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For The Week Ending Nov. 7, 2008


U.S. Politics

"The Power of the Internet and the Failure of Rovian Politics," by Arianna Huffington, Huffington Post, Oct. 21, 2008

"Tires slashed during Obama rally," Fayetteville Observer, Oct. 20, 2008

"The 10 Dirtiest Election Tricks the Republicans Have Tried So Far," AlterNet, Oct. 20, 2008

"Obama Assembles U.S.'s `Largest Law Firm' for Voting," Bloomberg News, Oct. 20, 2008

"Freddie Mac Secretly Paid Republican Firm to Kill Regulation," Associated Press, Oct. 20, 2008

"The Bagman Cometh: Obama Embraces War Criminal's Endorsement," by Chris Floyd, LewRockwell,com, Oct. 20, 2008

"Could The US Election Be Stolen?," Agence France Presse, Oct. 20, 2008

"The Republicans Embrace the Cootie Effect," by Stephen Zunes, Common Dreams, Oct. 20, 2008

"The Rising Body Count on Main Street: The Human Fallout from the Financial Crisis," by Tom Engelhardt & Nick Turse,, Oct. 19, 2008

"Palin's Plunge: Voters Sour on McCain's VP Pick," by Thomas Edsall, Huffington Post, Oct. 19, 2008

"The Radical Face of Obama," by Mark Danner, New York Review of Books, Oct. 19, 2008

"Powell endorses Obama," The New York Times, Oct. 19, 2008

"He Just Can't Quit W," by Frank Rich, The New York Times, Oct. 19, 2008

"GOP Affiliate Accused of Duping Voters to Register as Republicans," TruthDig, Oct. 18, 2008

"ACORN accusations,", Oct. 18, 2008

"GOP Strategy: Voter Suppression," by Michael Sears, The Oregonian, Oct. 18, 2008

"Will Republicans Use Contested Voter Registration Lists to Scare New Voters?," by Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet, Oct. 18, 2008

"Republicans Rain Negative Automated Calls on Voters in Swing States," The New York Times, Oct. 18, 2008

"GOP terrified of American voters," by Jay Bookman, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Oct. 18, 2008

"A Mighty Hoax From ACORN Grows," by Michael Winship, Truthout, Oct. 18, 2008

"Michele Bachmann Channels McCarthy: Obama 'Very Anti-American,' Congressional Witch Hunt Needed," by Sam Stein, Huffington Post, Oct. 17, 2008

"Proto-Fascism in the United States: Campaign Reflections," by Paul Street, ZNet, Oct. 17, 2008

"Another Round of Dirty Tricks in Ohio," by Bill Boyarsky, TruthDig, Oct. 16, 2008

"The End of Friedmanite Economics: An Interview With Robert Pollin," by Mike Whitney, Counterpunch, Oct. 16, 2008

"My Friend Bill Ayers" Once wanted by the FBI, he's since become a model citizen," by Thomas Frank, Wall Street Journal, Oct. 15, 2008


Bush Regime

"American Dictatorship and Iraq" by Jacob G. Hornberger, Future of Freedom Foundation, Oct. 20, 2008

"The ABCs of Paulson's Bailout: Licensed Kleptocracy for Years to Come," by Michael Hudson, Counterpunch, Oct. 20, 2008

"Latin Leftists Gloating Over 'Comrade' Bush's Bailout," by Tyler Bridges, McClatchy Newspapers, Oct. 18, 2008

"The torture time bomb: Bush administration leaves toxic legacy for next President," by Philippe Sands, Guardian/UK,, Oct. 18, 2008


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Cuba's Oil Reserves: Perfora Cariņo, Perfora!," by Dave Lindorff, Counterpunch, Oct. 21, 2008

"Empire and White Supremacy: The End of American Exceptionalism?," by Corey D.B. Walker, Counterpunch, Oct. 21, 2008

"Susan Sontag Was Right," by Justin Raimondo,, Oct. 20, 2008

"U.S. policies may have contributed to Iran revolution, study says," Los Angeles Times, Oct. 17, 2008

"Use It or Lose It?: How to Manage an Imperial Decline," by Tom Engelhardt & Aziz Huq,, Oct. 16, 2008


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq, Afghanistan

"Afghanistan's emerging antiwar movement," Christian Science Monitor, Oct. 20, 2008

"What started as the road to recovery has turned into a highway of terror in Afghanistan," Guardian/UK, Oct. 20, 2008

"NATO's political will 'wavering' in Afghanistan," Reuters, Oct. 20, 2008

"Draft US-Iraq Pact Protested," Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Georgia), Oct. 19, 2008

"Iraqi Christians Flee Violence In Ancient Homeland," NPR, Oct. 19, 2008

"Moving Towards a 'Grand Bargain' in Afghanistan," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Oct. 19, 2008

"Iraqis March For Freedom From US," Times online/UK, Oct. 18, 2008

"Muqtada al-Sadr urges rejection of US-Iraqi pact," Associated Press, Oct. 18, 2008

"New civilian deaths raise Afghanistan tension," Los Angeles Times, Oct. 18, 2008

"Sadr urges Iraqi MPs to reject US security pact," Agence France Presse, Oct. 18, 2008

"Iraqis stage mass anti-US rally," BBC News/UK, Oct. 18, 2008

"How the Recession Could End the Iraq War," by Tony Karon, Time, Oct. 17, 2008

"Deal on U.S. troops faces possibly fatal objections in Iraq," McClatchy Newspapers, Oct. 17, 2008

"Back from Afghanistan, Journalist Nir Rosen Says Taliban Takeover Looks 'Irreversible,'" by Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!, Oct. 16, 2008

"The reality of war in Afghanistan," by Stephen Kinzer, Boston Globe, Oct. 15, 2008

"New intelligence report says Pakistan is 'on the edge,'" McClatchy Newspapers, Oct. 14, 2008


Civil Liberties

"US drops charges against 5 Guantanamo prisoners," Associated Press, Oct. 21, 2008

"When Is a Child Not a Child?," by Andy Worthington,, Oct. 21, 2008

"DARPA Contract Description Hints at Advanced Video Spying," Washington Post, Oct. 20, 2008

"Interpol wants facial recognition database to catch suspects," Guardian/UK, Oct. 20, 2008

"ACLU, EFF challenge constitutionality of FISA amendments," by Julian Sanchez, Ars Technica, Oct. 19, 2008

"Activists Mislisted as Terrorists Balk at Rules for Seeing Files," Washington Post, Oct. 18, 2008


Environment and Sustainability

"Mountaintop Removal Destroys Wildlife and the Way of Life for Local Residents," by Nell Levin, The Tennessean (Tennessee), Oct. 20, 2008

"Don't kill the planet in the name of saving the economy," by Johann Hari, Independent/UK, Oct. 20, 2008

"Climate change is 'faster and more extreme' than feared," Telegraph/UK, Oct. 20, 2008

"Green Fantasia," by Bill McKibben, The New York Review of Books, Oct. 18, 2008

"The Crisis and the Environment," by Michael T. Klare, Foreign Policy in Focus, Oct. 17, 2008

"Will Oceans Be Our Best Source of Clean Power?," by Kari Lydersen, AlterNet, Oct. 16, 2008

"Financial Turmoil Could Aggravate Global Food Crisis," Environment News Service, Oct. 15, 2008


Media Issues

"Tribune Co. drops AP," by by kos, Daily Kos, Oct. 18, 2008

"The Uninformed Public: The Corrosive Effects of Media Racism & Electoral Fluff," by Anthony DiMaggio, ZNet, Oct. 16, 2008



"Bad News for War Resisters: No Sanctuary in Canada," by Howard Lisnoff, Counterpunch, Oct. 20, 2008

"Swedish Peace Activists Repeatedly Break Into Weapon Factories," by Bill Quigley, Common Dreams, Oct. 20, 2008

"The Scandal That Never Was: ACORN, Right-Wing Media, & Electoral 'Fraud,'" by Anthony DiMaggio, ZNet, Oct. 19, 2008

"Soldiers of Conscience: Opposing the Iraq War," by Jessica Mosby, The Women's International Perspective, Oct. 19, 2008

"Death threat, vandalism hit ACORN after McCain comments," McClatchy Newspapers, Oct. 17, 2008

"The New Organizers, Part 1: What's really behind Obama's ground game," by Zack Exley, Huffington Post, Oct. 8, 2008

"The Electronic Activist," by Joan Hamilton, Orion Magazine, Sept./Oct., 2008


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