Monday, December 29, 2008

RSS Feeds I'm Following

Henry Kissinger: Eminence Noire
Editor Parry on LBJ's 'Treason' Tapes
Two Dangerous Bush-Cheney Myths
Washington Needs a Makeover
Cheney Defends Waterboarding Order
Democrats Need Their Own Cheney
Cheney's Contempt for the Republic
'Australia' Makes Worthy Apology
Deterring Torture Through the Law
CIA Warned Condi on Niger Claim
Ray McGovern on US-Russia Relations
Obama v. Washington Mythmaking
Secrecy Worsens Wall Street Mess
Cheney Admits Detainee-Abuse Role
Obama and US-Russia Tensions
Ray McGovern on Obama's Risky Path
The Bigger Pay-to-Play Picture
Torture Trail Seen Starting with Bush
Bush's Farewell Hallelujah Chorus
'Surge' Importance Disputed
Will Obama Buy Torture-Lite?
We All Failed Gary Webb
Iraqis Push for US Withdrawal
Condi's Advice to India on Terror
The Significance of Nixon's 'Treason'
Pakistan Pressured on Mumbai Attack
Ray McGovern Discusses Gates
Nixon's 'Treason' and Historical Gaps

Obama's Familiar Orbit of Advisers
Obama v. King, on War and Peace
Obama's Empire Lite
Bush Still Lies about Iraqi Inspections

Obama's 'Centrist' Security Team
Obama's Risky 'Team of Rivals'
Obama's Fateful Choice of Gates
'Continuity of Government' Dangers
President-Elect's Queries to Briefers"
Kafka and Uighurs at Guantanamo,
Washington Old Guard Wins on Gates
Obama, Ask the Kremlin About Gate,
Gates and the Urge to Surge
Robert Gates: As Bad as Rumsfeld?"
Obama Risks Clinton-Era Mistakes
Predictable Disaster of George W. Bush,"
Lieberman's Weak Record on Oversight
The Danger of Keeping Robert Gates"
Obama: Beware the Lessons of '93
Fear and Racism on the Campaign Trail
McCain's Real-ly Stupid America"


Toll From Deadly, Coordinated Mumbai Attacks Tops 170, Two Top Indian Officials Resign, Tensions Rise Between India and Pakistan

Change or More of the Same? Obama Introduces National Security Team

Chevron Cleared in 1998 Shooting Deaths of Protesters in Niger Delta

US Interrogator in Iraq Says Torture Policy Has Led to Deaths of Thousands of American Soldiers

Attorney Scott Horton on "Justice After Bush: Prosecuting an Outlaw Administration"

Indiana Guardsmen Sue KBR Over Chemical Exposure in Iraq

Vietnamese Agent Orange Victims Demand Accountability from US, Chemical Companies in Suit

Gov't Study Concludes “Gulf War Syndrome” is Legitimate Condition, Affects 1 in 4 Vets

CEOs of Big Three Automakers Return to Capitol Hill to Plead for $34B Federal Bailout

The Blogging Revolution: A Look at the Repression of Online Journalism Around the World

The Right Livelihood Award: A Look at Sweden's "Alternative Nobel"

"India's Soul" - Krishnammal Jagannathan Awarded Right Livelihood for Realizing

"Gandhian Vision of Social Justice and Sustainable Human Development"

Gynecologist Monika Hauser Receives Right Livelihood for Work on Behalf of Victims of Sexual Violence in War

The History of the Nobel Prize: A Look at Alfred Nobel, the Man Who Invented Dynamite

Bush, Rove Tied to Effort to Dismantle Sweden's Social Welfare Program

Blackwater Guards Indicted for Role in Nisoor Square Massacre

Illinois Governor Arrested on Corruption Charges Including Scheme to Sell Obama’s Senate Seat

Workers Win Offer from BofA in Chicago Factory Sit-In

Unsteady Calm Following Settler Violence Against Palestinian Residents in Hebron

Uprising in Greece: Protests, Riots, Strikes Enter 6th Day Following Fatal Police Shooting of Teen

EXCLUSIVE...AWOL US Soldier Seeks Asylum in Germany Over Returning to "Illegal" War in Iraq

Senate Report Finds Rumsfeld Directly Responsible for US Torture of Prisoners

“The Fed Who Blew the Whistle"

Farmers and Food Advocates Urge Obama to Create a National Sustainable Food and Agricultural Policy

Federal Report Finds $100B Failure in US Reconstruction of Iraq

As Madoff Scandal Wipes Out Charities and Foundations, SEC Admits it Missed Repeated Warnings on Historic $50B Financial Fraud

Days After Calling Israeli Blockade of Gaza "A Crime Against Humanity," UN Human Rights Investigator Richard Falk Detained, Expelled from Israel

Obama Picks Pro-Ethanol, Agribusiness Ex-Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack to Head Agricultural Dept.

Shunning Environmental Groups, Obama Taps Colorado Sen. Ken Salazar for Interior Dept.

Obama's Choice for Education Secretary, Arne Duncan, Seen as Compromise Between Divided Strands

Katrina's Hidden Race War: In Aftermath of Storm, White Vigilante Groups Shot 11 African Americans in New Orleans

Posing as a Bidder, Utah Student Disrupts Government Auction of 150,000 Acres of Wilderness for Oil & Gas Drilling

Republican IT Specialist Dies in Plane Crash

Linda Bilmes: "The $10 Trillion Hangover: Paying the Price for Eight Years of Bush"

Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) Calls for Independent Counsel to Investigate Cheney and Rumsfeld for Violating Torture Laws

Max Blumenthal on "Rick Warren's Double Life"

Spill at Tennessee Coal Plant Creates Environmental Disaster

HRW Says US Intervention Worsening Somalia Crisis

Activist, Right Livelihood Winner Asha Hagi Fights for Women's Role in Somali Peace Process

Peace Women: A Look at the 11 Women to Win the Nobel Peace Prize

An Hour with the Renowned South African Poet, Writer, Painter and Anti-Apartheid Activist Breyten Breytenbach

Reverend Billy: The Revolution in the Hello
David Sirota: We WERE Punked



In Praise of a Rocky Transition
Naomi Klein: 'We can't lose this moment'


Marty Peretz and the American political consensus on Israel
Politico reviews the year in American "political journalism"
Torture ambivalence masquerading as moral and intellectual superiority
Some observations after being involved in a Fox News report
Cheney says top congressional Democrats complicit in spying
If criminal penalties are removed, what will deter lawbreaking by political officials?
Demands for war crimes prosecutions are now growing in the mainstream
Committing war crimes for the "right reasons"
Prostitution vs. war crimes: The real moral offense
Senate report links Bush to detainee homicides; media yawns
Some observations on this week's television appearances
Top Democrat urges "continuity" for CIA, DNI and interrogation policies
Salon Radio: Retired Rear Adm. John Hutson on torture
Gen. Hayden and the claimed irrelevance of presidential appointments
The CIA and its reporter friends: Anatomy of a backlash
A Democratic insider's call for a new presidential secrecy power
Vague pledges to "end torture" and "comply with treaties and laws"




Schubart’s Defiant Trout
Pelikan on Tradition and Traditionalism
SCOTT HORTON—Is $40,000 the New Going Rate for Presidential Pardons?
John Donne’s Nativity
G√≥ngora’s Nativity
SCOTT HORTON—Justice after Bush: Prosecuting an outlaw administration
SCOTT HORTON—Pardon Time for Cheney?
SCOTT HORTON—The Irony of Public Integrity
SCOTT HORTON—Bush and the Meltdown on Wall Street
SCOTT HORTON—A Troubling Black Box Death
SCOTT HORTON—What Motivates the Torture Enablers?
Rousseau on Government and the People
SCOTT HORTON—John Dean: Prosecute Cheney
SCOTT HORTON—FBI Director Calls Cheney on Torture Lies

SCOTT HORTON—“The American Public has a Right to Know That They Do Not
Have to Choose Between Torture and Terror”: Six questions for Matthew Alexander, author of How to Break a Terrorist

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