Common Dreams NewsCenter

  

 Home | NewswireAbout Us | Donate | Sign-Up | Archives

 
NewsCenter > Headlines Archive > March 2006   

 

  

  
  

March 2006

Friday, March 31

  • U.S. Lifts Ban on Sale of Lethal Arms to Indonesia
  • Problem: Foreign Oil, Answer: Blowing in the Wind?
  • Impeachment Talk Becomes More Than Whisper
  • Plans for Massive Blast in Nevada Draw Fire
  • Antarctic Air is Warming Faster Than Rest of World
  • G.O.P. Is Taking Aim at Advocacy Groups
  • Special Interests Aided Tax-Reform Advocate
  • Pre-War Intelligence: Insulating Bush
  • Condoleezza Rice Gets the Cold Shoulder in Britain

    Thursday, March 30

  • Public Ever More Skeptical About Bush's Crusade
  • Saddam Better for Women
  • Jill Carroll, U.S. Reporter in Iraq, Freed by Captors
  • The US Propaganda Machine: Oh, What a Lovely War
  • Pentagon Block on Move For Safer Water
  • Americans at "Tipping Point" About Energy: Poll
  • Scalia Photographer: Herald Got it Right
  • Florida Subpoenas Vote Machine Companies
  • Greenpeace's Nuclear Rail Fears

    Wednesday, March 29

  • Judges on Secretive Panel Speak Out on Spy Program
  • 'Three Million' March Against French Law
  • Organizers See 'New Civil Rights Movement' in Immigration Protests
  • World Demonstrations Strengthen Iraqis
  • Thousands of Students Boost US 'People Power'
  • Publicity Nightmare for US Military: Iraq Veterans Campaigning Against War


    Tuesday, March 28

  • Rival Shia Groups Unite Against US after Mosque Raid
  • Rumsfeld Singled Out as Crisis Deepens in Iraq
  • Benzene Fears Prompt Call for Banning Some Soft Drinks at Schools
  • Agent Orange Victims Gather to Seek Justice
  • At Rush Hour, They Take Quiet Stand for Peace
  • High Court Hears Historic Case on Detainees
  • Major Church Groups Back Undocumented Workers
  • Brazil's Lula Lashes Out At Rich Nations
  • Creating a Network Against Biopiracy


    Monday, March 27

  • Bush Was Set on Path to War, Memo by British Adviser Says
  • Scott Ritter: Americans Share Blame for War
  • Akron Attracts Activists
  • In an Election Year, a Shift in Public Opinion on the War
  • FBI Keeps Watch on Activists
  • Government Gaffes Shock 9/11 Trial
  • Activists Angry over Planned Rice Visit


    Sunday, March 26

  • Iraqis Killed by US Troops 'on Rampage'
  • Canadian Seal 'Harvest' Begins Amid Protests
  • Global SOS: Save Our Sacred Sites
  • Here Comes Pharmaheit 9/11
  • Fear Casts a Shadow on 'Free City' Touted by Bush
  • War May Hurt GOP in Heartland


    Saturday, March 25

  • More Than 500,000 Rally in L.A. for Immigrants' Rights
  • UN Accused of Ignoring 500,000 Chernobyl Deaths
  • Terminator Seeds Suffer Defeat at Global Biodiversity Conference
  • "Troops Home" Call Echoes Across US
  • The Pollution Gap: Report Reveals How the World's Poorer Countries are Forced to Pay for the CO2 Emissions of the Developed Nations
  • Battle for Baghdad 'Has Already Started'
  • Thousands Rally Across The Country For Immigrants' Rights


    Friday, March 24

  • Bush's Requests for Iraqi Base Funding Make Some Wary of Extended Stay
  • Pill-Popping Society Fouling Our Water, Official Says
  • Bush Katrina Donation Ignites Debate
  • Bush Shuns Patriot Act Requirement
  • Climate Data Hint at Irreversible Rise in Seas
  • A New Ethics Needed to Save Life on Earth
  • Are U.S. Intentions More "Base" Than Honorable?
  • Local Action for Global Change
  • Impeach! The Shot Heard ‘Round the World


    Thursday, March 23

  • Israel Lobby Dictates U.S. Policy, Study Charges
  • Special Forces Free Iraq Hostages, Including Briton
  • Iraq War as Unpopular as Vietnam: Experts
  • Jon Stewart Plugs Feingold's Censure Call
  • Bush's Uncle Earned Millions in War Firm Sale
  • Poll Finds U.S. Warming to Gay Marriage
  • Another Abu Ghraib Trial Leaves Top Brass Unscathed
  • Chernobyl Disaster Linked to Higher Rate of Infant Mortality in Britain
  • Final Declaration Holds Diluted View of Water as a "Right"
  • Soros, Big Democratic Donors Targeted by Republican Measure
  • Evangelical Christians Most Distrustful of Muslims
  • Is War the Real National Pastime?: An Interview with "Why We Fight" Director Eugene Jarecki
  • IRS Proposal Would Allow Tax Preparers to Sell Financial Information


    Wednesday, March 22

  • Pre-emptive Strike is Not US Monopoly, North Korea Says
  • Groups Demand Water Rights, Cite Millions of Deaths
  • Peasants Say No to 'Selling' Traditional Knowledge
  • Don't Sell "Suicide Seeds", Activists Warn
  • Voter Group Sues to Ban Touch-Screen System
  • Iran, Iraq Crises Converge Despite U.S. Hardliners
  • U.S. Troops to Remain in Iraq for Years, Bush Says
  • U.S. Braces for Bird Flu as Global Efforts Falter for Want of Money
  • US: Did a Group Financed by Exxon Prompt IRS to Audit Greenpeace?
  • Russ Never Sleeps: As Democrats abandon him on the Bush wiretap censure motion, will the Senator become the Eugene McCarthy of ’08 primaries?


    Tuesday, March 21

  • Iraqi Foreign Minister Gave Us Pre-war WMD Details
  • FBI Agent Faults Superiors for Obstruction of 9/11 Intelligence
  • Supreme Court to Rule on Patent For Your Thoughts
  • Growing Use of SWAT Teams in the US Raises Concerns
  • Extended Presence of US in Iraq Looms Large
  • Oil Gushes into Arctic Ocean from BP Pipeline
  • France Faces Protests as De Villepin Sticks by Law
  • Life's Diversity 'Being Depleted'
  • UK Archbishop: Stop Teaching Creationism
  • Visitors Seek a Taste of Revolution in Venezuela
  • War Anniversary Unleashes Avalanche of Criticism


    Monday, March 20

  • Iraqi Police Report Details Civilians' Deaths at Hands of U.S. Troops
  • Plight Deepens for Black Men, Studies Warn
  • 'Incompetence' is New Label Used by White House Critics
  • In State's GOP Heartland, Questions: Many Die-hard Republicans Shaking Their Heads over Bush, War
  • Chavez Blasts Bush as "Donkey" and "Drunkard"
  • Latin American Leftists Redefine Politics
  • Chilling Proof That Glacier Meltdown is Getting Faster
  • Oakland Nears Final Payouts for Protesters Hurt by Police
  • UPS Uses Political Clout to Press for Cuts in Pension Benefits


    Sunday, March 19

  • Iraq Occupation: Three Years On and Still They're Lying to Us
  • Corporations Stiffing Government on Fines
  • Canada Defends Seal Cull While World Calls for a Trade Boycott
  • Change of Heartland: On the Third Anniversary of the Invasion of Iraq, Many Indianians are No Longer Strongly Behind the War
  • Congressman Doolittle, Wife Profited from Cunningham-Linked Contractor
  • Iraq in Civil War, says Former PM
  • Before and After Abu Ghraib, a U.S. Unit Abused Detainees


    Saturday, March 18

  • World Water Forum: Activists Pledge to Fight for Their Water
  • Hints of Corruption Lead Some to Urge Blair to Resign
  • Small Town Provokes Big Outrage
  • Court Rejects Bush Power Plant Pollution Rule
  • Pentagon Hired Contractor to Advise on Collecting Information on Churches, Mosques, Other US Site
  • Third Anniversary of Iraq War is Marked by Protests Around World


    Friday, March 17

  • U.S. War Spending to Rise 44% to $9.8 Bn a Month, Report Says
  • Nuclear Reactors Found to Be Leaking Radioactive Water
  • Watchdogs Target Small Arms, Saying Dealers 'Defy UN Embargoes'
  • White House Reaffirms "First Strike" Doctrine
  • Emissions Scheme Improves Profits, Not Air
  • Bush Plan to Sell off U.S. National Forests under Attack by Former Officials
  • Warmer Seas Creating Stronger Hurricane, Study Confirms
  • Iraq Veteran Sees Nothing Positive About U.S. Troops Fighting There
  • 17 Detained at Mexico Water Forum Protest


    Thursday, March 16

  • UN Votes in New Human Rights Council over US Opposition, 170-4
  • UK Attorney General Threatens Legal Gag on Bush-Blair War Row
  • Embargoes on Global Arms Trade Have Been Total Failure, Says UN
  • Rice Defends Iraq, Protesters Cry "War Criminal"
  • Poorest Nations Hit Hardest by WTO Agenda, Study Finds
  • Activists Share Reservations About Global Forum
  • Boost for Google in Internet Privacy Case
  • Much Still Unknown About Gitmo Detainees
  • US Launches Major Assault in Iraq
  • World Water Forum Opens in Mexico


    Wednesday, March 15

  • FBI Documents Raise New Questions about Extent of Surveillance
  • States Calculate Global Warming Pricetag
  • Many Utilities Collect for Taxes They Never Pay
  • Blair Defends Withdrawal of Monitors from Jericho Jail
  • Dubai Firm Accused of Breaking Pledge to Divest Itself of U.S. Port Operations
  • Santa Cruz Students Nurture Anti-War Role
  • Israeli Attack on Jericho Jail Sparks Uprising in Gaza and West Bank
  • U.S. Military Airstrikes Significantly Increased in Iraq
  • Feingold Accuses Democrats of 'Cowering'
  • Ice Retreats in Arctic for 2nd Year; Some Fear Most of It Will Vanish


    Tuesday, March 14

  • U.S. Military Plans to Make Insect Cyborgs
  • US Abuses, Sense of Irony Missing in State Department Rights Report
  • Lamont Opens Senate Fight
  • US Postwar Iraq Strategy a Mess, Blair Was Told
  • Chernobyl: A Poisonous Legacy
  • Burst Oil Pipeline Causes 'Catastrophe' in Alaska
  • Forum Over Substance for Bush's New Public Campaign for His Iraq Policy
  • Saddam Never Planned Insurgency: US Military Study
  • High-Ranking Member of Saddam's Regime Alleges Abuse
  • Religious Group Merges with Gay Rights Task Force
  • All American Trouble: Furious Row as US School Board Drops International Baccalaureate for Being 'Too Foreign'
  • Pentagon Eyeing Weapons in Space
  • Climate Change 'Irreversible' as Arctic Sea Ice Fails to Re-form


    Monday, March 13

  • Sandra Day O'Connor Says US Risks Edging Near to Dictatorship
  • Human Rights Schools Teaching Equity, Dignity, Social Awareness
  • No Day is a Woman's Day in Iraq
  • The War Dividend: The British Companies Making a Fortune Out of Conflict-Riven Iraq
  • More News Outlets, Fewer Stories: New Media 'Paradox'
  • Death Squads Operated from Inside Iraqi Government, Officials Say
  • Al Gore Fires Up Crowd at West Palm Beach Fund-Raiser
  • Peace Team Stays in Iraq Despite Hostage Killing
  • Heart Failure Blamed But Former Serb Leader Said Doctors Were Killing Him


    Sunday, March 12

  • Feingold to Call for Rare Presidential Censure
  • SAS Soldier Quits Army in Disgust at 'Illegal' American Tactics in Iraq
  • Donald Rumsfeld Makes $5 Million Killing on Bird Flu Drug
  • Iraq: The Reckoning - What Have We Achieved Three Years On from Shock and Awe?
  • Death of the World's Rivers
  • Pollution Soaring to Crisis Levels in Arctic
  • Peace Activist Slain in Iraq is Mourned Around U.S., World
  • Hillary Clinton Feels Heat Over Wal-Mart Ties


    Saturday, March 11

  • Peace Group Mourns Dead Hostage
  • Chavez Finding Success as Political, Economic Player in South America
  • U.S. Found in Violation of Native Americans' Rights, Anti-Racism Treaty
  • Israelis Were Warned on Illegality of Settlements in 1967 Memo
  • Bid to Give Bush the Boot
  • Chaplain of New York Jails Suspended Over Speech
  • Bigger Estimate of Alaska Oil Leak Adds Fuel to Debate
  • Former White House Aide Is Arrested on Theft Charges
  • Symbol of Abu Ghraib Seeks to Spare Others His Nightmare


    Friday, March 10

  • $25,000 to Lobby Group Is Tied to Access to Bush
  • Documents Raise Questions About Decision on Morning-After Pill
  • NORAD Orders Web Deletion of Transcript
  • A Mother's Loss Spurs War Debate
  • Islamophobia Worse in America Now Than after 9/11, Survey Finds
  • Stop Force-Feeding Inmates, Doctors Tell US
  • China's Boom is Killing Sea That Gives It Life, Warn Scientists
  • Groups Cry ''Discrimination'' Over Supreme Court's Military Recruitment Ruling
  • Group Slams Janus Face of U.S. Policy


    Thursday, March 9

  • House Votes to Dump State Food Safety Laws
  • Nuclear Waste: Bury It and Forget?
  • Mexico 'Assaults' Rape Victims, Charges Report Evoking South Dakota Abortion Ban
  • Film Festival to Drive Home Significance of Water at Global Forum
  • At Last, the Warmongers are Prepared to Face the Facts and Admit They Were Wrong
  • G.O.P. Plan Would Allow Spying Without Warrants
  • Bay Area Liberals Lead House Panel's Defense-Cut Plan


    Wednesday, March 8

  • Protesters Apply Pink to Message Calling for War's End
  • Faith Hill, Tim McGraw Blast 'Humiliating' Katrina Cleanup
  • Putting the Party Back into Politics
  • Fuse Lit For Total War in Mideast: US Envoy
  • Women Denied Representation, Making Poverty War Hard to Win
  • Iraq Chaos Threatens Troop Withdrawal
  • Minister Says Guantanamo Must Close to Save Democracy
  • Hybrids, We Never Knew Ya
  • Progressive Wins Instant Runoff Vote in Burlington
  • Anne Braden, Longtime Activist for Civil Rights, Racial Tolerance Dies
  • Old Divides Resurface as Bush Sinks
  • Burlington Voters Ace Instant Runoff

    Tuesday, March 7

  • GOP Lawmakers Work to Limit Probe of Domestic Spying Program
  • Peace Activist Hostages in Iraq Plead for Help
  • Iraq Abuses Continue, Fuel Violence: Amnesty
  • Plan for New Nuclear Programme Approaches Meltdown after Report
  • Stopping the Next Extinction Wave
  • War of Words Escalates between Kabul and Islamabad
  • Is Organic Boom Healthy for Small Farmers?
  • Supreme Court Sides with Military on Recruiters' Access to Campuses
  • Opponents of DeLay Make Use of a Film
  • Most Americans See Iraq Civil War as Likely: Poll


    Monday, March 6

  • '14,000 Detained Without Trial in Iraq'
  • Global Warming Evidence Grows - UN Expert
  • U.S. Stuck with Few Options in Iraq
  • Concerns Mount Over Higher Rates on Student Loans
  • US Envoy Hints at Strike to Stop Iran
  • God Will Judge That You Were Wrong Mr Blair
  • Top UK Advisers Say 'No' to Nuclear Power
  • World in Peril, Chomsky Tells Overflow Crowd
  • Peace Activist Sheehan Arrested in NY Protest


    Sunday, March 5

  • 'Arbitrary' Detention Fueling 'Dire' Situation in Iraq: Amnesty
  • Instant-Runoff Voting is Gaining Momentum as Problem Solver
  • NATO May Help US Airstrikes on Iran
  • UK Ministers Back 'Terminator' GM Crops
  • Bush Divides His Allies in the War Against Terror
  • Blair's God Comments Anger Families of Iraq Casualties
  • US Freeze on Hamas Aid Carries Humanitarian Price
  • Anglican Leader Criticizes Guantanamo,Terrorism


    Saturday, March 4

  • Pakistanis Revile Bush Visit
  • India Deal Makes US a Nuclear Proliferator
  • New Studies Back Benefits of Organic Diet
  • Military Will Keep Planting Articles in Iraq
  • Cost of Tourism: Oops, We Helped Ruin the Planet


    Friday, March 3

  • New Leadership Crisis as Iraq Descends into Anarchy
  • Nuclear Pact between U.S., India Draws Fire
  • GOP Growing Increasingly Angry, Frightened by Bush's Missteps
  • U.S. Rapped for Refusing Visas as Iraqi Women Embark on Unique Visit
  • Animal Activists Convicted in US of Inciting Terror
  • Brown Shouldn't Be Administration's Scapegoat, Experts Say
  • Melting Antarctic Raising Sea Levels


    Thursday, March 2

  • US Plan to Eliminate Survey of Needy Families Draws Fire
  • Pentagon Brain Implants Turn Sharks Into Military Spies
  • 'War on Terror' Trials Could Allow Evidence Obtained Through Torture
  • Soft Drinks Found to Have High Levels of Cancer Chemical
  • Congress Moves to Ease Pesticide Laws
  • Letter from India: India's Activist Author Indignant at Bush Visit
  • New Al-Jazeera International Channel Sparks Conflict
  • Bush Goes on 'Trial' in Morris County, New Jersey
  • US Is Reducing Safety Penalties for Mine Flaws


    Wednesday, March 1

  • AP: Video Contradicts Bush Katrina Statements
  • Tony Blair Is Ignoring Us, Grieving Families Say
  • Bagram Prison in Afghanistan - Son of Lawless Guantanamo
  • Anti-Bush Protests Hit India Ahead of Visit
  • San Francisco Supervisors Ask Lawmakers to Impeach Bush
  • Study Details Mental Health of War Veterans
  • Jeb Bush Asked to Explain Cruise Ship Deal
  • Vermont Campaign Limits Get Cool Reception at Court


    February 2006

    Archives

  •   

     

    FAIR USE NOTICE: This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

    Common Dreams NewsCenter
    A non-profit news service providing breaking news & views for the progressive community.
     Home | NewswireAbout Us | Donate | Sign-Up | Archives

    © Copyrighted 1997-2008
    www.commondreams.org