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For The Week Ending July 3, 2009


U.S. Politics

"White House Tries to Strong Arm Progressive Dems -- We Can't Let That Happen," by Robert Naiman, AlterNet, June 15, 2009

"Will 39 Democrats Stand Up to Stop the War Funding?," by Jeremy Scahill, Rebel Reports, June 15, 2009

"Far-right shootings raise fear of hate offensive in America," Guardian/UK, June 14, 2009

"Single Payer vs. Public Option," by Russell Mokhiber, Single Payer Action, June 14, 2009

"Does the Right Want a Civil War?," by Sara Robinson, Orcinus, June 13, 2009

"Lawmakers Reveal Health-Care Investments," Washington Post, June 12, 2009



"The three essentials of financial reform," by Robert Reich, Salon, June 16, 2009


Bush Regime

"The Fruits of Torture," by Scott Horton, Harper's, June 16, 2009

"The Obama officials blocking accountability for Bush crimes," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, June 15, 2009

"John Yoo's Reckoning With Justice Draws Closer," by Scott Horton, Harper's, June 15, 2009

"Judge: Ex-Bush lawyer can be sued over torture," San Francisco Chronicle, June 13, 2009

"Bush Lawyer Ordered to Testify," The New York Times, June 12, 2009

"Will torture probe target Bush officials? Top Dem says 'stand by,'" Raw Story, June 12, 2009

"The Latest Torture Cover-Up Scam," by James Bovard, Future of Freedom Foundation, June 10, 2009

"Tortured history," by Karen J. Greenberg, National Interest, June 4, 2009


International Affairs

"Recount Offer Fails to Quell Political Tumult in Iran," The New York Times, June 16, 2009

"Talking to Ahmadinejad," by Robert Dreyfuss, The Nation, June 16, 2009

"Our Iran Strategy: Can Obama talk to Ahmadinejad? Will Ahmadinejad talk to Obama?," by Tim Fernholz, The American Prospect, June 16, 2009

"Ahmadinejad's Coup D'Etat," by Bernd Kaussler, Foreign Policy in Focus, June 16, 2009

"The meaning of the Tehran spring," by Pepe Escobar, Asia Times, June 16, 2009

"The 'Bomb Iran' contingent's newfound concern for The Iranian People," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, June 16, 2009

"Iran's Stolen Election Has Sparked an Uprising -- What Should the U.S. Do?," by Stephen Zunes, AlterNet, June 15, 2009

"Stealing the Iranian Election" by Juan Cole, Informed Comment, June 13, 2009


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq, Afghanistan

"Pentagon wavers on releasing report on Afghan attack," McClatchy Newspapers, June 15, 2009

"Obama Looses the Manhunters: Charisma and the Imperial Presidency," by Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch, June 14, 2009

"Afghan villagers slain as they took cover," Times Online/UK, June 14, 2009

"'A Perfect Storm for Disaster' Brewing With Washington's 'Unprecedented' Shadow Army," by Jeremy Scahill, Rebel Reports, June 12, 2009

"CIA Secrecy on Drone Attacks Data Hides Abuses" by Gareth Porter, Inter Press Servicve, June 12, 2009


Civil Liberties

"Obama blocks list of visitors to White House," MSNBC, June 16, 2009

"Here is secrecy creep in action," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, June 16, 2009

"Feingold and Old Obama Vs. New Obama on Wiretapping," by John Nichols, The Nation, June 15, 2009

"The Ghosts of Gitmo," by Scott Horton, Harper's, June 15, 2009

"'Targets of Opportunity': Corruption, Contractors, and the Origins of the SERE Torture Program," by Valtin, Invictus, June 15, 2009

"Supreme Court Won't Hear Appeal of The 'Cuban Five,'" by Jeremy Scahill, Rebel Reports, June 15, 2009

"You're on the Battlefield Right Now," by Arthur Silber, Once Upon a Time, June 13, 2009

"The Normalization of Violence, Torture and Annihilation," by Arthur Silber, Once Upon a Time, June 10, 2009


Environment and Sustainability

"Big Carbon Players Jockey for Advantage," Inter Press Service, June 15, 2009

"Indigenous Peoples: 'We are fighting for our lives and our dignity,'" Guardian/UK, June 13, 2009

"EPA Must Withhold Locations of 'High Hazard' Coal Ash Sites," Environment News Service, June 12, 2009

"Superfund money to clean 'mouth of the beast,'" San Francisco Chronicle, June 12, 2009

"It's Official -- The Era of Cheap Oil Is Over," by Tom Engelhardt & Michael T. Klare, TomDispatch, June 11, 2009


Media Issues

"Is Fox News big enough for Shep Smith and Glenn Beck?," by Eric Boehlert, Media Matters, June 16, 2009

"Treating Civilian Deaths as a 'Sore Point,'" by Peter Hart, Extra!, June 16, 2009

"Excusing Outrages of the Right," by Robert Parry, Consortium News, June 15, 2009

"Why NPR Refuses to Report on the Single Payer Movement ... And What Should be Done About It," by Felice Pace, Counterpunch, June 12-14, 2009



"Unions and Migrant Workers Coalesce from Coast to Coast," by Peter Constantini, Inter Press Service, June 14, 2009

"Human Rights Activists Protest NBA-Linked Sweatshops," by Peter Dreier, Common Dreams, June 14, 2009


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