The Alternative Media: Free Speech is Still Possible

To speak of an alternative media is to acknowledge the deficiency of the prevailing media, the mainstream, in addressing the issues, catering to the concerns, and responding to the woes of the general public, the overwhelming majority of people who are almost completely disregarded by the corporate media everywhere.


NY Times Uses Inaccuracies to Side with Giuliani Against Firefighters

When the nation's largest firefighters union released a video on July 12 challenging the portrayal of former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani as a hero of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, New York Times reporter Marc Santora rushed to put out the anti-Giuliani fire.


Michael Moore Takes on CNN's Errors

I bet you thought my dust-up with Wolf Blitzer was just a cool ratings coup, that you really wouldn't have to correct the false statements you made about 'Sicko.' I bet you thought I was just going to go quietly away.


Gender Savagery in Guatemala

On the outskirts of Guatemala City the body of an 18-year-old woman of indigenous ethnicity was recently discovered by her frantic parents who had been searching long and hard.


Hard Road Home

Statistically, it is well known that if you wind up in prison and are lucky enough to get out, you will be going back some time soon. Julio Medina is someone who has beaten the odds hands down.


What Lies Beneath: Privileged Grotesques, Ordinary Monsters and the Iraqi Deathscape

At present, George W. Bush is unpopular with the majority of the American public not because of the murderous mayhem he has unloosed in Iraq; rather, his standing has plummeted, due to the fact, he didn't deliver the goods.


Japan: Support for U.S. Nuclear Strategy Led to Kyuma’s Remark

Former Defense Minister Kyuma Fumio’s remark that the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki “couldn’t be helped” has offended many Hibakusha (A-bomb survivors) and put a damper on the international efforts for the abolition of nuclear weapons.


Visit to Palestinian Territories: Feeling the Depth of Anger, Anguish and Pathos

Following the Communist Party of Israel’s 25th Congress and the Jerusalem Initiative (reported in the last two issues), I had the opportunity to visit various cities in the West Bank, much of which is under Israeli occupation.


Visioning a Better US at the United States Social Forum

The United States Social Forum was held in Atlanta, Georgia on June 27-July1, 2007. A diverse group of over ten thousand people came for the first ever Forum of it’s kind held in the United States.


Congressional Antiwar Efforts and the Role of the Peace Movement

Seven out of 10 Americans want most of the troops home from Iraq by April 2008. And a measure being debated in the Senate could make that possible, according to a recent USA Today poll.

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