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For The Week Ending June 13, 2008


U.S. Politics

"Housing Prices Fall 14.4 Percent In Sign Of Continuing Slump," The New York Times, May 28, 2008

"GOP Contender Tied To Attorney Firing," by Jason Leopold, Consortium News, May 28, 2008

"Media Banned From Tonight's Bush Fundraiser For McCain," Bloomberg News, May 27, 2008

" McCain Dumps Hagee And Lieberman Snaps Him Up," by Kagro X, Daily Kos, May 27, 2008

"Controversy Over County's Plan For Military Internet Voting," McClatchy Newspapers, May 27, 2008

"The Failure Of Immigration Reform Has Created A Living Hell. What's Next?," by Frank Sharry, AlterNet, May 27, 2008

"Can Identity Politics Save The Right?," by Mark Schmitt, The American Prospect, May 27, 2008

"Unmasking McCain: His Reactionary Record On Reproductive Rights," by Arianna Huffington, Huffington Post, May 26, 2008

"Why Democrats Won't Stop The War," by David Sirota, In These Times, May 26, 2008

"Vermont Leads The Way For Progressives," by Chris Hedges, TruthDig, May 26, 2008

"Labor's Critical Election Role," by Dick Meister, ZNet, May 25, 2008

"Worries In GOP About Disarray In McCain Camp," The New York Times, May 25, 2008

"Mixed Blessings In Obama's Latin America Policies," by Tom Hayden, The Nation, May 25, 2008

"Will Libertarians Draw Conservatives From McCain?," McClatchy Newspapers, May 24, 2008

"How Telecoms Are Attempting To Buy Amnesty From Congress," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, May 24, 2008

"Master Of The Senate: Jim Webb Shepherds New GI Bill Through Senate," by Reihan Salam, The Atlantic, May 23, 2008

"Obama, McCain And Munich," by Ira Chernus, Foreign Policy in Focus, May 23, 2008

"License To Vote: High Court Gives Impetus to GOP Push For Texas Voter ID Bill," by Anthony Zurcher, Texas Observer, May 16, 2008


Bush Regime

"Entranched, Embedded And Here To Stay: The Pentagon's Expansion Will Be Bush's Lasting Legacy," by Tom Engelhardt & Frida Berrigan,, May 27, 2008

"In Contempt Case, White House Seeks Cheney Treatment," by Brian Beutler, Mother Jones, May 24, 2008

"The Prosection Of George W. Bush For Murder," by Vincent Bugliosi, Vanguard Press, May 24, 2008

"Nader Calls For Bush-Cheney Impeachment," ABC News, May 24, 2008


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Bush 'Plans Iran Air Strike By August,'" Asia Times, May 27, 2008

"America's Insane Cuba Policy," by Eugene Robinson, TruthDig, May 27, 2008

"U.S. Fourth Fleet In Venezuelan Waters," by Nikolas Kozloff, Counterpunch, Mat 24/25, 2008


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Iraq War May Have Increased Energy Costs Worldwide By A Staggering $6 Trillion," by Geoffrey Lean, Independent/UK, May 27, 2008

"Through Occupation, The Very Dreams Change For Iraqis," by Ahmed Ali & Dahr Jamail, Inter Press Service, May 27, 2008

"Post-Traumatic Stress Soars In U.S. Troops," Reuters, May 27, 2008

"Sistani Forbids Feeding Americans," by Juan Cole, Informed Comment, May 25, 2008

"Iraqi Court Rulings Stop At U.S. Detention Sites," Associated Press, May 17, 2008


Civil Liberties

"The Forgotten Kid Of Guantanamo," by Stacy Sullivan, Salon, May 27, 2008

"The Guantanamo 16: A Fact Sheet On The Upcoming Trials," by Andy Worthington, Counterpunch, May 27, 2008

"American Psychological Association Supports Psychologist Engagement in Bush Regime Interrogations," by Stephen Soldz, Counterpunch, May 27, 2008

"U.S. Residents In Military Brigs? Government Says It's War," Associated Press, May 27, 2008

"Guantanamo's Day In Court," by James Carroll, Boston Globe, May 26, 2008

"America's Road To Torture And Those Who Kept Silent About It," by Robyn Blumner, Salt Lake Tribune, May 26, 2008

"Vets For Peace Booted From National Memorial Day Parade," by Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, May 24, 2008


Environment and Sustainability

"Climate Destruction Will Produce Millions Of 'Envirogees,'" by Scott Thill, AlterNet, May 27, 2008

"Nature Cannot Absorb This Growth," by Julio Godoy, Inter Press Service, May 27, 2008

"G8 Frustrates Green Groups," Associated Press, May 27, 2008

"Europe Going Nuclear Despite Warnings," by Zoltan Dujisin, Inter Press Service, May 26, 2008

"G8 Ministers Pledge 'Strong Will' On Climate Despite Doubts," Agence France Presse, May 26, 2008

"Brazil Rainforest Analysis Sets Off Political Debate," The New York Times, May 25, 2008

"Wake Up, America. We're Driving Toward Disaster," by James Howard Kunstler, Washington Post, May 25, 2008

"Germany Bans Pesticides Linked To Honeybee Devastation," Guardian/UK, May 23, 2008


Media Issues

"Corrections: In Which The New York Times Perpetuates The Myth It Created -- That George Bush Won Florida in 2000," by Larry Beinhart, Common Dreams, May 27, 2008

"Can Newspapers Be Saved?," by John McQuaid, Huffington Post, May 27, 2008

"The Politico's John Harris Admits Now What He Denied Last Year: Trivialities Dominate Political Coverage," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, May 26, 2008

"Worst FOX News Comment Ever? FOX News Jokes About Killing Obama," TruthDig, May 26, 2008

"House Votes To Ban Pentagon Propaganda; Networks Still Silent," by Josh Silver, Huffington Post, May 24, 2008

"Citizen Journalism: In With The New," by Bill Boyarsky, TruthDig, May 22, 2008



"Guantanamo Critics Reiterate Their Protests As Their Trial Opens," Washington Post, May 28, 2008

"SEIU Condemnation Of Dissidents Has Long History In Labor," by Steve Early, Labor Notes, May 27, 2008

"For Union, Pragmatism Versus Principle," Philadelphia Inquirer, May 27, 2008

"Guantamamo Bay Campaigners Go On Trial," Independent Catholic News, May 27, 2008

"Some Thoughts On Utah Phillips," by David Rovics, Common Dreams, May 27, 2008

"Protesters Interrupt McCain Speech In Denver," Denver Channel (ABC News affiliate), May 27, 2008

"Sweet Victory: Coalition For Immokalee Workers Wins," by Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Nation, May 23, 2008


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