On the Release of Giuliana Sgrena

A few minutes, that is how long our joy lasted. The time which goes from a phone call to another: the one telling us of Giuliana’s freedom and the one which throws us into the killing of the person who more than anybody else worked to free her.


Selling Social Security Reform, Team Bush-Style

President Bush’s push to sell Social Security reform to a wary U.S. public has shifted gears.

Napalm, Chemical Weapons Used at Fallujah – Iraqi Official

An official at Iraq’s health ministry, told a Baghdad press conference that the U.S. military used internationally banned weapons during its deadly November 2004 offensive in the city of Fallujah.


More Modern Music

A wide range of styles and genres represented by a diverse collection of CDs by Lea DeLaria, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, U2, and Greg MacPherson are reviewed.

Chinese President Insists on One-China Principle

Chinese President Hu Jintao reasserted here Friday that his country will keep on making efforts to reach the peaceful reunification of China.

Chavez Warns Against Further US Intervention

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has reiterated Friday that his nation would cut off oil supplies to the United States if Washington tries to attack his country.

Growing Global Opposition to Bush Agenda

In varying degrees from country to country, the gap is still left between the United States and European countries over major international issues.

China Releases Annual Human Rights Report

China issued the Human Rights Record of the US in 2004 Thursday. Released by the Information Office of China's State Council, the Chinese report listed a multitude of violations of human rights in the US.


Military Policy on Gays is Costly and Dangerous

The military spent over $200 million to recruit and train personnel to replace service members discharged over the last decade for being openly gay.


The Tax Evader as Super Hero

Today’s Capitalism Gone Mad story concerns a man of mystery named Walter Anderson whom a New York Times story calls the greatest tax evader in U.S. history.

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