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Monday, October 02, 2006

The anatomy of a massacre: A special report by Robert Fisk

Wissam talks slowly but without tears as he describes what happened next. "I lost sight of Myrna. I just couldn't see her any more for the dust flying around. Then the helicopter came back and started firing its guns at the children, at any of them who moved. I ran away behind a tel [a small hill] and lay there and pretended to be dead because I knew the pilot would kill me if I moved. Some of the children were in bits."
Read this Information Clearing House article here.

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Appeasement Driven by Oil

The Bush Administration and Darfur


By David Morse

Appeasement driven by oil is surely as reprehensible as any. When confronted with reality, this President is clearly reluctant to confront the genuine "Islamo-terrorists" of his nightmares.
Read ICH article here.

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A Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy?


By Mike Whitney

Next week, President Bush will sign the “Military Commissions Act of 2006” into law. - The law will allow Bush to imprison anyone he chooses and abuse them as he sees fit. It places Bush above the law, our first American monarch.
Read ICH article here.

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Why I'm Banned in the USA


By Tariq Ramadan

My experience reveals how U.S. authorities seek to suppress dissenting voices and -- by excluding people such as me from their country -- manipulate political debate in America. Unfortunately, the U.S. government's paranoia has evolved far beyond a fear of particular individuals and taken on a much more insidious form: the fear of ideas.
Read this ICH article here.

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The New Face of Class War


By Paul Craig Roberts

The United States is the first country in history to destroy the prospects and living standards of its labor force. It is amazing to watch freedom-loving libertarians and free-market economists serve as apologists for the dismantling of the ladders of upward mobility that made the America of old an opportunity society.
Read this ICH article here.

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By Blogger Scout, at 11:17 AM  

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