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January 2006

Tuesday, January 31

  • Most Iraqis Doubt US Will Ever Leave
  • EPA Deal Lets Big Farms Skirt Pollution Fines
  • US Savings Rate Sinks to Lowest Since Great Depression
  • Primary Care About to Collapse, Physicians Warn
  • Davos and New Orleans, Neoliberal Twins
  • Teflon Chemical a Likely Carcinogen
  • Mali Farmers Reject GM Crops as Attack on Their Way of Life
  • Calls Grow to 'Impeach' Blair as 99th Soldier Dies in Iraq
  • Nearly Half of Iraqis Support Attacks on U.S. Troops, Poll Finds
  • Polls Find Bush, Congress Tarnished Over Lobbying, Integrity
  • Rights Leader Coretta Scott King Dies


    Monday, January 30

  • 'Bigotry Conquers All,' Gay Rights Groups Say of U.S. Vote at UN
  • World Social Forum: Series of Global Protests to Begin in March
  • Budget to Hurt Poor People on Medicaid, Report Says
  • Republicans Call for Bush to Reveal All on Abramoff
  • Climate Poses Increased Threat, Admits Blair
  • Food Giants Accused of Underhand Tactics to Target Child Customers
  • Israel's Shooting of Young Girl Highlights International Hypocrisy, Say Palestinians
  • World Social Forum: Participants Declare Bush "Guilty"


    Sunday, January 29

  • Climate Expert Says NASA Tried to Silence Him
  • World Social Forum: Politicization Vs "Purity" Debate Comes to a Head
  • US Peace Activist Cindy Sheehan Meets Venezuela Leader, Ponders US Senate Run
  • Blair in Secret Plot with Bush to Dupe U.N.
  • CIA Expands Use of Drones in Terror War
  • Earmarking -- A Win-Win for Lobbyists and Politicians
  • How the US Fell Out of Love with Its Cars


    Saturday, January 28

  • Rivals' War of Words Heats Up as US Free Speech Tweaks Castro
  • Canada Issues Warning to US Over Arctic Passage
  • Remaking USAID for a Permanent War on Terror?
  • Al Jazeera Airs New Video of Four Western Hostages
  • U.S. Troops in Iraq Held Insurgents' Wives to Get Husbands to Surrender
  • Most Americans Want To Bush Reveal Lobbyist Ties: Poll
  • Hurricane Investigators See 'Fog of War' at White House
  • Human Rights Award Recipient, Teresa Grady, Sentenced in Federal Court
  • White House Kicks Scandal Investigator Upstairs


    Friday, January 27

  • US Propaganda Aimed at Foreigners Reaches US Public: Pentagon Document
  • Jimmy Carter's Secret Hamas Summit
  • Poll: Most Think Bush is Failing Second Term
  • Al Gore, the Movie, a Festival Hit
  • World Social Forum: Time to Walk the Talk?
  • Hamas Upset Rattles Bush Strategy


    Thursday, January 26

  • UN: "Suicide Seeds" Could Spell Death of Peasant Agriculture
  • WSF: A Loud, Multicolored "No" to Imperialism and War
  • In 2002, Justice Department Said Eavesdropping Law Working Well
  • More Americans Favor Impeaching Bush, Poll Says
  • Political Opposites Aligned Against Bush Wiretaps
  • Mother and Activist, Clare Grady, Sentenced in Federal Court
  • Hamas Set for Stunning Win in Palestinian Vote
  • US Military Stretched to Breaking Point
  • Bush Urged to "Tell the Truth About Torture"


    Wednesday, January 25

  • CIA Flights Likened to the Work of Gangsters
  • Audit Describes Gross Abuse of Funds in Iraq Projects
  • After Subpoenas, Internet Searches Give Some Pause
  • 2005 Was Warmest Year on Record: NASA
  • Google Bows to Chinese Censorship With New Search Site
  • All Eyes Are On Hamas
  • The Demagogue Neocons Love to Hate
  • Post-9/11 Dragnet Snares Class Action Lawsuit
  • The Life and Death of an Iraq Veteran Who Could Take No More
  • Olympic Flame Hijacked by Anti-Capitalist Protesters
  • Gonzales's Memo Raises Questions on Patriot Act


    Tuesday, January 24

  • US Outsourced Torture, European Govts Knew: Probe
  • Group Presses US Military on Jailed Journalists
  • Pesticide Tests May Use Pregnant Women, Kids
  • Standoff: Alaska Democrats Want 2004 Base Election Data; Diebold is Playing Coy
  • Daniel Burns Sentenced in Federal Court
  • Judge Sends War Protester to Prison for Six Months
  • No Jail Time for US Soldier Over Iraqi Prisoner Death
  • Iraq Rebuilding Badly Hobbled, U.S. Report Finds
  • World Economic Forum: "Police Occupation" of Davos Forces Protesters to Act Nationwide
  • Mutiny on the Queen Mary 2


    Monday, January 23

  • United States Ranks 28th on Environment, a New Study Says
  • Journalist Deaths Hit Record in 2005: IFJ
  • Thousands Throng Streets as Bolivian Leader Sheds Tears but Talks Tough at Inauguration
  • Iraq: Destruction Easier Than Reconstruction
  • Bush, Abramoff Posed for Photos Five Times, Magazines Report


    Sunday, January 22

  • CIA Role a Mystery at Army Court-Martial
  • Troops Return From Iraq With Money to Burn
  • Guantanamo Hunger Strikers Close to Death
  • Bin Laden: Where is he? Who's protecting him? Why can't we find him?
  • Sonar Threat to World's Whales
  • Houston TV Station to Air Anti-DeLay Ad


    Saturday, January 21

  • Analysis: Google Case Raises New Questions
  • Concerns Grow in Ireland Over Use of Shannon Airport as US Military Stopover
  • Consumer Advocates Fear Corporate 'Fiefdoms' and a Class-Based Internet
  • Democrats Assail Republicans on Ethics
  • Oman Pact Boosts US Agenda in the Middle East
  • Calling Enron’s Bosses to Account


    Friday, January 20

  • U.S. Obtains Internet Users' Search Records
  • Groups Worried About New Bush-Appointed US Aid Czar
  • U.S. Anti-Terror Efforts Hurting Ethnic, Religious Minorities Worldwide: Watchdog
  • Mood of Republicans Worry GOP Activists
  • New Anti-US Protests Rock Pakistan
  • Activists Vow to Shut Down Army Recruiting Sites
  • Leaked Paper Reveals Effort to Stifle CIA Flights Debate
  • Environment: World Stands at a Crossroads


    Thursday, January 19

  • Torture Flights: What No. 10 Knew and Tried to Cover Up
  • Privacy Group to Sue Over US Eavesdropping Program
  • AFL-CIO Head Blasts Corporate Policies
  • Rightwing Group Offers Students $100 to Spy on Professors
  • Warmer Seas Will Wipe Out Plankton, Source of Ocean Life
  • Europe 'Favoring Trade Deals Over Human Rights'
  • US, European Hypocrisy Left "Leadership Void"
  • Biotech "Revolution" May Be Losing Steam


    Wedneday, January 18

  • 2002 Memo Doubted Uranium Sale Claim
  • White House Won't Reveal Details of Abramoff Meetings with Staff
  • World Social Forum: The Great Debate in a Land of Change
  • Snub for Bush as Suicide Law is Upheld by Judges
  • Pakistan: 'US Missile Strikes Will Affect War on Terror'
  • US Torture Undermines Global Rights Drive: Report


    Tuesday, January 17

  • Groups File Lawsuits Over Eavesdropping
  • Women's Anti-War Petition Circles the Globe
  • US Honours Martin Luther King, but Kills Dream of Equality
  • Yankee Protesters Arrested
  • Remember Afghanistan? Insurgents Bring Suicide Terror to Country
  • Frail, Blind Convicted Killer Executed in California
  • Mining for Kids: Children Can’t “Opt Out” of Pentagon Recruitment Database
  • Marching with a Message
  • Cronkite's Vietnam Moment: 'US Must Leave Iraq'
  • Bush Seeks His Enemies' Help in Iraq
  • Green Lobby Girds for Nuclear Battle Over Energy
  • Spy Agency Data After Sept. 11 Led F.B.I. to Dead End


    Monday, January 16

  • Gore: Bush 'Repeatedly and Persistently' Broke the Law
  • U.S. Military Called On to Compensate Iraqi Civilians
  • Top Republican Raises Impeachment Over Surveillance Flap
  • The Pacifist `Threat': Disclosure Of Recent Government Surveillance Of Quaker Activities Doesn't Surprise Members
  • Pakistanis Vent Fury Over US Attack
  • Environment in Crisis: 'We Are Past the Point of No Return'
  • Hard Act to Follow: NY Ministers Want to Uphold MLK's Anti-War Beliefs, but Criticism Fears Keep Them Silent on Iraq
  • Sahitya Akademi Award: Arundhati Roy Rejects Honor


    Sunday, January 15


  • Old, Blind, Crippled - and Fit for Execution
  • The Drone, the CIA and a Botched Attempt to Kill Bin Laden's Deputy
  • Global Warming to Speed Up as Carbon Levels Show Sharp Rise
  • Poll of Views on Progress of King's Dream Finds a Racial Gap


    Saturday, January 14

  • Maryland Law Targeting Wal-Mart Could Ripple Across U.S.
  • 'Vast Majority' of US Troops Forced to Leave Iraq by Year's End: Top Congressman
  • Public Eye: An 'Award' Corporations Don't Want to Win
  • Santa Cruz: A Protest, a Spy Program and a Campus in an Uproar
  • Thousands of Protesters Tear-Gassed After US Airstrike Deaths in Pakistan
  • Official: Saddam Judge Offers Resignation


    Friday, January 13
  • Bitter Dispute in Texas Over Military Flyover at MLK March
  • Blogger Buys Presidential Candidate's Call List
  • State Orders Help for Elderly as Medicare Glitches Spread
  • NSA Used City Police as Trackers
  • Heat Rises on German Spies in Iraq, CIA Activities
  • US Law Unclear if Bush Can Invade Without Congress OK: Says Alito
  • Documents Tie Shadowy US Unit to Inmate Abuse Case
  • University of Maine Researcher Cites GE Contamination; Genetic Herbicide
    Resistance Found in Seeds
  • World Social Forum: US Activists Study Bolivarian Revolution
  • 1953 Sharon Raid Burns in Psyche
  • Iran: A Proud Nation Surrounded by Nuclear States
  • Bishops Urge U.S. to Transition Out of Iraq


    Thursday, January 12

  • U.S. Supreme Court to Decide if Police Can Barge in Unannounced
  • US Lifts Longtime Drilling Ban on Alaskan Wildlife Habitat
  • No Comment: Their Levees, Our Levees
  • Houston TV Stations Withhold Ads Attacking DeLay
  • US Army in Iraq Institutionally Racist, Claims British Officer
  • Frog Killer Is Linked to Global Warming
  • Private Sector Will Defeat Climate Change, US Tells Anti-Kyoto Summit
  • Disaster Planning: Norway Builds a 'Doomsday Vault'
  • Iraq: Another Raid Brings Further Alienation
  • US General Invokes Right in Iraq Cases: Paper
  • Bishop Reveals He Was Abused by Priest


    Wednesday, January 11

  • British Officer Blisters US Army in Iraq Critique
  • Democrats Voice Frustration With Alito Answers
  • Judge Demands Police Video of Grandmothers' Protest
  • Abramoff Scandal Threatens to Derail Reed's Political Ambitions
  • NSA Whistleblower Alleges Illegal Spying
  • U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq Could Intensify
  • Rapidly Shrinking Arctic Ice Could Spell Trouble for the Rest of the World
  • International Gun Trade Targeted at U.N.
  • US Holds New Guantanamo 'War on Terror' Trials
  • Major Polluters Launch Controversial Global Warming Talks
  • I Was a Scapegoat for Bush, Bremer Claims


    Tuesday, January 10

  • Blunt, Boehner Share Broad Network of Lobbyist Ties With DeLay
  • 'Democracy' Brings Bleak Days
  • Most Consider Lobbying Scandal a Big Deal, Poll Shows
  • UN Bodies Survive US Funding Threats
  • Swiss Claim Proof That CIA Ran Europe Jails
  • Migration: Governments Take United Stance Against Proposed U.S. Border Fence
  • Feingold Out in Front on Iraq, Patriot Act
  • Thousands Protest Against U.S.-Thai Trade Talks
  • The Religious Right Faces its Purgatory
  • Impeach Blair on Iraq, Says General
  • Toxic Waste Creates Hermaphrodite Arctic Polar Bears


    Monday, January 9

  • Bush-Authorized Spying Spills Into Alito Hearings
  • World Social Forum: Global Protest with a Caribbean Twist
  • More Companies Ending Promises for Retirement
  • Minimum Wage Fight Sidesteps Washington
  • US Troops Seize Award-Winning Iraqi Journalist
  • Ministers Warned of Huge Rise in Nuclear Waste
  • Homeland Security Opening Private Mail
  • Whales: In Deep Trouble
  • Belafonte Calls Bush 'Greatest Terrorist'
  • IRS Said to Improperly Restrict Access


    Sunday, January 8

  • GM: New Study Shows Unborn Babies Could Be Harmed
  • Hunger Strikers Tied Down and Fed Through Nasal Tubes, Admits Guantánamo Bay Doctor
  • Poll Finds Most in US Reject Bush's Warrantless Secret Snooping
  • 15-Year-Old Combatant in Afghanistan to Face Guantanamo Trial Three Years Later
  • Women Launch Global Bid to Stop Iraq War
  • Bush Bypasses Senate on Two Crony Appointments
  • America's Model Housewife Turns Feminist as Husband Abandons Her
  • US 'Missed Signs of Rebellion'


    Saturday, January 7

  • Pentagon Study Links Fatalities to Body Armor
  • Basis for Spying in U.S. Is Doubted
  • Thai Farmers Fear Free Trade Deal With US
  • Iraq War Could Cost US Over $2 Trillion, says Nobel Prize-Winning Economist
  • My Lai Hero Hugh Thompson Jr. Dies at 62
  • Enforcement of Mine Safety Seen Slipping Under Bush
  • Bush Using a Little-Noticed Strategy to Alter the Balance of Power
  • New Poll: Public Uneasy With GOP Leadership
  • Officials: DeLay to Quit Leadership Post


    Friday, January 6

  • Microsoft Shuts Down Chinese Blog
  • 'DeLay Inc.' Lobbying Firm Has Links to Three Capital Scandals
  • Enron CEO's Lawyers Expected to Use 'Idiot Defense'
  • Japanese Whalers Fire Harpoon Toward Activists
  • Anti-war Protesters Plan Picket Over US Military Flights in Dublin
  • Pakistan Quake Survivors Storm Helicopters
  • Hollywood Homeland Security Hoax Snares Bush, Cox in Cameo Bits
  • Mourning Turns to Anger in Iraqi Shi'ite City
  • Outlawing Fishing 'Would Help Save Coral Reefs'
  • Booming Population 'Threat to Climate Change Fight'


    Thursday, January 5

  • Some 120 Killed in One of Iraq's Bloodiest Days
  • Anti-war Activist Cheered:Sheehan urges about 750 to help stop the war and impeach Bush
  • US Planning Afghan Jail for Terror Suspects
  • Women's Groups Launch Campaign Against Alito Nomination
  • GOP Politicians Dump Abramoff Donations; Gingrich Fears Losing Majority Control
  • Senate Resisting Food Aid Reforms That Could Save Money, Lives, Says Top U.S. Official
  • Anger as Britain Admits it was Wrong to Blame Iran for Deaths in Iraq
  • Israel Plunged into Crisis as Sharon Suffers Massive Stroke
  • Vietnam War 'Deserter' Charged
  • 3 GOP Senators Blast Bush Bid to Bypass Torture Ban


    Wednesday, January 4

  • Files Say NSA Initiated Growth of Spying Operation
  • Bush Issues 'Signing Statement' to Bypass Torture Ban
  • The Man Who Bought Off Washington
  • US Warplane Used to Target Iraqi Family Home
  • Wilkinson, Defiant Figure of Red Scare, Dies at 91
  • Multiple Attacks on Iraq's Bloodiest Day in Weeks
  • 'Marlboro Man' in Iraq War Photo Suffers from PTSD
  • Media Reports Miracle Mine Rescue--Then Carries the Truth


    Tuesday, January 3

  • Support for Bush Drops Among US Military: Poll
  • Corporate Crime: Execs Taking Fall While Corporations Go Free
  • Bush Pulls the Plug on Iraq Reconstruction
  • New Book Reveals Secret War Operations
  • US Air Raid Kills Iraqi Family: Officials
  • Mysterious Illness Could Have Katrina Ties
  • US Autoworkers Fight UAW-Agreed Health-Care Cuts
  • US Rep. Murtha Says He Wouldn't Join Military Now
  • Abramoff to Plead Guilty, Attorney Says
  • Study Shows Children No Safer in SUVs


    Monday, January 2

  • Muslim Scholars Were Paid to Aid U.S. Propaganda
  • Zapatistas' Marcos Quits Armed Struggle for Peaceful Campaign
  • 20 Years On and Whales are Under Threat Again
  • Iraq Oil Minister Resigns Under Pressure; Replaced with Chalabi


    Sunday, January 1

  • As 'Brownfields' Clean Up, Ecologists Worry
  • US Forces Step Up Iraq Airstrikes
  • Justice Deputy Resisted Parts of Spy Program


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