Occupation. Powerless Iraquis rail against ignorant, air-conditioned U.S. occupation force , Cockburn
Bush to NGOs: Watch Your Mouth , Naomi Klein
Imperialism Then & Now , Barsamian interviews Tariq Ali

Wednesday, June 25, 2003

Readings

Gonzales Memos Create Questions About Bush Process Of Executions , berlow
The Road To Coverup Is The Road To Ruin , sen. byrd

Washington Post

Bush Backs Fed Funding Of Discrimination Practices By Religious Groups ,
Companies Say They Won't Offer Bush Medicare Drug Plan Because It Will Cost Most Seniors Too Much , wp
The Bush Medicare Drug Plan Will Not Work, But, Hey, An Election Year's Coming Up , applebaum
Unions Get Better Helath Care For Members, Ask The Janitors , meyerson
GOP Senate Attempts To Remove Filibuster As DEM Strategy Against Bush Judicial Nominees , wp
Officers Say NYT's Judith Miller Became Part Of A Military Operation Rather Than A Journalist , wp
U.S. Officials Say U.S. Troops Lack Rebuilding Skills , wp

New York Times

Clarence Thomas Shows That Affirmative Action Can Drive Blacks Mad , dowd
GOP Senate Stops Dems From Gaining Medicare Coverage For Seniors , nyt
Bush Needs To Do Something Aout The Congo, Now , ed
What Are U.S. Troops Doing In The Mystery Village On The Syrian Border? , nyt
Poor Pentagon Planning Harms Iraq Rebuilding , friedman
Why TIA Will Come, gibson

Boston Globe

Rumsfeld Says Senior Iraqis Were Not Killed in Attack Near Syria (Okay - So Who Was Killed?) , Burns
Budget Cuts Threaten Volunteer Programs , Eder
Plan to Create New Iraqi Army Unveiled , Barry
Cheney Raises Money, and Some Ire , Abelson
Dean Makes Bid Official, Keeps Up Attacks on Bush Policies , Schweitzer
Democratic Primary Season Unofficially Opens with Web Poll , Kornblut
Supporters of Affirmative Action Are Pleasantly Surprised , Washington
Abortion Issue Sharpens for '04 , Joan Venocchi

Chicago Sun Times

Feds: Won't Fund Extra Police for Busiest American Airport , Herguth
Bush: 'Matter of Time' Until Bin Laden/Hussein Caught (During the Dem. Convention, Mayhaps?) , Raum
Peoria Man Designated by Bush As U.S. Enemy , Anderson
Real Heads-Up From Michigan Not About Affirmative Action , Jackson

Chicago Tribune

3rd Detainee Dies in U.S. Custody , Gezari
U.S. Took Iraqi Hunt Into Syria , Hendren
Bush's History , Sutter
The Court's Wise Balance on Race , Tribune Editorial

Los Angeles Times

Saddam’s Defeat Does Not Justify Bush Lies To Congress, American People ,Scheer
Gov. Davis Takes Offensive, Blasts Recall Drive As “Partisan Mischief By The Right Wing” , Finnegan
Congress Needs To Ban Lobbying By Family Members , LAT

Madison Capital Times

AG backs redistricting lawsuit, could influence national redistricting, mct
Decision could be costly for libraries, mct
Rayovac abandons city's east side, Nichols
Worsening deficit ignored, Sen. Ernest Hollings
Aid cities, environment, ed
State-paid junketeers, ed
Bush still fails to justify war, Garvey

The Sacramento Bee

Drug benefits cannot wait , Molly Ivins

USA Today

Dean kicks off with shots at Bush, Lawrence

CNN

Officials: U.S. Slow on Bin Laden Drones, Bridis
No Senior Iraqis Killed in Convoy Attack, Burns
Library Filters May Block Public Access, Jesdanun

Christian Science Monitor

As fatalities rise, will support wane? , Feldmann
New Baghdad grads size up shaky future , Peterson

The Globe And Mail

Iraqi girl, 12, latest recruit in guerrilla fight against U.S. , mac kinnon
Friendly-fire pilot on horns of dilemma , auld
Canada, U.S. float air quality projects , dunfield
Klein heads to U.S. to urge repeal of beef ban , dunfield

Sydney Morning Herald

Australia Listened To Bad Evidence: Blix , Overington
Telling Science Fiction From Science Fact , Wilkinson
Israel Sees A Threat As Hopes Rise For Ceasefire , O'Loughlin
Going By The Book, Islamic Schools Can't Offer Sex Education , Morris

Asia Times

Round 2 in Middle East charm offensive , Zaharna
Bush's MEFTA trade plan for the Middle East , Mekay

Guardian

Violence spreads south as forces of the rump regime get ever bolder , mcaskill+howard
Death and chaos in Iraq , ed
Troops kept busy protecting oil stations and sewage plants , gillan
When America talks about race, everyone needs to listen , kettle
Greenpeace blames US and UK for pollution from looted nuclear site , norton-taylor
Sharon accused of blocking ceasefire by raiding Hamas, 130 seized , mcgreal

Independent

Straw lays blame on Campbell for 'dodgy' dossier , waugh
The path to peace: Allies face a tough battle to bring normality , cockburn
A town with a reputation for violence, but invading forces walked straight in , macintyre+cockburn

Haaretz

Sharon's pressure on Hamas worked - in the wrong direction , hass
Bush's road map: Doomed to Oslo's fate? , burston

Dar al Hayat

US Tells Israel to Look for Business Opportunities in Iraq , al Hayat

Israel Insider

Rabbis Say Torah Forbids Cooperation with Road Map , Shuman

Times of India

US to give $3 bn, but no F-16s to Pak , RAJGHATTA
Saudi members of al-Qaeda in Iran's custody , AP
Decision on Tibet a betrayal, feel readers , TIMES NEWS NETWORK

Dawn

The cost of trusting the general , Imran Khan
Encounter at Camp David , ed
Afghanistan situation not encouraging: AI report on return of refugees , AFP
US picking up the tab for peacekeeping in Iraq , Paul Richter
Bush didn't read UN report, says Blix , Our Correspondent

Working For Change

The honored guest. Terrorism-sponsoring, nuclear weapons-equipped dictator visits the White House today ,Parrish

OC Weekly

Force of July: Rumsfeld Lobbies Locals To Celebrate The Invasion of Iraq , Washburn

The Nation

Probing 9/11, Corn
Senate Committee Rebukes FCC Commerce committee acts to restore limits on media consolidation. , Nichols
The Texecutioner New memos show George Bush cared little for good intelligence before putting people to death., Bivens
Ride of the Valkyries, Bivens

Scoop

Kuwaitis and other Opportunists are Looting Iraq , Al-Atraqchi

Counterpunch

Many presidents have lied, but this time the press went along for the ride , lindorff
Real clash of civilizations: Progressives vs neocons , chuckman

American Prospect

Affirmative Decision Yesterday's Ruling Puts Affirmative Action on Firmest Ground Yet , Bennett
Seriously Now - Howard Dean's Transformation From Protest Candidate to Populist , Kusnet

Common Dreams

Burned Iraqi Children Turned Away by Us Army Doctors , Abu-Nasr
Bush's Choice for EPA Job Oversaw Worsening Pollution in Idaho , Borenstein
NGOs Organize Against Proposed WTO Investment Agreement , Lobe
Overseer in Iraq Vows to Sell Off Government-Owned Companies , Andrews
The Anti-Bush Campaign Kicks Off , Ferguson
I Was Wrong About Trade , Monbiot
FCC Fight Helps Energize Common Cause , Oliphant
True Conservatives Should Take a Stand , Steinback

History News Network

Supremes Refuse to Reconsider Case Giving Military Wide Discretion to Keep State Secrets. , Editorial
Bush's Revisionist History , Craig

World Socialist Web Site

Iraq and Al Qaeda: Another Lie Unravels , Vann
Spain Extends Military Presence in Iraq , Lee

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

A Call for a Truly Public Public Hearing , Rothstein

Federation of Scientists

Congressional Research Service [CRS] Intel & Related Issues , Resource

Tom Paine

Losing The Peace In Afghanistan , Lobe
The Embedded Lobbyist , Aaron
Take On The News: A Running Commentary , TP

The Progressive

O'Conner Saves Affirmative Action , Rothschild

Harper's Online

Weekly Review , Hodge

Tuesday, June 24, 2003

New York Times

A Win For Affirmative Action, But What Happens When O'Connor Retires? , nyt
Senior Bush Aide And Other Conservatives Call For A Meat-Eating Ideologue, No Moderate Supreme For Them , nyt
Supremes Offer Little Guidance, Force Libraries To Use Poorly Designed Internet Filters , nyt
Why Are Our Leaders Unwilling To Admit The Obvious, That Bush Deceived Us Into War? , krugman
As Fundamentalism Sweeps Over Iraq, What Will Happen To The Women? , kristof
Ashcroft's Recent Death Penalty Guidelines Fall In Line With Congress' "Cruel And Rigid" Micromanagement Of Justice , martin

Washington Post

Bush Pushes For Privatized Medicare , wp
With Bush Giving Green Light To Privatized Medicare, Health Insurance Projected to Go Up Again , wp
Russia's Method Of Tuning Out Dissent Is More Obvious Than Ours, But Both Countries Use Gvt. Subsidies As A Stick ,wp
Bush's And Condi's Attacks On "Revisionist History" Reminds One Of Hitler And Saddam , keyssar
What Repubs Did To Clinton Was Far Worse Than What He Did, And It Continues To This Day In Book Reviews , cohen
Bush EPA Whitewash Of Industry Seen As A Campaign Memo By Critics , wp
After Little Help From "Coalition Of The Willing," U.S. Decides To Form Army Of Iraqis , wp
56% Back Use Of Military Force To Stop Iran From Getting Nukes, 40% Say Iraq Used Chem/Bio Weapons Against Us During War, 50% Don't Know , wp

Readings

Can Environmental Legislation Protect The Common Good? , dowie
Hundreds To Thousands Iraqis Killed, Maimed By Cluster Weapons , newsday
Scores Of Iraqi Citizens Sick From Looted Uranium , bbc
Not exactly an eye for an eye , higgs

Los Angeles Times

While Bush Focuses On Iraq, Asian Terrorist Networks Expands , Paddock
Hiring Congressional Family Member As Lobbyists A Good Investment: Greater Access On Key Issues (I) , Neubauer, etc.
Schwarzkopf, Three Former Joint Chiefs Oppose Bush Position In Michigan Admissions Case – Racial Diversity Maintains The Efficiency of America’s Armed Forces , Getlin
Republican “Ideological Zealotry” Taints Court Appointments And Undermines View of Judiciary As Independent, Non-political Branch of Government (for those who no longer remember Bush v. Gore) , Lewis
LA Times Candidate Q&A: Lieberman , LAT
Time For Bush Leadership, Not Talk, On Child Tax Credits For Working Families , LAT
Sen. Feinstein Latest Major Dem To Rule Out Candidacy In Event Of Davis Recall Vote , Menn
Congressional Homeland Security Team Visits Poorly Funded LA Ports - Account For 40% Of Nation’s Traffic , Pierson
Saving Private Lynch: Networks Rush TV Movies , Neuman

Christian Science Monitor

US decides to pay Iraqi soldiers and form new Army , Peterson
High court strikes down law that aids Holocaust survivors , Scherer + Stern
America, we need to talk – seriously , Seaquist
Bush credibility gap - a slow, quiet crumble , Chinni

Boston Globe

Justice Dept. Report Gives Life to Detainees' Suit , Hays
'Quartet' at Odds on Israeli Attacks , Ephron
US Marine Killed, Possibly by Stray Bomb , Globe Staff
US Base is Hit in Afghan North , Reuters
Legal Arguments Weak Against Gay Marriage , Young
Medicare Package Hit As Depriving Poorest , Milligan
For Dean, Insurgent Tactics Can Cut Two Ways , Schweitzer

Chicago Sun Times

Libraries Can be Forced to Filter Online Porn, Court Rules , Holland
US Army Growing Unhappy with Rumsfeld , Novak
Democrats Unite Against Bush , Fornek

Chicago Tribune

Recovery Slow For Former Detainee , Mellen
Court Retirement Could Tip Balance , Greenburg
Russia Loses Independent Media Voice , Rodriguez
Possible Radiation Illnesses Unstudied , Dorning
Trouble Brews For Californians , Haynes
When to Own Up to Mistakes , Editorial
Leo Strauss - This Academic Dominates Foreign Policy , Grossman

Madison Capital Times

Senate can buck FCC, ed
Veto the budget, write a new plan, ed
There's a method to Bush's madness, Zweifel

San Francisco Chronicle

There goes the tax cut for Californians , Matier + Ross
Bush has gone too far; what you can do , Sorensen
Not exactly an eye for an eye , sfc

USA Today

U.S. announces formation of new Iraqi army, ap
Hagel: Iraqi WMD clouds Bush credibility , ap
Democrats call on black voters, Page
Big Brother 2003, USAT
Deflation risks bigger than optimists let on, Reich

Guardian

Poll shows Blair unpopularity is hurting Labor Party , travis
Campbell agrees to give evidence to MPs on Iraq dossier , white
Chances for a free Iraqi press are growing dim , whitaker
Our aim should not be to abolish the World Trade Organisation, but to transform it , monbiot

Independent

Belgium to lift threat of Bush war crimes trial , castle
Saddam's closest aides may be trying to flee to Belarus , cockburn

Haaretz

U.S. mulls sending CIA's Tenet here to push road map , benn
Rabbis: No government has right to set up foreign state in the land of Israel , shragai

Toronto Star

Let Iran Calm Nuke Jitters, ed
Afghans Sow Silent Terror Through Opium Sales, Handleman

The Globe And Mail

Navigating the course to same-sex marriage , ed
Don't gamble with our drug prices , cassels

Asia Times

Pakistan Aiding Warlords in Afghanistan , Shahzad

Mena Report

Iraq's Economy to be Privatized by US , Mena

Times of India

Musharraf faces angry opponents in US , CHIDANAND RAJGHATTA
Dying for Dubya: The Illogic of Indian Troops in Iraq , SIDDHARTH VARADARAJAN

Sydney Morning Herald

Sharon's Backing For Settlements , O'Loughlin

Working For Change

Police state tactics abandon principles of justice , Cynthia Tucker
Hating Hill Hillary 2004: What else would make their eyes bug out like that? , Will Durst
Strange bedfellows Afghanistan quagmire triggers confab between US & Pakistani intelligence officials and the Taliban ,Bill Berkowitz

Counterpunch

Washington lied: An interview with Ray McGovern , pritzke
The meaning of Rachel Corrie: Dignity and solidarity , said

Slate

Can Bush Be Both Ignorant and a Liar? , Timothy Noah

Salon

Bush's 9/11 coverup? , Eric Boehlert

TomPaine

Following Ari's Footsteps , Blow
Fox On Steroids: An Interview with Jeff Chester , Rosenfeld
The Chamber's Last Stand , Fred
The War On NGOs , Klein

Fourth Freedom Forum

Unproven: The Controversy Over Justifying War In Iraq , Cortright/Miller/Lopez/Gerber

The Progressive

Senate Quicksand , Conniff
Bush Ignores India's Pogrom , Pal
Enforced Conformity , Rothschild
An Interview With Martin Sheen , Kupfer

The New Yorker

The War In Iraq: New Yorker's Complete Coverage Of The Conflict (Archives) , NewYorker

Judicial Watch

FBI clings to policy of harassing whistle blowers, Novak
Bureau Attacks a Loyal, Productive Agent, Rather Than Pursuing Terrorists Who Threaten our Country., JW
Vice President Cheney and his Energy Task Force will finally have to answer questions about exactly who was participating in the formulation of our nation's energy policy , JW

American Prospect

How Democratic Candidates Can Make the Most of the Next Two Months , Jones
Canada is the Latest Nation to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages. When Will the U.S Catch Up? , Graff

Common Dreams

Iraq: Arabs Challenge U.S. Plans to Open Nation to Multinationals , Mekay
Officials: Hundreds of Iraqis Killed by Faulty Grenades , Frank
The Method to Bush's Madness , Zweifel
Guess What? the Anti-War Folks Were Right , Wollman + Williams
Afghanistan: Still Not Safe Enough , Amnesty International
Supreme Court Decision: Affirmative Action Principles Upheld , Richter + Duckett
Ruling on Internet Law Damages Constitutional Rights of Library Users , Richter + Duckett
Protesting May be Our Final Distinction From '1984' , Schuler
Sex, Lies and American Presidents , Mcquaig
Why Do Americans Hate Children? , Maguire

History News Network

Are Trotskyites Running the Pentagon? , Wald
The Looting of Iraq Goes on , Michalowski
You Want Propaganda? , Fleming

World Socialist Web Site

Terrorism and the Origins of Israel—Part 2 , Shaoul
US Proconsul Cancels Municipal Election in Iraq , Symonds
US Appeals Court Approves Secret Roundup of Immigrants , and rews

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

North Korea: No Bygones at Yongbyon , Alvarez

Federation of Scientists

CRS on "Sensitive But Unclassified" Information , FAS Project Report

Z-Net

Coup D'Etat in Washington , Andre Cunder Frank
Afghanistan, Bush's Vietnam , Jphn Pilger
The Latest Peace Plan , Edward Said
Best Show in Town , Uri Avnery

Monday, June 23, 2003

New York Times

Citizens Sleep On As Bush Gives Them A Royal Screwing , herbert
Bush Fed Judge Nominee Is "Beyond The Pale" , ed
Under Pressure From Bush, Belgium Will Soften War Crimes Rule That Ensnared His Father, Kissinger ,nyt
Bush Dept. Of Energy Broke Promise To Probe Nuke Lab, Says Senator , nyt
DEMs Court The Black Vote With Jesse Jackson As Host , nyt

Washington Post

Bush Gives "Misleading" Defense Of His Tax Cuts, Says Brookings Economist. Dean Asks, What About The Increased Property Taxes Being Used To Offset Tax Cuts? , wp
Jesse Jackson Hosts Dem Candidate Confab , wp
Shiite Leader Calls For Self-Rule In Iraq , wp
"Unacompanied Minors" Mistreated By Bush Government Is "A Scandal" , ed
If Burma Is As Bad As Saddam, What Should Be Done? , hiatt

Los Angeles Times

While Bush Focuses On Iraq, Asian Terrorist Networks Expands , Paddock
Hiring Congressional Family Member As Lobbyists Good Investment: Greater Access On Key Issues, Neubauer, etc.
Schwarzkopf, Three Former Joint Chiefs Oppose Bush Position In Michigan Admissions Case – Racial Diversity Maintains The Efficiency of America’s Armed Forces , Getlin
GOP “Ideological Zealotry” Taints Court Appointments, Undermines View of Judiciary As Independent, , Lewis
LA Times Candidate Q&A: Lieberman , LAT
Time For Bush Leadership, Not Talk, On Child Tax Credits For Working Families , LA Times
Sen. Feinstein Latest Major Dem To Rule Out Candidacy In Event Of Davis Recall Vote , Menn
Congressional Homeland Security Team Visits Poorly Funded Busy LA Ports , Pierson
Saving Private Lynch: Networks Rush TV Movies , Neuman

Boston Globe

Bush Uses Radio Talk To Begin Making Excuses For Missing WMD , Kerr
Unfair America , Globe Editorial
Democratic Primary Candidates Blast Bush, Make Pitch to Iowa , Johnson
Military May Sway Court on Diversity , Denniston
On Patrol in Iraq: Danger Fills the Night , Barry
US Reports Seizure of Codes, Data , Krane
A Jessica Lost in the Legend , Goodman
Facing US Threat to NATO Role, Belgium Government Agrees to Limit Reach of War Crimes Law , Ames

Chicago Sun Times

Cheney Daughter's Mission: Undermine Arab Extremists , Mcelroy
Explosion at Fuel Pipeline West of Baghdad , Gutkin
Bush Sees U.S. Progress in Iraq - How Swell That Someone Does , Loven
Foreign Terrorists Still Can Evade Fingerprint Checks , Anderson

Chicago Tribune

Asbestos Claims Lives, Livelihoods , Grow
UN Accounts for Uranium at Iraqi Plant , Dorning
Baathists Say U.S. Ban Is Too One-Sided , Schodolski

Christian Science Monitor

In Iraq, a battle for credibility , Peterson
Outsider Dean fires up left , Marlantes
US has hands full trying to rebuild Iraq , CSM

San Francisco Chronicle

American Idol: How did Jessica Lynch become a national hero? , ap
Desperately seeking Jessica , sfc
Bush has much to explain , sfc

Newsday

Columnist considers retirement over secret trials, media cowardice , breslin

Guardian

Relief groups told they must be an "arm of the US government" in Iraq , klein
Israel road map suffers another blow , mcgreal
Explosion endangers Iraq's economic recovery, raises fears of lengthy US occupation , howard+whitaker

Independent

Why America needs to know whatever happened to Saddam Hussein , buncombe
Powell's frustration as Israel executes another Hamas leader , huggler
Israel defies road-map and vows to build settlements , huggler

Haaretz

Settlers,Sharon undermining the state , ed
The U.S. is now micro-managing the peace process , benn

Toronto Star

Iraq Resumes Oil Exports, AP
Al Quaeda Mutating Like a Virus, Ward
Old Economic Headache Returns, Goar

Sydney Morning Herald

A Tentative Tourniquet Applied To Mideast Bloodshed , O'Loughlin
After The Wars, The Dangers Persist , Toohey

Dawn

When Musharraf meets Bush , Shamim-ur-Rahman
Another Guantanamo Bay? , ed

Working For Change

Building a bigger trough , Geov Parrish

Counterpunch

The truth of the oppressor, the truth of the oppressed , cook
The wages of terror , schaeffer
The Iraq war as danse macabre , gould
An unholy alliance in the occupied territories , pasternak

TomPaine

Take On The News: A Running Commentary On Current Events , TomPaine

Weekly Independent (Pakistan)

Musharraf Trying to Crush Free Press in Pakistan , WI

Sofia Echo (Bulgaria)

US Firms Eye Pipeline Scheme with Bulgaria , Kodinova

The New Yorker

Donald Rumsfeld Orders Breakfast At Denny's , Gannon

Common Dreams

Anarchy Engulfs the New Iraq , Mcgowan
Us General Condemns Iraq Failures , Vulliamy
Powerless Iraqis Rail Against Ignorant, Air-Conditioned US Occupation Force , Cockburn

Alternet

Cops Find 'Terror' in Every Rap Sheet , Alexander Gourevitch
Washington to Nation: Drop Dead on the Job , Joe Robinson
Let the People Speak Early , Don Hazen
Vietnam War Terms Make a Comeback , Jim Lobe

Z-Net

Dollar Crisis and American Empire, Jeffrey Sommers
Afghanistan Regains Its Title As World's Biggest Heroin Dealer , Andy McSmith and Phil Reeves
The War Continues , Maria Tomchick
Left Behind To Starve , George Monbiot
Anti-China Campaign Hides Maquiladora Wage Cuts , David Bacon
The Best Democracy Money Can Buy , Greg Palast
War And Peace In Burundi , Mandisi Majavu

Sunday, June 22, 2003

New York Times

Bush Lied About Iraq Weapons, Tax Cuts By "Exaggerating" , rosenbaum
Congress "Whitewash" Probe Looking At Those Who Gathered Intelligence Rather Than Those Who Distorted It , dowd
Bush Record-Breaking Hard Money Collection Seen As Payback By The Wealthy For Tax Cuts Favoring Them , ed
Iraqis See U.S. As Supporting Democracy Only When Its Interests Are Served , rohde
Is Bush Outsourcing Accountability To Cheney's Private Company In Iraq? , baum
Bush Wants To Push Supreme Court Even Farther To The Right Than It Is Already , greenhouse
Congress Poised To Pass Bush Medicare Drug Plan That Would Create Confusion, Conflict, More Bureaucracy , nyt
Bush Plans To Get Part Of Gay Vote While Keeping Gays Closeted For His Christian Right Buddies , rich

Washington Post

Bush Lied About Saddam-Al Qaeda Link In Speech Through "Overstatement" , pincus wp
Bush "Coalition" Fails To Provide Needed Troops, Members Say Because Iraq War Was Illegitimate , wp
When The Man With The Money Usually Wins In Our Capitalist Republic, How Can Dems Win? , ed
So Many DEMs, So Few Dollars , broder
Our Iran Regime Change In The 50's Was A Major Diplomatic Defeat, And We Shouldn't Repeat It ,abdo
As Nobel Peace Winner Is Being Held In Prison Under 50 Year "Goon" Dictatorship, When Will Bush Act? , ed
Airport Security Still Not Secure , wp

Boston Globe

Kerry Vows Filibuster to Uphold Roe V. Wade, Johnson
Emissions Omissions, Globe Editorial
Grenade Injures Soldiers, Cuts Power, Al-Issawi
Some in Gaza See No Reason to Turn on Hamas, Radin
Terror Risk Seen Highest at US Ports, Bender

Chicago Tribune

IRS Moves to Hire Private Collection Agencies, Keogh
Faltering Plans Raise Questions About Empire, Geyer
Rumor Adds Fuel to Lingering Strikes Against U.S. Forces, Al-Issawi
Analyst: Iraq's Story on Labs is Plausible, Miller
Pyongyang Warns U.S. on UN Effort, Tribune News Services
2 More Set Selves on Fire in Protest, Tribune News Services

Chicago Sun Times

Fawell Secretly Tallied Ryan's Political Faults, WARMBIR and NOVAK

Los Angeles Times

Hatch Ignores Senate Custom, Will Seek Vote On Bush Right Wing Judicial Nominee , Weinstein
Bush Must Match Talk With Action And Restore AmeriCorp Funding , ed
Medicare Proposals Show the Need for a Refresher Course in Economics ,Brownstein
Our Privacy Pays the Price When State Legislators Sell Out, Lopez
DLC Losing Influence In 2004 Race , Brownstein

Sunday, June 22, 2003

New York Times

Bush Lied About Iraq Weapons, Tax Cuts By "Exaggerating" , rosenbaum
Congress "Whitewash" Probe Looking At Those Who Gathered Intelligence Rather Than Those Who Distorted It , dowd
Bush Record-Breaking Hard Money Collection Seen As Payback By The Wealthy For Tax Cuts Favoring Them , ed
Iraqis See U.S. As Supporting Democracy Only When Its Interests Are Served , rohde
Is Bush Outsourcing Accountability To Cheney's Private Company In Iraq? , baum
Bush Wants To Push Supreme Court Even Farther To The Right Than It Is Already , greenhouse
Congress Poised To Pass Bush Medicare Drug Plan That Would Create Confusion, Conflict, More Bureaucracy , nyt
Bush Plans To Get Part Of Gay Vote While Keeping Gays Closeted For His Christian Right Buddies , rich

Washington Post

Bush Lied About Saddam-Al Qaeda Link In Speech Through "Overstatement" , pincus wp
Bush "Coalition" Fails To Provide Needed Troops, Members Say Because Iraq War Was Illegitimate , wp
When The Man With The Money Usually Wins In Our Capitalist Republic, How Can Dems Win? , ed
So Many DEMs, So Few Dollars , broder
Our Iran Regime Change In The 50's Was A Major Diplomatic Defeat, And We Shouldn't Repeat It ,abdo
As Nobel Peace Winner Is Being Held In Prison Under 50 Year "Goon" Dictatorship, When Will Bush Act? , ed
Airport Security Still Not Secure , wp

Boston Globe

Kerry Vows Filibuster to Uphold Roe V. Wade, Johnson
Emissions Omissions, Globe Editorial
Grenade Injures Soldiers, Cuts Power, Al-Issawi
Some in Gaza See No Reason to Turn on Hamas, Radin
Terror Risk Seen Highest at US Ports, Bender

Chicago Tribune

IRS Moves to Hire Private Collection Agencies, Keogh
Faltering Plans Raise Questions About Empire, Geyer
Rumor Adds Fuel to Lingering Strikes Against U.S. Forces, Al-Issawi
Analyst: Iraq's Story on Labs is Plausible, Miller
Pyongyang Warns U.S. on UN Effort, Tribune News Services
2 More Set Selves on Fire in Protest, Tribune News Services

Chicago Sun Times

Fawell Secretly Tallied Ryan's Political Faults, WARMBIR and NOVAK

Los Angeles Times

Hatch Ignores Senate Custom, Will Seek Vote On Bush Right Wing Judicial Nominee , Weinstein
Bush Must Match Talk With Action And Restore AmeriCorp Funding , ed
Medicare Proposals Show the Need for a Refresher Course in Economics ,Brownstein
Our Privacy Pays the Price When State Legislators Sell Out, Lopez
DLC Losing Influence In 2004 Race , Brownstein

USA Today

Iran says it will not permit IAEA to take environmental samples, ap
Bush backtracks on black-colleges pledge, Wickham

AP

No Common Ground on Agriculture at WTO, ap
Iraqis Suffer From Radiation Symptoms, ap

Reuters

'Apocalypse Now' Music Fires Up U.S. Troops for Raid , Alistair Lyon

Madison Capital Times

Indians take the long view, Forest managed for future, mct
Protesting may be our final distinction from '1984', Schuler
Benefits of country-of-origin food labeling far outweigh costs, Beitlich
No guns for campus cops, McNally

Observer

DNA tests after missiles strike 'Saddam convoy' , burke
US general condemns Iraq failures , vulliamy
US forces' lack of discipline, unclear rules of engagement, resulting in civilian deaths , beaumont
Faltering attempts to meet Iraqi needs could turn simmering discontent into widespread opposition , cronin+hilterman
So now Friedman admits he was wrong , keegan
Budget cuts doomed space shuttle , rose

Independent

Iraqis rail against ignorant, air-conditioned occupation force , cockburn
Afghanistan regains its title as world's biggest heroin dealer , mcsmith
Bush-backed feature film of 9/11 casts him as scourge of 'tinhorn terrorists' , gumbel
Now Bush blames failure to find WMD on looters , cornwell
Riot-torn streets, running battles mark end of EU summit , howden

Haaretz

Fighting the flames of fanaticism , benziman
End the fake evacuations , levy

Dawn

Time for conflict resolution has come, says Musharraf , APP
F-16 issue still unresolved , Qudssia Akhlaque
The triangle of riddles , Afzaal Mahmood

THE TIMES OF INDIA

Vajpayee to decide on troops to Iraq: NDA , PTI
Philippines' Arroyo calls for release of Suu Kyi , AP

The Globe And Mail

Iraq now: 20 questions , mac kinnon
Video warns of new al-Qaeda attacks , ap

Sydney Morning Herald

Powell Battles On To Advance Peace Plan , Mohammed

TomPaine

Democracy's Trust Fund , Collins
Whose Media? , Nichols&McChesney

PBS

Student Protests in Iran: A Long History , Bill Moyers

The New Yorker

All In The Family , James Surowiecki
Might And Right , Philip Gourevitch

The Progressive

Media Giantism Snagged , Rothschild
Canada Leads The Way, Again , Rothschild

Village Voice

Justice Denied At Its Source: Considered Guilty Until Proved Innocent , Hentoff

Common Dreams

More Revisionist History, Baltimore Sun editorial
Now Bush Says Iraqi Weapons Sites Were Looted, Mikkelsen
Bush Once Again Target of Comedians' Barbs, Thomma
Truth Is the Weapon of Bush's Self-Destruction: the Superpower of Peace Has the Ultimate Force, Wasserman

World Socialist Web Site

Terrorism and the Origins of Israel—Part 1, Shaoul
Weapons of Mass Destruction in Iraq: Bush’s “Big Lie” and the Crisis of American Imperialism, Ed. Board

Z-Net

Unrest in Teheran-Pars. Or Is It? , Mozhgan Bahar
Reporters and Human Rights Defenders Targeted for Exposing Indonesian Military Atrocities in Aceh, Kurt Biddle
Fear of Firing , David Bacon
Breakdown of the "Roadmap" , Naseer Aruri
Enron-Style Corporate Crime and Privatization: A look at the US Coalition of Service Industries, Darren Puscas

PBS

Student Protests in Iran: A Long History , Bill Moyers

The New Yorker

ALL IN THE FAMILY , James Surowiecki
MIGHT AND RIGHT , Philip Gourevitch

Working For Change

Try telling Clark he’s not a patriot , Joe Conason

Saturday, June 21, 2003

Washington Post

Bush Economy Deserving Of Trickle Up Scorn From Working Poor , goodman
Bush Meets With Pro-Israel Groups, Softens Criticism Of Sharon , wp
Rumsfeld Says More Murders In D.C., Bush's Home Town, Than In Iraq, But Offers No Solution For D.C. , ed
Barbershop: Fishbone To Colin: "Gonna Find "Em...Gonna Find 'Em" , king
Bush Texas Buddy Will Be New Press Sec. wp,

New York Times

Kerry Warns He'll Filibuster Typical Bush Nominee To Supreme Court , nyt
Bush Says He'll Stop Import Of Cheaper Drugs From Canada In Spite Of Senate Vote To Do So , nyt
Bush's Norton Indifferent To Protecting Wilderness , ed
Bush Has Gone Too Far In Censoring EPA Scientific Material , letters

Readings

DeLay Says "Jump!" Tx. GOP Gov. Perry Asks "How High?" , kelso
DeLay Makes Tex. Monthly's "Worst Lawmakers" List , aas
Reviewing the Evidence: Weapons of Mass Destruction , Bill Moyers

Boston Globe

Bush fries climate change , Jackson
Six peace activists refuse sentence , Gedan
Finding A Place For Arab Moderates , Greenway
Ambulance attack kills US soldier , Barry
Dixie Chicks arrive to little dissent, and thrill their fans , Morse
Raising their voices for world peace , Deahl

Chicago Sun Times

FBI Still Harassing Whistle-blowers, Bob Novak
Congressman Chides Bush On Iraq Contracts, Leadership , SWEET

Chicago Tribune

Saudi Elite Under Scrutiny , Royce
Pakistan Expects U.S. To Offer Billions In Aid , Sly
Clark Says 'Maybe' To Presidential Bid , Jefferson
Attack Kills GI; Other Skirmishes Undisclosed , Salopek

Los Angeles Times

Malaysian Prime Minister Charges US Using War On Terror As Excuse To Attack Muslims , AP
T-W Drops Global Warming Section From EPA Report Since White House Would Only Agree To “Pablum” , Shogren
Cal. Lt. Governor Becomes 3rd Leading Dem To Refuse To Run In Davis Recall Election <0/a>, Finnegan
Bush Lies Are Part of Growing “Pinocchio Culture” That Is Encouraging Kids To Cheat, Lie (Nixon Would Be Proud) , Tifft

San Francisco Chronicle

Dean says Bush economic policy caused Calif. budget crisis , sfc
Religious leaders implore Bush to be compassionate , sfc
Calif. Lt. Gov. thumbs nose at recall effort , sfc
Toxic politics, Tom DeLay style , ed
Stop the gay Canadians, Conservative America trembles , Morford

Madison Capital Times

A clean air brouhaha, mct
Capitol heroes and villains, ed
Real health care costs, ed

USA Today

White House money machine may spawn gremlins, Shapiro
Net presidential primary facing allegations of vote-rigging, ap
Probe finds IRS workers misuse Internet on agency time ,ap

Reuters

Fingerprint Systems Delayed, Posing Risks,Reuters
Japan Says No Proof of N.Korea Nuclear Warheads, Reuters

Guardian

Protesters take on police at summit resort , smith
Galloway seeks inquiry after Iraq papers exposed as fakes , maguire
Fired Blair minister questions Bush's war motives , tempest
Blair finds himself increasingly friendless , ashley
Rapid change in Beijing is about to shatter our crude cold war cliches , gittings

Independent

US closes embassy in Kenya as Pentagon warns of attack , buncombe
US publicly condemns Hamas, but privately rails at Israel , huggler+ghazali
Saddam alive in Iraq, intercepted calls suggest , buncombe

Haaretz

U.S. sources: NSA Condoleezza Rice to arrive in Mideast next week , regular+shamir

Asia Times

US Now Backing Communists to Topple Iran's Regime , B Raman
Resistance to US Growing in Afghanistan , Shahzad
US Losing the Peace in Afghanistan , Jim Lobe

Middle East Times

Iraqi Firms Lose Out on Reconstruction Contracts , Oweis
Iraqis Say US is Using Baathists as Scapegoats , Georgy

The Globe And Mail

So the United States and Britain lied to the world. So what? , gee
Bush to NGOs: Watch your mouths , klein
Recognizing what's criminal in war , koring
Worrisome SARS developments , picard

Sydney Morning Herald

Powell Back To Get Sides To Honour Road Map Agreement , O'Loughlin
"By Attacking Hamas, Israel Makes It Stronger", O'Loughlin
Peace Can Follow The Blood, Says Jewish Spokesman, Calling Palestinians "Evil" , Stephens
Poll Says Palestinians Would Not Rush Back To Israel, As Sharon Fears , Ljunggren
Nuclear Warheads Report Rattles Japan , Green
What A Brilliant Idea, Mr. President. Why Didn't I Think Of That? , ed
The Garbage Intelligence That Helped To Unleash A War , Wilkinson
The Big Question About Why We Went To War , Riley&Allard
In The Line Of Fire , Fray
The Stories They Told , SMH

Dawn

Nuclear arms our last hope, says Musharraf , PPI
Political disputes hit US-Muslims ties: Musharraf terms it unfortunate , Masood Haider
When a regime has a lot to hide , Kurt Jacobsen & Sayeed Hasan Khan

Canada.com

Two British MPs compare conditions for Palestinians in Gaza to Warsaw ghetto , SUE LEEMAN
2 protesters set themselves on fire outside French Embassy in London , CP

TomPaine

The Truth About The Lies , Rosenfeld
Free Speech, Inc. , Danetz
Tighter Collars , Milchen
False Claims , Doroshow

Village Voice

To Your (Corporate) Health: But Nagging Gas Pains In Iraq Continue , Ridgeway
Whimper of Mass Destruction , Ridgeway

In These Times

Weapons of Mass Deception , Frida Berrigan
Hidden Agenda: Republican tax cuts aim to bloat the rich and eviscerate social programs ,David Moberg

American Prospect

Critical Mess - Neocons And Nukes , Bennett
Usual Suspect - Casablanca Bombings , Meis
Youth Full - ACLU Knows How To Reach Young Progressives , Markowitz

Common Dreams

Antiwar Groups Turn Their Focus to Bush, Robert Schlesinger
The War, Brought to You By The White House; To see what the media consolidation will do to British Television, Look no further than the US - Where Glutton Bowl is Typical Share, Willis
" Reason to Deceive: WMD Lies Could Be The New Watergate, Cythia Cotts
Impeachable Offense, Parrish
Media Silent - Gen. Says White House Pushed Saddam Link Without Evidence , Fair
'I Just Pulled The Trigger' , Graham
Total Compensation For Ceos In The S&P 500 Increased By An Average Of 63.24 Percent In 2002 , Melcher
Senate Panel Passes Bill to Overrule FCC Media Ownership Rules , Agence France Presse
Major Supreme Court Decisions Coming Next Week Will Have Broad Impact On Constitutional Rights And Principles , Rizk
Bush to NGOs: Watch Your Mouths , Klein
More Revisionist History , Sun Ed
WMD Lies No Surprise , Sartwell
No Payoff For Many Who Back GOP Goals , Haar
Which Patriots Exactly Does The Act Protect? , Cooper
Reflections On Dachau And 2 Men Named George , Farquhar
Eight Steps To Free Media , Gutman

World Socialist Web Site

US Prepares Military Blockade Against North Korea , Symonds
American Troops Shoot Down Two Iraqi Protesters , Head
Washington’s War Of Terror In Iraq , Ed

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

The Doomsday Clock , Overview

Federation of Scientists

Homeland Security And Biomedical Research , Rennie

Working For Change

The great Iraqi gold rush , Molly Ivins
WMDs and the psychology of fanaticism , Arianna Huffington

Friday, June 20, 2003

Washington Post

Portrait Of Americans: Bush Lied, So What? Leader Bad? Kill 'Em. Facts? Don't Need 'Em. , kinsley
Rising U.S. Death Toll, Increasing Attacks Cause Worry , wp
U.S. Troops Say They Are Ill-Equipped For Peacekeeping Mission , wp
When It Comes To Volunteering, Bush's Passion Is For Lofty Words And Little Action , ed
"Greedy And Slovenly" Court-Appointed Lawyers In D.C. Reminds Us Of Similar Scandal In Texas Under Bush , ed

New York Times

We're In A Bubble, Not A Stock Market Recovery , krugman
Religious Leaders Call On Bush To Get Benefit For Poor Kids, Not Turn Bill Into Another Tax Cut For Rich ,nyt
What Global Warming ? Bush Asks, As He Buries The EPA Data , ed
Turns Out BushAdmin Lied About Lynch As It Lied About WMD , kristof
Senate Begins Process To Reverse FCC Media Rules , nyt
Bush Wants To Privatize Air Traffic System, Congress Does Not , nyt
Ashcroft Wants Media To Propagandize His Patriot Act , nyt

Readings

America Doesn't Need More Nukes , Goldsborough
US Detention & Treatment of Child Refugees Violates Refugee Convention , ai

Boston Globe

Scoring The Working Poor, Too , Goodman
More Killing In Baghdad , Glain
US Restrictions On Iraqi Media Spark Criticism , Barry
Security Perimeter Readied At Logan , Zamiska

Chicago Sun Times

Attackers Lack Organization, Iraqi Official Says , Gutkin

Chicago Tribune

Un Urged To Condemn Tehran For Impeding Inspections , Kemper
U.S. Troops Kill 2 Iraqis During Protest , Dorning + Salopek
Iranian Group Accused Of Plotting Attack , Tribune News Services
Areas Bypassed In War Are Problem Says Rumsfeld , Kilian
N. Korea Threatens To Boost `Nuclear Deterrent Force' , Lev
Los Alamos Loses Plutonium , Kilian

Los Angeles Times

Call For Open Hearings & Public Report On WMD Lies , editorial
Wolfowitz Now Claims “Intelligence Is An Art Not A Science” In Testimony On WMDs , lat
As N. Korean Nuclear Capability Increases, Powell Calls N. Korea A “Top Priority” , Wright & Demick
Amnesty International Reports US Detention & Treatment of Child Refugees Violates Refugee Convention , Alonso-Zaldivar
US Latino Population Reaches 38.8 Million – Now Nation’s Largest Minority , Alonso-Zaldivar

San Francisco Chronicle

Blix's take on WMDs and Bush admin. , Gomez
Crissy Gephardt is coming out for Dad , sfc
Minority no longer minorities , sfc

CNN

EPA: White House Urged Changes to Report , ap
Belgium Gets War Crimes Cases Against Bush/Blair , Reuters
U.S. Ban on U.S. Lawyers Derails Case , Kratovac

Madison Capital Times

George helps GOP pass budget, mct
Senate kills loophole fix, Corporate tax reform dies, mct
U.S. media criticism of Bush too soft, Zweifel
Capitol heroes and villains, ed

Christian Science Monitor

Michigan riots: Tales of two cities and the gulf between , Paulson
What Bush knew, when , Schorr
Hamilton: Perception among American people is we are still vulnerable , Cook
CAPPS: misguided name game , Shaffer

USA Today

Biggest spenders on legislative ads usually prevailed in Congress , ap
U.S. troops may be in Iraq for 10 years Defense officials reportedly seek up to $54billion a year., Squitieri
Iraqis in the know could cut a deal, Moniz

Guardian

To see what media consolidation will do to UK television, look no further than the US , willis
'The real obstacle to peace is not terror, but sabotage by Sharon-backed army' , mcgreal
White House cuts global warming from report , campbell

Independent

Bush 'misled every one of us', says John Kerry , cornwell
CIA alarmed by failure to find stolen airliner , walsh
Villagers split over Saddam, their tribe's most famous son , cockburn

The Globe And Mail

Ford hits 100 with heavy baggage , reugly
Not very Canadian , saunders
Prosecuting Sabzali , ed
Drilling up a storm in the Arctic , jang

Sydney Morning Herald

Weapons Claims Fitted US Plans, Says Wilkie , fray
Global Warming 'Threatens Earth With Mass Extinction" , pa
You Westerners Are A Libidinous Lot, Says Tearful Mahathir , baker

Asia Times

US Intelligence Working to Undermine Iran , Bennett

Dar al Hayat

More Profiles of US Neo-Cons , Al Khazen
Results of Jordan's Elections , Roufaya
Iraqi Women Caught Between US Occupation & Islamic Fundamentalism , Saadawi
Iraq War Stirring up British Politics , Tarbush

Counterpunch

Lying, flag waving, redefining conservative values: An election must be slouching toward us , landau
A former foreign service officer on diplomacy in the age of Bush , jacobs>
Dread over what's next: They call this security?, lindorff/b>

TomPaine

Washington's Other Scandal , slocum
The Psychology of Fanaticism , huffington

The Progressive

Sharon's Charade , rothschild
Dying For The Government , zinn
Unwise Use: Gale Norton's New Environmentalism , helvarg
If It's Good Enough For Iraq... , ehrenreich

Village Voice

Nonsmoking Smoking Guns , smith

The New Yorker

All In The Family , surowiecki
Might And Right , gourevitch

Harper's Online

The Trillion Dollar Hustle , frank

The Nation

New Law Assists Political Intimidation, Forbes
Lessons From Chernobyl, Webster
The war is not over--and the questioning has just begun, tn
NO Tax Cut Left Behind, Bivens
Going for broke, Nuclear Power plants are risky business, but you would not know it by the recent Senate vote , Bivens
Smoke Screen, Bivens

American Prospect

Will A Senate Committee Vote Today To Roll Back The FCC's Recent Deregulation Decision? , Morris
Why Moveon.Org's Backing Could Be Priceless To A Democratic Candidate , Meyerson
Guess Who's Appeasing The Taliban Now? , Tomasky
High Comedyhouse Appropriation For Anti-Drug Ads A Laughable Waste , Wallach
City Officials Speak Out As Bush Starves Municipalities , Jones
Health Club - Dems Can Clobber Gop On Medicare - No Matter What , Kuttner

Common Dreams Headlines

Belgium Gets War Crimes Cases Against Bush/Blair , Reuters
Iraq: From Liberation To Counter-Insurgency In Less Than 80 Days , Lobe
Iraqis Were Set To Vote, But U.S. Wielded A Veto , Rohde
Iraqi Gunmen Curse America At Protester's Funeral , Salaheddin
Pentagon Admits Iraq Guerrilla War , Politi + Dinmore
Us Oil Giant Faces Court Battle Over Burma Violations , Gumbel

History News Network

Iraqi Museum's Prize Artifact Damaged, But Fixable , Vergano
Staff Revolt At Baghdad Museum , Mccarthy
Presidents Have a History of Lying Since World War II , Wise
More Vietnam Echoes , Engelhardt,

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Calendar Of WMD Errors , Rothstein

Federation of Scientists

National Security Presidential Directive 23 On Missile Defense , Document

Z-Net

From Despair to Revolution, Michael Albert
The World: 7 Thoughts in May 2003 , Subcomandante Marcos, in Rebeldia
Bush's Low-intensity War Against Labor, Fantasia & Voss; Le Monde Diplomatique
The Media Politics of Impeachment, Norman Solomon

Thursday, June 19, 2003

Washington Post

Bush And Politicians Like Him "would prefer the death of the occasional innocent person to that of their own careers." , cohen
Bush Signals No Cooperation With Dems, Appeals Judge Nomineee Is Author Of Anti-Clinton Starr Report , wp
DeLay Attacks Opponents For Unethical Behavior That He Is Known To Practice , ed
CBS Practices Unethical Journalism, Then Attacks The New York Times For Pointing It Out , ed
Why Does The Washington Post Keep Burying Reports Of The Growing National Deficit On Page A4? , hollings

Readings

DeLay, Rove "Closely Involved" In Recall Of Tx. Lege For Special Session, Strengthening GOP D.C. Hold , statesman
The Screwing Of Cynthia McKinney , palast
Bush, WMDs And The Psychology Of Fanaticism , huffington
Challenge begets a challenge , lyons

New York Times

Bush Editing Of His Administration's EPA Report Leaves Out Data On Climate Change , nyt
Bush Interior Dept. Hindering Plans To Protect Us From "Biological Invasion" , lodge
Bush Says He "Will Not Tolerate" Iran Nuke Weapons Building ,nyt
False Terrorism Reports Uproot The Lives Of Innocent People , nyt
Israel Dismantels "Settlement" Consisting Of Two Tents And One Shed , nyt
Wolfowitz Says U.S. Plans To Use Coalition Troops In Iraq , nyt
Canada's Gay Marriage Plan , krauss
"Same-sex couples married in Canada should be treated as legally married people in the United States. " , ed
"The Republican-backed effort to recall California's governor is driven by wealthy individuals seeking to advance their own careers by exploiting a political disaster. " , ortega
U.S. Trade Deficit At Record $136 Billion , nyt

Los Angeles Times

Blair Exaggerated Case For War Says ex-Cabinet Ministers , Wallace
US Adopts UN Methodology In Searching For WMDs , Drogin
Congressional Conservatives Unhappy With Prescription Drug Plan , Hook
Gephardt Slams Bush On Saudis, While Edwards Hits Bush on Taxes , Barabak and Brownstein
N. Korea Warns Of “Immediate Physical” Retaliation If Blockade Imposed: Have Ability To Reach Alaska, Hawaii and Possibly West Coast, Demick and Wright

San Francisco Chronicle

Three key California Democrats bow out of recall fracas , San Francisco Chronicle
Wallmart hell , Morford

Madison Capital Times

Pension costs to rise sharply,mct
Punishing free speech, ed
John Gard vs. Peshtigo, ed
Embattled Freddie Mac has state link, Ivey
State Dems take lead on media issue, Nichols
David Nelson? You're on the list, Moe
Welfare for corporations, ed
Money eats away at our political system , Zweifel
We must remain vigilant to protect our water resources , League of Women Voters of Wisconsin

CNN

Group Calls for U.S. to Reduce Oil Use , Hebert
Feds Want FBI Files on Doctor Sealed , ap
Senate Democrats Seek to close Drug Plan Gaps , Smith
U.S. Rights Group Bids to Boost Detainee Lawsuit , McCool
Dean: Investigate Bush Statements on Iraq , Glover

San Diego Union Tribune

Republican Leaders use Bullying Tactics to Keep the Troops in Line , Van Deerlin

Chicago Sun Times

Check Out 'Saving Private Lynch,' The Uncut Version , Roeper
Gop Aims Barbs At Hillary , Richards
Bush Could Have Powerful Dem Allies , Neal

Chicago Tribune

Missteps Cited In Revoking Visas , Simpson
Hussein Loyalists, Islamists Unite , Salopek
Warlords Stew As Karzai Dispatches Customs Agents , Gezari
Democrats Toil Against Bush , Zeleny
Bush Will Not Tolerate Iran Nuclear Arms , Lindlaw
House Oks Permanent End Of Estate Tax , Dalrymple

Christian Science Monitor

In volatile Iraq, US curbs press , Prusher
Who'll defend the detainees? , Stern
Capitol Hill wrangling puts Bush in bind , Chaddock

USA Today

International poll: U.S. arrogant and threatening , ap
Terrorists may slip through flawed visa program , ap
Justice Dept. issues first federal guidelines banning racial profiling , ap

The Globe And Mail

Anarchy spurs Afghan opium production , ap
Test of sea-based missile defense system misses target , ap
No criminal charges for 'friendly fire' pilots , cp
Ottawa bans five more terrorist groups , lawlor
Manitoba to create greenhouse gas exchange , cp
U.S. won't fund 'country-of-origin' labels on meat , ap
Ottawa backs gay marriage , lunman
Trusts see surge in foreign investors , brethour

Guardian

Death for American, Iraqis: Just another day in Baghdad , mccarthy
Iraqis have a right to resist , milne
Battle to save Afghanistan's shattered heritage , harding
Kabul needs outside help to quell warlords, warns Musharraf , macaskill

Independent

US oil giant faces court battle over Burma violations , gumbel
How African cotton farmers pay price of cheap US imports , frith
American soldiers kill two Iraqis protesting over pay , cockburn
Brit reconstruction chief says Iraq too dangerous for her to visit , sengupta

Ha'aretz

Israeli commander gives USMC occupation lessons , haaretz

Sydney Morning Herald

Irony On Parade, But Democracy Was AWOL , Seccombe
Abbas Continues Struggle To Achieve A Ceasefire , o'loughlin
MP Tells Of Blair's "Honourable Deception" , Fray

Arabic News

Problems in Iraq Force US to Stop Threatening Syria , ed

Asia Times

The Fall of the Saudi Royal Family Might Bring Something Worse , Ehsan Ahrari
More Analysis on the WMD Saga , Daniel Smith
Russia Shores up Eastern Ties to Counter US Ambitions , Rahul Bedi

Dar al Hayat

Does the US Have a Strategy in Iraq? , Kseibaty
Iraqi Writer Advocates a Constitutional Monarchy for Iraq , Safwat

Hindustan Times

India Fears US will sell more Weapons to Pakistan , Chaudhuri

AlterNet

The Screwing of Cynthia McKinney , Greg Palast
What Did He Know and When Did He Know It? , Robert Scheer
Unwise Use: Gale Norton's New 'Environmentalism' , David Helfarg

Slate

Lynch Mobbed , Eric Umansky
FOIAled , Eric Umansky
Postwar Warfare , Emily Biuso

Salon

Joe Conason's Journal , Joe Conason
Why don't we care about the WMD? , Michelle Goldberg

Counterpunch

Bush WMD lies will cost the US dearly , smith
Secret trials, nameless defendants, veiled threats to defense lawyers , cassel

Common Dreams

Mainstream News Makes More Sense As Shakespearean Drama , Chernus
Impeachable Offense , Parrish
U.S. Account Of Fallujah Killings Contradicted By Rights Group , Lobe
Court Ponders If U.S. Firm Liable For Abuse Abroad , Abate
Parents Of Activist Shot In Gaza Seek Prosecution , Johnson
Heavy Hand Of America Fans The Taliban Embers Into Life , Khost
Cia Deliberately Misled Un Arms Inspectors, Says Senator , Cornwell
Dean: Investigate Bush Statements On Iraq , Glover
Will We See Gore Tv? , Tumulty
Deflation: It Threatens The United States--And The World , Greider

A Segway For Bush , Moore
Arbitrary Interpretations Veil Religious Fashion ...And Now The Law , Tristam
Dems Have Shot In '04 -- If They Don't Go Wobbly , Thomas
How An Earlier "Patriot Act" Law Brought Down A President , Hartmann
Making Media An Issue , Nichols
We Can Seize The Day , Monbiot
What's The Official Story? Weapons Of Mass Distortion , Castro
When Will House Republicans Call For Bush's Impeachment? , Pittelli

World Socialist Web Site

Washington’s War Of Terror In Iraq , Editorial
Us Marines Sent To Liberia , Talbot

Bulletin Of The Atomic Scientists

Reining In The Space Cowboys , Moltz
Back To Bioweapons? , Wheelis + Dando

Federation Of Scientists

Non-Lethal Chemical And Biological Weapons , Roundup

Mena Report

US-Mideast free trade area within a decade , Mena

TomPaine

From Watergate To Weaponsgate: An Interview With John Dean , buzzflash.com
Peacekeeping Corps , kraus
(A)n (E)gotistical (I)nstitution , Nader
Bucking Trends , Baker

Harper's Magazine: Archives

Jesus Plus Nothing: Undercover Among America's Secret Theocrats , sharlet
Cool War , Gordon in archives

Z-Net

War Continues, Maria Tomchick
The Killing, David Edwards
Banking on Misery, Michael Hudson
Re-Colonizing Iraq , Tariq Ali,
The Malevolence of History, Hechtman & Fisk

Wednesday, June 18, 2003

Readings

Sen. Jeffords celebrates his departure from Bush's GOP , jeffords
Suppose You Wanted to Have a Permanent War , higgs
Bush And The End Of Reason ,parry
Bush Manipulates Public Opinion As A Weapon Of Mass Destruction ,pitts
Down The Memory Hole With Bush's Ministry Of Truth ,youther
Bush's Trailers Contain Weapons Of Mass Deception ,vann
We Have One More Chance To Defend Media Democracy By Helping Congress To Reverse FCC Ruling ,nation

Washington Post

For Those In Denial, GOP Spokesman Spells Out Bush Doomsday Scenario For Our Democracy , broder
Dems Warn Bush To Consult Them About Supreme Court Nominee As White House Begins Drum Beat , wp
U.S. Appeals Court Made "Dreadful" Decision To Keep Detainees Info Secret ,wp
Constant Bush Attempts To Weaken Corporate Safeguards Support The "Insufficient" Punishment Of "Dispicable" Behavior Of Corporations Such As Guidant , wp
Idaho Anti-Environmentalist Gov Likely To Get Bush Nod For Envirnomental Protection Head ,wp
U.S. Troops Kill Two In Baghdad As 2,000 Protest , wp
Something Big Is Happening With The Dems Online , meyerson

New York Times

Bush "Spirit Of Service" Rhetoric Hides The Lie Of Inaction , ed
Depression In U.S. Particularly Widespread Among Poor, Blacks, Women , nyt
Coke Confirms Product Test Was Rigged , nyt
Canadian Leaders Agree To Propose Gay Marriage Law , nyt
"Disparities in the legal treatment of lesbians and gay men in the United States and their treatment in the rest of the world are becoming more pronounced. " , helfer
Supreme Court Ruling On Gay Rights Landmark Case Should Come Next Week , nyt

San Francisco Chronicle

Have you no shame, or, like, anything? , Carroll
In greed we trust , LLoyd
Waiting for Michigan , Guillermo
Flip side of Jason Blair , Schell
British former ministers: Government exaggerated Iraq threat , ap
Bringing politics to the bench , ed

Los Angeles Times

Republicans Stalling Because Investigation Into WMD Lies Could Lead to Impeachment , Scheer
New Dem Network Surveys: Bush Losing Ground With Hispanics, Dems Losing Clinton Advances , Brownstein

Christian Science Monitor

Is bargain aisle also deflation alley? , Scherer
Biggest proposed shake-up of government employees in decades would undermine worker protections , Stern
WMD terrorism: The next phase? , Alexander + Hoenig

Boston Globe

Our "Blind" Desire To Go To War "Makes Us Dangerous" , Carroll
Georgia seizes 'dirty bomb' materials , Filipov
Nixon Frets About John Kerry - The Tapes , Kranish
Which lies matter most to the American public? , Vennochi

Chicago Tribune

Anti-War Protestors Vent at City Meeting , Washburn
Journey to Iraq's harsh reality , Dorning
Pentagon's voice resigns , Kilian

USA Today

Court: No obligation to name detainees , ap
Senators consider getting rid of secret holds on nominations , ap
Most presidential aides not rich, but better off than most Americans. , ap
Ex-CIA director says administration stretched facts on Iraq , Diamond

Madison Capital Times

Convention gives Dean a running start, mct
Plug loophole, pay for health, mct
What's the fascination with Hillary?, Zaleski

Guardian

Cook casts doubt on Saddam threat , tempest
Short: I was briefed on Blair's secret war pact , wintour
Russia's neo-liberal reforms have left most citizens worse off , steele
It started with Iraq's 55 most wanted: now deck of cards idea has spread across political spectrum , campbell
Iraq's museums: what really happened , robson

Independent

Exposed: Blair, Iraq and the great deception , russell
Shocking and shameful: Short's verdict on Blair's campaign for war , russell
CIA deliberately misled UN arms inspectors, says senator , cornwell
US troops 'used excessive force' at Fallujah protest , reeves

Haaretz

Indyk proposes international force to help combat militants , haaretz
Has Sharon's Hamas hitlist converted Bush? , burston

The Globe and Mail

Analyst shoots holes in Bush's proposal , tuck
The offshore accounts where criminals play , ed
Ontario and Alberta have taken off the gloves , Ibbitson
Philosopher of failure studies fallen stars , pitts
The second trade crisis , winham/ostry
Education hiring spree leads upbeat jobs outlook , galt

Sydney Morning Herald

Sharon Vows To Hunt Militants But Push For Truce Continues , o'loughlin
Saving The Whale, Again , ed

Counterpunch

Scalia: The Rumsfeld of the Supreme Court , cassel
Outting Ashcroft's latest hypocrisy , madsen

Common Dreams

U.S. Account of Fallujah Killings Contradicted by Rights Group , Lobe
Department of Homeland Security’s Proposed Secrecy Rules Exceed Statutory Authority , Public Citizen

History News Network

Now What Should Be Done in Israel? , Klinghoffer

World Socialist Web Site

Unexploded cluster bombs blanket Iraqi cities , Johnson
Australian government resumes push for detention without trial , Head
European Union plans drastic restraints on right to asylum , Kreikenbaum

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

The NRC’s dirty little secret , Hirsch, Lochbaum + Lyman

Village Voice

Iraqis Kept in the Dark by By Bush's Aloof and Secretive Paul Bremer , Fahim
Patriot Act II, and Means to Weigh It, Emerge in Bits Devil in the Details , Lee
Reason to Deceive WMD Lies Could Be the New Watergate , Cotts
To Your (Corporate) Health, But Nagging Gas Pains in Iraq Continue , Ridgeway

Z-Net

The New Tools of Liberation in South Africa, Holly Wren
Whose Security? , Jonathan Cook, Al Ahram
Deep Poverty, Deep Deception: Facts That Matter Beneath the Imperial Helicopters, Paul Street
"We Don't Raze Homes For No Reason", Ha'aretz
US Media Ignores Israeli Violence After Aqaba Summit, Abunimah
War & Premeditated Genocide, Petras

Alternet

Tattered Road Map Still Legible , Ian Williams
Supreme Court Battle of a Lifetime , Kari Lydersen
Amplifying Officials, Squelching Dissent , Steve Rendall and Tara Broughel
Reclaiming the Media , Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols
Using Antitrust Laws to Challenge the FCC , Dan Levine

Tuesday, June 17, 2003

New York Times

Bush Talks About Bad Saddam And Victory In Defense Of His Lies And Distortions About WMD , nyt
Dems Demonstrate That Bush Cares More About Tax Cuts To Rich Than Our National Security , krugman
Ridge Reports Ridge Didn't Do Anything Wrong In Hunt For Non-Terrorist Texas Dems , nyt
It's Now Or Never To Restore Order In Iraq , kristof
Inmates Released From Guantanamo Tell Tales Of Despair , ed
Bush Selects Corporate Lobbyist To Run GOP, Critics Charge "Unethical" , nyt

Washington Post

Reported Truth Of Lynch Story Reveals BushAdmin's Lies , wp
Democracy Does Not Work In Bush's Washington Because Too Much Is Done Behind Closed Doors , dionne
Bush Says He Supports The Troops, But Dems Point Out His Cuts In Family Benefits To Get More Tax Cuts For Rich , wp
Bush Tax Cut To Rich Will Benefit Many In House, Even More Of Senate , wp
Bush Further Alienates Friends And State Dept.'s Credibility With Choice And Behavior Of U.S. Official ,

Los Angeles Times

Assertive Delay Undercuts GOP “Compassionate” Claim , Hook
Bush Deficits and Drug Plan Are A Recipe For Disaster , Brownstein

San Francisco Chronicle

Having some issues finding people , Carroll
A fraud study to drill offshore , ed
Tyranny and terrorism , ed
Still blowing smoke , ed
The war built on a lie , Sorensen

Boston Globe

Agriculture Event To Draw Protests , Calvan
Arms Deadline Passes; Iraqis Play Hide-And-Seek , Barry
Keeping Score On The Democrats , Edwards

Chicago Sun Times

Pumping Hands Instead Of Pumping Iron? GOP Prays Arnold Will Run , Zwecker
Bush Says Demonstrations In Iran Reflect Burning Desire For Freedom , Dareini
To Kill A Mockingbird , Ebert

Chicago Tribune

Medicare Drug Coverage And Irresponsibility , Chapman
1,300 Soldiers Raid Anti-U.S. Hotbeds , Salopek
Take My Dictator . . . Please , Schodolski
Iran Says U.S. To Blame For Student Unrest , Tribune News Services

Christian Science Monitor

Military officials admit sketchy intelligence , Tyson
US antiguerrilla campaign draws Iraqi ire , Prusher
Poll: Most Americans don't expect tax cuts to hit home , CSM

USA Today

U.S., European energy talks complicated by nuclear power , ap
AARP Says Bush Drug Plan No Value For Most Seniors , Welch

CNN

Campaign Contribution Ban is Upheld, Vicini

Reuters

Lugar: U.S. Troops May Have to Go After Hamas , Lori Santos

Guardian

The task is not to overthrow globalisation but to use it for a democratic revolution , monbiot
Australian government's spin machine out of control , fickling
Fear of corruption and chaos in African oil rush , denny
Staff revolt at Baghdad museum , mccarthy
Diplomacy fails to woo Sharon, Hamas from guns and bombs , mcgreal+black
Huge security cordon guards summit , smith

Independent

British official warns of chaos in Iraq , demetriou
Talks deadlocked as Sharon demands 'war' on militants , huggler
Palestinians torn between their desire for peace and anger with the Israelis , ghazali

The Globe and Mail

A story of intrigue from A to Z, freeze
French Defence Minister takes swipe at Rumsfeld , AP
WTO gives U.S. six months to repeal law , AP
Canada calling for UN reform , sallot

Asia Times

Bush Silent As Israel Again Attacks Palestinians, Jim Lobe
America's Image "Dangerously Negative" (Pew Poll) , R. S. Zaharna
Washington Plays into Iranian Clerics' Hands , Hooman Peimani
Asia's Overlooked Missle Crisis , Stephen Blank
Report Debunks "China Threat" , David Isenberg

Dawn

Demo held in US against deportation of Muslims , Abdus Sattar Ghazali

BusinessWeek

Absent Coherent Fiscal Policy, Fed Pursues Risky Monetary Policy , Miller, Coy & Arndt

Working For Change

Interview with Isabel Allende , Laura Flanders

Tom Paine

Rising Values , alderson
People First , ivins
Bumpersticker Banner , sifry

American Prospect

Local Zero - City And County Officials Speak Out As Bush Tries To Starve Municipalities , Jones
A Few Good Men? , Graff

Common Dreams

Iraq Posed An Unclear And Dubious Danger , McGovern
Biodiversity Treaty Start-Date Set Amid Growing International Controversy , Lobe

History News Network

Is It "Worse Than Watergate"? , Poll
Did Bush Lie Us Into War? , Dean
Murdoch Flagship Reporter In Australia Plagiarizes History Articles Published By Min. Tribune , Shenkman

Journal of the Federation of American Scientists

Arms, Aid, And The War With Iraq , FAS
Secrecy And Security News , Roundup

Salon

How the left lost teen spirit , Andrew O'Hehir
Bush's do-nothing plan for airline security , Paul Caffera

Counterpunch

The Rantisi attack: 'The children of death' , avnery
A threat to democracy: Bush's Iraq deceptions , conyers
The super rich against the rest of us , samuel

Z-Net

Orwell and Me , Margaret Atwood
Kucinich, Sharpton and the Greens, Glick
WMD and The Sleeping Giant, Z
Embedded Reporters' Viewpoint Misses Main Point of War , Robert Jensen

Monday, June 16, 2003

Bush Watch

POLITEX: Bush's Lies And His Apologists
BREW: Wealth Transfer And Idiots At The Mic
WOKUSCH: America's Shameful Legacy of Radioactive Weaponry
SOUTHARD: America And Impeachment
BINION: It's not the WMD; it's the abuse and betrayal of the American people
CATI: Crows Over Fields

Washington Post

Why Do Americans Literally Say "No" To The Bill Of Rights ? , raspberry
New Bush Sop To Poor Kids Can't Begin To Make Up "Enormous Damage" Done To Them By The Other Bush Tax Cuts , ed
Why Not Do Something About Constant Lies In Congress About Tax Legislation ? , ruttner
BushAdmin "Underestimating" Terrorists, Says Former NSC Official , wp
N. Virginia Muslims Form PAC To Halt Civil Rights Abuses By Government , wp
Hey, Bush, Why Not Invade Zimbabwe ? , ed

New York Times

Bush Head Start Change Will Allow States To Use Money For Something Else, Like Tax Cuts For The Rich ed,
Should Colin's Kid And Two Unelected Sidekicks Be Allowed To Seriously Weaken Democracy ? , safire
How Bush's Tax Cuts Will Lead To High Levels Of Concentrated Poverty , wilson
Bush Medicare Drug Bill Designed To Push Seniors Into Privatized Medicine , toner
States Hindered By Bush Tax Cut To Rich Cutbacks In Fed Funding Cut Medicaid Drug Benefits ,

San Francisco Chronicle

White House has lost track of jobs , Lazarus
Giving good war , Engelhardt
Issa makes it official: He's running for California governor , sfc
Landmark gay ruling may put Bush in a bind , sfc
More lawmakers skeptical on war , sfc
Bush kicks off multimillion-dollar campaign fundraising , sfc

Los Angeles Times

Bush Pre-War Claims Not Supported By Post-War Findings, Landsberg
Q&A On Bush Prescription Drug Plan , Kemper
Profile Of Burmese Plaintiff Suing Unocal For Complicity In Slave Labor (Part I) , Girion
LA Times Candidate Q&A: Kerry , LA Times
LA Times Candidate Q&A: Gephardt , LA Times
LA Times Candidate Q&A: Dean , LA Times
LA Times Candidate Q&A: Edwards , LA Times
The True NBA Champs: David Robinson, Dikembe Mutombo and Steve Smith Build Schools and Hospital , Adande

Boston Globe

US Support In Iraq Fades After Raids , Barry + Bender
Squatting And Forced Evictions Fuel Unrest , Radin
Iraq Merchants Say Food Aid Being Sold , Barry,
Afghanistan Insurgents Launch Rockets At US Base , Globe Staff
Probe Of GOP Donations By Utility Urged , Globe Staff
Bushes In Same Boat, But Differ On Course , Weiss
Will House Undo The Medicare Deal? , Oliphant
Burdened By Proof , Powers
Bush, Like Blair, Should Face His Critics On TV , Stanton
Illinois Preparing Broad Reforms On Capital Punishment , Ferkenhoff
Fla. Muslims See Veil Case As Distraction , Gardiner

Chicago Tribune

State Not Catching Bush Wave , Pearson
Drug Bill Bound To Disappoint, Leave Medicare Unrixed , Tribune Ed.

Madison Capital Times

Dave Obey vs. Bush leaguers, ed
GOP spends big but not on the needy, Zweifel
Republican budget claims fail to give the whole truth, Sen. Jon Erpenbach & Rep. Jim Kreuser

Chicago Sun Times

Bush Tax Plan Protects The Rich Of Father's Generation , O'Rourke
U.S. Troops Raid Iraqi Town , Tomlinson
Bush Likely To Net $200 Million As He Hits Fund-Raising Trail , Theimer
20-Year Term Sought For Islamic Charity Boss , Fuller

Guardian

Intense security after 'terror' gunfight in Mecca , steele
Policing Iraqis tests US troops , mccarthy
Money no object as the Bush fundraising juggernaut sets off , younge
What would George Orwell have to say about it? , atwood

Independent

Acting as Mr Bush's figleaf has been a tragedy for Britain , short
US troops ambushed amid drive to extinguish resistance , cockburn
Iraq 'has three weeks to avoid falling into chaos' , cockburn
US accused of stirring up student protests in Iran , huggler

Haaretz

Arafat seen as resuming control over PA , rubinstein
Israel looks to Egypt, as Abbas faces possible fall , harel
The appalling loss of humanity , levy

Sydney Morning Herald

A Mission In Iraq Built On A Lie , manne
Howard's Iraq Evidence On Parade In UK , riley
Late Night Talks Try To Save Road Map , o'loughlin
Asian Leaders Want Business As Usual With Burma , baker
Arnie Wants To Run California , overington
Hamas Truce Not Enough: Israel Raises Bar , o'loughlin
Now Europe Backs Force Against Nuclear Rogues , reuters
With So Much Cock And Bull Over Iraq, Spooks Are Bound To Speak Up , wilkie

American Prospect

The Warrior's Tale , Sunstein

Common Dreams

U.S. Conservatives Take Aim at NGOs , Lobe

World Socialist Web Site

US Suffers Latin American Rebuke At OAS Meeting , Vann
BBC Documentary And Guardian Columnist Cover Up US Role In Iraq Looting , Talbot

TomPaine

Enough DeLay , sifry

Z-Net

Turning the Tanks on the Reporters, Knightley
Reclaiming the Media, McChesney and Nichols
Trust, War and Terrorism , Solomon
Confronting the Empire , Chomsky
Instant-Mix Imperial Democracy:Buy One, Get One Free , Roy
Terror War: What's Happening?, Chomsky
A Fake Magazine Reporter for A Fake Magazine, New Republic, Dennis Hans
Season of Offensives, Brian Dominick
Muddling Class: Populist Plutocracy and Millionaire Proletarians, Paul Street

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Iraq: A Necessary War? , Prados
The NRC’s Dirty Little Secret , Lochbaum + Lyman

Journal of the Federation of American Scientists

The Politics Of Hope And The Politics Of Fear , Kelly
A New Executive Order On Secrecy Policy , Aftergood
What Limits Should Be Placed On Biomedical Research In Response To Security Concerns? , Rennie

Yellow Times

Operation Iraqi Freedom , Matthew Riemer
''A Summit of Peace or of Pretense'' Dr. Mazin Qumsiyeh,

Sunday, June 15, 2003

New York Times

Bush Collecting $Tens Of Millions From Rich Repubs Who Benefitted Most From His Tax Cuts , nyt
This Time, Repubs Use Poor As Cover For More Tax Cuts For The Rich , ed
Americans (Including Reporters) Remain Clueless About Implications Of "Jobless Recovery" As Bush Deficit Steamroller Continues On Its Way To A City Near You , leonhardt
Most Likely Ends To ME Conflict Is israel Governing More Arabs Than Jews, Apartheid, Or Ethnic Cleansing , friedman
U.S. Forces Launch Raids Across Iraq As War Continues , nyt
Troops Face Mayhem As Iraqi Chaos Continues , nyt
Do Female Borgs Want Sex Or Lawyers? , dowd
Celebrities, Money, And Sex Usually Help Mediathons Shelter Citizens From Important Information , rich

Washington Post

Bush Goal To Privatize Government Is Alive In Our Nation's Schools , wp
Former INS Head Warns Of Bush Civil Rights Abuses In The Name Of Anti-Terrorism , wp
Pressure Builds For Bush To Declare Iran Strategy , wp
Philip Morris Wants Gvt. Regulations As Long As There Are Lots Of Loopholes , ed
Bush Has Offered AmeriCorps Nothing But Empty Promises , broder
Are You Interested In The Freedom Of Others Or Just Your Own? , kinsley
Dot Bomb Still Causing Pain In SF Area , wp

Boston Globe

National Disservice , Editorial
Bush's Spill Puts Scooter In Spotlight , Weiss
Kerry's Energy Plan Hints At Sept. 11 , Johnson

Chicago Sun Times

Powell Prods Mideast Powers To Step Up Efforts Against Terrorism , Sweet + Zimmerman

Chicago Tribune

FBI Chief Admits Detainee Errors , Keogh
Bush Plots `Juggernaut' Campaign In '04 , Kemper

San Francisco Chronicle

CIA's WMD 'exiles' , sfc
Your vegan holistic president , Morford

Los Angeles Times

Job Losses Continue As California Still Suffering From Bush Recession, Dickerson
CIA Exiles Top Iraq Analysts , Miller
50,000 South Koreans Protest US Policies , Demick
More Bushit: Promise of 50% Increase In AmeriCorp Funding Translates Into 50% Cutback , wp

USA Today

FBI to change way terror suspects handled , AP
House intelligence leaders OK WMD review , AP
Plan to destroy Russian weapons nears collapse , Eisler

Toronto Star

Bush Signals Readiness to End Solo Global Act When It Suits Him, Gwyn
Bush Doesn't Care - The Lies Worked, Malasky

Observer

Why the US needs the International Criminal Court , crawshaw
We must act now to prevent African apocalypse , geldof
President Blair? Ha, ha , rawnsley
Iraqi mobile labs nothing to do with germ warfare, report finds , ob
Iraq will go down as the war when journalists seemed to become a target , knightley
Poverty-stricken Hawaiians in grip of 'ice' addiction , luscombe

Haaretz

PA expected to take control of security in northern Gaza , harel+regular
An international force is futile , ed
The cock's (Sharon's) arrogance , benziman

DAWN

Sanctions killed 1.5m Iraqis: UN agencies , Kennedy

Arab News

Israel Becoming one of the World's Top Arms Suppliers , Kennedy

Dar al Hayat

Hans Blix Interview with Al Hayat , Dergham

Counterpunch

A road map to what and where? , said
Rumsfeld v. Belgium , lindorff
"Killer Bill Pryor's mad quest for the federal bench" , st. clair
The big lie? They - we - just don't want to know? , tripp

Frontpage Magazine

Saudi Arabia Worries About US Oil Policy in Iraq , Raphaeli

TomPaine

The Dog Ate My WMD , Pitt

Wired Magazine

EU Launches New Case at WTO Against U.S. , Reuters
WTO Gives U.S. to Year-End to Drop 'Byrd' Duty Law, Reuters
Kerry Says Energy Plan a Key to National Security , Reuters

Saturday, June 14, 2003

New York Times

Our "Information Gathering Machine...Shows Signs Of Being Corrupted" By Wolfowitz's Anti-CIA Hawk Team , keller
DEMs Split On Calling Nation's Attention To Bush WMD Lies , nyt
Critics Say Senate Drug Plan Backed By Bush Not Logical, Designed To Enrich Drug Companies At The Expense Of Seniors , nyt
DEMs Attempt To Stop Bush Plan To Have Students Help Pay For His Tax Cuts To The Rich , nyt
Mortgage Giants Are Underregulated And Bush Should Do Something About It , ed
My Son, The Cyborg , talbot

Washington Post

If Ari Really Believes North Korea Should Focus On Feeding And Caring For Its Poor, Why Doesn't Bush Do That In U.S.? , ivins
Bush Silence About China's Treatment Of Hong Kong Is "Discouraging" , ed
Tax Cuts To Rich More Important To Bush Than AmeriCorps He Promised To Fund , broder
Hillary Takes On The GOP , von drehle
Senators Hold Stock In Health And Energy Companies They Are Asked To Legislate , wp
A Champion Of Life , shields

San Francisco Chronicle

Peace protesters cleared , sfc
White House guts roadless rule , ed
WMD Finder , sfgate

Los Angeles Times

Rummy’s Insult Your Host Tour Con’t: No Funding For NATO HQ Unless Belgium Repeals War Crimes Law, Schrader
Ashcroft Lied To Congress About Detainees To Avoid Oversight , Halperin & Gude
Remembering Gregory Peck: Hollywood’s “Last Aristocrat” , Oliver, Welkos & King

Boston Globe

More Deaths, Warnings In Middle East , Ephron
US Troops Kill 70 In Iraq Crackdown , Barry + Bender
US Clouds Iraqi Civilian Deaths , Jackson

Chicago Sun Times

Bush-Backed Fuel Cells Might Hurt Ozone Layer , Hebert

Chicago Tribune

Calif. Recall Effort Sends Casting Call For Governor , Haynes
The Unfulfilled Promises Of The Iraq War , Chapman

Christian Science Monitor

Say it ain't so, please , Schorr
The changing rationales for war , Knickerbocker
In "freer" Iraq, new curbs on women's wear , Prusher
Pyongyang may be moving ahead on nuclear plans , LaFranchi

Madison Capital Times

Democrats sleep as GOP runs wild, Zweifel
Drifting toward fascism, Rozelle

USA Today

Senate has many millionaire members , AP
House extends tax credits, holds off on including low-income families , AP
Consumer sentiment deteriorated sharply in early June, suggesting persistent unemployment is taking its toll on Americans' expectations for the economy's future. , Reuters

Guardian

Imperial delusion: US drive for world domination has no historical precedent , hobsbawm
Job fears haunt American consumers ,denny
California guns for gas-guzzling SUVs , campbell
Judges add Berlusconi to tax case , arie
Dominican deportees suffer in America's failing war on drugs , brotherton

Independent

Israel defies restraint plea with new strike on Hamas , huggler
Battles rage across Saddam heartland where guerrillas resist US occupation , cockburn
Iranian students openly defy rule of the mullahs , huggler
Nasa gives go-ahead for nuclear mission to outer planets , connor

Haaretz

As they sow, so shall we weep , samet
Mixed response to Annan's call for armed Mideast peacekeepers , eldar

Asia Times

US Making Deals with the Taliban in Afghanistan , Shahzad

Dar al Hayat

Middle East Peace More Complicated Than Bush Thinks , Ghassan Charbel
More Troubles with the Roadmap , Walid Choucair
Bush Under Pressure from Israel to Confront Iran , Patrick Seale

Sydney Morning Herald

Excerpts from a War Correspondent's Diary , Paul McGeough
Still Waiting for Global Economic Recovery , Malcolm Maiden
A Deadly Detour , o'loughlin
The Big Questions , smh
Sleepless In Baghdad , mcgeough
Chinese Boxes: Change Good For Unruly People , mcdonald

Scoop (New Zealand)

Humanitarian Disaster in Afghanistan , Jay Shaft

Alternet

Barbershop Wisdom Says Bush in Trouble , William O. Beeman
Q&A: Robert Fisk Reports from Occupied Territory , Amy Goodman
The Kids Aren't All Right , Kari Lydersen
The Case for Impeachment , John Dean
Save Us from This Supreme Court , Elaine Cassel

Counterpunch

Shi'ite happens: From winning a war to occupying a nation , landau
If You Don't Believe Bush, You Trust Saddam, Bush Official Says , leon

Z-Net

US Media Ignores Israeli Violence After Quaba Summit , Ali Abunimah
The Unraveling of Tony Blair, Pilger
Democracy's Oasis: A Mirage, Jonathan Cook
LIfe After Racism? , Podur

American Prospect

Tipping Point: Why President Bush Fell Off A Segway In Kennebunkport , Kintisch
The Demo Derby , Kuttner
Keep Your Eyes On The Prize , Reich
Experts Lambaste Bush On Nation Building Before A Senate Committee , Morris
The Road To Jerusalem Runs Through Baghdad , Judis

Common Dreams

Rumsfeld Wrong To Attack Belgian Human Rights Law , Human Rights Watch
The New Right Wing Agenda , Miller

History News Network

Naked Buffoonery , Carpenter

World Socialist Web Site

US Launches Major Military Offensive In “Liberated” Iraq , Conachy
Sean Penn’s Times Statement: Patriotism And The Struggle Against US Militarism , Walsh
Crisis Over Missing Wmds: Blair, Advisor Boycott Parliamentary Inquiry , Marsden
What Is Going On At Freddie Mac? , Beams

Wired Magazine

Iraqi Civilians Dead Counted, Not Forgotten , Kahney
Yet Another Material Witness Detained, Intel programmer not going anywhere , Kahney
During Gulf War II, U.S. military planners talked with pride about a seamless communications network linking troops together. However, a recent study of Marines in Iraq paints a less than rosy picture. , Shachtman

Fortune.

Taxpayer, Beware! Washington will soon be taking back a good chunk of that new tax cut. How? By using the sneakiest trap it's got: the Alternative Minimum Tax , Tully
Here We Go Again Supply-side economics is back! But this is not 1981--and that's why Bush's tax plans don't quite cut it. , Fox

TomPaine

The Case For A Medicare Filibuster , miller

Yellow Times

Fighting Terror with Terror , Ash Pulcifer
The Man Who Wasn't There , John Chuckman

Friday, June 13, 2003

New York Times

With DeLay As Example, Threat From Bush Radical Right Can't Be Minimized , krugman
Bush State Of The Union Nuke Report Based On Forged Documents , ed
Bush Deceived The Public About Iraq's Nuke Program , kristof
Bush Lack Of Responsibility In Iraq Leads To Predictable Chaos , dobbins
Students Pay For Tax Cuts To Rich In Less Ed Help From Feds , nyt
Ashcroft's Actions Speak Louder Than His Words. He Knows He Went Too Far , nyt
Ashcroft Can't Fight For Justice Without Gay Pride , ed

Washington Post

CIA Warned White House Of Forged Nuke Documents, But Bush Later Used Them For State Of Union Speech , wp
Israel Is Practicing Diplomacy By Assassination , diehl
GOP House Bill Allows $3.5 Billion To Poor Kids If Senate Approves $88.5 Billion For Radical Right Causes , wp
Weakly Regulated Capitalism In Action: Firm "Silent As Patients Died." "Pleads Guilty To Covering Up Malfunctioning Product" , wp
Weakly Regulated Capitalism In Action: GOP House Passes Bill Making It Harder To Sue Corporations , wp
"Injudicious" Bush Nominee Pryor Should Be Rejected From Fed Bench Judgeship , ed
Bush Push To Privatize Medicaid Through GOP Governors Halted By DEM Governors , wp
GOP Senate Committee Passes Bush Plan To Begin To Weaken Medicare Through Privatization , wp
Code Orange Costs The Nation $70 Million A Week, But Bush More Interested In Tax Cuts For The Rich , dionne

Readings

David Brinkley Dies At 82 , ap
Gregory Peck Dies At 87 , ap
Thailand's Murderous Anti-Drug Campaign Must Stop , handley

Los Angeles Times

Rumsfeld Snubs Germans, French In Germany Visit , Schraeder
LA Times Calls On Bush To Produce “Honest” Prescription Drug Plan, LAT ed
Arianna Envisions Karl Rove’s Diary , Huffington

USA Today

Troops still dying in Iraq. , Kelley, Strauss and Kasindorf
Retail sales tepid, May's small gains may be weighed down by weak gas receipts. , Reuters

Chicago Sun-Times

Disorderly Retreat of Congressional Republicans , Novak

The Boston Globe

Closed Hearings Are Planned On US Reports Of Iraqi Arms , Milligan
Ashcroft's Backtrack On Gay Pride At Justice , Jackson
Face it: We're Rationing Health , Kuttner
Target is a Fierce Foe of Israel , Radin

Chicago Tribune

The Unfulfilled Promises Of The Iraq War , Chapman
9/11 Detainees Win U.S. Apology, Clean Record , Barker + O'Connor

Chicago Sun Times

Army Chief Retires With Parting Shot At Rumsfeld , Burns
Where Are Those Weapons? , Wycliff
The `Industry of Hillary' Raises Bucks For Both Sides , Page
Bush Stepping Into Unhealthy Territory On Visit , Kass

Guardian

'Total war' engulfs Middle East , mcgreal
US troops being sucked into Iraq much deeper than they imagined, or were told. , norton-taylor
There will be no ME peace without Hamas , woollacott
US threatens to boycott Belgium over war crimes law , black+mcaskill
Britain in secret star wars deal , norton-taylor

Independent

Peace process in crisis as Hamas man is assassinated in missile attack , ghazali
Rumsfeld threatens Nato boycott over Belgian war crimes lawsuits , castle
Is the US using an art show to display its anger at Old Europe? , popham

Haaretz

Annan tells Haaretz: Armed peace force should be sent to territories , eldar
Sharon forgot that even with smart bombs, you have to use your brain , marcus

Toronto Star

Ayatollah Ashcroft, Siddioui
Hawks Turned Media into Parrots, Zerbisias

Asia Times

Cato Institute wonders if Korean Troop Withdrawal is Prelude to a US Attack , Carpenter

Dar al Hayat

Italy’s Berlusconi follows Bush’s strategy in the Middle East , Rasid Khashana

Sydney Morning Herald

Peace Crushed By Bloody Revenge Cycle , o'loughlin
Rattled Bush Urges Isolation Of Hamas , Wilkinson
The Fine Art Of Abusing Our Intelligence , Birmingham
Words Not Guns For North Korea , ed

The American Prospect

New DOJ Report Shows That Ashcroft's Secrecy Hasn't Helped The War On Terrorism , Anrig
Prevaricating President , Tomasky

Common Dreams

No Child Left Behind? , Tobias + Cahill
White House Silenced Experts Who Questioned Iraq Intel Info Six Months Before War , Leopold
Hollow Victory , Nelson
Court To Hear Arguments In Landmark Human Rights Case Against Oil Company , Hoffman
The Parable Of The Sheep , Robinson

History News Network

The Largest Covert Operation in CIA History , Johnson

World Socialist Web Site

Iraqi “Bioweapons” Trailers: Another “Smoking Gun” Goes Up In Smoke , Vann
World Economy Sliding Towards Deflation And Recession , Beams
13,000 Arab and Muslim Men Face Deportation , Randall
Opposition to US Middle East “Road Map” Escalates , Marsden
Bush Administration Ratchets Up Pressure On Ottawa , Jones

Counterpunch

Deceived into war: Ordering Powell with Rice , mcgovern
Unfit for office: It's time for Rumsfeld to resign , madsen
A chronology: The intel-gate row in Britain , leupp

TomPaine

Hoodwinked , prados
Prevaricating President , tomasky

Salon

Bush's Plot To Kill Social Security , manjoo
2004: Will Bush Have A Quayle Moment, Or Will The Media Pimp Him To Victory? , salon
2004: Should DEMS Get Mad Or Get Even? , goldberg
Bush's Weapons Of Mass Deception , tapper
Bush Lie On Polish TV: Bush Says "Soup," Ari Understands It To Mean "Nuts" , tapper
Bush's Do-Nothing Plan For Airline Security , caffera
Ranking Dem Rep Says Ashcroft's Patriot Act Will Continue After 2005 "Over My Dead Body" , tapper

Village Voice

Homeland Insecurity, U.S. Schools, Middle Class, Poor Take Shelling , Ridgeway & St. John
A manhunt that bombed, Deputy Fife Does the FBI's Job , Ridgeway & St. John
Executive mercenaries, Soldiers of Fortune 500 sending a Company's Company to War , Ridgeway + Khenkine

Town Hall

Conservative Columnist Doesn’t Believe Iraq WMD “Hype” , Reynolds

Z-Net

Bush's Case For War Exposed, Arnove
Anti-US Opposition in Iraq and the So Called Roadmap , Amy Goodman and Robert Fisk
The Complex Art of Simulation, Reinhart
What's Behind the Killings in Africa?, Fagen

Wired Magazine

DOJ Net Surveillance Under Fire, Glasner
Pentagon Says TIA no danger to civil liberties, so why change program's name? ,Singel

Thursday, June 12, 2003

Washington Post

Bush Spokesmen Blame State Of The Union Lies On CIA, CIA Insiders Say, No, It Was Bush , wp
Letters: Bush Backer Lies About What Bush Said To Defend Bush's WMD Statements , wp
Bush Wants Bill To Screw The Elderly Into Privatized "Medicare" By July 4 , wp
Bush-Backed Drug Bill Still Contains Plan To Weaken Medicaire By Rewarding Privatization , de parle
Very Conservative Bush Judicial Nominee Admits Slur Vs. Supremes, Defends Record , wp

New York Times

You Can't Undermine ME Terror By Undermining Palestinian Leadership , ed
Fed Workers Fear As Bush Continues To Undermine Civil Service Regulations , ed
Bush Defends WMD Lies With More Lies , hall
Truth Or More Lies? Rumsefeld Points To Hidden Nuke Program In Iran , nyt
4,000 U.S. Troops Circle Enemy Bastion As Iraq War Continues , nyt
GOP House Tax Rebates For Poor Wrapped Around Even Greater Tax Cuts For Rich , nyt

San Francisco Chronicle

Pro-choice forces make Rep. Issa the issue in California recall , sfc
Pot decriminalization in Canada highlights U.S. isolation , MacCoun
A rutted road to new Mideast , ed
Is the country better off with a president with active libido? , Morford
Israel's attack on Hamas leader threatens cease-fire negotiations , sfc
War claimed 3,240 civilians , ap
About those trailers . . . , Scheer

Sydney Morning Herald

How The Media Might Have To Cop The Blame For Bush's Blushes , Baker

Guardian

Israelis wonder, is Sharon to blame? , mcgreal
Dead, the people who tried to help , urquhart
US plays aid card to fix war crimes exemption , traynor
Israel can halt this now , king

Independent

26 killed in day of violence in Israel , huggler
Pools of blood, body parts and a peace process in a critical state , huggler
The settlers of Gilad's Farm defy America , huggler
Budh learns the brutal realities of the ME , cornwell
Rumsfeld's choice for army chief stokes feud with generals , cornwell

Haaretz

Analysis / Bush may be 'deeply troubled,' but Israel isn't , benn
Analysis /Hamas has more than one equation , bar'el

Arab News

Saudis Launch New PR Campaign in the US , Ferguson

Asia Times

Pakistani Terrorism Hitting Afghan Peacekeepers , B. Raman
Is Bush Really Committed to Middle East Peace? , Jim Lobe

The Village Voice

New Yorkers gathered on the City Hall steps to defend the Bill of Rights and defy John Ashcroft. , Hentoff
Coup' De 'Times'; Dictators don't belong in the newsroom , Cotts
An Informed Citizenry; Telling trend takes hold. , Ridgeway
Now you too can join the Secret Police. , Ridgeway

TomPaine

Forged Evidence , waxman

Slate

Will The Tax Cut Work? , shapiro

Z-Net

Censorship of the Press in Iraq: A Familiar Story for Iraquis, Robert Fisk
Clarifying the Occupation Lexicon, Amira Hass; Ha'aretz
Entering the Land of the Free, Sanjoy Mahajan
Powell Denies Intelligence Failure, Jason Leopold
Israeli Military Continues to Kill, Kristen Ess

Alternet

Mad As Hell at the FCC , Dan Kennedy
Democrats Cave in to Ashcroft--Again , Earl Ofari Hutchinson
Bad Iraq Data from Start to Finish , Robert Scheer

Wednesday, June 11, 2003

Washington Post

We Can Still Tell Jokes About Bush ! Is This A Great Country Or What? , applebaum
As Long As Bush Is President, We Will Not Be Trusted , meyerson
Ranking House Dem Questions Bush Prep For Finding WMD And His Exaggerated Remarks , harman
Israeli Attempt To Kill Palestinian "Extremist" Leader Will Not Help Palestinian PM Nor Israel Security , ed
Repub House Leader Tried To Help Big Tobacco Donor In Homeland Security Bill , wp

Nerw York Times

Bush "Tax Cuts" Are Bush "Service Cuts" , friedman
It Ought To Take A SuperMajority Of Senators To Approve Judges , resnik
Neither Ideology Nor Politics Should Be The Main Criterion For Judgeships , gellers
Ideological Nominees Make Ideological Judges , schkade
Bush War On Forests Continues With Attack On "Roadless" Rule ,
Bush War On Head Start As Social Program Continues , nyt
TV Columnist Breaks Vast Media Conspiracy Against Hillary , stanley

The Boston Globe

Selling out Medicare , Oliphant
Chaos Thrives In Baghdad Despite Prewar Planning , Glain

Madison Capital Times

1 million jobs lost , cmt
Reclaim the media, ed
Moyers tends flame of democracy, Nichols
FCC aims to make our lives simpler: no choices, Garvey
Ford fails on promise of fuel economy, Ivey

Sydney Morning Herald

Credibility Search , ed
Politicians Go Blank As War Disappears Off The Radar , ramsey
Missile Blows Hole In Road Map , o'loughlin
Navy Role Flagged In Policing Koreans , allard

USA Today

McCain: Don't delay Iraq hearings , Diamond and Nichols
Iraqi exile: Saddam seen north of Baghdad , AP
Official: U.S. not ready for Iraq chaos , Moniz

Guardian

Blix: I was smeared by the Pentagon , smith
Iraq war has given the Arab world the choice: resistance or reconstruction , hirst
Central banks' pursuit of price stability holds back growth, boosts unemployment , stiglitz
Burma's hour of need , ed

Independent

Report attacks Blair over Iraq intelligence , sengupta
US clashes with Europe over war crimes , usborne
Saddam alive, offering bounty for US soldiers, says Chalabi , cornwell

Haaretz

Analysis / The missile aimed at Hamas hits Abbas and Bush , bar'el
Angry U.S. asks, 'why the attempt on Rantisi?' , benn+regular+guttman

Asia Times

Bush Plan to Build Smaller Nukes may Trigger an Arms Race , Ehsan Ahrari
Taliban-style Government Growing in Pakistan , Ajai Sahni

Counterpunch

Why the lies about WMD matter , close
Powell's denial ring hollow , leopold
Bush Family Whitewashing in Iraq and Nazi Germany , counter

Slate

Backing Off The DMZ: Bush's (Sort Of) Smart Move in Korea , kaplan
Demas Call Bush A Liar , saletan

Tuesday, June 10, 2003

New York Times

It's Outrageous That Bush Is Not Being Held Accountable For Misleading Us Into The Iraq War , krugman
Bush Idea Of Crediility Is A Matter Of Intent And Victory. , nyt
To BushAdmin, War On Terrorism Means Helping GOP In Texas , ed
Bush Should Repudiate Remarks By His Evangelical Followers That Bad Mouth Other Religions , kristof
Widespread Looting Leaves Iraq's Oil Industry In Ruins , nyt
Who Would Jesus Tax? Alabama Gov Uses Christian Theology To Sell Tax Plan , cohen

Washington Post

Quagmire? U.S. Solders Face Increasing Resistance In Iraq , wp
Bush's Faith-Based Inaction Towards The Poor , dionne
Ashcroft's Attitude Problem , cohen
Ashcroft Must Probe What DeLay Promised Energy Company For Campaign Contributions , ed
GOP Trying To Force A Recall Of Dem California Gov , wp
Americans Accept French Rescue As Africa Continues To Slip Away , ignatius

USA Today

Recent policies under Bush administration could lead to development on pristine land. , Kenworthy
Unemployment rate expected to rise this summer as economy wilts job opportunities. , usa
Economy fell on Class of '03. , Jones, Hagenbaugh and Hansen
Reservists pay steep price for service as jobs dry up. , Block

Madison Capital Times

GOP scams consumers, ed
Cruel cuts for kids, ed
Congress ignores real health problem, Zweifel
Free speech needs help, Schroeder

Chicago Tribune

Pipeline Leads To White House , Zuckman

Chicago Sun Times

Davis Recall Doesn’t Fit Bush Reelection Strategy , Novak

Guardian

CIA had doubts about Iraq link to al-Qaida , goldenberg
Blair's press chief refuses to testify on Iraq role , wintour
Bushie pod people have snatched our brains , kennedy
No thought police in a democracy , field

Independent

Blair and Campbell will shun Commons inquiry into WMD , waugh
Second Zimbabwe opposition leader arrested for treason , peta

Sunday Herald

Revealed: The Secret Cabal Which Spun For Blair , mackay

Sydney Morning Herald

Weapons Threat Not The Motive For War, Ex-Spy Says , allard
Pyongyang Spells Out Need For Nuclear Arms , mcdonald+green
New York's Finest Are Having a Fine Old Time , overington

Asia Times

The Ever-Expanding US Military Presence , Isenberg
Pentagon Troop Re-Alignment in Asia , Phar Kim Beng
US Plays Matchmaker Between Israel and India , Koshy

Counterpunch

Greens And More In '04? No. (scroll down) , perry
Iraqi slaughter, mayhem and plunder ,reed
One way or another Ashcroft's gonna getcha , cassel

Independent Institute

The Bush Administration’s Weapons of Mass Deception , eland

Harper's Magazine

Archives: The Road To Babylon: Searching For Targets In Iraq , lapham

Scoop (New Zealand)

New Zealand journalist tries to make sense of US politics , Barker
America's Neo-Cons as seen by the Kiwis , Hartmann

Z-Net

Democracy's Oasis: A Mirage: Two important reports criticizing Israeli Human Rights Abuses , Cook and Ahram
Nearly three-and-a-half million have died, without as much as a whisper from Western media, Susan Lyon
Mass Incarceration and Racist State Priorities at Home and Abroad , Paul Street
States Should Tax Internet Sales , Mark Weisbrot

Monday, June 9, 2003

Washington Post

Bush Tax Cut Plan Is To Create Deficits That Will Be Used To Weaken Social Security, Medicare, Other Social Programs , raspberry
Budh Budget Director Leaves With No Regrets About The Huge And Growing Deficit, But Wishes He Could Have Stayed To See The Elimination Or Weakening Of Social Security, Medicare , wp
Influence Peddling Dishonesty In D.C. Is A Given, As Even Third-Party Article And Op-Ed Writers Are Budgeted In , ed
"The Rule Of Law In Thailand Is Eroding" , abramowitz

New York Times

Iraq Arms Report Mishandled, Blair Aide Concedes , nyt
Bush Aides Deny Effort To Slant Data On Iraqi Arms , nyt
While Nation's Mayors Back Homeless Plan, Bush Has Yet To Come Up With Needed Money , ed
While Oceans Continue To Die, Bush Has Yet To Act , ed
Ari's Poetry Slam , seely

Guardian

Dossier on Iraqi threat 'should not have been published' , norton-taylor+white
Yes, Iraq was a defining moment - so let's define it , tisdall
Evangelicals believe there is a biblical basis for opposing ME road map , fraser
OPEC meets to plug oil prices , stewart
Karzai desperate for Western aid , ed

Independent

Blair sat on report nixing imminent WMD threat , woolf+usborne
Polling discourages Hillary White House run , usborne

Haaretz

Officials: PM to go on with Aqaba process despite attacks , benn+regular
Poll: Rising majority backs removing settlements , haaretz
Peace can't be bought on the layaway plan , eldar

Arab News

Saudi writer likes his Vice & Virture Police , Batarfi
Two Saudi Companies Win Reconstruction Contracts in Iraq , Hassan

Hindustan Times

US Eyeing Military Bases in India , Press Trust

Z-Net

"Israeli society...accepts the demolition of Palestinian homes as just" , Amira Hass, Ha'aretz
Time to Slay Militant Business: Corporate Power is Out of Control, Andrew Leedham,
100 Years of Terror: Cuba and Vieques in the news , Mickey Z

Iraq War

Growing Dangers for US Troops in Iraq , Fisk

Sunday, June 8, 2003

New York Times

Former Gop Cabinet Member Notes Bush Deficit/Tax Cut Theory As "Theology" , peterson
So What If The Economy Gets Better For The Rich If There Are Fewer Jobs And Lower Wages For The Rest Of Us? , Collingwood
Bush's Tax Cuts Help The Rich, But The Burden Is Trickling Down To You , bai
Bush Plan Is To Dismantle Medicare Through Privatization, Then Do The Same To Social Security In 2005 ,
Many Expect Supreme Court Vacency In The Next Few Weeks , nyt
"Was The Intelligence Cooked? , ed
Leading Advocate Of Going To War Says "Administration Officials Overstated Their Case" , nyt
The War In Iraq Was A "Coup De Petrole" , O'Brien
Lax Guarding Of Known Nuke Site By U.S. Led To Iraqis Using Radioactive Barrels For Water , nyt
New Hampshire Episcopalians Choose Gay Bishop , nyt
Will That Doggrel Hunt With The Dems? , dowd

Washington Post

Middle Class And Waiting For That Bush Tax Cut? Many Will Think Again , wp
Under Bush, Democracy Suffers As Capitalism Rules , kinsley
"Misunderestimated" Bush Wants To Be Re-Elected On Low Expectations , milbank
Bush Continues Attack On Worker Rights, Federal Unions With Plan That Welcomes Political Rewards , wp
Bush Played Role In GOP Attempt To Gain Texas Seats, Dems Want Specifics Re Fed Aid , wp
U.S. Sidlines Exiles Who Were To Govern Iraq , wp
Why Does The Press Do Such A Poor Job Dealing With The Press? , grunwald

Observer

Downing Street is to express regret for 'dodgy dossier' , ahmed+hinsliff
The arms hunt: were they weapons of self-delusion? , ob
The more Blair resists independent inquiry into Iraq, the more he seems to have something to hide , rawnsley
Saddam's trucks were for balloons, not germs , beaumont+barnett
Sharon plans to drive down another road , shlaim
American icons are taking a beating , odone

Independent

Spies threaten Blair with 'smoking gun' over Iraq , sengupta+mcsmith
Wheels fall off the 'mobile labs' as doubts grow , ind
Blair misled us all, says widow of commando , carrell
US impedes UN nuke inspectors , whitaker+buncombe

Haaretz

U.S. observers due, as Abbas talks with Hamas leadership , haaretz
Settlers grow desperate as history passes them by , benziman

Counterpunch

An interview with Isabel Allende: What are the people waiting for? , flanders

Slate

Homeland Insecurity , kaplan

Madison Capital Times

Feingold: Whoa to Patriot Act expansion , mct

Asia Times

Politics in Iraq Ain't Beanbag , Pepe Escobar
Did the US Target Journalists in Baghdad? , Ian Urbina
Powell's Declining Influence in Bush Administration , Jim Lobe
Pakistan's Musharraf Under Pressure to end Dictatorship , B Raman

Free Inquiry Magazine

The identifying characteristics of fascism, Britt
George W. Bush, Mythmaker , Radford

Associated Press

Halliburton Agrees to Settle Lawsuits With Shareholders , AP
The Product of Two Neighboring Nations, Iraqi-Iranians Unwanted by Both , AP

Viewpoint

Has Sharon set a trap for Bush?, Siegman
Does Justice Matter? , Ali

Z-Net

Trust, War and Tension, Solomon
Banking on Misery, Michael Hudson
Making sense of Clarence Thomas, Hutchinson
A lesson in democracy: Turkey and the US War on Iraq, Chomsky
Give Us Back Our Democracy: Americans have been cheated and lied to on matters of the gravest constitutional importance , said

Scoop (New Zealand)

Powell's Job is Selling the Bull Cookies , Dennis Hans

Insight on the News

How America Lost its Industrial Edge , Paula R. Kaufman

Saturday, June 7, 2003

Readings

U.S. Aid To Israel ($3 billion a year) Goes Into Pot That Pays For Building Israeli Settlements In Palestinian Territories , now
Pentagon Intelligence Chief Re Chem Weapons Doesn't Back Bush WMD Claims , msnbc
Is Bush Lying About The Reason For War An Impeachable Offense? , dean

Washington Post

Ashcroft Lied, Gays Imply, Bans Gay Pride Activities At Justice Dept.; Bush Refuses Proclamation , wp
"Demonizing" Christians, Jews, West Pervasive In Official Saudi School Books , harris
"President's Certainity Of Iraqi Arms Went Beyond Intelligence Views" , wp
Government Aid In Search For Texas Dems Being Probed , wp

New York Times

Analysts Reject Iraqi Trailers As WMD, Say Bush Rush To Judgement Damaged Evaluation Process , nyt
With Bush Eliminating Aid, Budget Weakened City Governments Pull Back On Criminal Justice, Crime Thrives , nyt
Unemployment Rises To 9 Year High Under Bush , nyt
Daughter of Conservative Economist With Admin Connections Plays The Anti-Semitism Card, Offers Nothing On Supply-Side Theory ,nyt
Bush Plans To Go Ahead With His Plan To Weaken Medicare By Privatizing Drugs For Seniors ,nyt
Blair Dawdling On Euro Does Harm To Self, Country , ed

Guardian

Police station torn down in defiant Falluja, US presence comes under fierce attack , mccarthy
Human Rights? What's in it for the US? , bobbitt
Guardian apologizes for false Wolfowitz story , mayes
Zimbabwe slips further into chaos , guard

Independent

UK military resists sending more troops into Iraqi quagmire , sengupta
US redeploys its troops to cover 'arc of instability' , cornwell
Schoolgirl is feared dead amid spate of Baghdad rapes, abductions , firmo-fontan
Labour loyalists turn against Blair over war , woolf

Haaretz

For Sharon, it all depends on PA's war on terror , benn

Counterpunch

Trapped by their own lives: Cracks in the consensus , lindorff
Why indict Martha and not Ken Lay? , carter
The buck stops with Bush: The big lie , krieger
Insatiable Ashcroft wants more, more, more , cassel

Seattle PI

If we want global cooperation, we must cooperate , connelly

Z-Net

The Myth of Free Trade: The Enslavement of the Weak , George Monbiot
Axis of the Apocalyptic; A curioius progeny of a curios theory,Satya Sagar
This is the Israeli "Cease Fire", Kristen Ess
Blood, fear and a deadly ambush Fisk
Texas Pledge of Allegiance Law Undermines Democracy and Critical Thinking, Robert Jenkins
Bringing the War Back Home: The Stealth Assault on the Poor, David Hilfiker

Asia Times

US Can't Change Iraq's Gun Culture , Valentinas Mite

Dar al Hayat

America's Neo-Cons: An Arab Scholar's Report , Jihad Al Khazen

L.A. Times

Information Superhighway Carried Raines to His Exit , rutten

U.S.A. Today

Bush's war doctrine questioned , Diamond and Nichols
High court will hear campaign finance challenge , AP
Poisoned Workers and Poisoned Places , USA

Sydney Morning Herald

You Can Fool Some Of The People... , fray
The Truth That Economists Forgot: We're Human , gittins

Madison Capital Times

Fed factor, fudge factor , mct
Put Burma on the map , ed
Hillary Clinton hardly a liberal icon , Nichols

Friday, June 6, 2003

New York Times

Ashcroft Says "Abuses" Did Not Violate The Law, And Asks For More Laws Favoring More Of The Same , nyt
Rehnquist's Kid Steps Down As Inspector Generaal Of Health Dept. Amidst Talk Of "Possible Violation Of Federal Law" , nyt
Bush, Cheney Start With Ideology, Then Look For Facts To Back It Up, Says Spy Of "Collective Failure" , kristof
Bush Tax Rates Mean We Can't Have Medicare, Medicaid, And Social Security , krugman
Repub Senate Uses Crumbs To Poor Kids As An Excuse To Give Cake To Rich Kids , nyt
Senate Doubles Ethanol Content In Gas, Rewarding Midwest, Punishing the Coasts, And Increasing Pollution , ap

Washington Post

As Bush Credibility Slips Away At Home And Abroad, His Backers Are Making A Mistake To Spin This Serious Problem , dionne
Arab Students See Credibility Gap Between U.S. Stated Values And Actions , ignatius
Bush "Pervasive Action To Undermine Clean Water Laws" Results In 25% National Plant Pollution With Few Fines , wp
Energy Company Saw Link In Donations To GOP, Favors , wp
Senate Plan Pushed By Dems Specifically Rejects Bush Plan To Reward Privatized Drug Programs, Punish Medicare , wp

Readings

Bush Brings Back Class War , kinsley
Wolfowitz: Vanity Fair Interview , dod
It's About (Mexico's) Oil , skeels
WMD Will Be On Blair's Political Headstone , pilger
O'Reilley Unmasked, Can Only Say "Shut Up" , conason
Bush To Head Start Backers: Shut Up ! , goldberg
The Enronization Of Public Policy , huffington

USA Today

U.S. jobless claims rise sharply in latest week. , ap
Blix: Inspectors ready to return to Iraq. , ap
Ex-Army boss: Pentagon won't admit reality in Iraq , Moniz
Ashcroft seeks to expand Patriot Act. , ap
Tax-bill foes seek benefit for poor , Welch and Kiely
Study: Military kids slighted on tax credit , Welch

Moscow Times

What Is Underpinning U.S.-Russian Relations? , Alexander Golts
What if the West monitored freedom of the press in Russia in the same way that we monitor freedom of religion? , Uzzell
Blair: Russia Suspending Fuel to Iran , reuters
Global Eye -- Copycat Killers , Floyd

Z-Net

In Cliche Land, Fisk
Will Iraq Be The Next Puerto Rico?, Horowitz de Garcia
Would President Assad Invite a Cruise Missile Into His Palace?a>, Fisk
They Are Stealing our Future: Celebrating Their Latest Tax Cut Theft , mass

from Progressive Review

A Dark Storm Cloud Is Brewing Over the Future of the American Media , Adelstein
I Dissent Because Today The FCC Empowers America's New Media Elite With Unacceptable Levels Of Influence , Copps
New Campaign Finance Institute Analysis Charts Leap In Private Financing Of Political Conventions , CFI

Thursday, June 5, 2003

The New York Times

Bush Feds Indict Key NY Dem Fundraiser, Martha Stewart , eichenwald
Bush HoldsThe Poor Hostage ForTax Cut , ed
Show Them The Money: Bush Leaves Teachers Behind , posamentier
Rumsfeld Sends Aide To Deny Shaping Data To Justify Iraq War , wp
Baghdad Political Leaders Don't Like U.S. Plan For Governing Iraq , nyt
Neither Israeli Settlers Nor Palestinian Radicals Like Peace Plan , ed
Three States Sue EPA Because Of Weak Bush Pollution Policy , nyt
Senators Move To Restore FCC Limits On The Media , nyt
Study Shows "Cozy" Relationship Between FCC And Industries They Regulate , herbert

The Washington Post

Congress Said Bush Could Go To War To Remove WMD, Not For The Reasons Given Since , cohen
Dems Say Bush Is Leaving Poor Children Behind On Tax Cuts , wp
CIA Analyists Cite Cheney Pressure To Have Intelligence Fit Bush Policy , wp
Even Bush Terrorist Trials Should Give Accused Right To Call Witnesses , ed
Blair Feels Heat On Iraq War Decision , wp
Changes In Bush Government's Job Statistics Counting Will Help To Cover Economic Failures , wp
This Statistic Doesn't Lie: Jobless Claims Up , wp

Haaretz

If Sharon Makes Peace, Is His Life In Danger? , burston
Bush says plans to 'ride herd' in Mideast, like a cowboy , benn+regular

Los Angeles Times

Iraqi Expert: Reward Money Won’t Change Fact That WMDs No Longer Exist, Drogan
7 of 8 Islamic Nations Polled Fear US Attack, Richter
Delay: No Child Care Tax Credit For Working Families Without Another Give Away For The Rich , Newsday
Kucinich Calls For Release Of Saving Private Lynch, Why Wait For TV Movie? , AP
GOP Moralists Too Willing To Lie and Cheat For Rich , Huffington

Village Voice

Why the dirty bomber case threatens everyone's rights , Chisun Lee
U.S. soldiers killed two journalists in Baghdad. The Committee to Protect Journalists claims it was unprovoked. , Cynthia Cotts
Hawaii is the first state to defy John Ashcroft. Many U.S. Counties and Cities have led the way., Nat Hentoff
The exorbitant costs of war hurt U.S. schools, the middle class, and the poor. , James Ridgeway.

CNN

U.S. Attack on Iran Would Be Suicide, Khamenei Says , Paul Hughes

Z-Net

The Iraq War Was Always Based On LiesLeopold
War Crimes, US Planners and Iraq's Water Vulnerability, Spinoza
The Mainstream Media on the Mainstream Media, En Camino

Madison Capital Times

FCC vetoes public interest , ed

Wednesday, June 4, 2003

The Washington Post

14 Million Hungry American Children Will Be Left Behind By Gvt. Program This Summer , broder
Bush Has Fixed Taxes So Middle Class Will Pay More And Wealthy Will Pay Less , wp
Bush Credibility Diminished By Unjustified WMD Statements , ed
Bush-Backed GOP House Depends Upon Lies To Pass Legislation , Marcus
Arab Hostility Toward U.S. Grows, Poll Finds , wp
Surgeon General Stiffs Bush, Favors Tobacco Ban , wp
FCC Rule Fight Continues In Congress , wp
Bush Does Little As Nation's Labs Still Not Ready For Chemical Attack , wp
Dem Wing Of Dem Party Meets Today , meyerson

New York Times

Bush-Backed House GOP Lies And Does Not Respect Rule Of Law , ed
Bush Believes If The Ends Don't Justify The Means, What Does? , dowd
Pretzel Pundit Says Bush's WMD Lies Were The Wrong Reason To Go To War, But Bush Was Right To Go To War , friedman
CIA Says It Will Investigate Charges Of Its Own Intelligence Miscalculation , nyt
World's View Of U.S. Sours After Iraq War, Poll Finds , nyt
Alabama Social Services So Poorly Funded Now That Reaganite Gov. Forced To Call For 22% Tax Increase , nyt
Drug Purchases Go Underground As Poor Sick People Look To Canada To Do What Bush Won't Do , nyt
Actions Vs. Words: Now That Sharon Has Taken More Settlements, He's Giving Few Back, ed

Los Angeles Times

Report Reveals Ashcroft’s DOJ Violated Rights of 9/11 Detainees , Schmidt & Serrano
Bush Iraq Policy Based On Big Lie, Scheer
Bushenomics Reach Iraq With Layoff of 10% of Workforce , Vieth
Bush Asks Supreme Court to Uphold Life Threatening Hate Speech Against Abortion Clinic Employees , AP

Sydney Morning Herald

US Must Put Pressure On Israel , karakashian
Time To Answer Call of Peace , shalom
US Makes New Plans For War On Pyongyang , green

Tuesday, June 3, 2003

Washington Post

Nation's Governors Now Willing To Accept Bush's Anti-Medicaid Plan To Get Cash For Gutted States , wp
ME: Bush Gets Angry When "Aides" Ask Him To Explain His Broad Generalizations , wp
Abbas Can't Be Seen By Palestinian People As Their Leader If Either Refuse Photo-Op At Sharon Meeting , zakaria
Syria Asks Powell, Where's OUR Road Map To Peace? , ignatius
Many Iraqis Feel Betrayed By New U.S. Plan , wp
Bush And Big Tobacco Working To Shift Overisight To FDA's Weaker Regulations , wp
Ashcroft Is In Denial About 9/11 Detention Abuses , comstock

New York Times

Basic Bush Strategy Is To Mislead The Public , krugman
Bush Budget For Education And Built-In Test Score Manipulation Leaves Many Kids Behind , clines
Tax Cut Fallout Is Even Worse Than You Think, rangel
"Blistering Report" By Inspector General On "Abusive" 9/11 Detention Mehods , ed
New Rules Give Media Chance To Be Even Bigger , kirkpatrick
Creative Voices Say TV Will Suffer Under New Bush-Powell FCC Rules, nyt

Los Angeles Times

Bush Tax Cuts Invite Fiscal Meltdown, Jeopardize Medicare and Social Security , Brownstein
Jeb Bush, Sen. Chambliss Fail To Report In-Kind Contributions, AP
Bushenomics: Tax Cuts For Rich/Medicaid Cuts For Poor , Kemper
The Sept 10 President Con’t: Al Qaeda Planning US Attacks “in next several months” , Meyer
Bush To Cheat Workers Out of Overtime Pay , Harris
RFK 35th Anniversary: Busboy At His Side Remembers , Lopez

Madison Capital Times

GOP attacks local control , ed
How about some Iraq TLC for us?,zweifel
The cost of policing the world is now more than what we're spending on housing, education & job training, publich health, environmental protection, VA benefits & law enforcement, ed

Z-Net

US World Domination, chomsky

Middle Eastern Newspapers

Jewish settlers set up two new illegal outposts,Middle East Times
Israel releases prominent Palestinian before summit,Bahrain Post
Israel's media behaviour,Alaridi
FBI chief in Yemen terror talks,Middle East Online

Monday, June 2, 2003

Bush Watch

POLITEX: You're Being Dixie Chicked By The FCC
SOUTHARD: 30 Seconds Over San Diego
LOWER: Jesus, Bush, And Religious Self-Righteousness
WEINER: Bush World Control: A PNAC Primer
BRASCH: Bush And Newspapers Lie Because We Do, Too
BOROWITZ: Bush Plans To Phase Out Environment By 2004

Washington Post

Big Media Set To Get Bigger , wp
Bush Leaves Kids In $10k-$26k Families Behind , ed
G8 Protests Hit France, Switzerland , wp
Court's Wildcard On Affirmative Action , wp
Saving The Oceans Not On Bush Agenda, As Government Lacks Coordinated Effort , wp
Autocratic Sultans Of Spin Use Bush PR Methods To Appear Democratic , diehl
If Dems Were Fanatics Like The Repubs, They'd Beat Bush Handily , raspberry

New York Times

Internet Shouldn't Be Invoked As Excuse For News Media Monopolies , hindman+cukier
The GOP Lawyer Behind The Bush News Media Monopoly , nyt
TV News Diversity Already Being Cut In The Name Of Bottom Line Profit , nyt
Bush Fat Cats Get Tax Cuts, Poor Not Even Crumbs , herbert
Bush Nuke Program "Unwisely Overturns A Decade Of Restraint" , ed
Bush-Ashcroft Ati-Tort Law Would Put Abusive Individuals And Companies Above The Law , ed

Guardian

Powell's Doubts Over CIA Intelligence On Iraq Prompted Him To Set Up Secret Review , goldenberg & norton-taylor
Iraqi Self-Rule May Be A Full Year Away , mccarthy
Bush's Evangelising About Food Chills European Hearts , rifkin

Independent

Blair Puts Credibility On Line As Weapons Row Builds , morris & mcsmith
US Mends Split With Russia But France And Germany Out In Cold , cornwell
US Threatens To Sink French Plan To Stop The West Undercutting African Farmers , mcsmith

Middle Eastern Newspapers

Afghanistan in turmoil one year on,Middle East Times
US to seek shortcut on Iraq govt,Oman Observer
Is this really what America is really all about?,Hassan Al-Haifi
Fighting the conspiracy of silence,Huwaida Arraf

Sydney Morning Herald

Hill Offers US Forces A Home , baker
You Are Being Watched - And It's Live On The Net , lowe
North Korea, US Move To Boost Their Fighting Power , mcdonald
Road Map Leads Terrorists To A Crossroads , rubenstein

Alternet

Your Rights: Use 'Em or Lose 'Em, Rachel Neumann
Another Day, Another $350 Billion in Debt, Bill Moyers
Rotten, Old-Fashioned Corruption at the FCC, Molly Ivins
The Rise of a Bigger, Better Taliban, Ted Rall
Low-income Families Hurt by Tax Cut, Isaac Shapiro and Robert Greenstein

Sunday, June 1, 2003

The Independent

Revealed: How Blair used discredited WMD 'evidence' , independent
UK, US conjured threat from thin air , rangwala
UK, US pols call for official WMD inquiries , independent
Occupiers are failing a desperate Baghdad , dillon
Resurgent Afghan drug trade funds terror , mcsmith

Guardian

Secret Transcript. Straw And Powell Had Doubts About Iraqi WMD "Evidence" , guard
Leading U.S. General Admits Chemical Weapons Intelligence Was Wrong , guard
Sean Penn Takes Our Full Page Anti-Bush Ad In New York Times , guard
Archbishop Of Canterbury Under Fire For Chiurch's Same-Sex Union In Canada , guard
Church Of England Would Lose Third Of Staff If Gay Clergy Were To Resign , guard
He's Jewish, She's Palestinian, They're Married , guard

Sydney Morning Herald

Bush 'Skewed Facts To Justify Attack On Iraq' , wolf
A Lack of Intelligence , wilkie

Middle Eastern Newspapers

Containing chaos , Al-Ahram
Abbas in new push for ceasefire, Gulf daily News
In the aftermath of Iraq, Samah Jabr
Iran rejects U.S. charges on Al-Qaida, Gulf News

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