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Diabolus ex Machina: The Convenient Reappearance of Osama bin Laden

Daithí Mac Lochlainn |
…from WTVD-TV (ABC News, Raleigh/Durham, NC):

“A Duke professor says he is doubtful about Thursday's audiotape from Osama bin Laden.

Bruce Lawrence has just published ‘Messages to the World: The Statements of Osama Bin Laden,’ a book translating bin Laden’s writing. He is skeptical of Thursday’s message.

‘It was like a voice from the grave,’ Lawrence said.” more...  0 Comments

Michael Eric Dyson and Katrina Survivors

Bush Crimes Commission | Michael Eric Dyson and Katrina Survivors Join Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski and Craig Murray to Testify at Commission of Inquiry on Bush Crimes against Humanity more...  0 Comments

It would Be Funny if it Weren't So Tragic

Dave Lindorff | If the U.S. spend proportionately as much as Venezuela on arms, the US military budget would be $12 billion, instead of $441 billion. more...  0 Comments

UN War Crimes in Haiti?

Joe Broadhurst | CKUT Reporter Aaron Lakoff describes the current violence and media suppression being waged by UN forces in Haiti more...  0 Comments

Bin Laden to the Rescue

finch | In a desperate attempt to retrieve the tatters that is the Bush government, Bin Laden has again come to the rescue – perfect timing! Who remembers the last major announcement from the person who has done more to assist Bush than any other man on the planet? It was during the last presidential election when Bush was in desperate need of an alarmist boost. more...  0 Comments

"Lynne Stewart, The Struggle continues"

suzaka | Come to Court to Support Lynne Stewart
March 10, 2006 at 9:30 am
500 Pearl Street
New York, NY more...  0 Comments

Political Satire:: Ice Cold Market Turns Red Hot Thanks to Global Warming

C.I.C.L.E. | One brave company sees an upside to the downside of global warming and offers investors an opportunity to cash in on climate change. more...  0 Comments

The Coming of the Bomb

wretchard | Here's an article from The Belmont Club, a British blog, that could help the US find an identity and foreighn policy that protects freedom and self-determiantion, peace and human survival.
 http://fallbackbelmont.blogspot.com/2006/01/coming-of-bomb.html more...  1 Comments

US Plans "Disarming Strikes"

Der Tagesspiegel | An invasion, conquest and settlement as in the case of iraq are not included in the catalogue of options.. Too many Iranians, too many mountains, too many potential guerilla fighters and too many possible entanglements outside iran, says Kenneth M. Pollack. more...  5 Comments

Harry Belafonte to Speak at Bush Crimes Tribunal

Bush Crimes Commission | Harry Belafonte will speak at the opening of Session Two of the "Bush Crimes Commission" this Friday evening at 6:00 pm at Riverside Church in Manhattan.


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CIA AIRCRAFT FLYING INTO SCOTLAND--Secret Dossier

Angus McGregor | In compiling this list of Alleged CIA Aircraft Flying into Scotlandí, it is clear that much detail is
still to emerge about the subject. What is beyond dispute is that in recent years there have been
scores of flights through Scottish airports by planes operated on behalf of CIA front companies. more...  0 Comments

East Timor counts its dead

Dale Mills | During Indonesia’s occupation of Timor there were some 18,600 unlawful killings or disappearances between 1975 and 1999. The Report says that the Indonesian military was responsible for 70% of the killings.

8,500 were tortured. This included public beheadings, genital torture, burying victims alive and burning victims alive. Genitals were amputated to display to families. Napalm was also used.
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A Soldier For Truth Has Fallen: In Memory of Specialist Doug Barber

Jay Shaft | Today I come to you with a heavy and troubled heart. I have the unfortunate task of giving you some very tragic news. Yesterday afternoon Specialist Douglas Barber, an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran, took his own life after struggling with the demons and nightmares of PTSD for over two years.

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Winnipeg: International Call to Action

road | The following is a call to join Winnipeg in opposing the occupation of
our city by an imperialist army, the Canadian Armed Forces. At the
bottom is an article from the Winnipeg Free Press with details of the
planned urban-warfare exercises. more...  0 Comments

The Double Standards of the West

Thomas Pany | While the West works on developing ever-new nuclear weapons, should Iran be barred from the peaceful use to which it is entitled according to international law? more...  0 Comments

Depleted Uranium - A Hidden, Looming World-Wide Calamity

Stephen Lendman | The hidden threat to all planetary life from US use of depleted uranium weapons in 4 wars more...  0 Comments

New York Times sees the US in a Cul-de-Sac

Thomas Immanuel Steinberg | The leading paper of world capital discovers that the West depends on imported energy.. Sunday's editorial could be a signof a shift in opinion in the ruling class of the US. more...  1 Comments

The Opposite Of Good Is Apathy / Occupy DC, 2006

Cindy Sheehan | We need to find our Voice, like we did before the War of Aggression for Profit in Iraq even started. Let's occupy DC, until the Fascist War Criminals who have overtaken our Government are dragged out, kicking and screaming, and this Mandess ends. more...  2 Comments

US kills 18 Pakistani villagers on MLK weekend

ref | - United States airstrike on a Pakistani village... killed at least 18 civilians.
- 10,000 people chanting "Death to America" rallied on Sunday...
- Condoleezza Rice said al-Qaeda can't be treated "lightly."
- liberal and Islamic groups joined an anti-US protest in Karachi
- US peace groups silent?
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Remembering MLK: He Had a Dream

Antrim Caskey and Diane Krauthamer | In New York, a long line of people dressed in purple, the color of SEIU, wound around from the western edge of Central Park to its north end at 110th Street. The march began at Adam Clayton Powell and Central Park north and headed north to 125th street. Jumbo television screens at 125th Street broadcast the march and the speeches and performances that followed. The crowd was confined to the east side of the street by steel barricades that the police use so frequently now for large public gatherings.

Meanwhile, in New Orleans, energetic demands rang throughout the streets as a diverse group of residents were joined by out of town volunteers to protest attempted gentrification of the city, in the spirit of Martin Luther King Day. more...  3 Comments

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