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For The Week Ending Oct. 9, 2009


U.S. Politics

"Entangled Giant," by Garry Wills, New York Review of Books, Oct. 8, 2009

"Rep. Mike Ross Raises Eyebrows With Healthy Haul," by Marcus Stern, ProPublica, Sept. 22, 2009

"Obama the impotent," by Steven Hill, Guardian/UK, Sept. 22, 2009

"Talk of Bipartisanship Is Now Thoroughly Warped," by E.J. Dionne, TruthDig, Sept. 21, 2009

"The Politics of Lying and the Culture of Deceit in Obama's America: The Rule of Damaged Politics," by Henry A. Giroux, Truthout, Sept. 21, 2009

"Conservative Radicals and the Politics of Vengeance," by Bill Moyers, Bill Moyers' Journal, Sept. 21, 2009

"Can the Townhallers Be Left, Rather Than Left Behind?," by Dean Baker, Truthout, Sept. 21, 2009

"The Golden Rule: Let's Make a Deal, Beltway Edition," by Michael Winship, Counterpunch, Sept. 18-20, 2009

"A President was killed the last time right-wing hatred ran wild like this," by Eric Boehlert, Media Matters, Sept. 18, 2009

"The distracting benefits of ACORN hysteria," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Sept. 17, 2009

"Obama's Presidency Isn't Too Big to Fail," by Robert Scheer, TruthDig, Sept. 15, 2009



"F.D.I.C. May Borrow Funds From Banks," The New York Times, Sept. 21, 2009

"Break up America's banks," by Dean Baker, Guardian/UK, Sept. 21, 2009

"Globalization Goes Bankrupt," by Chris Hedges, TruthDig, Sept. 20, 2009

"Why haven't any Wall Street tycoons been sent to the slammer?," McClatchy Newspapers, Sept. 20, 2009

"Will Anything Change?: Recession, Recovery and Reform," by Mark Weisbrot, Counterpunch, Sept. 18-20, 2009

"he More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same: The Financial Crisis, One Year Later," by Robert Weissman, Counterpunch, Sept. 17, 2009


Bush Accountability

"The Torture Memos: The Case Against the Lawyers," by David Cole, New York Review of Books, Oct. 8, 2009

"CIA Torturers Running Scared," by Ray McGovern, Common Dreams, Sept. 21, 2009

"CIA Directors conclude CIA shouldn't be investigated for murder," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Sept. 19, 2009

"Inquiry Into CIA Practices Narrows: Ex-Agency Directors Urge Administration To Drop Investigation," Washington Post, Sept. 19, 2009

"Did Bush Continue to Secretly Operate Total Information Awareness?," by Jason Leopold, Truthout, Sept. 18, 2009

"Justice Dept. Investigates Ex-Official's Ties to Shell," The New York Times, Sept. 17, 2009

"Hold Ashcroft Accountable," by David Cole, The Nation, Sept. 16, 2009


International Affairs

"Five Decades of an Admittedly Failed Cuba Policy," by Charles Davis,, Sept. 22, 2009

"US Appeals for Calm in Honduras, Repeats Support for Zelaya," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Sept. 22, 2009

"The Road to Zelaya's Return: Money, Guns and Social Movements in Honduras," by Benjamin Dangl, Common Dreams, Sept. 22, 2009

"Settling for Failure in the Middle East," by Stephen M. Walt, Washington Post, Sept. 20, 2009


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq, Afghanistan

"The Afghanistan Impasse," by Ahmed Rashid, New York Review of Books, Oct. 8, 2009

"General's Review Creates Rupture: As Military Backs Call for More Troops In Afghanistan, Civilian Advisers Balk," Washington Post, Sept. 22, 2009

"The Huge Hole in Gen. McChrystal's Afghan Counterinsurgency Strategy," by Franklin C. Spinney, Counterpunch, Sept. 22, 2009

"Our war-loving Foreign Policy Community hasn't gone anywhere," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Sept. 21, 2009

"Authors Of Iraq War Push Obama On Afghanistan," by Sam Stein, Huffington Post, Sept. 21, 2009

"CIA expanding presence in Afghanistan," Los Angeles Times, Sept. 20, 2009

"Meet the Afghan Army: Is It a Figment of Washington's Imagination?," by Tom Engelhardt & Ann Jones, TomDispatch, Sept. 20, 2009

"The Nightmare Scenario in Afghanistan," by William Maley, Marvin G. Weinbaum & Rani D. Mullen, Foreign Policy, Sept. 18, 2009

"Military growing impatient with Obama on Afghanistan," McClatchy Newspapers, Sept. 18, 2009

"Afghanistan: Where Empires Go to Die," by Dahr Jamail, Truthout, Sept. 17, 2009

"Why I threw the shoe," by Muntazer al-Zaidi, Guardian/UK, Sept. 17, 2009


Civil Liberties

"Police Harassment Greets G-20 Protesters," by Robert S. Eshelman, The Nation, Sept. 22, 2009

"Torture Doesn't Work, Neurobiologist Says," by Scott Horton, Harper's, Sept. 22, 2009

"Obama Leaves Bush-Cheney Repressive Apparatus Standing," by Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, Sept. 21, 2009

"Guantanamo judge delays 9/11 cases; civilian trials pondered," McClatchy Newspapers, Sept. 21, 2009

"Waterboarding Doesn't Work, Scientists Say," by Brandon Keim, Wired, Sept. 21, 2009

"Cybersecurity Plan Doesn't Breach Employee Privacy, Administration Says," Washington Post, Sept. 19, 2009

"Battle Looms Over the Patriot Act," The New York Times, Sept. 19, 2009


Environment and Sustainability

"The Era of Xtreme Energy: Life After the Age of Oil," by Tom Engelhardt & Michael T. Klare, TomDispatch, Sept. 22, 2009

"U.S. judge reverses Bush, puts grizzlies on endangered list," McClatchy Newspapers, Sept. 21, 2009

"Airlines vow to halve carbon emissions by 2050," Guardian/UK, Sept. 21, 2009

"UN plans 'shock therapy' for world leaders on environment," Observer/UK, Sept. 20, 2009

"Grizzly bear decline alarms conservationists in Canada," Guardian/UK, Sept. 20, 2009

"Vacated Mercury Mines Taint Calif. Waters," Associated Press, Sept. 20, 2009

"Why I Still Oppose Genetically Modified Crops," by Verlyn Klinkenborg, Yale Environment 360, Sept. 17, 2009

"Are You Drinking Unsafe Water? Corporations Have Violated Clean Water Act Over 500,000 Times in Last Five Years," by Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!, Sept. 16, 2009


Media Issues

"FCC Chief 'Boldly' Commits to Net Neutrality," by Timothy Karr, Huffington Post, Sept. 21, 2009

"FCC to Take on Telecoms in Fight for the Future of the Internet," by Art Brodsky, Public Knowledge, Sept. 21, 2009

"FCC chairman to outline rules for 'net neutrality,'" Agence France Presse, Sept. 20, 2009

"Fox News Producer Caught Rallying 9/12 Protest Crowd In Behind-The-Scenes Video," by Danny Shea, Huffington Post, Sept. 19, 2009

"The phantom of a grassroots revolt, and the media's responsibility," by .M. Carpenter, BuzzFlash, Sept. 19, 2009

"The Internet and the Ignorant," by Christopher Brauchli, Common Dreams, Sept. 19, 2009

"When Gossip Came Back and Our Modern Age was Born," by Alexander Cockburn, Counterpunch, Sept. 18-20, 2009

"The Internet and the Ignorant," by Christopher Brauchli, Common Dreams, Sept. 19, 2009



"Fake New York Post: The Yes Men's Latest Takes On The Environment," by Jason Linkins, Huffington Post, Sept. 21, 2009

"Yes Men Hoax: 'Special Edition' of NY Post Warns of Climate Change Threat," by Rory O'Connor,, Sept. 21, 2009

"G20 Braces for Summit Showdown," Al Jazeera English, Sept. 21, 2009

"Will Trumka or the Steelworkers Push Labor Into Battle?" by Joann Wypijewski, Counterpunch, Sept. 21, 2009

"Activists, Big Business Converge on G20 Meet," by Jeb Sprague, Inter Press Service, Sept. 20, 2009

"Lessons from Crystal Lee Sutton," by Laura Clawson, Daily Kos, Sept. 20, 2009

"Missing Link: Dissent, Delusion and Discontent," by Chris Floyd, Empire Burlesque, Sept. 18, 2009

"As ACORN grew, so did its clout and its problems," McClatchy Newspapers, Sept. 18, 2009

" Weapons of Mass Democracy: Nonviolent Resistance Is the Most Powerful Tactic Against Oppressive Regimes," by Stephen Zunes, Yes! Magazine, Sept. 16, 2009


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