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For The Week Ending Sept. 26, 2008


U.S. Politics

"The Whiners' Recession," by Dean Baker, Truthout, Sept. 9, 2008

"Why Obama's Message Resonates with Millions," by Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone, Sept. 9, 2008

"The Politics of Contempt," by Paul Waldman, The American Prospect, Sept. 9, 2008

"Video: Gov. Palin's lies on 'Bridge to Nowhere' debunked," Talking points Memo, Sept. 9, 2008

"The New Face of Republican Power: When Two Plus Two Equals Five," by Brian J. Foley, Counterpunch, Sept. 9, 2008

"Ten Ways the McCain/Palin GOP Is Now Stealing the Ohio Vote," by Bob Fitrakis & Harvey Wasserman, Common Dreams, Sept. 9, 2008

"Keeping Palin Under Wraps," by E.J. Dionne, TruthDig, Sept. 8, 2008

"House GOP Threatens Shutdown Over Drilling," Congressional Quarterly, Sept. 8, 2008

"Sarah Palin's 9 Most Disturbing Beliefs," by AlterNet staff, AlterNet, Sept. 8, 2008

"Election Observer Arrested in Arizona," by Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet, Sept. 7, 2008

"Judgment Is More Important Than Experience," by Ivan Eland,, Sept. 6, 2008

"Exposing Five Dangerous Lies in McCain's Big Speech," AlterNet, Sept. 6, 2008

"GOP's Plan for Palin: Reignite the Culture Wars," by Jay Rosen, Huffington Post, Sept. 5, 2008

"Jobless Rate Soars to 6.1 Percent, 84,000 Jobs Lost," by Dean Baker, Truthout, Sept. 5, 2008

"Nearly 600,000 Subject to Possible Caging in Ohio," by David Rosenfeld, Miller-McCune, Sept. 5, 2008

"Why McCain and the GOP Are So Afraid of Discussing the Economy," by Frances Moore Lappe, Huffington Post, Sept. 5, 2008

"McCain the Divider," by E.J. Dionne, TruthDig, Sept. 4, 2008

"Who's paying for the parties' parties?," by Elizabeth Schulte, Socialist Worker, Sept. 4, 2008


Bush Regime

"Lawsuit to Ask That Cheney's Papers Be Made Public," Washington Post, Sept. 8, 2008

"The Bush Administration Is an Ongoing Criminal Conspiracy Under International Law and U.S. Domestic Law," by Francis A. Boyle, ZNet, Sept. 5, 2008

"Cheney Blusters Through the Caucasus," by Robert Dreyfuss, The Nation, Sept. 4, 2008


American Empire/War Profiteering

"US Trained Georgian Commandos Just Prior to War," Antiwar News, Sept. 7, 2008

"Defiant Cheney vows Georgia will join Nato," Guardian/UK, Sept. 5, 2008

"Work of Evil: Beyond the Worst-Case Scenario in Somalia," by Chris Floyd, Empire Burlesque, Sept. 4, 2008

"The Problem Is Empire," by Tom Hayden, ZNet, Sept. 4, 2008

"Going on an Imperial Bender: How the U.S. Garrisons the Planet and Doesn't Even Notice," by Tom Engelhardt,, Sept. 4, 2008


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq, Afghanistan

"Suspected US Missile Strike Kills 21 in Pakistan: Officials," Agence France Presse, Sept. 9, 2008

"Report: US-NATO Airstrikes Bring Higher Afghan Civilian Toll," by Ali Gharib, Inter press Service, Sept. 8, 2008

"Videos Show Dead Afghan Children After US Raid," Associated Press, Sept. 8, 2008

"Who Lost Iraq?: Is the Maliki Government Jumping Off the American Ship of State?," by Tom Engelhardt & Michael Schwartz, Sept. 7, 2008

"Afghans Fed Up With Government, US," Associated Press, Sept. 7, 2008

"The September 3 Attack on Pakistan: A Precursor to More War Crimes?," by Gary Leupp, Counterpunch, Sept. 6/7, 2008

"Did Bush Spies Monitor Iraqi Allies?: Iraqi Leadership Responds Furiously to Allegations in New Woodward Book," by Patrick Cockburn, Counterpunch, Sept. 6/7, 2008

"Iraqis Protest Against US Presence In Iraq," Reuters, Sept. 6, 2008

"One Fifth of Iraq Funding Goes to Private Contractors," by William Fisher, Inter Press Service, Sept. 6, 2008

"U.S. Spied on Iraqi Leaders, Book Says," Washington Post. Sept. 5, 2008

"U.S. Troops Crossed Border, Pakistan Says," Washington Post, Sept. 4, 2008


Civil Liberties

"Official American Sadism," by Anthony Lewis, The New york Review of Books, Sept. 25, 2008

"Organizations Ready Lawsuits Against Police In Convention Cities,", Sept. 9, 2008

"MnIndy video: RNC protesters show and tell of injuries from cops," Minnesota Independent, Sept. 9, 2008

"Tyranny on Display at the Republican Convention," by Chris Hedges, TruthDig, Sept. 8, 2008

"Civil rights group sues over NYC surveillance plan," Associated Press, Sept. 8, 2008

"How Far From a Police State?: Lessons From Denver and St. Paul," by Howard Lisnoff, Counterpunch, Sept. 8, 2008

"The Perishing Republicans, Twin City Cops, and the RNC 8," by Ron Jacobs, ZNet, Sept. 6, 2008

"St. Paul's Police Protest the Press," by Michael Winship, Truthout, Sept. 6, 2008

"Why We Were Falsely Arrested," by Amy Goodman, TruthDig, Sept. 5, 2008

"America's Most Dangerous Librarians," by Amy Goodman & David Goodman, Mother Jones, Sept./Oct., 2008


Environment and Sustainability

"Government urged to introduce 'omni-standards' for food," Guardian/UK, Sept. 9, 2008

"Thaw of Polar Regions May Need New UN Laws," Reuters, Sept. 7, 2008

"Let's Use Wind to Power Cars," by Lester R. Brown, Capital Times (Wisconsin), Sept. 7, 2008


Media Issues

"The Media Still Refuse to Call McCain What He Is: a Liar," by dday, Hullabaloo, Sept. 9, 2008

"Do journalists have any obligations beyond their self-interest?," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Sept. 9, 2008

"The right dictates MSNBC's programming decisions," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Sept. 8, 2008

"A liberal pundit soars to a prominent perch," Boston Globe, Sept. 8, 2008

"The mighty, scary press corps," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Sept. 6, 2008

"Only in America Could a Two-Faced Creature Like McCain Attain Such Media Status," by Rory O'Connor, AlterNet, Sept. 5, 2008



"Zinn: US 'In Need of Rebellion,'" al Jazeera, Sept. 9, 2008

"In Another Era, Climate Would Seem Ripe for Unions," Seattle Times, Sept. 7, 2008

"The Nasty War at the IAM: Is Union Democracy at Risk?," by David Macaray, Counterpunch, Sept. 6/7, 2008

"As Vets Take to the Streets to Protest the War, McCain Snubs IVAW at the RNC," by Liliana Segura, AlterNet, Sept. 6, 2008

"Tyronegate & Trusteeship: Can SEIU Members Exorcise the Purple Shades Of Jackie Presser?," by Steve Early & Cal Winslow, ZNet, Sept. 5, 2008


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