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BTL:GOP Election Tactics and Media Bias Stoke Resurgent Islamophobia (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
Actually, the Ship Was Not Turkish-Flagged (tags)
Possible Prosecution at ICC
BTL:Dire Poverty is Unaddressed Factor in Afghan War (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
Jeremy Scahill: 20 Hawks, Clintonites and Neocons to Watch for in Obama's White House (tags)
U.S. policy is not about one individual, and no matter how much faith people place in President-elect Barack Obama, the policies he enacts will be fruit of a tree with many roots. Among them: his personal politics and views, the disastrous realities his administration will inherit, and, of course, unpredictable future crises. But the best immediate indicator of what an Obama administration might look like can be found in the people he surrounds himself with and who he appoints to his Cabinet. And, frankly, when it comes to foreign policy, it is not looking good.
Israeli Ambassador Caught Lying (tags)
Israel's ambassador to the United States, Daniel Ayalon, was questioned last Sunday in Washington DC as part of a press stakeout. Sam Husseini of the Institute for Public Accuracy was there to ask the tough questions. He grilled Ayalon on Israel's targeting of civilians and use of cluster bombs in Lebanon, Israel's nuclear arsenal and its lack of adherence to United Nations Security Council resolutions. [includes rush transcript] Israel's cabinet authorized an expanded ground offensive into Lebanon on Wednesday, backing a push towards the Litani river which lies 18 miles from the border. The decision came on a day of fierce fighting in southern Lebanon. Fifteen Israeli soldiers were killed in action - the highest number in a single day since the conflict began almost a month ago.
The Real Butchers of Baghdad: G. W. Bush and His Army of Corporate Mercenaries (tags)
Now the real reason that Bush refused to sign onto the International Court and worked so diligently to evade the Geneva Convention comes to light.
BTL:Bush Surprise Thanksgiving Visit to Baghdad Decried by... (tags)
...Military Families as Re-election Photo Opp Interview with Jeri Reed, member of Military Families Speak Out conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Cracking the Media Walls (tags)
A key advantage held by the Right is a "mass-media echo chamber," from which stories are spun via outlets like the Washington Times, Rush Limbaugh, the Wall Street Journal editorial page, the Weekly Standard and Fox News. Progressives have nothing comparable at the national level.
Solving The Enigma Of Media Manipulation (tags)
Most journalists have never told the truth about politics; they only are allowed to say what their bosses let them say. And almost always, if the newspaper or TV station is a big one, their bosses won't let them tell the truth about practically anything.
Bush andBlair in Belfast : Interviews Available (tags)
"Individuals have international duties which transcend the national obligations of obedience. Therefore [individuals] have the duty to violate domestic laws to prevent crimes against peace and humanity from occurring." (NurembergTribunal)
War Crimes - Interviews Available (tags)
* Aggressive War * U.N. Charter * Geneva Conventions * Water, Electricity and Food. Is a biased media Culpable and Liable ? Send this to your media.
War Crimes Info. - Interviews available (tags)
* Aggressive War * U.N. Charter * Geneva Conventions * Water, Electricity and Food (send this to your local media)
TECHNIQUES OF DECEIT: HOW BUSH LIES (tags)
A good job of clearly demonstrating the lies put forth by Bush to stage his Master's War of Conquest.
BTL:Congress Gives Green Light for War with Iraq as... (tags)
...Media Narrows National Debate. Interview with Norman Solomon,author and syndicated columnist by Scott Harris
Analysis of Oct. 7 Bush Speech (tags)
Bush's simplistic arguments deconstructed.
Oc 4: Latest News From Iraq--US Hijack UN Resolutions? More US Air Attacks, More Dirty Sec (tags)
By: PeaceNoWar.net At the recent report done by the congressional budget office (CBO) in Washington DC., CBO estimates that the incremental costs of deploying a force to the Persian Gulf would be between $9 billion and $13 billion. Prosecuting a war would cost between $6 billion and $9 billion a month-although how long such a war may last cannot be estimated. After hostilities end, the costs to return U.S. forces to their home bases would range between $5 billion and $7 billion, CBO estimates.
Iraq inspections pave way for peace (tags)
Iraq’s agreement to unconditional weapons inspections is a significant step forward, but the Bush administration’s negative reaction shows it wants to start a war regardless, former senator James Abourezk (D-S.D.) said Sept. 17.
Institute for Public Accuracy: Behind the Enron Collapse (tags)
IPA provides comments by Doug Heller, Consumer advocate with the Santa Monica-based Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights; Arjun Makhijani, president of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research; Tyson Slocum, Research director of Public Citizen's Critical Mass Energy and Environment Program.
IPA: Food to Afghanistan: Analysts Available (tags)
Analysts: Roger Normand, the Center for Economic and Social Rights, Jim Jennings, Conscience International, Dominic Nutt, Christian Aid in Islamabad, Alina Labrada, CARE, Diderik Von Halsema, Doctors without Borders in Islamabad, Sam Barratt, Oxfam International in Islamabad. Barratt: "Our main concern is getting food into the heartland of Afghanistan before the winter sets in -- we only have four weeks."
IPA: As Bombing Proceeds: Now What? (tags)
AS'AD ABUKHALIL: "Both Bin Laden and Bush say that you are either with them or against them; yet much of the Middle East stands in opposition to both." JOHN QUIGLEY: "Military action should have been done through the Security Council at the United Nations. As it is -- a U.S. and U.K. military action -- it is illegal under international law." MORE...
Bombing Afghanistan: Alternative Viewpoints From IPA (tags)
Alternative views from John Quigley, Rahul Mahajan, Lamis Andoni, Anita Weiss, As'ad Abukhalil, Rania Masri, Kevin Danaher, Beau Grosscup.
IPA: News of Star Wars Deception (tags)
Preston J. Truman, Director of the Downwinders organization, Alice Slater, President of the Global Resource Action Center for the Environment, and Bruce Gagnon, International coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, offer comments and criticism regarding the recently exposed phony Star Wars test, political harassment of Star Wars critics, and the newly proposed "Space Bomber."
Institute for Public Accuracy: G-8 and Genoa: Key Issues... (tags)
'The law of profit alone cannot be applied to that which is essential for the fight against hunger, disease and poverty. Hence, whenever there is a conflict between property rights, on the one hand, and fundamental human rights and concerns of the common good, on the other, property rights should be moderated...'
San Diego IMC Extravaganza, Poetry, --CLICK HERE! (tags)
IMC EXTRAVAGANZA! VIDEO, MUSIC, DANCE, POETRY, FOOD Featuring the following films: Free America-Trade Bush!: the FTAA protests at the SD/TJ border Storm from the Mountain: the Zapatour to Mexico City Bodies and Boundaries: families divided by the border Praha 2000: The World Bank and IMF Under Siege
COUPWATCH: Ashcroft Preserved Racially Discriminatory Voter Registration (tags)
As governor, Ashcroft twice vetoed measures passed overwhelmingly by the Missouri legislature to authorize volunteer deputy registrars from nonpartisan organizations to register voters in the city of St. Louis, which was about 50% black. Such deputies were allowed in suburban St. Louis County, which had 81% voter registration compared to 73% in the city.