Monthly Archives: June 2007

Kick Out the Corporate Bastards

Kick Out the Corporate Bastards: Toward a New Environmental MovementBy JEFFREY ST. CLAIR and JOSHUA FRANK The environmental movement is on life support. Some would say it is already dead. Even though climate change and Al Gore are fast becoming … finish reading Kick Out the Corporate Bastards

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Noticeably Poorer

Up the Down Staircase: Fakery, Inflation and the Housing MarketBy ALAN FARAGO The British sitcom, “Upstairs Downstairs” was a comedy of manners, of the rich and their servants, which is come to think of it, how the Federal Reserve and … finish reading Noticeably Poorer

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Stupidest Words Ever Uttered by a US Prez

From Informed Comment Bush Turns Iraq into Israel/Palestine; Gaffe endangers US Troops Bush said in a speech on Thursday that he hopes Iraq will be like Israel, a democracy that faces terrorist violence but manages to retain its democratic character: … finish reading Stupidest Words Ever Uttered by a US Prez

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Medical Care Is a Human Right

Two Models of Health Care Rationing: Sick and SickerBy Dr. SUSAN ROSENTHAL, M.D. Everyone knows that Canadians live longer and have lower infant mortality rates than Americans. In Sicko, Michael Moore suggests that a Canadian-style medical system would solve this … finish reading Medical Care Is a Human Right

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Keep People Away From Their City

Lessons from Katrina: How to Destroy an African American City in 33 StepsBy BILL QUIGLEY Step One. Delay. If there is one word that sums up the way to destroy an African-American city after a disaster, that word is DELAY. … finish reading Keep People Away From Their City

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Democracy Is Always Frightening to Power Centers

Imminent Crises: Threats and Opportunitiesby Noam ChomskyJune 27, 2007, Monthly Review Regrettably, there are all too many candidates that qualify as imminent and very serious crises. Several should be high on everyone’s agenda of concern, because they pose literal threats … finish reading Democracy Is Always Frightening to Power Centers

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Stopping the War Machine

Pacific Northwest anti-war activists up the ante by blocking military shipments to Iraqby Linda AverillJune 25, 2007, socialism.com A new breed of struggle is flowering in the Northwest anti-war movement. Its aim: to stop public ports from being used for … finish reading Stopping the War Machine

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Such a Level of Ignorance and Willful Stupidity

From Another Day in the Empire Poll: Even More Americans Blame Saddam for 9/11Monday June 25th 2007, 3:46 pm As distrustful as I am of polls conducted by the corporate media, I had to take note of the following. “A … finish reading Such a Level of Ignorance and Willful Stupidity

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The Children of Iraq

Look if you dare: Children of Iraq The Nuremberg Principles Principle I. Any person who commits an act which constitutes a crime under international law is responsible therefore and liable to punishment. Principle II. The fact that internal law does … finish reading The Children of Iraq

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Iraqi Women Resist the Sectarian Tide

Iraqi Women Resist Return to Sectarian Lawsby Ellen Massey As Iraq struggles to define its future, there is one important group that has been largely left out of the process: women. But they are refusing to be left behind. With … finish reading Iraqi Women Resist the Sectarian Tide

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Junior’s Ongoing Wreckage

After 4 years, electricity still luxury: Iraqi struggles endure despite billions spentBy James Janega, Tribune staff reporter. Nadeem Majeed in Baghdad contributed to this reportPublished June 25, 2007 BAGHDAD — Surviving without electricity in the simmering Baghdad summer poses an … finish reading Junior’s Ongoing Wreckage

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The True Cost of Junior’s Folly

High survival rate for wounded in Iraq presents new challenges: Health-care cost may total $650B, an economist saysTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS More than 3,500 Americans have died in Iraq, but tens of thousands more are coming home, some tragically wounded. This … finish reading The True Cost of Junior’s Folly

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