Common Dreams NewsCenter


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

NewsCenter > Views Archive > February 2002   




February 2002

Wednesday, February 27
Steve Cobble/John Moyers: Atop Mount Gallup: It's All Downhill From There
Mokhiber/Weissman: Wired for Business or Democracy?
Linda Peeno: Enron's Watkins Falls Far Short of Being a Hero
Rick Mercier: Anthrax Murders’ Mr. X - A Former U.S. Bioweapons Researcher?
Jordan Moss: Patriotic Dissent
Ji-Yeon Yuh: North Korean Enemy Should Be Made Friend
William Pfaff: Conundrum in Colombia: Backing Both Sides
John Balzar: We Are in Danger of Losing Our Way

Tuesday, February 26
Dennis Kucinich: A Prayer for America
Andrew Gumbel: The Disappeared: A Scandal That Shames the Land of the Free
Bernie Sanders: Recent Media Decision Imperils Democracy
Carrie Benzschawel: The Homegrown Nuclear Threat
André Gerolymatos: Was the American Intervention in Afghanistan Motivated in Large Part by Oil?
Robert Scheer: What's God Got to Do With It?
Sean Gonsalves: What Makes You So Strong?
John Nichols/Robert McChesney: Only One Source for News Hurts All
Max Castro: Go Into Colombia Fully Aware

Monday, February 25
Richard Du Boff/Edward Herman: Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall, Who is the Biggest Rogue of All?
Arianna Huffington: The Bush Oil-igarchy's Pipeline Protection Package
Raffi Cavoukian: We're Poisoning Our Children
Mark Shields: U.S. Corporate Parasites Flee Offshore
Salim Muwakkil: Islamic Unity and Farrakhan's Embrace
James R. Smith: CNN Trades In Hard News for Showbiz
Harvey Simmons: Europe Goes Off the U.S. Leash

Sunday, February 24
Steve Friess: Sad to See America's Ego Intact
Stephanie Salter: Evil is in the Eye of the Beholder
John Balzar: Paving Paradise to Put Up a Parking Lot
Mary McGrory: Diffident Oilmen?
William Neikirk: Return on an Investment: There Will Be No Probe of Enron Influence in Washington, DC
Ian Bell: Shoulder to Shoulder with China as He Parades His Hypocrisy Round the World... Just What is Bush Using for a Brain?

Saturday, February 23
Shawna Richer: Shop Till You ... Stop! Our Survival as a Species is Dependent on Minimizing the Threat From Advertising
Tom Turnipseed: Bush Mimics Reagan and the Corporate Stranglehold on U.S. Media Tightens
Joy-Ann Lomena Reid: Sharon's Doomsday Scenario
Washington Post: Mr. Robertson's Incitement
Christopher Brauchli: Helping Colombia Help an Oil Company
Seth Sandronsky: Crossing Borders: Japanese Lending and U.S Borrowing
Jonathan Power: Bush Plays Dangerous Games in Korea
Robert Fisk: Journalists Are Now Targets - But Who is to Blame for This?
Conn Hallinan: Defense Firms Feast on the War on Terror
Rick Salutin: How to be a -- Whoops, the Only -- Superpower

Friday, February 22
Hubert G. Locke: What Has War Brought Us So Far?
Mokhiber/Weissman: Rotten to the Core
Molly Ivins: Propaganda No Answer
Norman Solomon: New Heights for a Remarkable Pundit
Flora Lewis: Lies Can Come Back to Hurt You
Terry Tempest Williams: A Fragile Land is Ruined in the Name of Energy
Paul Knox: The Ministry of Truth
Robert Borosage: Secretary of the Army White Must Go

Thursday, February 21
Jon Carroll: The Death of Empires
Kaliya Young: Resisting the McOlympics
Jane Holtz Kay: A Reawakening for Rail; Cities Get Back on Board
Marty Jezer: Glimmer of Hope in the Middle East
William Pfaff: A Prospect of One War After the Other
Paul Waldman: Drug War Madness: The Supreme Court is Unmoved
Dennis Hans: Weapons of Teeny Boo-boos: Fat Defense Budget Guarantees Kinder, Gentler Arms
Tony Palmeri: Indian Logos? Time To Get Out Of Denial

Wednesday, February 20
Nancy Snow: Déjà vu All Over Again
Laura Flanders: Is It Better Now? A New Film Depicts Old Realities in Afghanistan
Robert Kuttner: What Voters Really Want
Stephanie Salter: War of the Words
John Balzar: Oil Drips With Money for Alaska

Tuesday, February 19
James Carroll: Bush's Radical Shift in Military Policy
Arianna Huffington: The Rubber Meets The Road: Powell Commits Sin Of Honesty
E.R. Shipp: Must We Wave the Flag in Whole World's Face?
New York Times: Rethinking Rail Travel
Marie Cocco: Washington to Unemployed: Too Bad, Life's Hard
Robert Scheer: Making Money, the Bush Way

Monday, February 18
Studs Terkel: Fighting Terrorism
Sheryl McCarthy: Saddam Hussein Is the All-American Bogeyman
Arsalan Tariq Iftikhar: The Pilgrimage of Peace
Salim Muwakkil: Journalism's Dangerous Patriotism
Joshua S. Reichert: Tuvalu Sinks Today--the Rest of Us Tomorrow?
Robert Fisk: America 'Chasing Phantoms' in Iraq Says Arms Expert
Dave Zweifel: W Uses Fear to Fatten Military Budget

Saturday, February 16
Frank Rich: The Two Enron System
Guardian of London: America's New War: We Should Not Back This Iraq Attack
Huck Gutman: Enron Scandal: The Long, Winding Trail
Rick Mercier: U.S. Fingerprints All Over "Other" Cambodia
Seth Sandronsky: Recession and Reaction
John Campbell: Awakening to a Peaceful World
New York Times: Backward on Global Warming
Dave Zweifel: Enron Proves Capitalism Needs Regulation
Carmella Merzacco: Buffalo Lays Off Teachers While Star Wars Thrives

Friday, February 15
Huck Gutman: Bush's Biggest Donors Had Links to Enron
Cathryn Christy: Feeding The Compassionate Wolf
Jim Hightower: Going Down the Road: Wal-Mart Warriors
Naomi Klein: Masochistic Capitalists: While Global Power Brokers Flagellate Themselves, Change Creeps in From the Margins
Ramzi Kysia: Peacefully Challenged in Palestine
Laura Santina: Take Down the Flags, We Clearly Won the War
Marty Jezer: Vermont Democrats' Campaign Finance Dilemma
Paul Krugman: Ersatz Climate Policy

Thursday, February 14
Mokhiber/Weissman: Resisting the Assassins' Power
Dean Baker: Focus Group Economics
Marie Cocco: Public Financing Is Key to True Campaign Reform
Michele McGeoy: Disney Executive Greed is Goofy
Molly Ivins: Here's Why Regulations Are Important
Mary McGrory: Enron's Gift to Reform
Norman Solomon: When Nothing But a Full-Page Ad Will Do
Lucy Winkett: I Watched a Soldier Shoot at Children

Wednesday, February 13
Robert Kuttner: Bush Blunder Shows It's Time for Dissent
Amy Pagnozzi: Israeli Reservists Show Uncommon Bravery
Tom Turnipseed: The Bush Administration's Folly: Arrogance of Arms Abroad and Access to Avarice at Home
Isabel Hilton: Plan Colombia: Forget Drugs, This is About the Guerrillas
Frederick Clarkson: Anti-Abortion Terrorism Threatens All Americans
Amer Ardati: Don't Overwork Physicians, Imperil Public
John E. Mack, MD: Enron and the Patriots
E.J. Dionne Jr: Bush's Brazen Tilt to Right Stokes Democrats' Fury

Tuesday, February 12
Jim Lobe/Lora Lumpe: An Enron War On Terrorism
George Monbiot: America's Imperial War
Marie Cocco: Bush May Protect Women Globally, But Not Locally
Richard Wachs: Cowards In Our Midst – Recent Missoula Hate Crimes Are Terrorism
Paul Simon: Increasing Defense Spending Isn't America's Cure-All
Chris Floyd: Dead Poet's Society
Philip Bowring: Less Admiration of America and More Fear
Robert Scheer: As Enron Demonstrates, Corporate Greed Knows No Limits
Stacey Warde: Keep an Eye on Guantanamo Bay For a Glimpse Into Our Future

Sunday, February 10
Scott Ritter: Iraq Calls Bush's Bluff on Weapons Scrutiny
Mary McGrory: Bungling on the 9-11 Prisoners
James Zogby: Palestinians Need MLK's Tactics
Kevin Phillips: The Company Presidency: Bush Family & Enron
John Dear: An Open Letter to George W. Bush
David Rossie: Speaking Out Draws Wrath of Snipers
John MacArthur: The Speeches May Have Been Fatuous and Banal But, Oh Boy, Did Davos-New York Ever Pack a PR Punch

Saturday, February 9
Barry Commoner: The Spurious Foundation of Genetic Engineering
Dennis Hans: Drugs and Terror and Teens and Death and Booze: Contradictions Dominate Super Bowl’s Commercial Breaks
Arianna Huffington: The War on Terror's Newest Target: America's Kids
Norman Solomon: American Journalism: A Class Act

Friday, February 8
John Nichols: Enron? Nader Is Glad You Asked
Flora Lewis: Extravagant Language in Lieu of Sober War Aims
Derrick Z. Jackson: The Elite's Pure Greed
Duncan Campbell: Bush's Decision to Bring Back Otto Reich Exposes the Hypocrisy of the War Against Terror
Marty Jezer: The New Gilded Age
Eric Alterman: Axis Me No Questions
Seth Sandronsky: Trusting Corporate America
Edmund Hanauer: Mideast Policy Counterproductive
Daniel Schorr: Fifth Amendment Capitalists
Ross Anderson/Bill McKibben: Winterless Olympics?

Thursday, February 7
Michael Graf/Matthew Orr: 'Trust Us, We Know What We're Doing'
Huck Gutman: The Lessons of the Enron Debacle
Molly Ivins: Bush Administration's Contradictions of Convenience
Bob Geldof: Debt Must Be Canceled
Ed McManus: Killing Innocents: Does Anyone Out There Care?
John M. LaForge: A Radiation Sieve: The Yucca Mt. Radioactive Waste Plan
Robert L. Borosage: Rumsfeld's Surrender Squanders the Best Chance to Reform the Military in 50 Years
Alexander Cockburn: Running From Reebok's Hypocrisy
Ellen Goodman: Inconceivable Cynicism

Wednesday, February 6
Robert Kuttner: Nader Had It Right All Along
William Hartung: Bush's $396 Billion Military Budget: "Leave No Defense Contractor Behind"
Laura Flanders: Question Authority: Media Finds Protesters an Easy Target, Ignores Erosion of Civil Rights
Leah C. Wells: A Peacemaker These Days
Tom Turnipseed: Sheriff Bush Wages War Against Evil To Cover Corporate Corruption of Government
Fran Shor: Bush's Pentagon Budget and the Lessons of Enron and Afghanistan

Tuesday, February 5
Robert Scheer: An Orgy of Defense Spending: Bush's 'Axis of Evil' Rhetoric Fabricates a Need
Liza Featherstone: A Recovered Movement
Norman Solomon: GWB and the Incredible Shrinking FDR
James Carroll: A Buildup in Search of an Enemy
Clarence Page: Putting the Unborn Ahead of the Born
Mark Weisbrot: Two World Forums: Ideology vs. Pragmatism?

Sunday, February 3
Stephanie Salter: Bush: All War All the Time
Arundhati Roy: Shall We Leave It to the Experts? Enron's Power Project in India Demonstrates Who Benefits from Globalization
Martin A. Lee: Olympics: Greenest Games Ever? Not!
Bill C. Davis: Does Approval Rate?
Eric Margolis: Bush and Sharon Agree on Policy
Ali Abunimah: Middle East Peace Process: U.S. Approach Hurts All Parties
Molly Ivins: Of Course Bush Identifies with the Wealthy

Friday, February 1
Susan George: Another World Is Possible
Rahul Mahajan: The State of the Union and the New Cold War
Richard Manning: Mountains, Elk, and Sprawl: In Montana, Hunting for a New Pact with Nature
David Cortright: The Power of Nonviolence
Matthew Rothschild: George Bush's Permanent War
Bob Miller: Ethics Trap: It's Not Me, It's the Firm




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: 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