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

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For The Week Ending Aug. 14, 2009


U.S. Politics

"Racism Is the Prime Cause for Debunked Obama Birth Certificate Conspiracy Theory," by Liliana Segura, AlterNet, July 28, 2009

"The 'Bipartisan Compromise' Scam," by Cenk Uygur, Huffington Post, July 28, 2009

"Sources: Bipartisan Group Omitting Dem Health Goals," Associated Press, July 27, 2009



"Profiling CEOs and Their Sociopathic Paychecks," by Thom Hartmann, Common Dreams, July 27, 2009

"Foreclosed and Evicted in Oakland" by David Bacon, Truthout, July 27, 2009

"The war being waged on the TARP watchdog's independence," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, July 26, 2009

"Why markets can't cure healthcare," by Paul Krugman, The New York Times, July 25, 2009

"Surrender in Boston: Union Workers Forced to Accept Massive Cuts," by David Macaray, Counterpunch, July 24-26, 2009


Bush Accountability

"Holder Probe Would Be Big Break From Bush Torture Policy," by Daphne Eviatar, Washington independent, July 28, 2009

"Obama Ignores Torture," by Helen Thomas, Times union (New york), July 28, 2009

"Cheney's Plans for a Military Coup," by Scott Horton, Harper's, July 27, 2009

"Yoo's Personal Lawyer Will Be Paid by Taxpayers," by Daphne Eviatar, Washington Independent, July 27, 2009

"The Washington Post endorses Abu Ghraib scapegoating for torture," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, July 27, 2009

"Amid Scrutiny, Yoo Pushes Back Washington post, July 26, 2009

"The Cheney plan to deploy the U.S. military on U.S. soil," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, July 25, 2009

"Don't Turn the Page on History: Facing the American World We Created," by Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch, July 23, 2009


International Affairs

"The Honduran Coup and the Clinton Connection: A pro-coup faction in the Obama administration," by Justin Raimondo,, July 27, 2009

"Hillary and Obama Nix Change in Honduras" by Roger Burbach, Counterpunch, July 27 2009

"Our Man in Honduras," by Roberto Lovato, The American Prospect, July 22, 2009


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq, Afghanistan

"Armageddon at the Top of the World: Not!: A Century of Frenzy over the North-West Frontier" by Tom Engelhardt & Juan Cole, TomDispatch, July 27, 2009

"Elections Shake Kurdistan: Strong Showing of 'Change' Party Stuns Political Elite," by Patrick Cockburn, Counterpunch, July 27, 2009

"Americans Won't Back Long Afghan War: Gates," Reuters, July 20, 2009

"Casualties of War, Part I: The Hell of War Comes Home," Colorado Springs Gazette, July 24, 2009

"'Now I Will Die': Beaten and Held in Prison Without Charge by the U.S. in Iraq," by Michael Bronner, The Huffington Post Investigative Fund, July 24, 2009


Civil Liberties

"The Military Spies on Anarchists in Olympia," by Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, July 28, 2009

"Today, Henry Gates; Tomorrow, You," by Kelley B. Vlahos, July 28, 2009

"Declassified Docs Reveal Military Operative Spied on WA Peace Groups, Activist Friends Stunned," by Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! July 28, 2009

"Judge Slams Govt Over Afghan Detainee," by William Fisher, Inter Press Service, July 28, 2009

"Obama Administration Cooks Up New Legal Argument for Detaining Guantanamo Prisoner" by Jason Leopold, Truthout, July 28, 2009

"Ala. Police: Taser Use on Disabled Man Justified," Associated Press, July 28, 2009

"Will the American Psychological Association Renounce the Nuremberg Defense?," by Stephen Soldz, Counterpunch, July 27, 2009

"U.S. citizens wrongly detained, deported by ICE," San Francisco Chronicle, July 26, 2009

"New report contradicts central Obama claim for preventive detention," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, July 23, 2009

"The NSA is still listening to you," by James Bamford, Salon, July 22, 2009


Environment and Sustainability

"Human activity is driving Earth's 'sixth great extinction event,'" Guardian/UK, July 28, 2009

"World will warm faster than predicted in next five years, study warns," Guardian/UK, July 27, 2009

"GM Crop Trials Start Again in Britain in 'Secret': Report," Agence France Presse, July 27, 2009

"Politics-As-Usual While Planet Burns: American Clean Energy and Security Act Can't Solve Climate Crisis," by Brian Tokar, The Indypendent (New York), July 26, 2009

"Uranium Contamination Haunts Navajo Country," The New York Times, July 26, 2009

"Revealed: the secret evidence of global warming Bush tried to hide," Guardian/UK, July 26, 2009

"Global Food Crisis: The other 'pandemic,'," GRAIN, July, 2009


Media Issues

"The MSM is dead! (Wait, am I MSM?)," by King Kaufman, Salon, July 28, 2009

"Who needs newspapers when you have Twitter?," by Frank Hornig, Salon, July 28, 2009

"Crazy 'Birther' Conspiracy Theories Get Boost in Mainstream Media," by Eric Boehlert, Media Matters for America, July 24, 2009



"The Hotel Workers' Kickass Local 2," by Carl Finamore, Counterpunch, July 28, 2009

"Prepare to Disengage: The Politics and Honor of Military Dissent," by Elaine Elinson, The Daily Journal, July 26, 2009

"U.S. Labor in Crisis: Resistance or Retreat?," by Lee Sustar, Counterpunch, July 24-26, 2009


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