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Index of Articles for the Month of August 2008

VTJP Palestine/Israel NewsLinks 31 August 2008 Abbas rejects Olmert’s bid to seal partial peace deal

ICH 30-31 August, 2008: The Dark Side Of The “Free World”

Georgia-Russia Newslinks 30-31 August, 2008

Climate Change: Market-Based Policies Will Not Work, August 31, 2008
“Simply using price mechanisms will lead to a policy failure with catastrophic consequences for most people and most species”

Snatching Food from the Mouths of the Poor By George Monbiot
A new wave of food colonialism manufactures famine in Africa and Asia

UrukNet – Daily Information from Occupied Iraq – newsletter 30 Aug 2008

Britain: Labour government proposes huge increase in state surveillance
By Paul Stuart and Paul Mitchell 30 August 2008 In a further escalation of the attack on democratic rights, the Labour government is proposing a huge increase in state surveillance. It is implementing new measures under the pretext of the “war on terror” to intrude ever deeper into the private lives of people

GI Special 6H22 31 August, 2008: Enemy Combatants Raid Minneapolis

CounterCurrents Newsletter 31 August, 2008 – Global Famine Is It A Conspiracy?

ISRAEL-OPT: Settler violence against Palestinians on the rise


URGENT! Protest against Israeli Security Services’ Refusal to allow critically ill patients to exit Gaza for Treatment

Waiting for the Bus in New Orleans By Bill Quigley

Bolivia: Two years of `post-neoliberal’ Indigenous nationalism -- a balance sheet

VTJP Palestine/Israel NewsLinks 30 August 2008 Hundreds cross from Gaza into Egypt

GI Special 6H21 30 August, 2008: Honorable Work In Hand

Food Crisis: The Moral Failure of Liberal Economists By Aseem Shrivastava, August 30, 2008
Time was when writers lampooned economists for “knowing the price of everything but the value of nothing.” Today, they seem to be unaware even of the price of things!

UrukNet – Daily Information from Occupied Iraq – newsletter 29 Aug 2008 – Part Two

Putin accuses US of staging Georgia conflict
Gareth Porter: The US is going to use a double standard to condemn Russia
view video

UrukNet — Daily Information from Occupied Iraq 29 Aug 2008: IRAQ: Kidnappings Now Become ‘Unofficial’

U.S. citizen was among Georgian commandos

New Spy Software Coming On-Line: "Surveillance in a Box" Makes its Debut

Iran Newslinks 30 August 2008

Afghanistan News-links 30 August 2008

Super Imperialism Mike Whitney Interviews Michael Hudson

IVAW Denver
Iraq Veterans Against The War, Denver

GI Special 6H20 29 August, 2008: The Four Mile March

Please go to YouTube and watch our new short video The Katrina Myth; the Truth about a thoroughly unnatural disaster

GazaFriends: The journey home August 30, 2008

Georgia-Russia Newslinks 29-30 August, 2008

UPDATE FROM THE ELECTRONIC INTIFADA August 29, 2008: Arab normalization | No Palestinian workers | Refuseniks letter | And more …

New on Climate & Capitalism 30 August, 2008
How Capitalism ‘Solves’ a Climate Disaster: Katrina, Three Years Later
Three years ago today, Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. The pain hasn’t stopped…

ICH August 29, 2008: Jimmy Carter Conspicuously Absent From Podium

VTJP Palestine/Israel NewsLinks 29 August 2008


Palestinian Walks: Notes on a Vanishing Landscape by Raja Shehadeh

Iran Newslinks 29 August 2008

CounterCurrents Newsletter 29 August, 2008 – India-US Nuclear Deal Headed For Fiasco

Afghanistan News-links 29 August 2008

UrukNet – Daily Information from Occupied Iraq 28 Aug 2008

ISRAEL-OPT: Palestinian water boss reduced to “crisis management”

Russia Today: Alex Jones: Sneaky attack on the Russian enclaves

Biden, Obama & The Blood-Dimmed Tide + Tongue of Flame by Chris Floyd

NATO News & Information Links 28 August, 2008

VTJP Palestine/Israel NewsLinks 28 August 2008

UrukNet – Daily Information from Occupied Iraq 27 Aug 2008

Georgia-Russia Newslinks 29 August, 2008

ICH 28 August, 2008: Why Liberals Fear Islam

Georgians denounce Saakashvili regime’s aggression by Georgian Peace Committee

Back to the future: “Chaos and instability Washington’s officlal policy line” By William Bowles, 28 August, 2008

President Manuel Torrijos’ Velvet Panamanian Coup

Palestine: When is the doctor a doctor? And when is he a citizen? By Derek Summerfield

NO2ID Supporters’ Newsletter No. 105 – 28th August 2008

Georgia: Blogging The War By Onnik Krikorian, Global Voices
Global Voices' Caucasus Regional Editor Onnik Krikorian speaks to Giga Paitchadze, a veteran Georgian blogger, about the blogs that were set up to report on the conflict.

‘Stalemate’ as Counter-Revolution in Bolivia By Jennifer N. Collins

PCHR - Narratives Under Siege (19): “I still cannot farm my own land”

PCHR FACTSHEET : Extra-Judicial Executions of Palestinians by the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) 1 April – 30 June 2008.(PDF)

Bush Escalates Tensions with Russia By Ivan Eland, August 28, 2008

Leaving Gaza - Journey Hour One

PCHR Weekly Report 27 August, 2008: On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

IPS 28 August, 2008, Indigenous peoples: Rare Victory for Peruvian Amazon Indians

IPS Middle East News 28 August, 2008: Israel Pushes Ahead with Settlement Expansion

US tax breaks help Jewish settlers in West Bank

Israeli Peace Activist and Siege Breaker Arrested BY MEL FRYKBERG

US: Proposal for a Digital Bill of Rights
Since current digital laws in the US are "inadequate attempts" to import rules from a bygone period, TechCrunch proposes that a Digital Bill of Rights be put in place, in order to know "what freedoms and rights consumers can expect from Internet service providers, content companies, device manufacturers, and the government itself.


Iraqi Billionaire Threatens Reporters Investigating Rezko Affair

VTJP Palestine/Israel NewsLinks 27 August 2008 - Jewish settlers plan to build 1,761 illegal housing units in Occupied East Jerusalem alone

Afghanistan News-links 28 August 2008

NATO News & Information Links 28 August, 2008

Georgia-Russia Newslinks 28 August, 2008

GI Special 6H19 27 August, 2008: "Save Our Soldiers"

Georgia-Russia Newslinks 26-27 August, 2008

ICH 27 August, 2008: Dennis Kucinich: ‘Wake Up America!’

CounterCurrents Newsletter 27 August, 2008

UrukNet – Daily Information from Occupied Iraq 26 Aug 2008

Russia Sets Off Alarm Bells By Ramesh Jaura
A specter is haunting Europe, the specter of a new cold war in the wake of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signing a decree on Tuesday formally recognizing the breakaway Georgian provinces of South Ossetia and Abkhazia as independent states.

A Bibliography: The Truth About Georgia’s War Against South Ossetia (a massive collection of links to stories and videos)

Forrest Hylton: The Morales government holds back on use of force against opponents (video)

UrukNet – Daily Information from Occupied Iraq 25 Aug 2008

NATO News & Information Links 27 August, 2008

Afghanistan News-links 26-27 August 2008

IPS 27 August, 2008: BURMA – 20 Years of Resistance

Georgia-Russia Newslinks 26-27 August, 2008

ICH 26 August, 2008: War With Russia Is On The Agenda

Archive of Georgia Russia Newslinks 7-26 August, 2008

Revealed: Britain’s Secret Propaganda War against al-Qaida By Guardian Unlimited

New on Bolivia Rising August 26, 2008
Bolivian social movements resolve: “Permanent mobilisation to deepen and consolidate the unity of Bolivia and the Democratic and Cultural Revolution”

Social movements approve strategy: Evo Morales organises offensive to defeat the fascist right By Hugo Moldiz

BOLIVIA: Beef Producers’ Boycott – Latest Opposition Strategy By Franz Chávez


Georgia-Russia background: The Mysterious ‘Sarkozy Letter’

NATO News & Information Links 25-26 August, 2008

Index Research: On The Road To Extinction? By Sarah Meyer
Summer 2008

Fulbright or McCarthy for Palestinian students? By Fidaa Abed, 17 August 2008

Israeli Outposts Seal Death of Palestinian State By JONATHAN COOK

Reinventing the Evil Empire by Stephen Lendman
Reinventing the Evil Empire and beating up on Russia is all part of the new Cold War and the ‘Great Game’.

Extra-Judicial Executions as Israeli Government Policy
Extra-Judicial Executions Committed by the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) August 2006 - June 2008 

Breaking News and Commentary from Citizens For Legitimate Government 25 August 2007

Afghanistan News-links 25-26 August 2008

GazaFriends - Sailing into Gaza By Huwaida Arraf August 25, 2008

GazaFriends - Gone Fishing 25 August, 2008

GazaFriends – Mary’s report from Gaza City 25 August, 2008

Revolution in the high street By William Bowles
Can a revolt of ‘consumers’ spark a revolution?

The Strength of Civil Society: Al-Haq Commends the Achievement of the “Free Gaza” Movement

Debunking the ‘Tragedy of the Commons’ By Ian Angus
August 25, 2008
Is community ownership of land, forests and fisheries a guaranteed road to ecological disaster?

Georgia-Russia Newslinks 25-26 August, 2008

ICH 25 August, 2008: We Tilt at Windmills as World War Looms

Morales wins referendum but opposition hits back
Forrest Hylton: The Morales government holds back on use of force against opponents view video

The Chinese Communist Party
Minqi Li : It's not about ideology, it's about the material interests of the elite view video

The Week with IPS 25 August, 2008- Air Hasn’t Quite Cleared in China

New on Bolivia Rising 25 August, 2008
Bolivia: Right-wing rebellion spurs left offensive By Federico Fuentes, 23 August 2008

Bolivian social movements in Permanent Mobilization By Mario Hubert Garrido

Morales sends troops to Bolivia’s oil, gas installations
LA PAZ (AFP) — President Evo Morales said he has put all of Bolivia’s gas and oil installations under military protection, as protesters geared up in three energy-rich provinces against federal encroachment and socialist reforms.

CounterCurrents Newsletter 25 August, 2008 – Bomb Makers Of Hindutva Die In Explosion

UrukNet – Daily Information from Occupied Iraq 24 Aug 2008

Russia-Georgia Crisis: Making Money on a New Cold War by Morgan Strong
The prospect of a new Cold War may be unsettling news for many Americans but could be a bonanza for the U.S. military-industrial complex and its think-tank allies.

Georgia-Russia Newslinks 23-25 August, 2008

SS Free Gaza & SS Liberty Arrive in Gaza City – Go Fishing Combined Reports 23-24 August, 2008

New on Climate & Capitalism, August 24, 2008
Africa: Forced to Clean Up After a Party It Didn’t Attend
“Africa and the rest of the Global South are owed a huge historical and ecological debt for slavery, colonialism, and centuries of exploitation”

GI Special 6H18 24 August, 2008: The Traitor Bush At It Again

‘South Ossetia/Abkhazia vs. Georgia Crisis Has Brought Home Uncomfortable Russian `Cold War Lesson’ for the US/NATO and Western Powers’ …

Uruk Net Iraq News 23 August, 2008

Ossetia-Georgia-Russia Newslinks 23-24 August, 2008

ICH Weekend Edition 24 August, 2008 – A View From the Gallows

GI Special 6H17 23 August, 2008: NO END IN SIGHT

Socialists in Britain Discuss Class Struggle and Ecology, August 23, 2008
Ecosocialism included in a discussion of regrouping the left

Download ‘Class Struggle & Ecology’ (PDF)

Free Gaza Boats Arrive in Gaza – FGM Press Release


Morales Calls on Soldiers to Defend Unity
Cochabamba, Bolivia, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales called on members of the armed forces to defend national unity, which is the core of the current process of changes.

Uruk Net Iraq News 22 August, 2008

Free Gaza and Liberty Approach Gazan Waters, 23 August, 2008

Humanitarian boats to Gaza in trouble, 23 August, 2008

ICH 22 August, 2008: US Occupation Forces Air Strikes Kill 76 Afghan Civilians Friday -Government

Ossetia-Georgia-Russia Newslinks 21-23 August, 2008


GI Special 6H16 22 August, 2008: The Oak Tree Hangings

Uruk Net Iraq News 22 August, 2008

Bolivia: Historic Vote Confirms Will for Change By Federico Fuentes
With 99% of the votes counted, Bolivia’s first indigenous president won a crushing 67.43% majority in the August 10 recall referendum

Bolivia Gets the Change It Asked For By Mark Weisbrot, August 15, 2008

CounterCurrents Newsletter 21 August, 2008 – RSS Making Bombs: Digvijay Singh


National Security Archive Update, August 22, 2008 PR Push for Iraq War Preceded Intelligence Findings “White Paper” Drafted before NIE even Requested

ICH 21 August, 2008: Harsh Words: But True

Ossetia-Georgia-Russia Newslinks 21-22 August, 2008

The Global Warming Report Ottawa Doesn’t Want You to See, August 21, 2008
Canada’s federal government is trying to bury an important report on climate change and health … but the blogosphere is fighting back

GI Special 6H15 20 August, 2008: "Our Common Enemy"


CounterCurrents Newsletter 20 August, 2008 – US Steps Up Pressure On Russia

Uruk Net Iraq News 20 August, 2008

IPS 20 August, 2008: Power Void in Kabul

Cyprus Arrival of FREE GAZA and LIBERTY

Help the Ni’lin video whistleblower

NATO News & Information Links 19-20 August, 2008

New on Climate & Capitalism August 19, 2008
Indigenous Activists in Peru Defend Collectively-Owned Lands By Milagros Salazar
“The government has declared open war on indigenous people and the demonstrators will stay there until the problem is solved. They prefer to die there, they aren’t afraid.”

Israel’s Discriminatory Water Policies Leave West Bank Dry
Per capita water consumption in Palestine is far below the minimum recommended by the World Health Organization

Aprés la deluge — wracking up the fear quotient By William Bowles, August 20th, 2008

Georgian President Saakashvili eats his tie on TV live (video)

Breaking News and Commentary from Citizens For Legitimate Government, 19 August 2007

Uruk Net Iraq News 19 August, 2008

VTJP Palestine/Israel NewsLinks 19 August 2008

Ossetia-Georgia-Russia Newslinks 19-20 August, 2008

Atlantic Eye: Lost lessons of the Cold War By Marc S. Ellenbogen, Aug 19, 2008
A missile-defense shield, which even U.S. experts doubt works, has been sold to Poland and the Czech Republic as though it were Moses speaking down from the mountain.

Analysis: Russia-Georgia cyberwar doubted By Shaun Waterman, Aug 18, 2008

ICH 19 August, 2008: Patrick J. Buchanan: Who Started Cold War II?

Diplomatic rubble By Eric Walberg, August 19th, 2008

CounterCurrents Newsletter 19 August, 2008 – Pakistan’s PoliticalCrisis Deepens

Pop ‘til We Drop? by JOHN FEFFER August 19th, 2008

Russia develops military forces, strategic alliances to counter US, Fri, 15 Aug 2008 By Niall Green

This is a tale of US expansion not Russian aggression By Seumas Milne

Musharraf resigns
Beleaguered president leaves but Pakistan's problems remain view video

Missile shield not so welcome in Polish town
Polish villagers express concern about using their town as a US missile site view video

The state of the empire
David Harvey: Exit the neocon global project, enter competing capitalist blocks view video

Ossetia-Georgia-Russia Newslinks 18-19 August, 2008

Uruk Net Iraq News 18 August, 2008

ICH 18 August, 2008: Why are we pretending we would fight for Georgia?

GI Special 6H14 19 August, 2008: IVAW Base Tour Rocks!

The Week with IPS – 18 August, 2008: Musharraf Quits, Avoids Impeachment

Dual Crisis By István Mészáros
“When we talk about a financial crisis, it’s really only a symptom. . . . Financial adventurism is essentially what we have been witnessing for the last thirty or forty years, exploding from time to time in the form of financial crisis…

Georgia-Russia: It's a Classic Brzezinski Project! By Zahir Ebrahim, 18 Aug 2008

CANNON FODDER FOR THE MARKET Reflections by Comrade Fidel Castro

Israel may use force to halt boat trying to break Gaza siege

Uruk Net Iraq News 17 August, 2008

Ossetia-Georgia-Russia Newslinks 17-18 August, 2008

VTJP Palestine/Israel NewsLinks 17 August 2008

The Wolf Report: The Shipping News, 2

GI Special 6H13 17 August, 2008: A Modest Proposal

Ossetia-Georgia-Russia Newslinks 16-17 August, 2008

VTJP Palestine/Israel NewsLinks 16 August 2008

ICH 16 August, 2008: Weekend Update – Putin’s Winning Hand

`Russian Ossetians Begin to Bury Thousands Killed, as Russia Stands Down … Georgia Celebrates With Eastern European Allies’

Pole Position: More U.S. Troops Sent to Russian Border By Chris Floyd, Friday, 15 August 2008

GI Special 6H11 16 August, 2008: More And More

Uruk Net Iraq News 15 August, 2008

Corporate Media Bashes New Chavez Enabling Law Decrees By Stephen Lendman
A detailed analysis of Venezuelan law and reality reveals a wide gap between that reality and US media coverage of Venezuela's popular government

Ossetia-Georgia-Russia Newslinks 15 August, 2008

VTJP Palestine/Israel NewsLinks 15 August 2008 - Jordan Restores Relations with Hamas

ICH 15 August, 2008: Blowback From Bear-Baiting

Book Review: Democracy versus the people By Slavoj Zizek - Damming the Flood: Haiti, Aristide and the Politics of Containment By Peter Hallward

“Gori in ruins”? See for yourself + Paul Craig Roberts on Russia Today + Georgia is a US Project

Uruk Net Iraq News 14 August, 2008

Russia-Asia cooperation a nightmare for US hawks
F. William Engdahl: The Geopolitics of Georgia (3 of 3) August 15, 2008 View Video

Nuclear war by miscalculation
F. William Engdahl: The geopolitics of Georgia pt2 August 14, 2008 View Video

The geopolitics of Georgia
F William Engdahl: There are far bigger stakes being played out in Georgia than a territorial dispute August 13, 2008 View Video

Who’s to blame for the Russian Georgian conflict?
Pepe Escobar: Georgia is a strategic client state of the US with close ties to the Bush administration August 12, 2008 View Video

CounterCurrents Newsletter 15 August, 2008 – Israel’s Role In The Russia-Georgia War

GI Special 6H10 15 August, 2008: "What's Going To Stop It"

VTJP Palestine/Israel NewsLinks 14 August 2008

Russian military 'concerned' by US airlift to Georgia By Staff Writers
Moscow (AFP) Aug 14, 2008
Russia is concerned that US military cargo planes may be delivering more than just humanitarian aid to Georgia, a senior Russian military commander said Thursday.

New on Climate & Capitalism
Carbon Capture and Storage Will Increase Pollution By Patrick Barry, August 13, 2008
Study finds that burying carbon dioxide from coal-fired plants will increase acid rain

Can Markets Stop Climate Change? August 9, 2008
“Can we trade our way out of our climate difficulties? Can market mechanisms deal with a problem of such scale and urgency?” By Renfrey Clarke

PCHR August 14, 2008: Israeli Response to Death of Reuters Cameraman Makes Journalists Legitimate IOF Targets

ICH 14 August. 2008: Bush Dispatches US Military Forces to Georgia

Ossetia-Georgia-Russia Newslinks 13-14 August, 2008 Part 2

Georgia - Another Pawn in the ‘Great Game’ By William Bowles, August 14th, 2008

CounterCurrents Newsletter 13 August, 2008 – Dangerous Portents In Jammu And Kashmir

Putin Walks into a Trap by Mike Whitney

CounterCurrents Newsletter 12 August, 2008 – Georgia On Our Mind

Uruk Net Iraq News 12 August, 2008

ICH 13 August, 2008: Putin Walks into a Trap

Ossetia-Georgia-Russia Newslinks 13-14 August, 2008

‘Russian Forces May Have Averted US Nuclear Strike’, August 14th, 2008

Statewatch News Online, 14 August 2008 (14/08)

IPS – 13 August, 2008 – IRAN: Nothing Behind U.S. Allegations?

GI Special 6H9 13 August, 2008: New Traveling Soldier Is Out Now!

Ossetia-Georgia-Russia Newslinks 12-13 August, 2008

The Center for Media & Democracy, 13 August, 2008
Thanks to Blake Hall of our IT staff and senior researcher Diane Farsetta, now you and anyone with web access can search the massive cache of military documents detailing the Pentagon's illegal attempts to shape U.S. public opinion.

CounterCurrents Newsletter 12 August, 2008 – Georgia On Our Mind

ICH 12 August, 2008: US, Allies Weigh Punishment for Russia?

VTJP Palestine/Israel NewsLinks 12 August 2008 - Abbas rejects Israeli ’peace’ proposal that annexes over 7 percent of West Bank

Statewatch News Online, 11 August 2008 (13/08)

Tel Aviv to Tbilisi: Israel’s role in the Russia-Georgia war Ali Abunimah

GI Special 6H8 13 August, 2008: Impact

New on Climate & Capitalism
Irish newspaper looks at capitalism as a threat to the environment, August 12, 2008

“Bring the relationship between capitalism and climate change into mainstream debate”

GI Special 6H7 11 August, 2008: Q & A

Declaration of the Georgian Peace Committee, August 12th, 2008

VTJP Palestine/Israel NewsLinks 10 August 2008 - Palestinian negotiator considers binational state

It’s a Proxy War By Bruce G. Gagnon


ICH 11 August, 2008: American Complicity: The Solution

ICH 10 August, 2008: “Bodies Are Lying Everywhere. It’s Hell”

VTJP Palestine/Israel NewsLinks 9 August 2008 - Preeminent Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish dies at 67

War in Georgia: The Israeli Connection By Arie Egozi

GI Special 6H6 9 Auguust, 2008: Under The Hood

War in the Caucasus: Towards a Broader Russia-US Military Confrontation? By Michel Chossudovsky

Summer Reading By S. Artesian

Israel and the US behind the Georgian aggression? By Shraga Elam

New on Bolivia Rising, 9 August, 2008
The strategy of the opposition: blockade airports so that the president cannot travel By Pablo Stefanoni, August 8

Evo Morales “Exiled” in His Own Land By Heinz Dieterich, Rebelión

South Ossetia: The War has Begun! By Andrei Areshev, Global Research, August 8, 2008

The Real Reason Behind the Military Buildup of Ex-Soviet Republic of Georgia and Its Invasion of Russian South Ossetia

New on Climate & Capitalism, 8 August, 2008
The truth is, we’re fighting for survival By Joss Garman
Amid the trivial political squabbles, a stark truth lies hidden: humanity is staring global catastrophe in the face

‘Markets have failed miserably even to recognize climate change’
A liberal journal argues that market solutions won’t do the job

CounterCurrents Newsletter 8 August, 2008 – Doom Or Disaster?

ICH 8 August, 2008: Why Iran Won’t Budge on Nukes

GI Special 6H5 8 August, 2008: Stop Loss - "We Can't Go Home"

VTJP Palestine/Israel NewsLinks 8 August 2008 — Israeli army sprays toilet water at Bilíin protesters

Uruk Net Iraq News 8 August, 2008

Born to Demolish By Jeff Halper

ICH 7 August, 2008: Cindy Sheehan: This is Horseshi*

How’d they do that? By William Bowles

Information Clearing House Publisher Threatened

Uruk Net Iraq News 7 August, 2008

Iran Newslinks 6-7 August 2008

CounterCurrents Newsletter 7 August, 2008 – War With Iran: On, Off Or Undecided?

Anthrax attacks: “It is time for Americans to think the unthinkable: that the perpetrator may, in fact, be the U.S. Government itself.

CounterCurrents Newsletter 6 August, 2008 – Sixty-Third Anniversary Of USA Terrorism

Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) Continue Systematic Attacks against Palestinian Civilians and Property in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) PCHR No. 32/2008 30 July – 06 Aug.2008

ICH 6 August, 2008: John Pilger: The Lies Of Hiroshima Are The Lies Of Today

Haiti Report for August 6, 2008

SAVE SOPUDEP SCHOOL in HAITI!! Please circulate this far and wide!!

Bolivia Waits Expectantly Presidential Message
La Paz, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales is to present Wednesday to the country his mandate report, on occasion of the 183rd anniversary of the Independence Day in this country.

GI Special 6H4 7 August, 2008: A New Battle

Uruk Net Iraq News 6 August, 2008

Bush Babel
Today, August 6th is the 63rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States

Hiroshima-Nagasaki Speech in NYC By Mary Beth Sullivan

CounterCurrents Newsletter 5 August, 2008 – New section on Alternative Energy

Uruk Net Iraq News 5 August, 2008: The Palestinians of Iraq

IPS 6 August, 2008: Surprise Support for Iraq Operation

Book: Intelligence Spin by US Hardliners Sparked N Korean Crisis

The “Bridge” in the Coup: the IRI in Venezuela | Council on Hemispheric Affairs

ICH 5 August, 2008: Obama and the Empire

Corpwatch, 4 August, 2008: Ducking Responsibility: Entergy Spins Its Nukes

Anti-Empire Report, August 5, 2008 By William Blum - Obama and the Empire


The August ColdType is on line

GI Special 6H3 5 August, 2008: Warning

Haiti's Ex-Military Rears its Unrepentant Head

World Bank report: Biofuel bombshell


The Week With IPS, 5 August, 2008: AIDS Fight Losing Momentum

Bolivia News-links 4-5 August 2008

Afghanistan News-links 3-4 August 2008

AFRICOM News and Information 17 July - 5 August 2008

The Turkish Crisis, the Generals and the Left By Sungur Savran and Ertugrul Kürkçü

Uruk Net Iraq News 4 August, 2008: Gaza Under Siege

ICH 4 August, 2008: Home Truths You’ll Never Read in the Press

CounterCurrents Newsletter 4 August, 2008 – For An Iraq War Memorial

Iran Newslinks 4-5 August 2008

Bolivia: Oligarchy stokes political crisis By Gonzalo Villanueva, La Paz, Bolivia

Morales' popularity up before Bolivia recall By Carlos Alberto Quiroga, Sun Aug 3, 2008
LA PAZ (Reuters) - Bolivian President Evo Morales' approval rating rose to 59 percent in July, according to a poll published on Sunday, a margin that would see him survive a recall vote next week if voters poll accordingly.

GI Special 6H2 4 August, 2008: " It Is NOT Better Over There"

Iran Newslinks 3-4 August 2008

VTJP Palestine/Israel NewsLinks 3 August, 2008 - Hamas arrests Fatah members sent back to Gaza

ICH 3 August, 2008: US Vilifies Faithful Old Ally

Crisis Looms as Corporations Seize Control of Commodities By Barbara L. Minton

Speculation Behind Global Commodity Price Rise By Ramgopal Agarwala

Uruk Net Iraq News 2 August, 2008: Breaking the siege on Gaza – craven governments shamed by a brave band of volunteers


New on Bolivia Rising: 3 August, 2008
Evo Morales: “If the Bolivian people ask us for socialism, we will deepen towards socialism”

Bolivia: Popular Offensive in lead-up to vote By Federico Fuentes, August 2, 2008

Uruk Net Iraq News 1 August, 2008

VTJP Palestine/Israel NewsLinks 2 August, 2008 - 9 killed as Hamas raids Fatah stronghold in Gaza

ICH 2 August, 2008: The Real State of the US Economy

The Public Reading Rooms - Party invite and credit crunch project

All Is Not Quiet on the Eastern Front By Reuven Kaminer

GI Special 6H1 1 August, 2008: IVAW Leads By Example

CounterCurrents Newsletter 2 August, 2008 – To Vote, or Not To Vote

Gitmo ‘Al Qaeda’ Movie Creator Previously Pushed Terror Propaganda

New on Bolivia Rising:
MIGRATION-BOLIVIA: European Dream Becomes a Nightmare By Franz Chávez

ICH 1 August, 2008: “The Terrible Reality”

VTJP Palestine/Israel NewsLinks 1 August, 2008 - Maan: Bil’in - dozens injured after inhaling tear gas, town waits for court verdict

The Mother Of All Paradoxes: The American Social Model By Gaither Stewart

The ‘Empire of Chaos’ or living in the age of impunity By William Bowles


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