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For The Week Ending March 6, 2009


U.S. Politics

"Blue Dogs: The Democrats Who Love Big Business," by Christopher Hayes, The Nation, Feb. 17, 2009

"Late Change in Course Hobbled Rollout of Geithner's Bank Plan," Washington Post, Feb. 17, 2009

"Labor's Man Joins Treasury Team," by William Greider, The Nation, Feb. 16, 2009

"Obama's Caterpillar Visit a Thumb in the Eye for Human Rights Activists," by Stephen Zunes, AlterNet, Feb. 16, 2009

"Obama's Immigration Outlook: More Militarism, Abuse," by Roberto Lovato, Of América, Feb. 16, 2009

"Obama Will Fight with Us to Quash the Campaign to Loot Social Security -- Right?," by William Greider, The Nation, Feb. 16, 2009

"Obama and liberals: a counter-productive relationship," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Feb. 13, 2009



"Elderly New Yorkers Angry as Crisis Hits Poorest" Reuters, Feb. 17, 2009

"Ghost Story: Put Banks Out of Their Misery," by Nicholas Von Hoffman, The Nation, Feb. 17, 2009

"The Oligarchs' Escape Plan: Finance Capitalism Hits a Wall," by Michael Hudson, Counterpunch, Feb. 17, 2009

"California budget crisis jeopardizes 20,000 jobs," CNN, Feb. 17, 2009

"Can Green Jobs Be Good Jobs?," by Jeremy Brecher, The Nation, Feb. 16, 2009

"Bad News From America's Top Spy," by Chris Hedges, TruthDig, Feb. 16, 2009

"Nationalizing the Banks Seems Inevitable: How Bad Does It Have to Get First?," by Joshua Holland, AlterNet, Feb. 16, 2009

"White Recession, Black Depression," by Dedrick Muhammad & Michael Brown, Counterpunch, Feb. 16, 2009

"Decade at Bernie's," by Paul Krugman, The New York Times, Feb. 16, 2009

"Obama will get no warning when the people's response to this crisis comes," by Gary Younge, Guardian/UK, Feb. 16, 2009

"Nationalize the Banks! We're all Swedes Now," by Matthew Richardson and Nouriel Roubini, Washington Post, Feb. 15, 2009

"Job Losses Pose a Threat to Stability Worldwide," The New York Times, Feb. 15, 2009


Bush Regime

"Democrats Divided Over 'Reckoning' for Bush" by William Fisher, Inter Press Service, Feb. 17, 2009

"Lawrence Walsh and America's law-free zone" by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Feb. 17, 2009

"Despite Obama pledge, Justice defends Bush secrets," Associated Press, Feb. 16, 2009

"Hold Them Accountable: Pass the Executive Accountability Act of 2009," by Justin Raimondo,, Feb. 16, 2009

"Do we still pretend that we abide by treaties?," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Feb. 16, 2009

"Justice Department probe blasts Bush lawyers over 'torture' memos," Raw Story, Feb. 15, 2009

"A Torture Report Could Spell Big Trouble For Bush Lawyers," by Michael Isikoff, Newsweek, Feb. 14, 2009


International Affairs

"Thinking Big on Foreign Policy Too," by Ira Chernus, Common Dreams, Feb. 17, 2009

"The Making of a New Global Strategy," by Ehsan Ahrari, Foreign Policy in Focus, Feb. 17, 2009

"Israel seizes land for settlement expansion," Associated Press, Feb. 16, 2009

"Is the U.S. Military Now an Imperial Police Force?," by Tom Engelhardt & William Astore, TomDispatch, Feb. 15, 2009

"Israel Lurches Into Fascism," by Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada, Feb. 14, 2009


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq, Afghanistan

"A peace sign: Iraq's Sunnis joining Shiite pilgrims," Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 17, 2009, 2009

"Obama to Send 17,000 More Troops to Afghanistan," The New York Times, Feb. 17, 2009, 2009

"Commanders in Iraq Challenge Petraeus on Pullout Risk" by Gareth Porter, Inter Press Service, Feb. 17, 2009, 2009

"Senior US soldiers investigated over missing Iraq reconstruction billions," by Patrick Cockburn, Independent/UK, Feb. 16, 2009

"Pakistan Makes a Taliban Truce, Creating a Haven," The New York Times, Feb. 16, 2009

"Pakistan Seethes After Killer Drone Disclosure," by Noah Shachtman, Danger Room, Feb. 15, 2009

"Is the U.S. repeating Soviet mistakes in Afghanistan?," by Jonathan S. Landay, McClatchy Newspapers, Feb. 14, 2009


Civil Liberties

"Will Obama institute a new kind of preventive detention for terrorist suspects?," by Jane Mayer, The New Yorker, Feb. 23, 2009

"Rendition is a Horrible, Violent Crime in Any Form -- It Should Not Be U.S. Policy," by Marjorie Cohn, Jurist Legal News and Research, Feb. 16, 2009

"Republicans try to block Guantánamo detainees from prisons in their districts," Guardian/UK, Feb. 16, 2009

"Former Gitmo Guard Tells All," by Scott Horton, Harper's, Feb. 15, 2009

"Finally, the Law Goes After Joe Arpaio -- the Most Abusive Sheriff In America," by Emptywheel, Firedoglake, Feb. 14, 2009


Environment and Sustainability

"EPA to review Bush rule on warming emissions," MSNBC, Feb. 17, 2009

"The Environmental Food Crisis: A Crisis of Waste," Environment News Service, Feb. 17, 2009

"Burning Questions: What Does Economic 'Recovery' Mean on an Extreme Weather Planet?," by Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch, Feb. 17, 2009

"US Reverses, Seeks Global Treaty on Mercury," Associated Press, Feb. 17, 2009

"Stimulus may put some wind in clean energy's sails," McClatchy Newspapers, Feb. 16, 2009

"A World Without Water," by Tara Lohan, The Nation, Feb. 16, 2009

"The Myth of Clean Coal," by Joshua Frank, Counterpunch, Feb. 13-15, 2009


Media Issues

"Coming to NBC: 'To Catch a Cheney,'" by Jeff Cohen, Truthout, Feb. 17, 2009

"The death of the news," by Gary Kamiya, Salon, Feb. 17, 2009

"DC Journalists Love GOP Obstructionists, But Americans Don't," by Jane Hamsher, Huffington Post, Feb. 16, 2009

"Obama & the Media Dilemma," by Robert Parry, Consortium News, Feb. 16, 2009

"David Brooks reveals the mentality of the Beltway journalist," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Feb. 16, 2009



"Unions Are Making the Big Turnaround We've Been Waiting for," Dick Meister, Portside, Feb. 17, 2009

"Activists Calling for Uprisings for Causes," Deseret News (Utah), Feb. 17, 2009

"Why America Needs Labor Unions: The Only Answer to Organized Greed," by David Macaray, Counterpunch, Feb. 17, 2009

"At a Campus Sit-In Against Israeli Occupation: An Interview with Three Participants," by Ron Jacobs, Counterpunch, Feb. 13-15, 2009


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