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"The Rest of the News," New Haven Advocate, July 3, 2003

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For The Week Ending March 21, 2008


U.S. Politics

"How Democrats Self-Destruct," by Pierre Tristam, Daytona Beach News-Journal (Florida), Mar. 4, 2008

"Hillary Goes Orwellian On Iraq," by Andrew Gumbel, Huffington Post, Mar. 4, 2008

"Where Both Democrats Went Wrong In Ohio," by Kevin Mattson & John Gilliom, The American Prospect, Mar. 4, 2008

"Obama, Being Called A Muslim Is Not A Smear," by Naomi Klein, The Nation, Mar. 4, 2008

"The Contours Of The Campaign To Come: GOP Trying To Brand Obama As 'The Other,'" by Paul Waldman, The American Prospect, Mar. 4, 2008

"Deal Close On Wiretapping, Top Democrat Tells CNN," The New York Times, Mar. 3, 2008

"Clinton's Duplicity On Michigan, Florida Delegates," by Paul Rockwell, Common Dreams, Mar. 3, 2008

"Why Isn't Iraq In The 2008 Election?," by Noam Chomsky, Democracy Now!, Mar. 3, 2008

"Blame In Canada: Canadian PM Accused Of Interfering In U.S. Election," The New York Times, Mar. 3, 2008

"House Democratic Leaderhip: Not Just Complicit But Also Self-Destructive," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Mar. 3, 2008

"Shifting Ideas. Shifting Narrative: Is The Tide Turning Against The Right Wing Attack On Government?," by Donald Cohen, Common Dreams, Mar. 2, 2008

"Crisis In Gaza? Not For Obama Or Clinton," by John Nichols, The Nation, Mar. 1, 2008

"A Season Of Change In Texas," by Mary Mapes, The Nation, Feb. 29, 2008


Bush Regime

"The Gaza Bombshell," by David Rose, Vanity Fair, Apr., 2008

"Eyeless In Gaza," by Scott Horton, Harper's, Mar. 4, 2008

"A Bipartisan Attack On The Constitution: The Mukasey Conspiracy," by Paul Craig Roberts, Counterpunch, Mar. 3, 2008

"Going To Jail For Being A Democrat: How Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman Got Roved," by Paul Craig Roberts, Counterpunch, Mar. 3, 2008

"Human Rights Hypocrisy: Hidden In Plain Sight," by Robert Weissman, Common Dreams, Mar. 1, 2008

"The Silent Coup," by Liza Persson, OpEd News, Feb. 28, 2008


American Empire/War Profiteering

"The 'Laptop Of Mass Destruction,"' by Gareth Porter, Asia Times, Mar. 4, 2008

"U.S Plotted To Overthrow Hamas After Election Victory," Guardian/UK, Mar. 4, 2008

"Somalis Protest Over U.S. Bombing," BBC News/UK, Mar. 4, 2008

"U.S. Forces Fire Missile Into Somalia At Kenyan," The New York Times, Mar. 4, 2008

"U.S. 'Exaggerating Nuclear Threat From North Korea,'" Independent/UK, 2008


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"The Cold Price Of Hot Blood: New Book Reveals That Iraq Will Cost U.S. At Least $3 Billion," by Gary Kamiya, Salon, 2008

"Iraqi Refugees See No Reason, Or Hope, For Return," by Maki al-Nazzal & Dahr Jamail, Inter Press Service, Mar. 3, 2008

"Sunni Insurgents Exploit U.S.-Sponsored Militias," by Gareth Porter, Inter Press Service, Mar. 3, 2008

"Iraq Violence Jumps In February," BBC News/UK, Mar. 1, 2008


Civil Liberties

"Guantanamo And The European Parliament: Whistleblower Stephen Abraham Makes His Case," by Andy Worthington, Counterpunch, Mar. 4, 2008

"A Wave Of The Watch List, And Speech Disappears," by Adam Liptak, The New York Times, Mar. 4, 2008

"Law Enforcement Officials Secretly Profiling Immigrants," McClatchy Newspapers, Mar. 4, 2008

"Terror Suspects 'Held On Island,'" The Australian/Australia, Mar. 4, 2008

"Torture Shocks," by James Carroll, Boston Globe, Mar. 3, 2008

"The 'Liberal' Position On The Surveillance State," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Mar. 2, 2008

"Teacher Under Fire For Showing Gore Film Without Rebuttal," Salt Lake Tribune (Utah), Mar. 2, 2008

"A Reaction To The APA Vote Sealing Up Key Loopholes In The 2007 Statement on Interrogations," by Stephen Soldz & Brad Olson, ZNet, Mar. 2, 2008

"Exclusive: I Was Kidnapped By The CIA," by Peter Bergen, Mother Jones, Mar./Apr., 2008

"The Enablers: The Psychology Industry's Long And Shameful History With Torture," by David Goodman, Mother Jones, Mar. 1, 2008

"FBI Calls The Progressive's InfraGard Story 'Patently False'; Author Responds," by Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, Mar. 1, 2008

"Department Of Pre-Crime," by Eric Umansky, Mother Jones, Feb. 29, 2008

"Guantanamo Justice," by David Bromwich, Huffington Post, Feb. 29, 2008


Media Issues

"What Howard Kurtz Means By 'Media Scrutiny,'" by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Mar. 2, 2008

"How Hollywood Learned How To Stop Worrying And Love The (Ticking) Bomb," by Scott Horton, Harper's, Mar. 1, 2008

"Here Come The Media Attacks On Obama," by Eric Boehlert, Media Matters for America, Feb. 29, 2008

"Next FCC Must Grasp Change--And Truly Understand History," by Ryan Blethen, Seattle Times, Feb. 29, 2008



"Does Labor Need More Clout?," by Robert Reich, San Francisco Chronicle, Mar. 3, 2008

"Mining Executive An Activist Himself," Palm Beach Post (Florida), Mar. 3, 2008

"Whistle While You Work: Wikileaks & Whistleblowing," by David Leigh & Jonathan Franklin, Guardian/UK, Mar. 2, 2008

"Marine Protests Costly For City Of Berkeley," CBS 5/KCBS (California), Mar. 2, 2008

"Patriot Missiles: Iraq Veterans Against The War," Times Online/UK, Mar. 2, 2008

"Local Union Leader Rosselli Blasts SEIU Boss Andy Stern," by Matt Smith, S.F. Weekly (California), Feb. 20, 2008


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