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For The Week Ending March 14, 2008


U.S. Politics

"Some Hateful, Radical Ministers-White Evangelicals-Are Acceptable: McCain Accepts John Hagee's Support," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Feb. 28, 2008

"Bush, Congress Wrangle Over Domestic Spying," by William Fisher, Inter Press Service, Feb. 28, 2008

"Abramoff And The Riley Band Of Choctaw Republicans," by Scott Horton, Harper's, Feb. 28, 2008

"The Dean Legacy," by Ari Berman, The Nation, Feb. 28, 2008

"Hillary Clinton's 'Celestial Choir,'" by Robert Parry,, Feb. 28, 2008

"McCain's Political Quagmire," by Joe Conason, TruthDig, Feb. 28, 2008

"Postcards From Ohio," by Joanne Wypijewski, The Nation, Feb. 28, 2008

"John McCain's Bizarre 'Conservative Problem,'" by Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone, Feb. 28, 2008

"Why Voters Aren't Motivated By A Laundry List Of Positions On Issues," by Joe Brewer & George Lakoff, The Rockridge Institute, Feb. 28, 2008

"Progressives Cave To Obama," by Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report, Feb. 27, 2008

"Bomber John: McCain And The 100-Year War," by Vijay Prashad, Counterpunch, Feb. 27, 2008

"Clinton Squanders Support With Inept, Unseemly Campaign," by Thomas F. Schaller, Baltimore Sun, Feb. 27, 2008

"Broadcast From The Ministry Of Fear," by Scott Horton, Harper's, Feb. 27, 2008

"Public Broadcasting Activists Refute McCain Campaign 'Facts' On FCC Letters," ABC News, Feb. 27, 2008

"'John McSame': Meet Bush's Anti-Choice Clone," by Cristina Page, Huffington Post, Feb. 26, 2008

"Liberal Democrats Seek Secret FISA Session," by Mike Soraghan, The Hill, Feb. 26, 2008

"The Crash That's Coming: More Bubbles Are Turning 'There Will Be Blood' From Fiction To Prophecy," by Danny Schechter, Common Dreams, Feb. 26, 2008

"Hillary Steps Up Attacks On Obama As Judgment Day Nears," by Jonathan Stein, Mother Jones, Feb. 25, 2008

"Nader Runs, Obama Responds Wisely," by John Nichols, The Nation, Feb. 25, 2008

"Can The Democrats Think Big?," by Robert Kuttner, The American Prospect, Feb. 25, 2008


Bush Regime

"Nancy Pelosi Asks Grand Jury Into Contempt For Miers, Bolton," Associated Press, Feb. 28, 2008

"Halliburton/State Dept. Rape Stories Get Worse And Worse," by David Swanson,, Feb. 28, 2008

"The Case Of The Missing Emails," by Marie Cocco, TruthDig, Feb. 28, 2008

"Scare Tactics? Are White House Allies Playing Election-Year Hardball Tactics On Eavesdropping?," by Michael Isikoff & Mark Hosenball, Newsweek, Feb. 27, 2008

"Congress To Bush: You've Lost Mail!," by Dan Froomkin, Washington Post, Feb. 27, 2008

"Missing Emails May Never Be Found," Boston Globe, Feb. 27, 2008

"Rove's Monday Whoppers," by Scott Horton, Harper's, Feb. 26, 2008

"Bush Legacy Already Established," by Helen Thomas, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Feb. 26, 2008

"Is Bush To Blame For The Economy?," by Dean Baker, The American Prospect, Feb. 25, 2008

"Department Of Malicious Falsehoods," by Scott Horton, Harper's, Feb. 23, 2008


American Empire/War Profiteering

"The Greatest Threat To Us All," by Joseph Cirincione, New York Review of Books, Feb. 28, 2008

"Iran In The Crosshairs," by Phyllis Bennis, Foreign Policy in Focus, Feb. 28, 2008

"The Most Wanted List: International Terrorism," by Tom Engelhardt & Noam Chomsky,, Feb. 26, 2008

"Fortunes Of War: Death And Chaos No Problem For Profit-Seekers In Iraq," by Chris Floyd, Empire Burlesque, Feb. 25, 2008

"Empire And Burlesque: Permanent Bases Rise While Public Gawks At Geeks," by Chris Floyd, Empire Burlesque, Feb. 23, 2008

"What Does Castro's Resignation Mean For Cuba?," by Robert Scheer, TruthDig, Feb. 20, 2008

"Invisible Empire: America's Unseen Atrocity In Somalia," by Chris Floyd, Empire Burlesque, Feb. 12, 2008


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Heralded New Law Is Vetoed By Iraq's Presidency Council," The New York Times, Feb. 28, 2008

"Baquba: Losing Life And Hope," by Ahmed Ali & Dahr Jamail, Inter Press Service, Feb. 28, 2008

"Karzai Controls A Third Of Afghanistan," Associated Press, Feb. 27, 2008

"Nobel Laureate Estimates Wars' Cost at $3 Trillion," McClatchy Newspapers, Feb. 27, 2008

"The Turkish Invasion Could Destroy A Unified Iraq," by Patrick Cockburn, Independent/UK, Feb. 27, 2008

"Turkey Says No Timetable For Iraq Pullout," Reuters, Feb. 27, 2008

"Is Iran Winning The War In Iraq?," by Robert Dreyfuss, The Nation, Feb. 26, 2008

"Afghanistan: The Brutal And Unnecessary War The Media Aren't Telling You About," by Joshua Holland, AlterNet, Feb. 26, 2008

"More Troops For Iraq And Afghanistan, Defense Department Says," Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 26, 2008

"The Calm Before The Conflagration," by Chris Hedges, TruthDig, Feb. 25, 2008


Civil Liberties

"Guantanamo's Shambolic Trials: Pentagon Boss Resigns, Ex-Prosecutor Joins Defense," by Andy Worthington,, Feb. 28, 2008

"Former Military Prosecutor To Testify For Detainee," The New York Times, Feb. 28, 2008

"Taxi To The Dark Side," Amy Goodman, TruthDig, Feb. 27, 2008

"Defense Stalls In 9/11 Case At Guantanamo," Associated Press, Feb. 27, 2008

"National Mall Redesign Could Seriously Restrict Free Speech," by Scott Thill, AlterNet, Feb. 27, 2008

"U.S. Terror Watch List Surpasses 900,000 Names, ACLU Estimates," by Ryan Singel, Wired, Feb. 27, 2008

"Renditions Cloaked In State Secrets Mantle," by William Fisher, Inter Press Service, Feb. 26, 2008

"Confessions Of A Gitmo Guard: A Nightmare World Of Torture And Prison Guard Suicides," by Debbie Nathan, Counterpunch, Feb. 26, 2008

"McConnell/Mukasey: Eavesdropping Outside Of FISA Is 'Illegal,'" by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Feb. 23, 2008

"InfraGard: An Unhealthy Government Allliance," by Gary D. Barnett, Future of Freedom Foundation, Feb. 22, 2008

"The Great Guantanamo Puppet Theater," by Scott Horton, Harper's, Feb. 21, 2008

"Lessons Of Internment," by Amy Goodman, King Features Syndicate, Feb. 21, 2008

"Gitmo Trials Rigged From The Start," by Ross Tuttle, The Nation, Feb. 21, 2008

"Homeland Security Training NYC Firefighters To Spy," by Colin Meyn, In These Times, Feb. 19, 2008


Media Issues

"How The Media Can Misrepresent The Web," by Wayne MacPhail, Rabble/Canada, Feb. 28, 2008

"Comcast Admits Paying Attendees At FCC Hearing," Philadelphia Inquirer, Feb. 28, 2008

"SNL's Take On The Election Is Better Than Most News Coverage," by Carol Jenkins, Women's Media Center, Feb. 28, 2008

"Media Has Large, Often Unnoticed Role in National Politics," by Mark Weisbrot, Huffington Post, Feb. 27, 2008

"The Alternate Reality Of The Birmingham News," by Scott Horton, Harper's, Feb. 27, 2008

"John King With Mike McConnell: Rare Journalistic Honesty," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Feb. 26, 2008

"For The New York Times as Well, Self-Confidence On Ethics Poses Risks," by Jay Rosen, Huffington Post, Feb. 21, 2008

"Just When You Thought The Corporate Media Couldn't Get Any Worse," by David Lindorff, Common Dreams, Feb. 20, 2008



"Ray Of Hope For Organized Labor: Can The Employee Free Choice Act Change The Landscape?," by David Macaray, Counterpunch, Feb. 28, 2008

"Conspiracy Theory, Fears Of Betrayal And Today's Antiwar Movement: An Interview With Jerry Lembcke," by Stephen Philion, Counterpunch, Feb. 27, 2008

"Antiwar Movement Wrestles With 1968," by Ryan Grim, Politico, Feb. 27, 2008

"Long March Of The Protesters Who Tried To Save The World," Yorkshire Post/UK, Feb. 25, 2008

"Unions Under Assault: The Kentucky River Decision," by David Macaray, Counterpunch, Feb. 23/24, 2008


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