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December 2006

Sunday, December 31
Eric Margolis: US Buries the Truth: Saddam's Execution Eliminates the Main Witness against Accomplices
Pierre Tristam: Texas Justice by Rope: The Assassination of Saddam
Robert Fisk: He Takes His Secrets to the Grave. Our Complicity Dies with Him
Sarah Olson: Why I Object to Testifying Against Lt. Watada
John Collins: The Low Profile: CNN and the New York Times Execute a Denial of History
John Tirman: In Iraq, the Losses Americans Don't See
Martin Schram: Bush's Worst Year Yet Is Now Here
Katrina vanden Heuvel: Time Is on Our Side?
Stephen Zunes: Gerald Ford's Foreign Policy Legacy
Caroline Arnold: Skepticism and Salvation
Ian Lustick: An All-Consuming 'War on Terror'

Saturday, December 30
Robert Fisk: A Dictator Created Then Destroyed by America
John Nichols: A Show Trial and a Show Execution
Andrew Cockburn: So Long to 'Our' Tyrant
Robert Scheer: Silencing Saddam
Matthew Rothschild: Bush Lies Again After Saddam Executed: Bush Doesn't Know What a Fair Trial, or Justice, Is
Katherine van Wormer: A Formal Intervention with a Dry Drunk President
Linda Milazzo: To the Iraqi Expatriate Celebrants in Dearborn, Michigan
Seth Sandronsky: James Brown's Appeal, Loudly and Proudly
Martha Rosenberg: New Year's Resolutions for Big Pharma
Leila Sansour: Not the Bethlehem of Our Thoughts
Mark Weisbrot: Doing It Their Own Way

Friday, December 29
Richard Dicker: Iraq's Shallow Justice
Catherine Cooper: When Is the Right Time for Change?
Amitabh Pal: US Should Not Support Ethiopia's Invasion of Somalia
Jared Bernstein/Jodie Levin-Epstein: Congress's Family-First Reality Check
Norman Solomon/Jeff Cohen: Announcing the P.U.-litzer Prizes for 2006
International Herald Tribune: The Rush to Hang Saddam
Jeremy Brecher: The Chairman Entertains the Stranger in Disguise
John Graham: Lesson of Iraq Began in Vietnam
Paul Krugman: A Failed Revolution
Christopher Brauchli: Kept in the Dark

Thursday, December 28
Anatol Lieven: The End of the West as We Know It?
Medea Benjamin: Let's Toast to Ten Good Things About 2006
Chris Cooper: But He That Believeth Not Shall Be Damned
Amy Goodman: Shooting the Messenger is a War Crime
Burhan al-Chalabi: The Trials of Occupation: Executing Saddam Will Not Bring Peace to Iraq. That Can Only Come When US Forces Leave
Bill Quigley: Tale of Two Sisters: Why Is HUD Using Tens of Millions of Katrina Money to Bulldoze 4534 Public Housing Apartments in New Orleans
Matthew Rothschild: Gerald Ford, Unsentimentally
Jenny Dombrowski: There's Still Plenty Left for Women to Fight For
Boston Globe: No Mercenaries in US Uniforms
Joseph Stiglitz: John Kenneth Galbraith Understood Capitalism as Lived - Not as Theorized

Tuesday, December 26
Will Hutton: 2006: A Vintage Year For Ideas That Will Change Our World
Jon Wiener: James Brown, 1933-2006
Steven Laffoley: Dr. Bush's Big Bottle of Testicular Extract: Good For What Ails You
Ira Chernus: A Jew Asks: What Would Jesus Do?
Jeremy Brecher/Brendan Smith: 2006: A Year of Living Dangerously
Bill Gates Sr/Chuck Collins: We Still Need the Estate Tax
Ezra Klein: Going Universal

Sunday, December 24
Micah Zenko: Let's Get Everybody's Troops Out of Everywhere
Joseph P. Kennedy II: Yes, Oil From Venezuela
W. Patrick Lang/Ray McGovern: Troop 'surge' in Iraq Would Be Another Mistake
Sonni Efron: Wolfowitz Owes Us an Explanation
Neal Peirce: Two Great American Towns
Rupert Cornwell: Out of America: Bush: A Blow-up Santa Among Presidents
John Robbins: Is Racism Real?

Saturday, December 23
Marjorie Cohn: What's Going On?
Sean Gonsalves: Ghost Reading With the Prez
Robert Kuttner: Trading Places
Derrick Z. Jackson: Black 'Saints' Cannot Deliver Whites From Racial Inertia
Christopher Hayes: Es-Ka-LAY-Shun
Katherine Ellison: Global Warming-era Parenthood
Matthew Rothschild: War Is Over If We Do More Than Want It To Be

Friday, December 22
Bill Moyers: A Parable For Our Times
Joan Chittister: A Woman I Know Was Murdered
Adam Hochschild: A Congo Lesson for Bush
Tony Norman: Signs of Democratic Renewal Emerge
Bill C. Davis: Trumped
Ann Wright: 5 Years of Infamy: Close Guantanamo!
Rosa Brooks: How Bush Can Make Iraq Disappear
John Nichols: Praying for the Peace of Jerusalem
Kavita Ramdas: Women's Rights Another Victim of the Iraq Catastrophe
Robert Weitzel: The Crucible Of Impeachment: If Not Now, When?
John Carlson: For Local Media, Size Matters
Flynt Leverett/Hillary Mann: What We Wanted to Tell You about Iran

Thursday, December 21
Geov Parrish: Media Follies 2006! The Year's Most Overhyped and Underreported Stories
Janessa Gans: So This is What Occupation Feels Like
Robin Templeton: Facing Up to Holiday Blues
Chris Hedges: Get Carter
Amy Goodman: Find a Cure for 'Contagious Shooting'
Bob Herbert: America's Open Wound
Heather Wokusch: How Breaches in the US Nuclear-Weapons Program Endanger You
Matthew Rothschild: Cheney on the Stand
Philip Mattera/Charlie Cray: A Contract With Corporate America
Todd Huffman: Our Pres: Asleep And Dreaming
Mohamad Bazzi: People's Revolt in Lebanon
Marty Meehan/Paul Epstein: Making Noise on Global Warming

Wednesday, December 20
Ann McFeatters: Government Abuses Hurricane Victims
John Nichols: If Cheney's Talking, He Should Talk to Congress
Tariq Ali: The War Is Already Lost
Robert Scheer: Bush Can't Kick the Habit
Saree Makdisi: Jimmy Carter's Apartheid Charge Rings True
Robert Reich: When Charity Shouldn't Begin at Home
Frida Berrigan: Space Weapons: Now, There's a Dumb Idea
Ned Lamont: Iraq: One Way Or The Other
Tom Engelhardt: Good Evening, Vietnam
Ted Rall: How America Can Make Penance to Iraq
Joyce Marcel: Peace & Love & Holiday
Mary Turck: This Time They Came for the Immigrants
Ralph Nader: Preserving the People's Post Office

Tuesday, December 19
Paul Campos: The Rascals are Still In Charge
Rebecca Solnit: The Age of Mammals: Looking Back on the First Quarter of the Twenty-First Century
Sean Penn: On Receiving the 2006 Christopher Reeve First Amendment Award
Pierre Tristam: French Author on de Tocqueville's Trail Finds Land of Gates
Gary Olson: Hold Those Responsible for Iraq Accountable
Roberto Lovato: Rounding Up The Usual Immigrants
Chris Hedges: Worse Than Apartheid
Jesse Jackson: Peace Is At the Heart of the Christmas Story
Maya Fairchild: Democracy Needs Voices, Not Silence
Christian Parenti: ISG: Defeat With Honor
Paul Rogat Loeb: How Democrats Can Keep the Youth Vote
Eugene Robinson: The Worst "Way Forward" in Iraq
Jon Wiener: John Lennon: He Didn't Have to Do It. That's One Reason He's Still Admired
Tzvetan Todorov: When Truth Is Sacrificed
Matthew Rothschild: Harry Reid No Majority Leader

Monday, December 18
Jeremy Rifkin: The Risks of Too Much City
Susan Lenfestey: Election-Night Whoops Wind Down in a Hurry
James Carroll: Reject the War
Norman Solomon: Powell, Baker, Hamilton -- Thanks for Nothing
Lester Brown: Santa Claus is Chinese or, Why China is Rising and the US is Declining
Tom Gallagher: Adios, Augusto and Jeanne
John Graham: Iraq is Vietnam-and You'd Better Believe It
W. Patrick Lang/Ray McGovern: Surging To Defeat In Iraq
Cokie Roberts/Steven Roberts: America Wakes to Dying Dreams, Dead Soldiers
Jay Bookman: Anti-Semitism Label Confines Open Debate
Clarence Page: Blood Diamonds Sparkle with Evil
Neal Peirce: Developing an Altered Land

Sunday, December 17
Linda McQuaig: U.S. Troops Should Leave Country, But How Will America Then Keep Control of Oil Fields?
Haroon Siddiqui: Ex-Soldiers Break `Silence' on Israeli Excesses
Liza Grandia: The Sober Racism of Mel Gibson's Apocalypto
Leonard Pitts: Coming Out of the Closet to Declare My Humanity
Martha Rosenberg: Kicking Wyeth Habit Saves Women's Lives--Study
Daniel P. Schrag: On a Swift Boat to a Warmer World
Rabbi Michael Lerner: How the Jews and Secularists Did Not Steal Christmas

Saturday, December 16
E.J. Dionne: Putting Iraq on the Credit Card
Linda Milazzo: The Disappearance of George P. Bush
Christopher Brauchli: Iraq is Not The Only Thing That's Broken
Elizabeth DiNovella: Think Globally, Eat Locally
John Nichols: Radio Is Wrecked--But It Can Be Repaired
John Kampfner: Blackmailed by Dictators
Robert Kuttner: In China's Pocket
Robert Fisk: Different Narratives in the Middle East

Friday, December 15
Pierre Tristam: As Bush Loiters: A Christmas Toll
Katrina vanden Heuvel: Citizen Dreyfuss
Heather Wokusch: It's Not Just Bush: We're Accountable Too.
Caroline Arnold: We Were All Children Then
Ericka Verba: Remembering Pinochet
Ellen Goodman: Let the Iraqis Decide
John Dean: Refocusing the Impeachment Movement on Administration Officials Below the President and Vice-President
Marc Cooper: About Face: Soldiers Call for Iraq Withdrawal
Mark Emmert: Consolidation of Media is Unhealthy for Education
Jonathan Steele: Iraqis Can't Be Blamed for the Chaos Unleashed by Invasion
Sasha Abramsky: The Other Rocky

Thursday, December 14
Joseph Galloway: Bush's 'New Way Forward' Is into Quicksand
George Lakoff: Building on the Progressive Victory
Sally Kohn: Secure? We Are What We Eat.
Christopher Cooper: Bless All The Dear Children In Thy Tender Care
John Nichols: Health Scare, Democracy Scare
Gareth Porter: The Bloodbath We Created
Amy Goodman: Ask Kissinger about Pinochet's Regime
Nicholas von Hoffman: Counting Our Casualities in Iraq
Joyce Marcel: Love, Actually
Colleen Patrick-Goudreau: Vegetarianism: Beyond the Grave
Bob Burnett: Iraq - The Next Six Months
Paul Rogat Loeb: Hillary Clinton and My Visa Bill
David Sirota: Billionaire Tom & Getting Past the Great Education Myth
Bill Berkowitz: Kenneth Tomlinson's Ethical Problems Don't Prevent Reappointment

Wednesday, December 13
Marcus Raskin: Release Secret Documents Now
Mark Morford: America Loses Another War
Henry Geller/Diane Farsetta: Television 'News' to Warm a PR Agent's Heart
Souheila Al-Jadda: Art Becomes Yet Another Victim of War
Michael Schwartz: Why Withdrawal Is Unmentionable
Dean Baker: A Peace Prize for Iraq: The Economist's Solution to the War
Robert Scheer: Rummy's One Last Lie for the Road
Amitabh Pal: Nobel-Winners Worthy of the Prize
Peter Dreier: Jim Baker's War
Tom Engelhardt: "Fixing" the War
Adnan Siddiqui/Victoria Brittain: Pinochet is Gone, but His Methods Are Still with Us
New York Times: Without Deliberate Speed

Tuesday, December 12
Pierre Tristam: For This Immigrant, America's Become Almost Unrecognizable
Marie Cocco: A Fraudulently Financed War
Jesse Jackson: Another Iraq Casualty: US Auto Industry
Norman Solomon: Is the USA the Center of the World?
Medea Benjamin: Peace Women, Convicted of Trespassing, Teach the US Government a Lesson in Diplomacy
George Monbiot: Routine and Systematic Torture Is at the Heart of America's War on Terror
Dave Zirin: Soccer on Chile's Killing Field
Matthew Rothschild: Pinochet Descends
Danny Schechter: The US and China: Is a Trade War Next?
HDS Greenway: Bush's Sinking Ship of Fools
John Buell: The Faces of Faith More Varied Than Ever
Richard Gwyn: Bush `Domino' Theory on Iraq Does Not Add up
Minneapolis/St.Paul Star Tribune: Pentagon Undercounts Deaths of Iraq Civilians

Monday, December 11
James Carroll: Desperate for Answers to All-Important Iraq Riddle
Beth Quinn: Is the Rocking Horse King Riding into the Sunset?
Robert Freeman: The Gravitational Physics of a Settlement in Iraq
Frida Berrigan: What We Leave Behind: From Kosovo to Lebanon, Cluster Bomb Casualties Continue to Mount
Neal Peirce: The Other War We Can't Win
Bob Herbert: The Time Is Now
Dahr Jamail: "Today Is Better than Tomorrow": Iraq as a Living Hell
Eric Schlosser: Has Politics Contaminated the Food Supply?
Sean Gonsalves: Democracy Shamocracy

Sunday, December 10
Robert Shetterly: What's the Opposite of a Pyrrhic Victory?
Jeffrey Buchanan: Where is US Leadership in New Orleans on Human Rights Day?
Christopher Brauchli: 'The Terrorist and the Policeman Both Come from the Same Basket.'
Cindy Sheehan: A Woman's Worst Nightmare
Todd Wilkinson: Yes, It's Christmas 2006: What Would Jesus Do?
Patrick Cockburn: The Americans Don't See How Unwelcome They Are, or That Iraq Is Now beyond Repair
Frank Rich: The Sunshine Boys Can't Save Iraq
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Iraq Report An Unvarnished Repudiation of Bush

Saturday, December 9
Hilary Wainwright: Dare to Be Disobedient
Martin Kettle: A Revolt against Broken Forms of Government
Eleanor Clift: Bush and the Family Franchise
John Nichols: A Closing Call for Impeachment
Dmitri Iglitzin/Steven Hill: No Friend of Labor
Madison Capital Times: Feingold's Skepticism
Robert Kuttner: Frank Leadership
Ralph Nader: 'This Is about Corporate-Managed Trade'

Friday, December 8
Joseph Galloway: Leave Iraq Now; Don't Wait Until 2008 Election Day
Tony Norman: Baghdad Bob Was Right All Along
Tom Hayden: The Baker Agenda: Troops Out, Oil Companies in?
Sarah Shields: Staticide, Not Civil War in Iraq
Martin Macwan: "Untouchable" New Orleans
Christopher Hayes: 9/11: The Roots of Paranoia
David Laitin: Uncle Sam's Lonely Predicament
Antonia Juhasz: It's Still about Oil in Iraq
Jimmy Carter: Speaking Frankly about Israel and Palestine
Karen Greenberg: Impunity and Immunity: The Bush Administration Enters the Confessional
Paul Krugman: They Told You So
Ryan Blethen: Media-Consolidation Foes Make Wonderful Bedfellows
James Klurfeld: As Report Says, Iraq War Is a Crying Shame

Thursday, December 7
Arianna Huffington: Hillary's Too 'Vane' to Be President
Robert Fisk: The Roman Empire is Falling - So It Turns to Iran and Syria
Amy Goodman: It's Bigotry That Should Be Silenced
Ira Chernus: It's Time to Retire Pearl Harbor and James Baker, Too
Cindy Sheehan: Breakfast with Dennis Kucinich
Helen Thomas: Blue-Ribbon Panel Rules Out Quick Troop Withdrawal
Matthew Rothschild: The Fantasies of the Baker Report
Marie Cocco: Our Most Vulgar Instinct
David Michael Green: Baker Cooks Up Another Foul Dish
Patrick Cockburn: Cautious Words Conceal the True Savagery of Life in Iraq
The Guardian/UK: If Not Now, When?
Albor Ruiz: Peaceniks' Dismay at Iraq War Report
John Nichols: ISG's Core Recommendation: A Very Bad Idea
Simon Tisdall: Bush Left Battered and Bruised
Rupert Cornwell: A Bombshell That Intensifies the Pressure on Bush

Wednesday, December 6
William Hartung: Iraq Study Group: How Big a Change?
Tom Hayden: Iraq Study Group Report Rebuffs Neo-Conservatives, But Still Seeks 'Success' Through Lower-Profile War
Mark Weisbrot: Venezuela's Election Provides Opportunity for Washington to Change Course
Yifat Susskind: The Iraq Debate: Looking for a Few Good Principles
Rabbi Michael Lerner: Thank You, Jimmy Carter
John MacArthur: 'Centrist' Democrats Want It Both Ways
Robert Reich: Why The Public Can't Do Anything About The Two Biggest Public Issues
David Zeiger: Support the GI Movement and End the War, Again
Stephen Zunes: The United States and Lebanon's Civil Strife
Michael Schwartz: The Myth of More: The Two Crucial Fallacies of Bush Administration Policy in Iraq
Rachel Powers: The Hungry Can't Eat DC Jargon
John Nichols: FCC Chair Schemes to Undermine Net Neutrality
Robert Scheer: Becoming What We Despise
Steve Wolfson/Roger Wolfson: It's Time to Unite against the Drug Companies
Thalia Syracopoulous: Wal-Mart Abuses Female Employees

Tuesday, December 5
John Cavanagh: Truth, Justice, and the Un-American Way
Cynthia Bogard: On Being a Boor
Norman Solomon: Media Sham for Iraq War -- It's Happening Again
Sarah Anderson: The Pinochet Precedent
Bridget Hanna: 22nd Anniversary of the 1984 Bhopal Chemical Disaster
Gloria Feldt: Humpty Dumpty Keroack
Pierre Tristam: Leeward of Christmas, Shall We Live Richly or Go for the Yardage?
Jesse Jackson: Congress Must Insist Bush Isn't above Law
David Sirota: Sen. Frankenstein (D-IN) Runs for President; Attacks People Who Have Pulses
Brian Gilmore: A Conservative for Impeachment
John Nichols: The Republican Who Blocked Bolton
Tom Engelhardt: Rumsfeld's Last Stand
Bob Burnett: Making the Connection Between Iraq and Israel
HDS Greenway: Bush's Strategy of Wishful Thinking
Ivan Eland: The Coming Clash Over Iraq Policy

Monday, December 4
Ray McGovern: A CIA Insider's Take on Gates
Beverly Beckham: Mourning the Hidden Tragedy in Iraq
James Galbraith: The Dollar Melts as Iraq Burns
Tom Engelhardt: Fiddling While Baghdad Burns: How to Stay in Iraq
David Sirota: Flattening the Great Education Myth
Marc Cooper: Pinochet Death Watch
Neal Peirce: So How about Public Transit?
Paula Ettelbrick: Global Warming to Gay Rights
Andrew Bacevich: A Civil War -- and Worse
Edward Flattau: Dare to Consume Less
Cynthia Tucker: 88-Year-Old Woman is Latest Collateral Damage in Senseless Drug War

Sunday, December 3
Eric Margolis: Babylon is Burning
Eric Foner: He's The Worst Ever
Mary Riddell: Trident is a Weapon of Mass Deception
Frank Rich: Has He Started Talking to the Walls?
RW Behan: The Surreal Politics of Premeditated War
Stephen Zunes: After January 3, It Will Be the Democrats' War
Larry Kahaner/Rachel Stohl: Small Arms a Huge Problem in Iraq
John Nichols: Nancy Pelosi and Impeachment
Dave Lindorff: Fighting the Iraq Wars at Home

Saturday, December 2
Amy Goodman: U.S. Can No Longer Shroud the Iraq Civil War
David Sirota: The Ridiculousness & Danger That Is Obama '08
Holly Sklar: Minimum Wage Breaks No-Raise Record
Christopher Brauchli: Americans Detest the Pagentry of A King, Hypocrisy of a Bishop
Derrick Jackson: A Duck Hunt For Global Warming
Robert Kuttner: Our Economic Quagmire
Katrina vanden Heuvel: A Way Out
Ralph Nader: Hampering the Efforts of Corporate Crime Reporting
John Nichols: Make It a Mandate for Peace

Friday, December 1
Robert Fisk: Like Hitler and Brezhnev, Bush is in Denial
Dan Froomkin: On Calling Bullshit
Elizabeth de la Vega: United States v. George W. Bush et al: The Grand Jury Testimony
William Greider: Nancy Pelosi: Same Old Same Old?
Daphne Eviatar: Olbermann's Hot News
Roberta Riley: Bush Pick Threatens Women's Health
Helen Thomas: Iraq Study Group Won't Rock the Boat
Andrew Greeley: Moral Health Tip to America: Stay out of the Draft
Yifat Susskind: Abstaining from Greed and Dogma: The AIDS Policy We Should Call for in 2007
CÚsar Chelala: Music against Violence
Caroline Arnold: The Way to the Egress
Christian Parenti: Afghan Autopsy
Lawrence Pintak: Will Al-Jazeera English Find Its Groove?
Robert Proctor: Puffing on Polonium
Rosa Brooks: Abandon Iraq to Save It
Dennis Kucinich: There is Only One Way to End The War in Iraq, Part I

November 2006




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