Haiti: Headed Down The Path Towards An Electoral Farce

Acting under no legitimate authority whatsoever, the U.S.-installed interim Haitian government led by Gerard Latortue outlawed all demonstrations until last October 2nd...Ironically, President Bush declared at his second inauguration last January, “All who live in tyranny and hopelessness can know that the United States will not ignore your oppression or excuse your oppressors.”

Bill O'Reilly's Racist Distortion of History

O’Reilly’s racist argument has deep roots in the ultra right. It is echoed daily by the likes of Bill Bennett who thought nothing of arguing that genocide against Black people would eliminate much crime.


DeLay Indictment: The Hammer Searches for an Alibi

After a second indictment on the charge of money laundering by a Texas grand jury this week, a Houston newspaper is reporting that Rep. Tom DeLay (R-TX) has changed his story about his involvement in illegal campaign finance transactions.

Dems Go After Bennett, Salem Radio Network, FCC

A growing list of Congress Members are not just speaking out about Bill Bennett's recent racist remarks on his radio show. Some of them are pressuring the network that airs his show, Salem Radio Network, and asking the sponsors that fund it to withdraw their support.

Spain's Zapatero Emerges as a Bold New Foreign Policy Factor in Latin America

The 2004 elections in Spain pitted incumbent Prime Minister José María Aznar López of the conservative Partido Popular (Popular Party-PP) against the head of the liberal Partido Socialista Obrero Español (Spanish Worker’s Socialist Party-PSOE), Jose Luis Rodríguez Zapatero.

Stupid Republicans in Recent News (October 7, 2005)

From DeLay's corruption to Bush and Dobson's conversations with God (She must feel like Dear Abby) to the 'pro-torture nine,' here are some fine examples of Republican ideology in practice.

Take e-Action: Block Miers, Call for Troop Withdrawal, and more

Learn more about and take action against the Miers nomination and Bush's elimination of wage protections for hurricane victims. Alos support troop withdrawal and demand the prosecution of the Bush administration illegal use fo government resources to spread 'covert propaganda.'


Book Review: Iraq, Inc, by Pratap Chatterjee

The author is a well-known commentator on Pacifica Radio, particularly 'Democracy Now' where his reports on the illegal US invasion of Iraq have garnered a wide and appreciative audience.

Reaping the Bounty of Imperial Arrogance

The occupation of Iraq by U.S. forces 'fuels the insurgency.' What's more, the U.S. military occupation of Iraq foments terrorism throughout the entire Middle East. In fact, those were the assessments of Army General George Casey during his testimony to Congress on September 29, 2005.

New Orleans Development: Capitalism Gone Disgustingly Mad

A socialist society, and only a socialist society, can plan seriously for the welfare and well-being of the entire population, sans speculators and profiteers. A capitalist society, however, chastened by a strong labor movement and [the] left can tax and regulate the capitalist class, and institute price controls (as capitalist states do in wartime) to prevent the 'scavengers real estate boom' that New Orleans is currently experiencing.

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