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

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For The Week Ending Dec. 4, 2009

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U.S. Politics

"Biggest State Party to Obama: Get Out of Afghanistan," by Norman Solomon, Truthout, Nov. 16, 2009

"Bazooka Joe: Lieberman's Comic Health-Care Ploy," by Joanthan Alter, Truthout, Nov. 16, 2009

"The Palin Effect: How Sarah Palin Made Herself Indispensable While Destroying the Republican Party," by Tom Engelhardt & Max Blumenthal, TomDispatch, Nov. 15, 2009

"In House, Many Spoke With One Voice: Lobbyists'," The New York Times, Nov. 14, 2009

"Obama Backers Fear Opportunities to Reshape Judiciary Are Slipping Away," The New York Times, Nov. 14, 2009

"The Democratic Party: Whose Team Is It, Anyway?," by Katha Pollitt, The Nation, Nov. 14, 2009



"Why Won't Obama Give You a Job?," by Joshua Holland, AlterNet, Nov. 17, 2009

"Let's Get Fiscal: More Stimulus, More Government Jobs Programs, More Debt Relief," by Mike Whitney, Counterpunch, Nov. 17, 2009

"Obama orders financial fraud task force beefed up," McClatchy Newspapers, Nov. 17, 2009

"Congress Can Move Now to Prevent Layoffs, Plant Closings," by John Nichols, The Nation, Nov. 17, 2009

"America's economic pain brings hunger pangs," Washington Post, Nov. 17, 2009

"Buried Bonanza for Over-Builders," by Laura Flanders, Grit TV, Nov. 17, 2009

"For 12-Year-Old Without an Arm, Insurance Has Run Out," by Danielle Ivory, Huffington Post, Nov. 16, 2009

"America Is One Big Clunker and No Amount of Cash Will Buy Us a New One," by James Howard Kunstler,, Nov. 16, 2009

"Financial Crisis Inquiry Kicks into High Gear," by Greg Kaufmann, The Nation, Nov. 16, 2009

"Don't You Think It's Time to Reinstate the Laws That Would Have Prevented the Financial Crash?," by Nomi Prins, AlterNet, Nov. 14, 2009

"Financial crisis investigators are taking Wall Street names," McClatchy Newspapers, Nov. 13, 2009


Bush Accountability

"Secretary Gates signs order barring release of torture photos," by Stephen C. Webster, Raw Story, Nov. 14, 2009


International Affairs

"Plan to Expand Jewish Area in Jerusalem Angers U.S.," The New York Times, Nov. 17, 2009

"U.S. politician wants American Jews to buy West Bank homes," Haaretz/Israel, Nov. 17, 2009

"Honduran Crisis Outfoxes US Attempts at Negotiation," by Tom Hayden, The Nation, Nov. 16, 2009

"Renouncing Islamism: To the brink and back again," by Johann Hari, Independent/UK, Nov. 16, 2009

"Envoy says US to attend war crimes court meeting," Associated Press, Nov. 16, 2009

"A state of collapse: Obama's attempts to bring the Israelis and Palestinians together have failed," by Edward Platt, New Statesman/UK, Nov. 12, 2009


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq, Afghanistan

"Paying Off the Warlords: Anatomy of an Afghan Culture of Corruption," by Tom Engelhardt & Pratap Chatterjee, TomDispatch, Nov. 17, 2009

"New Iraq outrage: Sunni men, youths slain at Abu Ghraib," McClatchy Newspapers, Nov. 16, 2009

"Obama's Afghan Dilemma: Missing Security Forces," by Tony Karon, Time, Nov. 16, 2009

"Mother Refuses Deployment," The New York Times, Nov. 16, 2009

"Obama is haunted by Gorbachev's ghost," by James Fergusson, Independent/UK, Nov. 15, 2009

"Camp Lejeune whistle-blower fired," by Mark Benjamin, Salon, Nov. 15, 2009

"High Costs Weigh on Troop Debate for Afghan War," The New York Times, Nov. 14, 2009

"Meet Our Afghan Ally: Stealing Money, Selling Heroin and Raping Boys," by Patrick Cockburn, Counterpunch, Nov. 13-15, 2009

"Army Sends Infant to Protective Services, Mom to Afghanistan," by Dahr Jamail, Inter Press Service, Nov. 13, 2009

"Huge rise in birth defects in Falluja," Guardian/UK, Nov. 13, 2009

"Who needs trials? Kill terror suspects!," by Nat Hentoff, Billings Gazette (Montana), Nov. 12, 2009


Civil Liberties/ Human Rights

"Hang 'Em High!," by Scott Horton, Harper's, Nov. 17, 2009

"A First Look at the Military Commisions Act: Too Unfair to be Used on Americans--or Anyone," by Joanne Mariner, Counterpunch, Nov. 17, 2009

"Legislation to Limit Use of State Secrets Privilege an Uphill Battle," by William Fisher, Truthout, Nov. 17, 2009

"The Logic of the 9/11 Trials, the Madness of the Military Commissions," by Andy Worthington, Truthout, Nov. 17, 2009

"Silence Requests Crosses Constitutional Bounds," by Yana Kunichoff, Truthout, Nov. 16, 2009

"US Unveils Extended Bagram Prison," Al Jazeera English, Nov. 16, 2009

"Texas accounts for half of executions in US but now has doubts over death row" Guardian/UK, Nov. 15, 2009

"Does Wolf Blitzer Think It's Time to Call Out the Lynch Mob?," by Chris Edelson, Common Dreams, Nov. 15, 2009

"Dozens of Gitmo detainees finally get day in court," Associated Press, Nov. 15, 2009

"Illinois Site May Be Path to Closing Guantánamo," The New york Times, Nov. 15, 2009

"Detainees to get the 'state-always-wins' system of 'justice,'" by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Nov. 13, 2009

"Welcome Home, War!: How America's Wars Are Systematically Destroying Our Liberties," by Tom Engelhardt & Alfred W. McCoy, TomDispatch, Nov. 12, 2009

"Government to Pay $3 Million in Unlawful Surveillance Suit," by Scott Horton, Harper's, Nov. 12, 2009

"U.S. Attorney Sought Readership Information from Internet News Site," by Scott Horton, Harper's, Nov. 12, 2009


Environment and Sustainability

"World on course for catastrophic 6° rise, reveal scientists," Independent/UK, Nov. 18, 2009

"Biotech Crops Cause Big Jump in Pesticide Use: Report," Reuters, Nov. 17, 2009

"Great Barrier Reef 'will die' unless carbon emissions slashed," Telegraph/UK, Nov. 17, 2009

"UN chief Achim Steiner warns of high cost of climate delays," Guardian/UK, Nov. 16, 2009

"Mr. President: Time to Quit Fibbing and Spinning," by Bill McKibben, Mother Jones, Nov. 16, 2009


Media Issues

"Public Media and the Decommodification of News," by Jim Naureckas, FAIR, Nov. 14, 2009



"Bogus bidder loses shot at global-warming defense," Salt Like Tribune (Utah), Nov. 17, 2009

"Torture Resisters Arrested at Fort Huachuca," by Brenda Norrell, Counterpunch, Nov. 16, 2009

"ACORN Sues Federal Government Over Congress' 'Unconstitutional' Move to Defund Group," by Jason Leopold, Truthout, Nov. 13, 2009

"Copenhagen: Seattle Grows Up," by Naomi Klein, The Nation, Nov. 11, 2009


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