Saturday, April 12, 2008

Common Man News 3/2008


News for the common man because the elite already know!


3/31/2008

Alphonso Gets Evicted

The Dilbert Strategy

Bank of England, European Central Bank May Support Fed

April Fools: The Fox To Guard The Banking Henhouse

Paulson’s Regulation Plan Won’t Fix Current Economic Crisis

States Are Hit Hard by Economic Downturn

As Jobs Vanish, Food Stamp Use Is at Record Pace

Human Rights Violations in Israel and Palestine

HUD chief quitting

The Ravaging Effects of Capitalism on My Hometowns

Delusionary, Dancing Bush

Texas Prosecutes Little Old Ladies for Voter Fraud

Behind the California nurses’ strike: putting profits ahead of patient needs

American Axle moves to hire strikebreakers

Repeated US air strikes in Basra and Baghdad

Weaponizing the Pentagon’s Cyborg Insects

Katrina Victims May Have to Repay Money

Russian Intelligence Sees U.S. Military Buildup on Iran Border

Police refuse to support Iraqi PM’s attacks on Mehdi Army

Treasury Department Plan Would Give Fed Wide New Power

US Airpower Joins Basra Offensive


3/29/2008

The Next Big Plan From The Bernanke Politburo

World Bank warns of shift

Was Polonium-210 Being Smuggled for a Dirty Bomb?

The March 20, 2008 US Declaration of War on Iran

US Draws On Its Dominion To Wreak Havoc In Iran

NPR News: National Pentagon Radio?

Returning veterans face mounting joblessness and low wages

American Axle strikers in Detroit respond to plant closing threats

Death sentence postponed for Mumia Abu-Jamal

Global food prices rise and famine increases

Presidential candidates speak on housing and credit crises

The sieges of Basra and Sadr City: another US war crime in Iraq

Chomsky Compares Palestine and Tibet

The Top Ten Craziest Things John McCain Has Said While You Weren’t Watching

Bidding for Biohazards: The Madness of Bushenomics

Walgreen Discrimination Settlement OK’d

Indian Men in US "Slave" Protest

Major Grower Ends Crop, Lacking Workers

EPA Chief Bides Time on Court’s Emissions Order

TYRANNY IN THE NATION’S CAPITOL

Lawyer: Gitmo trials pegged to ’08 campaign

Is Wright Right About Racism?

McCain’s Age Is No Joke

Nixon’s Heir

Slap Down ‘Free Market’ Pirates


3/28/2008

U.S. Economy: Spending Slows, Confidence Weakens

U.S. Stocks Decline, Led by Banks, Retailers, in Worst Quarter Since 2002

Investment Firms Tap Fed for Billions

All Indicators Pointing Down

Silverstein Sues To Win $12.3 Billion For 9/11

Occupations Are Not Won. They Are Ended

When a Great Power Goes Mad

Tapes’ Destruction Hovers Over Detainee Cases

Ecuador: deepening crisis, floods trigger surge of inflation

Why the Clintons’ profiting off near-slavery is not a campaign issue

Iraqi government offensive in Basra threatens to trigger Shiite uprising

"Body of War" Depicts Personal Cost of War in Iraq

Companies Use Scans to Track Employees

Bailout For The MBAs

Operation Cassandra

Fast and Loose With the Facts


3/27/2008

Dollar Heads for Biggest Weekly Drop Against Euro in Two Years

Japan’s Inflation Rate Rises to Highest in Decade

How Not to Prevent Foreclosures

House price slump in US dashes hope of end to credit crisis

Economy Nearly Stalled in Fourth Quarter

Oil prices surge past 107 dollars on Iraq pipeline attack

The Little Administration That Couldn’t

US Document Confirms Iraq Dungeon

Soldier Asks Himself: "Am I a Torturer?"

Military Tells Bush of Troop Strains

Pakistan’s New Leaders Tell US: We Are No Longer Your Killing Field

Supplier Under Scrutiny on Aging Arms for Afghans

Heavy Fighting Rocks Iraq’s Basra City

The Mortgage Mess and the Economic Meltdown

Five Things You Need to Know to Understand the Latest Violence in Iraq

Washington again forecasts ruin for Medicare and Social Security

U.S. may withhold names of retailers in certain meat recalls

US Moves Towards Engaging Iran


3/26/2008

Taxpayers May Be Liable for Billions in Fed, Treasury Mortgage-Rescue Bid

Goldman Sees $1.2 Trillion Global Credit Loss

FEMA Takes Over Town In Prep For The Unthinkable

Home prices, consumer confidence plunge in US

U.S. consumer confidence at 5-year low: survey

If the bailout comes, watch for a dollar dive

The Fed and Crony Capitalism

Pentagon Holds Thousands of Americans ’Prisoners of War’

US Supreme Court rejects international law, ruling against Mexicans on death row

Cheney’s tour of Middle East raises tensions with Iran

Taking Stock of the War on Terror: A Defeat Only American Power Could Have Brought About

Blue Collar, Bare Cupboards

Supreme Court Rules Bush Exceeded His Powers

Talking Down to America

Few Big Lies: Not Handling Iraq Truth

Antiwar Campaigners Have to Change Electoral Tactics

America’s Ruling Clique

The Coming War on Venezuela

Supreme Court Allows Retiree Benefit Cuts

Democrats and the Economy


3/25/2008

Financial Meltdown: Time for a Holiday From Progressive Politics?

White House signals continued Iraq escalation as US death toll tops 4,000

Rising Health Costs Cut Into Wages

Ottawa Turns Off Tap On Right To Water

Where has all the rage gone?

Cheney Backs Israel Over "Security"

The Naive Armchair Warriors Are Fighting A Delusional War

How Lethally Stupid Can One Country Be?

America’s Next 9/11

The Battle of Baghdad: Iraq’s Most Fearsome Militia, the US Military, on the Offensive

The Woman Who Nearly Stopped the War

Pakistan PM Orders Judges Freed

Pakistan PM Orders Judges Freed

"Pay Day" Loans Exacerbate Housing Crisis

White House Balks at E-Mail Search

Is "Success" of US Surge in Iraq About to Unravel?

Passport Backlog Put Data More in Hands of Contractors

4,000 Dead, Zero Accountability

US ’deploys nuclear sub to Persian Gulf’


3/24/2008

The Iraqi Civil War Bush and the Media Don’t Tell You About

Torture in Our Own Backyards: The Fight Against Supermax Prisons

US steps in to prevent collapse of gas pipeline project

Young Guantánamo detainee details abuse

NY Times article questions official explanation of sex probe that forced New York governor to resign

Eight US soldiers and dozens of Iraqis killed in weekend violence

Gap in Life Expectancy Widens for the Nation

Chertoff warns holdout states to comply with ID rules

U.S. death toll in Iraq hits 4,000

Number of Soldiers killed in Vietnam Surpassed In Iraq


3/23/2008

Japan’s Okinawans Rally Against US Military Crimes

Qualified Borrowers Face Credit Squeeze

Security Is Poor for Personal Data Held by Government

US Pushed Allies on Iraq, Diplomat Writes

Barrages Hit Green Zone, Gunmen Kill Seven

Consumers’ Right to Sue Weakening

District of Columbia Nears Vote Requiring Employers to Provide Paid Sick Leave


3/22/2008

White House: Computer Hard Drives Tossed

The Folly of Turning Water into Fuel

Recessionary trends deepen, sparking gyrations on stock, commodities markets

US financial crisis fuels social unrest: Workers protest rising prices in UAE, Egypt


3/21/2008

Top Court Tackles Gitmo

The Rising Price of Coal

Inflation Hits the Poor Hardest

Slump Moves From Wall Street to Main Street

Hundreds Arrested in War Protests

The Fed Packages Corruption as Sound Public Policy

Will Rush Limbaugh Be Indicted for Voter Fraud?


3/20/2008

Bernanke Deep-Sixes the Dollar to Save Wall Street

Jobless benefit rolls hit 3-1/2 year high

Economic data point to recession

Lehman sees risk of double-dip U.S. recession

World trade decelerates almost to a standstill

US economist calls financial crisis worst since 1930s

Dollars tough to sell

US blocks Venezuelan purchase of food

Jobless Claims Jump by 22,000

Court Questions California on Unions

Heads Monsanto Wins, Tails We Lose; The Genetically Modified Food Gamble

EPA Seeks Inquiry Transcripts

Oil Deal for Alaska Wildlife Refuge on Fast Track

The Golden Age of the Military-Entertainment Complex: 6 Degrees of Kevin Bacon, Pentagon-Style

Cheney Ex-Aide Scooter Libby Disbarred

Lawmakers want probe of accidental electrocutions in Iraq

Exxon Mobil spent $16.9M lobbying


3/19/2008

Papers Detail Complaints of Links to Treasury List

Blackwater Seeps Into the Campaign

Penn’s War: Media Lap Dogs Backed Iraq Mess

Even experts can’t grasp this crisis

Federal Reserve slashes US rates

How Americans Have Been Misled about World War II

The Fed is just an Extension of the Banking Establishment; The Bear bailout proves it

Justices Agree on Right to Own Guns

Bush’s Legacy of Failure

CIA transfers another detainee from secret prison system to Guantánamo

Another US strike inside Pakistan’s border region

Iraq: a humanitarian crisis of catastrophic dimensions

Five years after the invasion of Iraq: A debacle for US imperialism


3/18/2008

Shades of 1929: Bear Stearns collapse signals deepest crisis since Great Depression

Fed Cuts Rates by Three-Quarters Percentage Point

Critics Say Bush Is Out of Touch on the Economy

ANALYSIS: U.S. economy in crisis as it pays price for greed

Paulson admits US economy is in decline

Europe idle as US battles meltdown

A financial crisis unmatched since the Great Depression, say analysts

Exxon’s $12 Billion Venezuela Asset Freeze Overturned

The Collapse of American Power

America Was Conned - Who Will Pay?

Bush Consolidates the National Security State

The Illusion of Democracy – If We Can Keep It

The Children of Palestine and Israel: Cannon Fodder For The Rapture

Bush Still Spinning Nukes in Iran

How to Destroy a Country and Get Off Scot-Free

Strike Transcends Labor Dispute

MTV has courageously sounded the alarm about the looming American Police State with these 2 ads

Whose Web Is It, Anyway?

Ohio’s Voting Machines Are Now an Official Crime Scene

US truck drivers squeezed by soaring diesel prices

In face of New York City school cuts: a new strategy needed to defend public education

Cheney Cites "Phenomenal" Iraqi Security Progress as Bombing Kills 40

Veterans Administration Won’t Help Soldiers Register to Vote

IRAQ: Five Years, And Counting

FBI Provided Flawed Data for Terrorism Watch List, Audit Says

United States censors Guantanamo prisoner’s sketch of force-feeding


3/17/2008

Wall St braced for buy-out loans pain

Banks face "new world order," consolidation

Global market panic sparks more gold buying, bullion near record

Dollar dives to near 13-year low vs. yen

Stocks Tumble Around World, Dollar Declines After Fed Cuts Rate

Too Big to Bail; The Fed’s Wall Street Dilemma

Red Cross: Iraq humanitarian situation one of the most desperate

The Iraq experience has laid bare the limits of raw military power

Tainted Drugs Put Focus on the FDA

Chrysler Plans to Shut Down Company for Two Weeks

Chinook Salmon Vanish Without a Trace

Glaciers Suffer Record Shrinkage

Soft Shoe in Hard Times

Gun Case Causes Bush Administration Rift

Supreme Court Tests Right to Own Guns

Globalization Bush-Style

UN And NATO Troops Battle Serbs in Kosovo

George W. Hoover

Letting the Market Drive Transportation

Supreme Court Inc.

Audit: Bush Barely Trims FOIA Backlog

Rule, Not Reconciliation

"Bernankerupted”

New Orleans’ homeless rate swells to 1 in 25

Wall Street fears for next Great Depression

Triple Shock to the Global Economy

Subprime Mortgage Watchdogs Kept on Leash

After the Bear Stearns bailout: Fears of more Wall Street failures


3/16/2008

Fed rescue of Bear Stearns raises specter of Depression-era crash

Fed chairman tosses out the rulebook

Which bank is going to follow the Bear?

Three Easy Pieces: The Dollar, Paulson, and Carlyle Capital

U.S. Chief Auditor Leaves Giving Dire Warning About National Debt

Bearly Alive: Investment Giant Rushed To I.C.U.

Harvard Expert Says US Economy In Recession’s Grip

GOP Gags Witnesses on Credit Card Woes

Major Stock Markets in Asia Tumble

Fed acts Sunday to prevent global bank run Monday

U.S. Amnesia In The Middle East

Silenced by the men in white socks

We Own The World By Noam Chomsky

Wiretapping’s True Danger

The War and the Working Class

President Weakens Espionage Oversight

US/IRAQ: Rules of Engagement "Thrown Out the Window"

Police arrest auto workers on American Axle picket line in Detroit


3/14/2008

EPA Closure of Libraries Faulted for Curbing Access to Key Data

Katrina Contractor Has Reaped Millions

Ozone Rules Weakened at Bush's Behest

Thoughts of an Ex-Marine Officer Turned Peace Activist

FBI Found to Misuse Security Letters

Dollar Panic Approaching: Take Action Immediately

Gold and oil prices soar, dollar slumps, Carlyle Group fund collapses

Dollar's Clout Sinks Worldwide

Wheat shortfall costing consumers more bread

More Americans borrowing from 401(k) to pay bills

Feb. foreclosures up 60 percent over year before

Carlyle Capital Nears Collapse as Rescue Talks Fail

The Fed's in a desperate race with spectre of collapse

Gas, oil rise to records as dollar falls

Watching the Dollar Die

Insurer Losses From Subprime Collapse Approach Katrina Claims

SWAT teams disperse crowd of hundreds awaiting housing applications

Right now, feds might be looking into your finances

Russia Accuses U.S. of Double Standards on Rights

60 Percent Of Americans Think Iraq War Was Mistake, Want Timetable

A majority of Americans now think the US will succeed in Iraq

Republicans and "Free Market" Zealots Bring Death To America

China hits back at US on rights, says Iraq war a disaster

A Vicious Circle Ending In A Systemic Financial Meltdown

The prisoner of Dhaka

Guantánamo prisoner refuses to cooperate with military show trial

Iranians vote amid concern about US aggression and falling living standards

Britain's teachers told to rewrite history

$250 Million Settlement Over Asbestos Is Announced

Test of Wills Steps Up at American Axle

Waxman Accuses EPA of "Abdication" of Duty

No Action on Auto Fuel Economy Despite EPA's Urging

Environmental Agency Tightens Smog Standards

The Monstrous Monsanto Universe


3/13/2008

US Federal Reserve injects $200 billion into credit markets to avert financial meltdown

Gold at $1,000 on Weak Dollar, High Oil

Dollar Trades at Record Low Versus Euro as Credit Losses Mount

Fed takes boldest action since the Depression to rescue US mortgage industry

Plan To Spray Toxic Biological Chemicals Over San Francisco Announced

Congo Resource Wars

Appalling Spread of False Information Requires Stronger Media Accountability

House Committee Seeks Documents From FCC

Pentagon cancels release of controversial Iraq report

Bush Signals Intent to Force Vote in Congress This Year on Colombian Trade Deal

The First Sixth-Anniversary-of-the-Iraq-War Article

Carlyle Fund's Assets Seized

HUD Secretary Draws Strong Criticism at Hearing

HUD E-Mails Refer to Retaliation

FBI Made "Blanket" Demands for Phone Records

UK Top Cop Who Led CIA Probe Found Dead

White House denies Bush stifling dissent on Iran


3/12/2008

Crude rallies to surpass $110 as dollar falls

'The War on Democracy': John Pilger Video

Shipyard Workers Organize to Stop 21st Century Slavery

Study: Contractors Escape Ethics Laws

Pentagon Report on Saddam's Iraq Censored?

Not Guilty, But Jailed for Five Years: Al-Arian's Third Hunger Strike Under Way

UN Official Denied Access to Iraq Prisons

Spitzer's Shame Is Wall Street's Gain

Iraq Violence Sees Spike

Bush to Sidestep Congress on Iraq Pact

The Biometric Cataloging of Americans at Home

Dollar Falls to Record Low on Concern Fed Package Won't Succeed

Why the US has really gone broke

6 Signs the U.S. May Be Headed for War in Iran

Does GDP Really Capture Economic Health?

The Fall of the American Consumer

Job Losses' Ramifications Far-Reaching

Subprime Lending's Smartest Guys in the Room

Derivatives the new 'ticking bomb'

Many more going bankrupt

US corn biofuels will expand Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone': scientists

Army's $200 Billion Reboot Fizzles; Murtha Wants $20 Billion More

Abortion Ban For American Indians Only

White House worried time running out on Colombia deal

The War and the Recession

The World As It Is

Pentagon Hyperventilates About China's Military 'Intentions'

The Truth About Aging Boomers' Effect on Our Economy

US food prices increase sharply

Politically directed dragnet snares New York Governor Spitzer

Instability continues in Pakistan following formation of coalition government

Labor's War on Global Warming

At EPA, Unions Break From Management

Pollution Is Called a Byproduct of a "Clean" Fuel

An Admiral Takes on the White House

Google pulls some map images at Pentagon's request

Carlyle Group May Buy Major CIA Contractor: Booz Allen Hamilton

NSA shifts to e-mail, Web, data-mining dragnet

NSA's Domestic Spying Grows as Agency Sweeps Up Data

Top Iraq commander resigns

3/11/2008

TIPS' Yields Show Fed Has Lost Control of Inflation

Billionaire Investor Sees Bank Failures Ahead

VIDEO: Press Secretary Ordered Not To Discuss Dollar

Gulf War syndrome firmly linked to chemical exposure

Fed Prints Another $200 Billion Out Of Thin Air

Bush family private equity fund in deep trouble as Financial Tsunami rolls on

Radio Fear America

House Steers Its Own Path on Wiretaps

Exhaustive Review Finds No Link Between Saddam and al-Qaeda

Defying Mukasey, Congress Sues Bolten, Miers

Islamophobic Gibberish Taints U.S. Media Discourse on Middle East

Sordid Details on 'Black Site' on Diego Garcia Island Come to Light

Cheap Oil Is Over: Kiss the Gas-Guzzling NASCAR Era Good-Bye

Massive NSA operation exposed as Congress prepares vote on domestic spying bill

Why McCain Should Worry Women

Part-Time Professors Organizing Unions

Carbon Output Must Near Zero to Avert Danger, New Studies Say


3/10/2008

Dow Jones Falls Another 150

The War and the Recession

Surging Costs of Groceries Hit Home

Our Three-Decade Recession

How to End the Subprime Crisis

US gasoline price should hit record Tuesday -AAA

DHS Holds Cyber Storm II Exercise to Further Cyber Security Preparedness &Response Capabilities

Kosovo's Independence: A matter of Western oil interests, not democracy

The Democrats' Problem With Democracy

Nadler Disses Voters on Impeachment

Clinton's Up-Is-Down World

NSA EXPANDS DOMESTIC SPYING

Exterminating Public Schools in America

The prison industry in the United States: big business or a new form of slavery?

16,000 Republicans in Cuyahoga Crossed Over and Voted Democratic in Primary

Pharmaceuticals found in drinking water of 24 major metro areas

Propaganda

American Empire Comes At A Very High Price

Mr. Blackledge's Black Helicopters

The politics of non-proliferation

Crisis Over Teheran's Alleged Nuclear Plans Nearing Climax

How Israel Taught Hamas All It Knows

The Silent Violence of Gaza's Suffering that Candidates and Congress Ignore

Condoleezza Rice Was "Bombarded" with Warnings Before 9/11, Commission Biased Against Clarke

Bush Spending U.S. Tax Dollars to Foment Unrest in Bolivia

Impact of American Axle strike spreads

Suicide rate at 25-year high for middle-aged Americans

France: political crisis destabilizes Sarkozy

Bush vetoes bill outlawing torture techniques

WHEN THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE OBSTRUCTS JUSTICE

Bush, Colombia and Narco-Politics

No Need for Lawmakers' Approval of Iraq Pact, U.S. Reasserts

Troops sickened at Iraq bases using KBR water

Senate Committee Seeks Audit of Iraq Oil Money

Hedge Funds Reel From Margin Calls Even on Treasuries

Crude Oil Rises Above $107 to Record as Returns Outpace Stocks

Atlanta Federal Reserve releases DVD aimed at helping banks prepare for disastersAtlanta Federa

Downturn Tests the Fed's Ability to Avert a Crisis

The Face-Slap Theory


3/09/2008

Sharp Drop in Jobs Adds to Grim Picture of US Economy

The Real Destabilizing Force in South America

Financial Crisis: Sorting Through the Rubble in Post-Bubble America

Crisis Over Colombian Raid Ends in Handshakes

Court Order Sought in E-Mail Controversy

The Water Cure

Bush says feds can open mail without warrant

Bush Uses Signing Statement to Legalize Warrantless Searches of US Citizens' Mail

Bush vetoes bill outlawing CIA waterboarding

Sales Probably Cooled as Fuel Prices Rose: U.S. Economy Preview

U.S. Stocks Decline to Lowest Prices Since 2006

GM Loses Almost a Third of Daily Output as Plant Closings Widen

Dollar Falls to Record Against Euro as Economy Nears Recession

Fed May Delay Reversal of Cuts as Payrolls Decline

The Grim Reality of Economic Truths


3/08/2008

Could Hillary Bequeath Us Our Long-Awaited Third Party?

Already we have riots, hoarding, panic: the sign of things to come?

The 'Rape' Of Okinawa

Wishful US Thinking

'Unwavering Commitment' to Inequality

Uribe Learns that the Internet Makes Everyone's Laptop Magic

Sparks Fly at South American Summit

Colombia's U.S.-Sponsored Aggression Destabilizing Andean Region

Mukasey's Racist Threats on Changing Crack Sentencing Fall on Deaf Ears

Hillary Clinton, Not So Good on Genocide

Literary Frauds Strike Again ... and Again

Democratic politicians rage against US Air Force contract with Airbus

US plot to overthrow elected Palestinian government exposed

63,000 jobs lost as economy continues downslide

US puts ships from Syria on watchlist

Senate Approves Consumer Safety Overhaul That Bush Opposes

Hope in the Time of NAFTA

House Looks to Overturn EPA on California Emissions

Federal Fisheries Agency Blames Ocean Conditions for Central Valley Salmon Decline

India Under New Pressure on Iran

Oil Exec Gets Prison for UN Scheme

Subprime CEOs Face Grilling


3/07/2008

$300 MILLION FROM CHAVEZ TO FARC A FAKE

As Goes Vermont

Officials Lean Toward Keeping Next Iraq Assessment Secret

Spain Drops Extradition Attempt Against Guantanamo Torture Pair

Commander warns of al-Qaida threat to US

Fired U.S. attorney says colleague told him politics was behind his ouster

Drive mounts for US government bailout of banks

America's "Fortunate 400" control vast wealth

Can States Cut Carbon? EPA Says No.

Blue Dog Democrats May Give Bush Victory on Spying

Venezuelan Troops Arrive at Town Near Colombia's Border

Fed Boosts Lending to Banks as Credit Rout Continues

Carlyle Group Scorched by Mortgage Fund's Blowup

U.S. Stocks Drop on Unexpected Loss of Jobs; Energy Shares Fall

February Payrolls Unexpectedly Decline

Foreclosures Set Records as Housing Troubles Worsen

Swim Against the Current: Ordinary Americans Can Make Change Happen

Why Torture Made Me Leave the APA

The Myth of the Surge

Senate Democrats Hope for a Majority Not Seen in 30 Years: 60 Seats

MERCENARIES TRAINING US LOCAL POLICE OFFICERS

US steps up pressure on India to wrap-up Indo-US nuclear treaty

WSWS : News & Analysis : South & Central America

Arms Dealer's Planes Flew U.S. Missions in Iraq

Don't Blame The Inmates Of The Lunatic Asylum

It's still the OCCUPATION, stupid!

As alliances shift, Iran wins. Again

Who leaked the details of a CIA-Mossad plot against Iran?

NEXT: Money Panic?

The Peak Oil Crisis: Polity on Trial

FBI Investigates Missing GOP Money

Troop Depression on Rise in Afghanistan

West Bank Barriers Keep Rising Despite Promises of Relief

Top Iraq Contractor Skirts US Taxes Offshore

US Officials Defend Drug Spraying in Colombia

Martial Law, Inc.

U.S. Mortgage Foreclosures Rise as Owners ..Give Up'

U.S. Stocks Drop, Led by Banks, as Foreclosures Reach Record

Russian bomber again intercepted near U.S. Navy ship

U.S. foreclosures hit another record high, MBA says

Carlyle unit fails to meet some margin calls

Oil price soars towards $106 after New York explosion

AMERICANS VERY AFRAID OF FINANCIAL MELTDOWN UNDERWAY

Blast Damages Times Square Recruiting Station

Half of New Orleans's Poor Permanently Displaced: Failure or Success?

'Frankenfoods' Giant Monsanto Plays Bully Over Consumer Labeling

Bank drops lawsuit against Wikileaks

Iraq: Civilian casualties spike in February

Khadr lawyers allege Cheney linked to video release

Drug Prices Climbing, AARP Says

NAFTA Has Had Its Trade-Offs for the US

Los Angeles Labor Ordinance Voided

Loans Program for Rural Coal Plants Shelved

Big Oil Should Pay Its Share of Taxes

Fed Says Economy Has Weakened This Year

New FBI Privacy Violations Confirmed


3/05/2008

Democracy is ill served by its self-appointed guardians

The Malign Magic of Misdirection

Democracy is ill served by its self-appointed guardians

The Malign Magic of Misdirection

Hamas Controls the Game

Inescapable Hamas

Hope When?

Bush officials: Congress irrelevant on Iraq

Gulf investors may not save Citigroup, Dubai executive says

House Dems Near Surrender on Bush Spying

Torture shocks

The Gaza Bombshell

’US Plot Against Hamas’ Revealed

Why Jamie Leigh Jones Can’t Take Halliburton to Court

World’s Water Crisis Makes the Big Screen

The Iraq War Is Wrong. Why Can’t Candidates Admit It?

New Yorkers Get Priced Out of Grocery Stores

Cost of Iraq War Now Beyond Human Comprehension

America Behind Bars: Why Attempts at Prison Reform Keep Failing

Get Ready for a Rougher, Fiercer Democratic Race

Pakistani regime ban of YouTube highlights threat to free Internet

Australia: Rudd government demands wage “restraint”

UAW offered wage cuts on eve of American Axle strike

Oil-linked inflation destabilizes Africa, Middle East

US-backed border massacre brings South America to brink of war

Washington pushes through new UN resolution against Iran

Vermont towns approve Bush "indictment"

White House guts Intelligence Oversight Board

Senate candidate calls for Bush’s arrest

Brattleboro Residents To Vote On Indictment Against Bush, Cheney

Is a Lean Economy Turning Mean?

New Jersey Senate Approves Six-Week Paid Work Leave

Warming May Have Caused Salmon Collapse

The War Election

FCC Official Wants Probe of "60 Minutes" Blackout

Crisis at Colombia Border Spills Into Diplomatic Realm

The $2 Trillion Nightmare

Canadian PM Accused of Interfering in US Elections

Coming Soon - The Carbon Economy

The dollar has been in a bear market since 2002

Foreclosure Plans Benefit Banks, but Do Little for Homeowners

Carlyle Group, JPMorgan, and IMF plot strategy to protect wealth funds

Crimes by Homeland Security agents stir alert

Iran Sanctions Vote Signals a Global Rift

Ballot Shortages Plague Ohio Election Amid Unusually Heavy Primary Turnout

A Clean, Fair Fight

UK banks write off record £6.8bn in household debt


3/04/2008

The CPI currently released by the government is worthless propaganda

Reaping The Benefits Of Bush’s War

US Warship Stirs Lebanese Fear of War

A Wave of the Watch List, and Speech Disappears

Wiretap Compromise in Works

Vanity Fair: Bush approved plot to oust Hamas

Citigroup May Need Cash as Losses Mount, Dubai Says

Bernanke Urges Lenders to Increase Writedowns of U.S. Mortgages

China Speeds Pace Of Military Buildup

Doctors Interrogate Children as Informants on Parents’ Behavior

The North American Union Farce

“Advancing the Cause of Peace”

The press will torment Obama, too

Student loans costs to rise from credit crisis

American Axle strike enters second week

Egypt: Strike wave throughout public and private sector

Britain: Labour government gags “extraordinary renditions” whistleblower

US missile strike kills women and children in Somalia

For Palisades Native, War Trauma Ends in Suicide

Women’s Credit Profiling Called Costly, Ignored

Linking NAFTA and Immigration

Union-Busting, the Latest Ugly US Export

Corn Is King - and Therefore a Growing Problem

The Senate Shills for Big Oil

UN Approves New Sanctions Against Iran


3/03/2008

U.S. Mortgage Rates Will Tumble to Four-Decade Low

The Federal Reserve’s rescue has failed

Uribe’s Illegal Cross-Border Raid

Truce or Bloodbath

Silenced in the Barracks

The Low-Income Homeowner Tax

Does Labor Need More Clout?

I Was Kidnapped by the CIA

Pentagon to test invisible gases in Crystal City

Oil Rises to a Record as Dollar Extends Weakness to Euro

Construction Spending Dropped The Most In 14 Years

U.S. ISM Factory Index Decreased to 48.3 in February

Dollar Falls to Record Against Euro as Manufacturing Contracts

Gaza: Health System On Brink Of Collapse

McCain Repeatedly Lobbied FCC on Behalf of Campaign Donors

How Many Iraqis Have Really Died?

The Corporate Threat to Water and the Water Justice Movement’s Fight to Protect it

How Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman Got Roved

Britain’s media fashions its “warrior prince”

Israel mounts bloody offensive against Gaza

Bush Moves to Shield Telecommunications Firms

Credit Crunch

US gasoline consumption falls hardest in 16 years

Govt here to help, not bail out

Anger Builds Over Colombian Raid

Venezuela, Ecuador Mass Troops at Colombian Border

Deliverance or Diversion?

Why are citizens being locked up for "un-American" thoughts?


3/02/2008

Year 2007: Resistance Against the War Update

Oil money is coming - and there is little the west can do about it

Iran Nuke Laptop Data Came from Terror Group

Soaring Food Prices Putting U.S. Emergency Aid in Peril

Meet Tim Russert

Police trying to figure out Las Vegas motel toxin mystery

At new U.S. Embassy in Iraq, even kitchens are fire hazards

Surveillance ads under fire

White House blocks inquiry into construction of $736m embassy in Iraq


3/01/2008

US stocks plunge following Fed Chairman Bernanke’s testimony before Congress

U.S. banking sector headed for meltdown, official says

Crude oil hits $103 following Ecuador pipeline break

George Bush Is Engaged in an Epic Battle to Cover His Ass

Was the Clinton Era Good for the Working Class? Ohio Primary Will Tell

Librarians and archivists demand US return of stolen Iraqi documents

East Timorese government steps up repression in aftermath of alleged “coup attempt”

Judge rethinks prior restraint on Wikileaks site

Mukasey refuses probe of Bush aides

The Proxy War - SCHIP and the Government’s Role in Health Care Reform

The Cholesterol Con - Where Were the Doctors?

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