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William Blum: Afghanistan
1979-1992, America's Jihad, ICH http://18.104.22.168/article7322.htm
US Government Assassination Plots, ICH http://22.214.171.124/article7321.htm
Afghanistan, a Nation Abandoned to Drugs, http://news.independent.co.uk/world/asia/story.jsp?story=584408
Terrorizing Those at Prayer, ICH http://126.96.36.199/article7333.htm
VIDEO STREAM : The Myth
of the Liberal Media, the propaganda model of news,
Learning the Art of Journalism in Bolivia, Http://www.daytoncitypaper.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=1327&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0
In Liberty's Shadow, The Status of Asylum in America, a
Human Rights First Report, http://www.humanrightsfirst.org/about_us/events/Chasing_Freedom/asylum_report.htm
Dead-Check in Fallujah,
Special to the Village Voice, http://www.villagevoice.com/issues/0447/wright.php
- Ohio chose Kerry, here's how the votes vanished,
Investigative reporter Greg Palast.
- ANALYSIS; The Perfect Day Crime, TomPaine.
- The NYTimes kills the "Bush Bulge" story, Common
- Group finds voting irregularities in the
south, Common Dreams/Assoc.Press.
- Were the exit polls right ? AlterNet.
- Religion figures big in Bush win, Inter
Press News Agency.
- Voters report problems with computer
- BBC Newsnight television, reports that it has obtained a copy of GOP 'caging
lists' to be used by operatives to disenfranchise African Americans in
Florida, this in violation of federal law.
- US Supreme Court has decided to allow Ohio Republicans inside
polling places to challenge voters NY Times 11-02-04
- Investigative reporter Greg Palast calls this election 'spoiled rotten' and details
the games being played to disenfranchise over one million voters.
- Americans in Paris have cast an unofficial vote at the famous
Harry's pub, Hemingway's old haunt,-- and its resoundingly for
- Viacom, one of the 6 companies which own most TV,
Radio stations, and other forms of media, refused to accept advertisements for
the Kerry campaign.
- Persistant reports of breakdowns in election systems are
being reported, Common Dreams.
- Voters turn out in record numbers, NY Times, 11-02-04.
- Millions who stayed away in 2000 flood the polls, NY Times, 11-02-04.
will have new massive weapon
Guardian interviews Mordechai Vanunu,
Walk to Freedom', UK's Guardian.
rebels and residents are
U.S. moves to take down Global AIDS fund, NY Times
may show CARE Director
being killed, CNN
Arafat death conspiracies
abound, IOL News
Amnesty Intl., charges, Rules of War Broken in
Rights lawyers see possibility of war crimes in
, NY Times
Canada wants Aristide
party to have role in
, NY Times
NBC says Marine shot dead wounded Iraqui
The value of the U.S. dollar is declining, YahooNews
says it can mass produce medium
Conference on protecting whales
mammals from man made noise, is convened, CommonDreams
In South Africa anger
over enrichment of
black elite, U.N. News
, Yasir Arafat
Father and Leader of Palestinian Nationalism, Dies at 75, NY Times
A total of 109 Italian soldiers
in Iraq have died because of exposure
to depleted uranium, used in American bombs and high caliber
Real Estate prices
continue to fall
in the UK
, raising concern, UK's Guardian
Israeli police re-arrest anti-NUKE whistleblower
, UK's Guardian
A melting glacier
in Tibet poses a
to all of us, NY Times
Rebels in Fallujah
invite journalists to embed with
Secrecy by Aides and Silence by doctors persist, and
what killed Arafat
is still a mystery, NY Times
Big Arctic perils
seen as a result of
, NY Times
Antarctic food chain is rapidly
declining, biologists raise alarm, MSNBC.
U.N. Secretary-General K. Annan urges the
Security Council to act on the growing violence in the Sudan,
Brazil is accused
of working in secret to
build atomic weapons
, NY Times
Prominent South African human rights
activist bemoans "black day for the world", IOL News Service.
REUTERS claims one of its Journalists in Iraq was
killed by a U.S. sniper. Poisoning not ruled out as Arafat recovers, story posted on South Africa's IOL network,
US gave date of the commencement
of the Iraq war in advance to Britain, court papers reveal,
Reporters Without Borders has ranked the USA 22nd in
the world in terms of press freedom, China was rated the worst in the
Nordic Socialized Democracies come out
near the top in 2 business surveys, NY Times.
Russia is changing its political
structure with less democracy in store for its people, NY Times.
Doctors Without Borders is sponsoring a photographic
exhibit, in NYC, on the state of Afghanistan, before and after the war.
Oct.27-Dec 3, 2004.
According to the United
Nations, more children are being forced to work in
Gay man beaten savagely to death
A scandal of corruption
administration key players and members of the Carlyle Group
French President Chirac
and other leaders are
keeping a close eye on the US election, NY Times
25 Years ago this month the Ku Klux Klan
and American Nazis killed 5 demonstrators in
U.S. businesses abroad gearing for consumer aversion
to American products, Business2.com.
GOP caucus to end requirement
that indicted leaders must step down, THE
Senate to increase the debt
ceiling above $7.384 TRILLION, Reuters.
Women wrongly warned cancer
& abortion tied, 14 states move to propagate a false statement, Assoc.Press.
Consumer prices make huge jump,
Kerry returns to
Rumsfeld hints at Hunt for terrorists in
Latin America, NY Times.
Man burns himself in front of White
House, NY Times.
In Texas, 28,000 students test an
electronic eye, NY
'Governator' makes move on White
House, IOL News.
GOP lawmakers alter intelligence reform
bill to cloak financial ties, LA Times.
Thanks to Nader organization, Ohio
recount a sure thing, CommonDreams.
72 organizations petition
congress to restore $1.1 billion in funds for children, CommonDreams.
CIA will purge the agency, Newsday.
Fannie Mae warns of possible
$9 billion loss, NY Times.
Debt doubles at agency that
insures pension plans, NY Times.
Bush increased government secrecy during
Prez campaign, CommonDreams/
Grover Norquist gets candid in
an interview with Bill Moyers's NOW on PBS, transcript posted on AlterNet.
Environmental/Business coalition warns that the
White House is out of touch, CommonDreams.
Evidence mounts that the vote may have
been hacked, Z Magazine.
Computerized system lost more than 4,000
votes in one North Carolina county, MyrtleBeachOnline.
What Wal-Mart knows about its
customers, NY Times.
New CIA chief sets off turmoil
within the agency, NY
Judge orders halt to war-crime trial
at Guantanamo, NY Times.
New Jersey enacts the strictest mercury
and arsenic rules in the nation, AlterNet.
Despite drop in crime, an increase in
inmates, NY Times.
Bush administration reduces fines for
companies that do business with terror-sponsoring nations, ABCNEWS/Assoc.Press.
Thousands to Demand End of Impunity for the U.S. Army's "School of Assassins,"
E-Voting machines in one Ohio
county gave Bush 3,893 extra votes eventhough voting records
document only 638 voters, USA Today/Assoc. Press.
The 'pat-down' at U.S. airports
is getting personal, NY
Foreign enrollment declines at U.S.
Universities, NY Times.
Despite court ruling, tribunals continue
at gitmo, NYTimes.
Civil Rights Project at Harvard University
establish serious questions concerning the election, "Democracy
Spoiled, Civil Rights Project," Harvard University.
U.S. air force F16, opens fire on NJ
school 'by accident', NY
Bush supporters saying a revolution is
coming, NY Times.
A confident president Bush lays out
ambitious plan for second term, NY Times.
Court says Whales and Dolphins cannot sue Bush, over the Navy's use of
sonar technology that is wiping out marine
Gov. of California, Arnold
Schwarzenegger, pulls SUV out of thin air, as a much hyped
attempt to convince voters that he is an environmentalist, LA Times.
Video gamers are getting
younger, NY Times.
Citing July address, the IRS goes after
the NAACP, NY
A Department of Homeland Security agent
forces a clerk to remove a toy from the store's window, ABC
The federal Environmental Protection Agency,
EPA, is funding a study to test the effects of pesticides on
kids, it may be using poor families who have volunteered, San Francisco Chronicle.
US action erases human and civil
rights for those detained at Guantanamo, NY
ISSUES in HEALTH
Scream at your own risk (and your
children's), Raising your voice, yelling, berating your children can
have grave consequences for everyone's health.
"Trespass Against Us," the story
of how DOW chemical products and byproducts have damaged public health and the
environment (manufacturer of Agent Orange and Dioxin products), Common Dreams,
'Raiders of the Lock Box', Writes
Robert Reich; "There has been, and will be, equally dumb ideas emanating from
the Bush administration, but privatizing social security surely will be in the
qualifying round for the first prize." http://www.tompaine.com/print/raiders_of_the_lock_box.php
The missing voices of our world,
Howard Zinn, TomDispatch.
Bush threatens humanity, says Dr.
Allawi is a criminal, says
investigative journalist Sy Hersch at
'Attack on Fallujah Can't be
Justified,' Helen Thomas, Seattle Post/Hearst.
Going Down the Stolen Election Road ?
What progressives must now do,
'Dancing in the Dark', AlterNet/
Michael Moore does it again, '17
Reasons not to slit your wrists,' AlterNet.
Uruguayan writer, Eduardo Galeano:
"The War on Drugs is a Great Imperial Hypocrisy," Narconews.
Jimmy Carter, writes on
Middle East peace, 'Casting a Vote for Peace,' NY
Brent Scowcroft, former national
security advisor, writes on the prospects for peace in Palestine; 'A Middle East
Opening,' Washington Post.
Arianna Huffington writes; "And now for something completely
different: Real Moral Values.
D is for democracy...T is for ?
When religion overcomes politics. Common
The Bush administration is in
denial, regarding the state of the environment, Tomgram (make sure to
The Internet is having a greater influence
than previously thought on consumers of information,
Foreign Policy Journal. Non Profit organization,
EPIC, cites concerns
over citizens' loss of privacy regarding RFID
technology being implemented.
investigative reporter Greg Pallast writes, Common
Draft, Like Candy from Strangers," VITW.org.
hangover of a lifetime, at TomDispatch.com (make sure to scroll
"The Unbearable Darkness of
Being", Editor at AlterNet.org ponders the election.
US is being characterized
as a nation on the verge of falling apart, Uk's
Independent. Texas columnist Jim
Hightower writes; 'fight for your freedom to
Zinn, writes on the subject of Terrorism.
extremists, and our democracy, Mother Jones Magazine.
A Bush win will spell
dark times, according to White House correspondent Helen
South Africa's IOL news service, cites international "fear and loathing for
the Bush Mafia", originally published by the Cape Times on
Cheney and Bush have resorted to
scaring people to vote their way 'or else', NY
This is the acceptance speech you
will NOT hear, International Herald Tribune/Boston Globe.
Why I am no longer a
"Days of Shame", the
strategies of taking away people's right to vote, NY
Times Op-Ed, 11-01-04.
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