Information Clearing House Archive Part 6 June 27-30 2005

30 June 2005 — Information Clearing House

[I’ve been archiving ICH digests since early 2003. Unfortunately, an unknown number of the links are now dead, so I can’t guarantee that the link will take you where you want to go. WB]

Information Clearing House
Digest June 27-30 2005
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2005

Charge Him or Release Him
Jose Padilla : U.S. Citizen Imprisoned Without Trial or Charges for 3 Years and 53 Days


How They Get Away With It

Three reasons Washington‚s empire-builders don‚t have to worry about ‚60s-style dissent˜not including the volunteer Army

by Scott McConnell

In the absence of an antiwar movement or serious domestic political opposition, only the outside world can put the brakes on American policy˜only when Bush‚s war plans come up against foreign obstacles that produce a dramatic defeat or humiliation or generate a financial crisis that the administration can‚t overcome. Barring that, the American future may be war for as long as anyone can foresee. Continue reading

Media Lens: Conspiracy – The Downing Street Memo – Part 2

30 June 2005 — Media Lens

The Real News

We have to admit that our attention was elsewhere when Michael Smith published his Sunday Times article on the Downing Street memo on May 1. We were busy focusing on our own pre-election Media Alerts and then immediately moved on to the task of completing the first Media Lens book: Guardians Of Power – The Myth of The Liberal Media (forthcoming, Pluto Press, January 2006).

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