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Feds say Irvins alone caused 2001 anthrax attacks

Army scientist Bruce Ivins “was the only person responsible” for anthrax attacks in 2001 that killed five and rattled the nation, the Justice Department said Wednesday, buttressing its claim with the release of dozens of documents all pointing to his ...

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White House ‘buried British intelligence on Iraq WMDs’

Tim Reid in Washington and Sam Coates in London | MI6 told Tony Blair before the invasion of Iraq that a high-placed Iraqi source said that Saddam Hussein had no weapons of mass destruction. The intelligence was passed to the ...

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George Tenet And White House Admit Iraq Intelligence Chief Told Them Iraq Had No WMD

Ron Suskind was on NPR this morning to discuss his new book The Way of the World, which alleges Iraq’s intelligence chief Tahir Jalil Habbush told the US before the war that Iraq had no WMD. NPR asked George Tenet ...

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Would Obama prosecute the Bush administration for torture?

By Mark Benjamin | On the campaign trail in April, Barack Obama was asked whether, if elected, he would prosecute Bush administration officials for establishing torture as American policy. The candidate demurred. “If crimes have been committed, they should be ...

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Suskind: Bush ordered fake letter linking Iraq to 9/11

By David Edwards and Nick Juliano | A blockbuster new book from investigative journalist Ron Suskind adds another revelation to the growing canon demonstrating the lengths to which President Bush and members of his administration lied, misled and deceived the ...

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UK government spends 2 million on TV documentaries promoting their policies

The government’s Orwellian-named “Central Office of Information” has been funding a series of ITV documentaries which paint their policies in a positive light. The programmes were made to look like regular documentaries, and most viewers would not have known that ...

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The Politics of Rice

Inside USA travels to Haiti to look at how the stories of politics, rice, and the United States are deeply interwoven. Twenty years ago, Haiti produced enough rice to feed its population. Importing rice from other countries like the US ...

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Did McCain’s foreign-policy advisor profit from the Iraq war?

By Mark Benjamin | As recently as last year, John McCain’s senior foreign-policy and national security advisor, a neoconservative who played a leading role in pushing for a U.S. invasion of Iraq, was trying to use his role in promoting ...

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Bush must be stopped before starting war with Iran

By JOE PARKO | The Bush administration, in rhetoric that is eerily similar to that used to build the case for a war against Iraq, asserts that the Iranian Quds Force is arming anti-U.S. groups in Iraq and providing them ...

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Crisis Looms as Corporations Seize Control of Commodities

By Barbara L. Minton | The global food crisis won’t go away any time soon. Capitalism has the average consumer by the belly. Amid growing signs of famine and outrage, the entire chain of commodities and resources of the world ...

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U.S. Government Policy for Seizing Laptops at Borders

Via Bruce Schneier | Amazing. The U.S. government has published its policy: they can take your laptop anywhere they want, for as long as they want, and share the information with anyone they want: Federal agents may take a traveler’s ...

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Bush Orders Revamping Of Intelligence Gathering

By Joby Warrick  Washington Post Staff Writer   Thursday, July 31, 2008; Page A02    President Bush ordered a major restructuring of the nation’s intelligence-gathering community yesterday, approving new guidelines aimed at bolstering the authority of the Office of the Director ...

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‘All Citizens Must Be Equal’

Guardian | “When we’re inside Sadaka Reut, I believe that everyone is good to each other,” said Lena, describing her Arab-Israeli summer camp. “But then we go out on to the street, and it’s [a different story] …” Seconds later, her ...

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Rights Groups: Peacekeepers Not Doing Enough for Darfur Civilians

By Tendai Maphosa | A report by a group of African human rights agencies says the joint African Union – United Nations peacekeeping force in Sudan’s Darfur region is not providing sufficient protection to civilians there. Tendai Maphosa has more ...

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Justice report faults illegal use of politics in hiring federal prosecutors, judges

RAW STORY | A new Justice Department report concludes that politics illegally influenced the hiring of career prosecutors and immigration judges, and largely lays the blame on top aides to former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. Monday’s report singles out the department’s ...

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The Systematic Destruction of Voting Rights

By Heidi Stevenson | You might think you have the right to vote. You might think your vote counts. You might think that there’s a problem here or there, but that they’re the exceptions. You might think that the 2000 ...

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British MPs ‘Misled’ Over Iraq Interrogation

MPs and peers have said they may have been misled over UK troops’ use of banned interrogation methods in Iraq. Not all troops had known “conditioning” techniques such as hooding and sleep deprivation were banned, the Joint Committee on Human ...

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ACLU Obtains Key Memos Authorizing CIA Torture Methods

Memo Instructed CIA To Document Both Torture Techniques And Agents Participating In Interrogations NEW YORK – The American Civil Liberties Union today obtained three redacted documents related to the Bush administration’s brutal interrogation policies, including a previously withheld Justice Department ...

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G8 to Poor Women: Let Them Eat Dirt

Real Women, Real Voices | Last week, leaders of the world’s richest countries, the Group of Eight (G8), met to chart the course of the global economy at the luxurious Windsor Hotel Toya Resort and Spa in Toyako, Japan. While ...

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Exposing Bush’s historic abuse of power

The last several years have brought a parade of dark revelations about the George W. Bush administration, from the manipulation of intelligence to torture to extrajudicial spying inside the United States. But there are growing indications that these known abuses ...

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Rice says Iran not serious at weekend nuke talks

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice accused Iran on Monday of not being serious at weekend talks about its disputed nuclear program despite the presence of a senior U.S. diplomat, and warned it may soon face new sanctions. In her first ...

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US torture claims are unreliable: British lawmakers

The British government should no longer accept US assurances that it does not use torture, a parliamentary oversight committee said on Sunday in a wide-ranging report looking at London’s human rights policy.   Ministers have previously taken at face value ...

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The US will not prosecute Bush

Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld will never be tried for war crimes in the US because the country lacks a consensus on torture The US will not prosecute Bush By John McQuaid, guardian.co.uk  The evidence is mounting that top US officials ...

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Ashcroft defends waterboarding before House panel

The controversial interrogation technique of waterboarding has served a “valuable” purpose and does not constitute torture, former Attorney General John Ashcroft told a House committee Thursday. Testifying on the Bush administration’s interrogation rules before the House Judiciary Committee, Ashcroft defended ...

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Court Backs Bush on Military Detentions

By ADAM LIPTAK | President Bush has the legal power to order the indefinite military detentions of civilians captured in the United States, the federal appeals court in Richmond, Va., ruled on Tuesday in a fractured 5-to-4 decision. But a second, ...

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Barack Obama doesn’t rule out Hillary Clinton for vice president

By Peter Nicholas | Barack Obama told a potential donor to his campaign that Hillary Rodham Clinton is on his list of possible vice presidential running mates, but that her husband’s status as a former president makes matters “complicated.” Jill ...

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PROTEST OVER CHAVEZ ‘BLACKLIST’

Thousands of Venezuelans protested in the capital Caracas to demand the Supreme Court overturn a “blacklist” blocking key opponents of President Hugo Chavez from running in elections. Chanting: “Freedom!” and waving Venezuelan flags, the demonstrators marched to the court, where ...

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Red Cross finds Bush administration guilty of war crimes

By Andrew McLemore | In a secret report last year, the Red Cross found evidence of the CIA using torture on prisoners that would make the Bush administration guilty of war crimes, The New York Times reported Friday. The Red ...

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G8 leaders condemn us to poverty

By Sadie Robinson | An enormous economic crisis is gripping the world. In the Global South millions of people are being reduced to levels barely above starvation, as rising food and fuel prices help drive back years of slow improvements ...

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Planet Burns While G8 Fiddles

By Ramesh Jaura | While the world’s major industrialised nations expressed satisfaction over their three-day summit meetings that concluded Wednesday, non-governmental organisations, after some early and limited approval, were deeply disappointed with the outcome on the whole. “The summit (in ...

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Blair Advisers Oppose Brown’s Terrorism Plan in House of Lords

By Kitty Donaldson | Two of Tony Blair’s former ministers and his top domestic security official said they will vote against anti-terrorism laws proposed by Prime Minister Gordon Brown in the upper chamber of Parliament. Former Justice Secretary Charles Falconer ...

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Iran blames West for ‘artificially’ raising oil prices, says war threat is a ‘joke’

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Iran’s president again took aim at the West, blaming the U.S. and Europe for “artificially” raising oil prices and dismissing as “a funny joke” fears that his country could come under attack. Hours later, on Wednesday, Iranian state ...

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Ex-MI5 chief attacks 42-day plan

Baroness Manningham-Buller tells the Lords why she is against the plans (video) The former head of MI5 has dismissed government plans to extend the time terror suspects can be held to 42 days as not “workable”. Baroness Manningham-Buller, who stepped ...

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Call for Brain Scans of Presidential Candidates to Detect Mental Health Problems

By David Gutierrez | A neuropsychiatrist who runs a chain of private brain-scanning clinics has issued a call to scan the brains of presidential candidates in an opinion piece published in the Los Angeles Times. Dr. Daniel G. Amen is ...

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There’s even more evidence that Bush was wrong on torture approach

Who would have thought that Chinese communists would become a model for U.S. interrogators? What a disgrace. The New York Times reported last week that U.S. military trainers at the Guant�namo Bay prison in 2002 taught a set of interrogation ...

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Bush-Led ‘Disaster Capitalism’ Exploits Worldwide Misery to Make a Buck

By Naomi Klein The Nation | Once oil passed $140 a barrel, even the most rabidly right-wing media hosts had to prove their populist cred by devoting a portion of every show to bashing Big Oil. Some have gone so far ...

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Protesters train at camps before Japan G8 summit

By Danielle Demetriou | Dreadlocks flailing in the wind, the man emitted a fierce cry as he ran down the quiet country lane towards me, brandishing a bamboo stick in each hand. Normally, I would turn and flee. But we were ...

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Pretending That Bush is Not a Tyrant

Consortium News | All over the world down through history, political leaders who have engaged in torture and other grotesque crimes of state have justified their actions as necessary to protect their governments or their people or themselves.   It was ...

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How the “Dear Leader” Blackmailed Bush

By Mike Whitney | After seven years of nonstop belligerence and saber rattling, the Bush administration has given North Korea everything it has demanded. In return, the US gets nothing. The UN’s nuclear watchdog, the IAEA, will not get access ...

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The ‘W.’ Stands for ‘War Criminal’

By Nat Hentoff | In a June 6 letter to Attorney General Michael Mukasey—largely ignored by a press immersed in the future of Hillary Clinton—56 Democrats in the House of Representatives asked for “an immediate investigation with the appointment of ...

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Bill Clinton says Barack Obama must ‘kiss my ass’ for his support

By Tim Shipman in Washington and Philip Sherwell in New York | Mr Obama is expected to speak to Mr Clinton for the first time since he won the nomination in the next few days, but campaign insiders say that ...

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EU Constitution author says referendums can be ignored

By Bruno Waterfield in Brussels | Future referendums will be ignored whether they are held in Ireland or elsewhere, Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, the architect of the European Union Constitution said. The former President of France drafted the old Constitution that ...

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$2 billion in U.S. aid to Pakistan questioned

By Greg Miller | WASHINGTON — The United States has paid more than $5 billion to reimburse Pakistan for counter-terrorism expenses that have often been exaggerated, if not fabricated, according to a government audit released Tuesday that blasts the Pentagon ...

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Bush administration lifts North Korea sanctions

Bush administration lifts sanctions, moves to take North Korea off terrorist list. President Bush said Thursday he will lift key trade sanctions against North Korea and remove it from the U.S. terrorism blacklist, a remarkable turnaround in policy toward the ...

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Kucinich: We went to Iraq for oil

Press TV | Rep. Dennis Kucinich has accused the US of forcing Iraq to privatize its oil fields and keeping US troops at war to protect Iraqi oil reserves. Kucinich, who has introduced measures to impeach George W. Bush and ...

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Mind-Forged Manacles

By George Monbiot | Which of these countries has the most prisoners per head of population? Sudan, Syria, China, Burma, Saudi Arabia, Zimbabwe or England and Wales? We win, or rather lose: I have ranked these countries in reverse order(1). ...

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General Accuses White House of War Crimes

By Dan Froomkin | The two-star general who led an Army investigation into the horrific detainee abuse at Abu Ghraib has accused the Bush administration of war crimes and is calling for accountability. In his 2004 report on Abu Ghraib, then-Major ...

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Bush’s “ownership society” hits the canvas

By Mike Whitney | The economy is in tatters. Consumer confidence has plummeted, food and energy prices are soaring, and the housing market is experiencing its biggest crash since the Great Depression. Manufacturing is down, unemployment is up, gasoline is ...

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FBI interviews of Bush, Cheney subpoenaed

McClatchy-Tribune | A House committee subpoenaed yesterday records of the FBI’s interviews with President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney during the investigation into the leak of a covert CIA officer’s name. The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform demanded ...

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Tougher terror laws actually enhance freedoms, claims Brown

By James Kirkup | The Prime Minister used a speech in London to defend his Government’s record on civil liberties in the light of last week’s Labour rebellion over the detention of terror suspects and the high-profile challenge being mounted ...

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LAW SCHOOL TO ORGANIZE BUSH WAR CRIMES TRIAL

By Sherwood Ross | A conference to plan the prosecution of President Bush and other high administration officials for war crimes will be held September 13-14 at the Massachusetts School of Law at Andover . “This is not intended to ...

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Our Government’s Dirty Little Secrets

By George Galloway | A Government ready to rely on those friends of liberty, the Democratic Unionist party, to shred the liberties of our own people are almost by definition unembarrassable, but I hope this evening to add to the ...

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Change, What Change?

CounterPunch | On Tuesday June 3 Barack Obama claimed the greatest prize the Democratic Party can offer, namely his nomination as its candidate for the presidency. The very next day the salesman of “change” raced from Minnesota back to Washington ...

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It’s Conyers’s Time to Act on Impeachment

Dennis Kucinich is saying exactly what you were saying before you became chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. Now you have the power. Use it. To hell with Pelosi and Hoyer. By Matthew Rothschild | Now. Not to delay. Not ...

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Democracy in the EU Institutions

Blair Watch | There is much debate over the Irish rejection of the Lisbon treaty, but what I’m finding interesting is how a democratic decision by an electorate is regarded in the EU institutions. Remember, most nations have ratified the ...

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Bush Pledges on Iraq Bases Pact Were a Ruse

By Gareth Porter – Inter Press Service | WASHINGTON – Two key pledges made by the George W. Bush administration on military bases in its negotiations with the government of Iraq have now been revealed as carefully-worded ruses aimed at concealing ...

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US Congressman Moves to Impeach Bush

Belfast Telegraph | Former Democratic presidential contender, Dennis Kucinich, has called for the impeachment of George W Bush claiming that the president set out to deceive the nation, and violated his oath of office with the Iraq war. The Ohio representative ...

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Can the US empire strike back?

By Alex Callinicos | Despite opposing the war, Obama is committed to US imperialism. Imagine, in a galaxy far, far away, an empire in decline. A disastrous military adventure and the rise of new powers have exposed its weakness. To ...

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The Heinous Crimes of George W. Bush in 35 Articles of Impeachment

By Elaine Brower & Cheryl Abraham | Monday, June 9, 2008 was an astoundingly historic night for the United States of America. In the evening a mild mannered Congressman named Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) took to the floor of the House of ...

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World’s top scientists say G8 must lead way on carbon capture

G8 governments must lead the way in developing technology to catch carbon emissions from coal-fired power stations as part of immediate action on climate change, scientists urged today. The national science academies in the G8 countries – along with those ...

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Democrats introduce bill to outlaw Pentagon propaganda

By Muriel Kane | Last April, the New York Times revealed that retired officers serving as military analysts on television news shows had regularly been briefed by the Pentagon and supplied with pro-war and pro-administration talking points.The program was “temporarily ...

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Fisk: The West’s weapon of self-delusion

By Robert Fisk | So they are it again, the great and the good of American democracy, grovelling and fawning to the Israeli lobbyists of American Israel Public Affairs Committee (Aipac), repeatedly allying themselves to the cause of another country ...

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House Democrats Want Bush Admin Investigated for War Crimes

By Jason Leopold | House Democrats sent a letter to Attorney General Michael Mukasey Friday requesting that he appoint a special prosecutor to investigate whether White House officials, including President Bush, violated the War Crimes Act when they allowed interrogators ...

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Have Government officials broken EU rules?

IC Wales | QUESTIONS have been raised over whether European rules are being broken in the running of a new £92m business grant scheme. The concerns follow a meeting at the Holland House Hotel in Cardiff on Thursday, when senior ...

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Clinton Suspends Her Presidential Campaign

By Paul Harris | Hillary Clinton yesterday suspended her bid to become America’s first woman president and vowed to help Barack Obama in his fight to win the White House for the Democratic party. In a gracious, emotional concession speech, ...

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Iraq: New US plan for total control

Socialist Worker | Revealed: George Bush’s plan to impose ‘security accords’ that will mean 400 permanent military bases and US personnel given green light to kill. George Bush is ending the pretence that Iraq is a “democratic state”. He is ...

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Senate Intelligence Report: Can You Say “Impeachment”?

The Progressive | With the release of the Senate Select Committee Report, impeachment is more urgent than ever. Here we have the proof that the President and the Vice President repeatedly misled the nation into war. They failed to acknowledge ...

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John Major to speak against 42 day terror law

By Rosa Prince | Sir John Major, the former Prime Minister, is preparing to make a rare intervention into domestic policies by speaking out against Government plans to increase detention without trial to 42 days. In private, Sir John has ...

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Did Iranian agents dupe Pentagon officials?

By John Walcott | Defense Department counterintelligence investigators suspected that Iranian exiles who provided dubious intelligence on Iraq and Iran to a small group of Pentagon officials might have “been used as agents of a foreign intelligence service … to ...

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Poll finds electorate split between Obama, McCain

The general election season opens with a neck-and-neck race between Barack Obama and John McCain, with more than one in five voters acknowledging that they might change their minds between now and November. In the CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll, the ...

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The desperation of Hillary Clinton’s campaign

By Clarence Lusane | Sen. Hillary Clinton has disgracefully pursued a disturbing strategy of racial opportunism. Since early March, when Sen. Barack Obama racked up victory after victory in states that were, in some instances, overwhelmingly white and, in others, ...

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Blair/Brown ‘pretend society’ exposed

Via UK Watch | It all seems rather silly now, but it was not so long ago that many on the liberal left fully expected the Gordon Brown coronation to deliver a significant change of political direction rather than a ...

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Howard accused of war crimes

ABC News | A legal brief has been sent to the International Criminal Court (ICC) alleging former prime minister John Howard committed a war crime by sending troops to Iraq. A loose alliance of peace activists, lawyers, academics and politicians ...

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New High In U.S. Prison Numbers

By N.C. Aizenman | More than one in 100 adults in the United States is in jail or prison, an all-time high that is costing state governments nearly $50 billion a year and the federal government $5 billion more, according to ...

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Brown told detention is excessive and out of step

By Alan Travis and Patrick Wintour | Europe’s human rights commissioner is to write to Gordon Brown this week warning him that the proposal to detain terror suspects for up to 42 days without charge is an “excessive” measure that ...

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White House fed war propaganda to a “complicit” media

By Bill Van Auken | In a stunning blow to what very little remains of the Bush administration’s political credibility, the president’s former press secretary Scott McClellan has published a book indicting the White House for launching an “unnecessary” war ...

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How McCain Has Supported Bush

By Jason Rosenbaum | CQ’s Presidential Support studies try to determine how often a legislator votes in line with the President’s position: CQ tries to determine what the president personally, as distinct from other administration officials, does and does not want in ...

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Olmert urged to stand down over corruption claims

By Donald Macintyre | The Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s most powerful coalition partner has called on him to step aside in the face of widespread anger at allegations that he had repeatedly received envelopes stuffed with cash from a ...

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John Bolton Escapes Citizen’s Arrest

By Stephen Adams – The Telegraph | John Bolton, the former US ambassador to the United Nations, has escaped an attempted citizen’s arrest as he appeared at the Hay Festival. Security guards blocked the path of columnist and activist George Monbiot, who ...

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Amnesty urges next US president to ban torture

AFP | Rights watchdog Amnesty International yesterday urged the next US president to close the “war on terror” prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, ban all forms of torture and stop propping authoritarian regimes. In its annual report, Amnesty said it ...

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Brown: To Be More Than an Accessory to War Crimes

By Tariq Ali | Power can shape “truth”, but not for ever. That is one lesson that could be learned from the series of electoral defeats that mark the end of New Labour’s weightless hegemony. There is something grotesque about the ...

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Over 60% of People Do Not Trust the Government

By Mick Meaney – RINF Breaking News | A poll conducted by the World Public Opinion (WPO) has found that over 60% of the population of Great Britain and the United States do not trust their governments. The poll showed that ...

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Indictment and Trial of Bush and Cheney

By David Swanson | Remarks made on May 24, 2008, in Radford, Va., at the Building a New World Conference: http://www.wpaconference.org. In a December 31, 2007, editorial, the New York Times faulted the current president and vice president of the ...

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‘Ayatollah will not allow US-Iraq deal’

Press TV | Iraq’s most revered Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has strongly objected to a ‘security accord’ between the US and Iraq. The Grand Ayatollah has reiterated that he would not allow Iraq to sign such a deal ...

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Gordon Brown faces ‘quit now’ calls as Labour MPs panic

By Philip Webster | Gordon Brown was facing public and private pressure to consider quitting for the sake of his party last night after the Crewe by-election “catastrophe” left ministers and Labour MPs convinced that they could not win with ...

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McCain’s Plan – Millions Will Lose Insurance Coverage

By Jo Hartley | Americans need to be aware of what Senator John McCain’s health care plan entails. Under the guise of fighting health care inflation, he is targeting the employer-provided system that currently covers over 60 percent of the ...

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The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder

By Vincent Bugliosi | With respect to the position I take about the crimes of George Bush, I want to state at the outset that my motivation is not political. Although I’ve been a longtime Democrat (primarily because, unless there ...

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Rice’s Lies About Torture

By Dave Lindorff | Is anyone surprised that Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says that the Bush/Cheney administration’s authorization of torture of captives has been consistently legal and in compliance with all treaties the US has signed, including the Geneva ...

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How the Government Is Passing Secret Laws

By Sean Gonsalves | Once upon a time, a team of federal attorneys went before the Supreme Court only to discover that their entire case was based on a revoked executive order and therefore moot. True story. Look it up. Panama ...

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Olmert to U.S.: Impose naval blockade on Iran

By Barak Ravid and Amos Harel | Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has proposed in discussions with the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, that a naval blockade be imposed on Iran as one of several ways to pressure ...

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McCain: Most Troops Will Be Home by 2013

Senator John McCain declared on Thursday that most American troops will be home from Iraq by 2013 and that Iraq will be a functioning democracy with only “spasmodic’’ episodes of violence, a striking departure from his refusal so far to ...

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President Bush should be impeached for war crimes

By Bill Wickersham | Bill Wickersham is an adjunct professor of Peace Studies at MU, a member of Veterans for Peace and a member of the national steering committee of Global Action to Prevent War.In June 2004, the Bush Administration ...

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Blair recalls despair at Bush’s victory

Press TV | Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s wife says they watched in distress as George Bush won the US presidential election in 2000. In an autobiography entitled “Speaking For Myself,” which was published Wednesday, Cherie Blair wrote “I ...

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The Prosecution of George W. Bush

By Vincent Bugliosi | There is direct evidence that President George W. Bush did not honorably lead this nation, but deliberately misled it into a war he wanted. Bush and his administration knowingly lied to Congress and to the American ...

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John Bolton: US should bomb Iranian camps

By Damien McElroy | Mr Bolton said that striking Iran would represent a major step towards victory in Iraq. While he acknowledged that the risk of a hostile Iranian response harming American’s overseas interests existed, he said the damage inflicted ...

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Nuns are turned away from Indiana polls

By Scott Martelle – Los Angeles Times | A dozen nuns and an unknown number of students were turned away from polls Tuesday in the first use of Indiana’s stringent voter ID law since it was upheld last week by the ...

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Iran rejects nuclear inspections unless Israel allows them

Associated Press | An Iranian envoy said Monday his government will not submit to extensive nuclear inspections while Israel stays outside the global treaty to curb the spread of atomic weapons. “The existing double standard shall not be tolerated anymore ...

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Report: U.S. Not as ‘Free’ as Touted

By Betsy Pisik | The U.S. political system is, at best, “a work in progress” according to an evaluation from the pro-democracy group Freedom House, which finds significant flaws in the U.S. criminal justice system, counterterrorism strategies and the treatment ...

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UN official decries weakening of press freedom

Dawn | UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour has decried weakening of press freedom world over, saying that governments are becoming more secretive and offering propaganda disguised as objective information — especially when alleged security-related issues are on ...

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Obama and Wright: Different Worldviews

By Ted Glick | “We did not have to go through any of the violent upheavals that Europe was forced to endure as it shed its feudal past. Our passage from an agricultural to an industrial society was eased by ...

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