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"The Rest of the News," New Haven Advocate, July 3, 2003

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For The Week Ending July 31, 2009


U.S. Politics

"CIA Lies: Why Isn't Congress in Open Revolt?," by Dave Lindorff, Counterpunch, July 10-12, 2009



"Of Breadlines and Banks," by Laura Flanders, GRITtv, July 14, 2009

"The events preceding Goldman Sachs' new 'blowout profits,'" by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, July 13, 2009

"Drifitng Downward: The Deflating Economy," by Mike Whitney, Counterpunch, July 13, 2009

"The Mystery of the Missing Unemployed Man: On Jobs and Banks," by Tom Engelhardt & Barbara Garson, TomDispatch, July 12, 2009

"American children in poverty on the rise," Washington Post, July 11, 2009

"Growing numbers of poor people swamp legal aid offices," McClatchy Newspapers, July 10, 2009

"Americans Swap Homes for Hotels as Recession Bites" Reuters, July 10, 2009

"Big Bankers Mounting Sneak Attack on Consumers," by Jim Hightower, Creators Syndicate, July 10, 2009

"Private Equity Fund Would Rather Shut Down a Plant Than Pay Its Workers a Fair Wage," by Art Levine, AlterNet, July 10, 2009

"Hundreds of Thousands of Workers Will Lose Unemployment Benefits Soon," by Marie Cocco, Washington Post Writers Group, July 10, 2009

"When Will The Recovery Begin? Never.," by Robert Reich, Robert Reich's Blog, July 9, 2009


Bush Regime

"CIA faces hostile scrutiny as details of 'dark' programmes are revealed," Guardian/UK, July 14, 2009

"I've Seen 1,200 Torture Photos," by David Swanson, Daily Kos, July 13, 2009

"Cheney 'set up illegal secret spy project,'" Independent/UK, July 13, 2009

"Is the Lid About to Blow on the Cheney Snuff Program?," by Scott Horton, Harper's, July 13, 2009

"Top Anti-Torture Lawyers Criticize AG Holder's Torture Probe, Saying It May Let 'Higher-Ups' Off," by Jeremy Scahill, Rebel Reports, July 13, 2009

"The Balance Begins to Tip Against Cheney," by John Nichols, The Nation, July 13, 2009

"Bush Anti-Terror Policies Get Reluctant Revisit," Washington Post, July 13, 2009

"The Holder trial balloon: Abu Ghraib redux," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, July 12, 2009

"Independent's Day: Obama doesn't want to look back, but Attorney General Eric Holder may probe Bush-era torture anyway," Newsweek, July 11, 2009

"Our political class in a nutshell: War crimes accountability is for other countries," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, July 11, 2009

"Cheney Is Linked to Concealment of C.I.A. Project," The New York Times, July 11, 2009

" The new Report on illegal spying is not a real investigation," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, July 11, 2009


International Affairs

"Honduran Coup Blamed on Militarism" by Sherwood Ross, Consortium News, July 12, 2009

"After the Honduran Coup: Latin America Asks: Are the Gorillas Back?" by John Ross, Counterpunch, July 10-12, 2009

"Showdown in 'Tegucigolpe,'" by Stephen Zunes, Foreign Policy in Focus, July 10, 2009

"Honduran Destablization, Inc.: Otto Reich and the International Republican Institute," by Nikolas Kozloff, Counterpunchg, July 9, 2009

"Israel Has Right to Hit Iran: Biden," The Age/Australia, July 6, 2009


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq, Afghanistan

"Mounting Casualties in Afghanistan Spur Concern," Wall Street Journal, July 13, 2009

"Obama Orders Probe of Alleged Mass Grave" Associated Press, July 12, 2009

"Physicians for Human Rights' Call for Investigation into War Crimes Cover-Up," by Jeff Kaye, Firedoglake, July 11, 2009

"U.S. General Sees Afghan Army, Police Insufficient," Washington Post, July 11, 2009

"U.S. Inaction Seen After Taliban P.O.W.'s Died," The New York Times, July 10, 2009

"Colonizing Iraq: The Obama Doctrine?," by Tom Engelhardt & Michael Schwartz, TomDispatch, July 9, 2009


Civil Liberties

"Former Insider Shatters Credibility of Military Commissions," by Andy Worthington,, July 13, 2009

"Bush Surveillance Program Was Massive," Associated Press, July 11, 2009

"Obama quoted in wiretap lawsuit in S.F.," San Francisco Chronicle, July 10, 2009

"The Dilemma of Post-Acquittal Detentions," by Adam Serwer, The American Prospect, July 10, 2009

"CIA's History of Lying to Congress," by Lisa Pease, Consortium News, July 10, 2009

"Detainee Acquittal No Guarantee of Freedom," by William Fisher,, July 10, 2009

"Revamping the Military Commissions: Government Flounders as Adm. Hutson Nails Problems," by Andy Worthington, Counterpunch, July 9, 2009

"Two Standards of Detention," by Amy Goodman, TruthDig, July 8, 2009


Environment and Sustainability

"Crops, ponds destroyed in quest for food safety," San Francisco Chronicle, July 13, 2009

"The planet's future: Climate change 'will cause civilisation to collapse,'" Independent/UK, July 12, 2009

"From Climate Science to Climate Justice: Climate Change a Symptom of Man's Inhumanity to Man," by Sanjay Khanna, Huffington Post, July 12, 2009

"The Organic Monopoly and the Myth of 'Natural' Foods: How Industry Giants Are Undermining the Organic Movement," by Ronnie Cummins, Common Dreams, July 9, 2009

"G-8 Failure Reflects U.S. Failure on Climate Change," by Dr. James Hansen, Huffington Post, July 9, 2009


Media Issues

"Sanford's Media Emails: News Orgs Offered Friendly Spin," by Jason Linkins, Huffington Post, July 14, 2009

"What Sotomayor Could Mean for Network Neutrality and the First Amendment," by Marvin Amorri, Save the Internet, July 13, 2009

"'The Select Few' Are Cashing in: Shocking Corruption at the Washington Post," by Bill Moyers and Michael Winship, AlterNet, July 12 2009

"Helping Iran Target Iranians," by Timothy Karr, Save the Internet, July 11, 2009

"Post Criticized for 'Ethical Lapse,'" The New York Times, July 11, 2009

"The significance of McClatchy's act of journalism," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, July 9, 2009



"Afghanistan War Resister to 'Put the War on Trial,'" by Dahr Jamail, Truthout, July 14, 2009

"Worker Action in Not-So Center-Right' America," by Paul Street, ZNet, July 14, 2009


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