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For The Week Ending Dec. 28, 2007


U.S. Politics

"The Roberts Court: Repealing The 20th Century,"by Simon Lazarus, The American Prospect, Dec. 12, 2007

"Who Strangled The FDA? The Responsibility Of Movement Conservativism,"by Greg Anrig, The American Prospect, Dec. 12, 2007

"The Freedom To Starve: Why The Left Should Reject Ron Paul,"by Sherry Wolf, Counterpunch, Dec. 12, 2007

"Ron Paul's Campaign Deserves Our Attention: An Open Letter To The Antiwar Left,"by Joshua Frank, Counterpunch, Dec. 12, 2007

"House Democrats Pull Budget Offer; Accuse GOP Of Negotiating In Bad Faith,"Washington Post, Dec. 11, 2007

"The Conspiracy Continues: The Democrats And War Funding,"by Ron Jacobs, ZNet, Dec. 11, 2007

"Pelosi And Dem Leaders Complicit In Bush's Torture Policy?,"by Jeremy Brecher & Brendan L. Smith, AlterNet, Dec. 11, 2007

"Democrats Accuse White House Of Cooking Climate Change Testimony,"McClatchy Newspapers, Dec. 10, 2007

"The Housing Market Meltdown,"by Dean Baker, Truthout, Dec. 10, 2007

"Hanging Hate: An Epidemic Of Public Nooses,"by David A. Love, In These Times, Dec. 10, 2007

"Democratic Complicity In Bush's Torture Regimen,"by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Dec. 9, 2007

"Hill, Including Pelosi, Briefed On Wareboarding In 2002,"Washington Post, Dec. 9, 2007

"Democrats Want Probe Of Tapes Destruction,"Associated Press, Dec. 7, 2007

"Bush Loses Ground With Military Families,"Los Angeles Times, Dec. 7, 2007

"Military Families Question Iraq War As Support For Bush Slips,", Dec. 6, 2007

"Whatever Happened To Moderate Republicans?,"by Thomas F. Schaller, The American Prospect, Dec. 6, 2007

"High Court Rulings Threaten State 'Labs Of Democracy,'"by Jane Anne Morris, Common Dreams, Dec. 6, 2007

"Huckabee Tries To Shoot The Messenger But Wounds His Campaign Instead,"by Arianna Huffington, Huffington Post, Dec. 6, 2007

"Clinton, Edwards Up The Ante On Foreclosures,"Los Angeles Times, Dec. 6, 2007

"Congress To Clash With Bush Over 'Torture' Technique,"Guardian/UK, Dec. 6, 2007

"Poll: GOP Driving Hispanics Away With Anti-Immigration Push,"by Thomas B. Edsall, Huffington Post, Dec. 6, 2007

"Woe Is The American Worker,"by Paul Waldman, The American Prospect, Dec. 5, 2007


Bush Regime

"Ex-CIA Interrogator: We Tortured Because The White House Told Us To,"Think Progress, Dec. 11, 2007

"Hayden To Tesify About CIA Videotapes,"Associated Press, Dec. 11, 2007

"Hayden To Tesify About CIA Videotapes,"Associated Press, Dec. 11, 2007

"Caught On Tape: More Evidence Of The Bush Administration's Culture Of Raw Self-Justifying Power,"by Deborah Pearlstein, The American Prospect, Dec. 10, 2007

"Hayden Says CIA Videotapes Destroyed,"Associated Press, Dec. 6, 2007

"The Ticking Lie Scenario,"by David Bromwich, Huffington Post, Dec. 6, 2007

"Lies And Misconceptions-Iran On The Agenda?,"by Ron Jacobs, ZNet, Dec. 6, 2007

"What Did Bush Know On Iran, And When Did He Know It?,"by Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!, Dec. 5, 2007

"Bush Told In August Iran May Have Halted Nuclear Program,"Reuters, Dec. 5, 2007

"The CIA 'War' On Bush: The New Neocon Ploy,"by Marc Cooper, Huffington Post, Dec. 5, 2007

"Bush May Still Bomb Iran, Despite N.I.E.,"by Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, Dec. 4, 2007


American Empire/War Profiteering

"The Unholy Trinity: Death Squads, Disappearances And Torture-From Latin America To Iraq,"by Tom Engelhardt & Greg Grandin,, Dec. 11, 2007

"The Warpath To Regime Change,"by Gareth Porter,, Dec. 6, 2007

"Telling The Truth About Iran,"by Joe Conason, Truthdig, Dec. 6, 2007

"Blackwater's Bu$ine$$,"by Jeremy Scahill, The Nation, Dec. 6, 2007

"The Roll-Out Goes Flat,"by Scott Horton, Harper's, Dec. 3, 2007

"The Mysteries Of The American Empire,"by Fred Halliday, OpenDemocracy, Dec. 3, 2007


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Nothing Is Resolved In Iraq: What Really Happened During The Surge?,"by Patrick Cockburn, Counterpunch, Dec. 12, 2007

"Iraq's Sadr Uses Lull to Rebuild Army,"Christian Science Monitor, Dec. 11, 2007

"Iraqi Policewomen Are Told To Surrender Their Weapons,"Los Angeles Times, Dec. 11, 2007

"Victim: Gang-Rape Cover-up By U.S., Halliburton/KBR,"ABC News, Dec. 10, 2007

"This Generation's 'Winter Soldiers' To Expose Horrific Reality Of U.S. Occupation,"by Liam Madden, AlterNet, Dec. 7, 2007

"Iraq's Million,"by Robert C. Koehler, Common Wonders, Dec. 6, 2007


Civil Liberties

"Torture, Lies And Videotape: Are Americans Really 'Better Than That?,'"by Ray McGovern, Counterpunch, Dec. 12, 2007

"U.S. Intelligence Is Tapping Indonesian Phones: Detachment 88, Korpassus Get U.S. Aid"by Ray McGovern, Counterpunch, Dec. 12, 2007

"Preventive Detention And The Constitution: It's Waco All Over Again,"by Paul Craig Roberts, Counterpunch, Dec. 12, 2007

"Spy Court Withholds U.S. Wiretapping Docs,"Associated Press, Dec. 11, 2007

"Appeals Court Says Some PATRIOT Act Provisions Unconstitutional,"Fresno Bee (California), Dec. 10, 2007

"Man Held By CIA Says He Was Tortured,"The New York Times, Dec. 9, 2007

"Guantanamo: Legal No-Man's Land?,"Associated Press, Dec. 8, 2007

"Navy Vet Says Waterboarding Scarred Him For Life,"Newhouse News Service, Dec. 8, 2007

"'Homegrown Terror' Act An Attack On Internet Freedom?,"by Rep. Ron Paul,, Dec. 7, 2007

"Justices Appear Divided On Detainee Rights,"Washington Post, Dec. 6, 2007

"Evidence Ignored, German Man Detained,"Associated Press, Dec. 5, 2007

"Arguing About Gitmo,"by Jon Weiner, The Nation, Dec. 5, 2007

"Key Rulings On Detainee Rights,"Washington Post, Dec. 3, 2007

"Domestic Spying, Inc.,"by Tim Shorrock, CorpWatch, Nov. 27, 2007


Media Issues

"'Information Intervention': A Test Of Democratic Intent,"by Laura Kyrke-Smith, OpenDEmocracy, Dec. 12, 2007

"Gail Collins Versus The Underdogs: Why Disparage The Political Self-Starters?,"by Ralph Nader, Counterpunch, Dec. 12, 2007

"CIA Tape Scandal: News Outlets Struggle With Word 'Torture,'"by Greg Mitchell, Editor & Publisher, Dec. 8, 2007

"NPR Debate Moderators All Wet On Sweatshop Labor,"by Peter Dreier, Huffington Post, Dec. 7, 2007

"The State Of Journalism: We're Killin' All The Bees,"by Joyce Marcel, Common Dreams, Dec. 6, 2007

"Media Ownership Fight Moves To Congress,"by Peter Rothberg, The Nation, Dec. 5, 2007

"Debunking Iran's Nuclear Program: Another 'Intelligence Failure'-On The Part Of The Press,"by Greg Mitchell, Editor & Publisher, Dec. 4, 2007



"Student Antiwar Walkouts Spark Small Town Backlash,"The Indypendent, Dec. 12, 2007

"Is There A Left Here Left?,"by Joann Wypijewski, Counterpunch, Dec. 10, 2007


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