- August 29, 2003
Watch Monitoring the Clean
Development Mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol:
Whistleblowers, Action Alert: Help stop the CDM
subsidising unsustainable technologies.
Jones Camisea Gas and
Pipeline Project, Export Import Bank and Inter-American
Development Bank and George W. Bush.
Information Center provides info
to NGO's and social groups on World Bank. Whats New:
Camisea Project ( Bush and the price of natural
gas), Activists oppose 'clean development' credits
- Bretton Woods
Project critical voices on World Bank and IMF
- August 28, 2003
- Diabetes epidemic could be worse than AIDS, and California
Food Policy Advocates, low-income peoples
nutrition advocate, links,
pipeline re-opening planned, shutdown in 1948, and attempts to
revive it during Iraq-Iran War. Haaretz
and Liberals together oppose the Computer Assisted Passenger Presceening
System (CAPPS II)
- August 27, 2003
left finds itself as isolated and vilified as it has been at any time in its
history" MERIP Middle East Report.
- Judicial Watch
on Dick Cheney
of Representatives Committee on Government Reform, Cheney Energy Task Force
Latest developments: Cheney
bribe to Nigeria probe started for tax exemptions.
Old News. Thought I'd throw this in just to keep it alive.
- August 26, 2003
activist site near Bush's Crawford Texas home also, a woma1n from Military
Families Speak Out was there. AP/
Scientist Daily news: Resveratrol
compound found in grapes can protect from heart disease in humans and may
have life extending properties in mammals.
Liberties Digest, Pacific News Palestinian
harassment in Maryland, fewer Arab Americans support Bush,
Anti-Muslim incidents, banks blacklisting Muslims.
Dies dies, lies, thrives from the Iraq
News, Drillbits and Tailings, war profits......Veterans
for Peace Veterans Working Together for Peace & Justice through
non-violence. Who profits from war. Wage Peace
- August 25, 2003
- August 24, 2003
Register, Executive Orders archive, seems to be
updated only until January of 2002, will keep looking.
the Climate Tag SUV campaign. Using ridicule
and social embarrassment to turn the SUV into a badge of shame.
- August 23, 2003
- 70 South:
Hints of ozone recovery spotted, Antarctic drilling may spur eruption,
Iraelis and Palestinians in joint expedition.
Wing politics in BC forests Bush and Campbell two peas in a pod.
Election campaign promises turned out to be just lies.
from Religion Foundation support abolishing
Vatican ambassadorship because of anti-gay stance, Ten Commandments
monument rejected by Federal District Court in La Crosse, Wisconsin and
Alabama, Disinformation guide
- August 22, 2003
sunshine on Florida voucher program. The
Islamic Academy of Florida (government says is terrorist cell) got
$350,000. Neither the state or the public have access to audits.
and the EPA EPA's own assessment says numerous communities have
dangerous levels in their water supplies. links to cancer. OMB
Gulf War Vets lawsuit Blame corporations and banks named in UN report.
More than 100,000 vets seeking compensation. Lawyer Gary B.
Pitts. Sign on San
- August 21, 2003
evidence that Atrazine not safe. Press
Release from June 2002, also in headlines today. Atrazine, most
used weed-killer. NRDC called on EPA to investigate Syngenta for
allegedly covering up studies results.
secret searches 'sneak and peak' provisions in
Patriot Act, House voted 309-118 to block fed funds for these
searches. Could a terrorist eventually be anyone who opposed Bush? Reuters
Business, News: Soles of your shoes made
from Sunflowers, US-EU GM crop dispute heats up, solar energy as a solution
to US grid problems.
- Changing World
Technologies, Brian Appel, Thermo-Depolymerization Process, converts
industrial waste into fuels, oils, ...more, renewable resources.
- August 20, 2003
Conflict.org Late breaking news
portal, Central Asia, Afghanistan.
- August 19, 2003
Insight U of California comprehensive,
up-to-date info on AIDS, News page: "China Meets AIDS Crisis With
Skies' Bush smokescreen it detrimentally expands pollution trading
system, stretches mercury reduction deadlines, loosens the cap on
nitrogen oxide which is linked to asthma and lung disease, weakens
protections from sulfur dioxide, ...more Sierra
warming causing glaciers to disappear faster than initially thought
- August 18, 2003
Moore, Ten Commandments Judge Jerry Falwell, Alan Keyes at rally
in Alabama to keep Ten Commandments monument. see People
for the American Way for Progressive view. People
for the American Way.
- August 17, 2003
Energy & Economy Network Breaking News.
International, works with Government
Accountability Project and Sustainable Energy & Economy Network.
Accountability Project challenges Bush Executive
Order 13303 which grants blanket legal immunity to oil companies in
Iraq. All veiled by 'humanitarian spin' by Bush administration.
- August 16, 2003
tried to plant WMD's, failed: whistleblower" Nelda Rogers, veteran
debriefer of DoD. search on "Nelda Rogers" CIA WMD...etc Is
this for real? Searches reveal a spreading story, but little substance
beyond story???. Pakistan
News and article on distributed energy systems, in the 'light' of recent
- Syndicated News NewsFollowUp.com
- August 15, 2003
- Straight Goods,
Canada, new content regularly, article on group rights versus
individual rights in the context of language issues in Quebec.
"Shawville anglophones are a persecuted minority"
links in Global Free Press:
Military Families Speak Out and Veterans
for Peace campaign to voice the pleas of military families, veterans and
GI's in Iraq.
Environmental Sustainability.Info, content news,
links. "Latest Global Atmospheric Sustainability Headlines":
California emissions lawsuit dropped, EU heat wave, arctic ice shrinking,
Barrier reef bleaching worsening.
- August 14, 2003
colonialism, a common currency is a tool in the strategy aimed at
poor, and small countries in the region where poverty grows the buildup of
The Whitehouse backed recall effort in California say Karl Rove planned
recall just days after Davis beat Simon
Alert News good news, bad news. On Depleted Uranium, nuclear
industry, risks of radiation. News research.
Bar Association opposes Bush administration efforts to repeal the oversight
provisions of the Patriot Act and to extend it permanently beyond 2005.
ABA says it's "highly prone to potential
abuse". also called on Congress and the Executive branch to give
Guantanamo defendants effective legal counsel. Findlaw
- August 13, 2003
Future.org Press Center, Issues and Campaigns:
Stop tax cuts on the rich that drive budget cuts, how Democrats won the
fight on Social Security in 2002, Energy independence.
Markets Inherently Moral?" by: Matt Miller, in TomPaine.com
believers say free exchange among free peoples is moral, those who disagree
say markets are just constructs of the smartest and luckiest among us.
But, we have to tamper with them...ie..laws against stock market insider
trading to make them 'fair'. Which side are you on?
- August 12, 2003
will help provide food to the world, but it needs to be done in a
sustainable way. Currently it is a threat to coastlines and rivers.
Orange, TCDD, Dioxins remain in Vietnam's food supply Journal of
Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Agent Orange
Victims Fund, and National
- August 11, 2003
- August 10, 2003
on San Diego money in presidential campaign,
'pyramid fund raising', bundlers, Bush will raise $150-200 million.
Completely swamping Democrats.
- Why don't we ever hear anything about Karl Rove?
Weapons Working Group
incineration hazard, but U.S. Army given go-ahead to start
incineration in Anniston, a low-income, minority community, search on
Monsanto and Anniston, PCB's, mercury, etc
Afghanistan chronology: 1998 - U.S. still paying the salary of all
Taliban officials in war against Russia. 1999 - Taliban kicked out
UNOCAL and gave an Argentina company pipeline contract, 2000 - Taliban
demonized, 2001 - After WTC Bush goes to war with against Afghanistan even
though no hijackers came from there, 2002 - Karzai ( a former UNOCAL
employee) and Pakistan's Musharef agree to build Trans-Afghanistan
pipeline. Halliburton is in the pipeline business. iAfrica
- Iowa Electronic
Markets real money
futures on economic, political events
- August 9, 2003
Kelly, British biowarfare weapons expert who committed suicide
investigation opens. ABC News
Arab Regional Resource Center on Violence Against Women:
- Palestine Ministry of
Environmental Affairs ongoing programs: Formulation of Environmental
Law...Strengthening of Palestinian Environmental Action Plan...
- Coalition on the
Environment and Jewish Life, to promote environmental education,
scholarship, advocacy, and action in the Jewish community. News:
on Udall amendment to Interior Appropriations Bill, info about climate
change, clean car campaign.
- August 8, 2003
Legacy Foundation report 65% of young women smokers want to quit, but
only 3% successful over a years time. see also CDC
and study on underage tobacco use.
Monitor latest issues: Countering privatization, no accounting of
government spending on private contractors, and effect of 'Homeland
Security' on GS pay system....more
recall election turning into a great source of jokes
shape evolved to dispel other men's semen, findings reported in the
journal Evolution and Human Behavior
- August 7, 2003
News, National Stonewall
Democrats, news. also: China
has world's largest condom, covers the facade of a 20-story hotel,
control population growth, promote sexual health, prevent aids. Anglican
Conservatives against Episcopalian gay bishop Guardian
Ground Combat Vehicle DARPA (same agency that just fired
Poindexter, Iran-Contra fame), awarded Carnegie Mellon and Boeing $5.5
million to develop UGCV. MachineBrain
US Military robots employed in Iraqi War
Gas price up 60% from one year ago, and threatens to shut down entire
Commission says Microsoft illegally ties it's Media Player into Windows,
and illegally withholds Windows code from rivals. Microsoft disagrees.
- August 6, 2003
Watch, Ziff-Davis Media following the threat of Linux on the
technology changing the use of the statute of limitations. NYC charges
unknown suspects in rape cases based on DNA profiles ABCNews
see also California
Coalition Casualty Count body count, from DOD,
Centcom, CNN also see News Insider
War, real numbers: 827 wounded (unofficially in the thousands), killed
from hostile fire since Bush called an end to combat operations: 52, but
unofficially 112. Sydney Morning
Security Administration has admitted compiling a blacklist of left and
right wing activists, journalists, among others, that are scrutinized more
thoroughly or not allowed on airplanes. Alternet
- August 5, 2003
& Engineering News late in 2002 regulations were relaxed to require
chemical and pharmaceutical makers to install up-to-date pollution controls
when they expanded or altered plants. EPA is reconsidering in the face
of state governments and environmental groups protests.
release cancer-causing dioxins. African WildlifeFoundation headlines
Goldman Environmental Prize winners.
- Forests.org Rainforest,
Biodiversity Conservation News: Peruvian gas project threatens
rainforests, Stop Bush ecocide, Amazon rainforest loss skyrocketing.
altered trees, Sierra Club wants a moratorium until science more understood.
- August 4, 2003
plasters its 13,602 restaurants with Barbie Dolls, video games, book
jackets... Nutritionists say it perverts children's eating habits
and leads to obese children. Yahoo
President demands UN agency exonerate it of any uranium dealings with Iraq
UN officials called docs forgeries, Niger is the world's third-largest
supplier of mined uranium. AP
student registration deadline about 7000 schools keep records,
most will make Aug 1st deadline, but database problems persist.
- August 3, 2003
'Working for a Secure Israel Through Peace'. Middle East Peace
Korea warns any UN move to discuss it's nuclear weapons would be 'prelude to
war'. They fear sanctions on their already impoverished
nation. Undersecretary of State John Bolton criticized UN for not
taking up the issue. AP
women bombers get revenge? a recent surge in attacks by Chechnya
women draws a lot of speculation about their motivation and backing. CNN
- Pacific Life
Research Center research papers on nonviolence, links
Today news, nonviolence campaigns, events
Nonviolence News: Irish
network for Nonviolence Action, Training and Education, and
Canal, the contaminated neighborhood (1978) that led to the EPA superfund
tells it all in 2003. Half of neighborhood not safe for family
homes, state funding dried up. CBS
to testify on Iraq weapons advisors suicide, and judge says inquiry will dig
into suspect government dossier that put Kelly in the spotlight.
also would seek testimony from Geoff Hoon, and Alistair Campbell. Did
Blair authorize the release of his name? Guardian
drug war, California Microwave, Northrup Grumman, unsafe airplanes used in
surveillance. From March 2003 article. Africa
Aviation News and
from MSNBC: Colombia drug war Pentagon sends Americans on
dangerous missions, but their not soldiers. MSNBC
- August 2, 2003
Watch seeks Saudi documents from Congressional Inquiry report on behalf
of WTC family in U.S. District Court. Report details Saudi involvement
and directly bears on the victims lawsuit.
US's largest ADSL provider challenged the subpoena served against it by RIAA,
says that Digital Millennium Copyright Act (RIAA supported) is
unconstitutional, violates privacy. File swapper wars go on. ZDNet
lowers venture capital, and large investment schemes of the past.
Unlike Intel, which pumps hundreds of millions into companies with new
- August 1, 2003
the Catholic Church stop gay marriage? They're sure trying.
Condemns same-sex unions, urging Catholic lawmakers to vote a against
supportive bills. Also against gay couples adopting
children. Yahoo Reuters
War serving to strengthen Al-Quida around the world.
British Parliament committee says war has failed to reduce security
threats. Enhanced to appeal of Al-Quida to Muslims,
Conservatives obviously disagree. USA
fight back with new Progressive legal organization: The American
Constitution Society for Law and Policy a response to the
Republicans' Federalists Society. AP
- July 31, 2003
Republican Senators break with Bush's plan to dismantle Amtrak. Bush
wants toward privatization with more state control. Symbolic of important power struggles in Washington.
- July 30, 2003
- Bush Jokes
- July 29, 2003
Paul Wellstone, old article by Sheryl Seal, just wanted to keep it alive.
Korea, America's options from Asia Times. A look at Americas
history in arms negotiations tells a lot about what could happen in the
what's not in it that's important, 911 Report USA
Today. There's much more than Sen. Shelby's
mention of 'foreign governments' involvement. See Center for CooperativeResearch
for an in-depth investigation into 9/11.
- July 28, 2003
- July 27, 2003
Action Network project of the Social
Daily News: WTO shuts out poor nations in decisions, World says no
to WTO, Banana price war threatens Third World growers, EU
officially requires labeling of GM food,
- Framework Convention
on Tobacco Control: Infact lifts boycott of Philip Morris/Altria
as momentum builds for FTCT implementation.
News retrieval system, found 262 articles
on GMO news: Australia issued Bayer CropScience a license for
its GM Canola. Joins carnations and cotton as other approved GM
Earthworms invading U.S. Forests devouring vital leaf litter,
reducing acidity of soil, changing ecosystems. But scientist
hopeful that an equilibrium will be reached. Yahoo
- July 26, 2003
Bush sends troops closer. unfolding humanitarian disaster.
Liberians angry at U.S. for not intervening. BBC
Bechtel from March 2003, and International
Forum on Globalization and Workers
World on the corporate looting of Iraq.
Watch exposing the impact of the
military and economic occupation of Iraq. Investigate Bechtel
- July 25, 2003
Alerts, Voice4Change.org headlines:
Cut military aid to Colombia, Investigate Bush lies, Kucinich
and Clark efforts to see evidence on Iraq war.
- Multilateral Agreement Investment? The power of
multinational corporations over national governments. Global
Trade Watch, Public Citizen. see also Canadian
Action Party research on FTA, NAFTA.
warning signs that bin Laden was planning attacks, but U.S. report
says no smoking gun Vital information not passed between
agencies. Report filled with CIA, FBI and NSA misconnections.
U.S. based hijackers well connected around the world. Yahoo
personal laws in India will foster integration,
supported by BJP, see also: Political
- July 24, 2003
children abused by Catholic priests over a period of six decades
just in Boston. see Linkup
survivors of clergy sexual abuse organization. Sexual abuse of
believers by their spiritual leaders occurs in all religions in the
- Global Grid
Forum, NASA, and open source computing 'grid computing', a
new tech buzz. see also ITWorld,
Sun Microsystems chief researcher John Gage. One example is SETI@home
and the search for extraterrestrial life, but the definition of GGF is
- July 23, 2003
Science & Technology News: Big Bang afterglow, West Nile
virus found in UK, Aral Sea will be gone in 15 years, extracting
water from exhaust gases of autos.
Joseph Wilson, wife, illegal smear campaign by Whitehouse?
transcript with TIME magazine, CNN
DailyEnron's Daily Briefing
News, Privacy and Technology and also see: Salon.com:
good article on how an Israeli company came to dominate data security
market. the futility in trying to
control encryption software distribution by US officials.
Cause, Press Library: Congress should undo media ownership rule
changes. Senators Ted Stevens and Fritz Hollings, and in the
House: Rep. Richard Burr (R-NC) and John Dingell are sponsoring
legislation to roll back the FCC changes.
- July 22, 2003
liberties abuses by Justice Dept officials, cases opened by Inspector
Glenn Fine, 272 complaints, including mistreatment of Muslim
inmates. 28 claims sent to internal affairs offices. AP
Roman Catholic Archdiocese officials will not be charged for
keeping abusive priests in parishes a victim said it was
because the way laws were written. "men who agreed to
sanction the abuse of children ....cannot be indicted." The
names of four of the priests: Rev. Thomas V. Daily, now bishop
in Brooklyn, N.Y.; the Rev. Robert J. Banks, now bishop in Green Bay,
Wis.; and the Rev. John B. McCormack, now bishop in Manchester, N.H.
pesticides will have restrictions placed on them by Seattle federal
judge, interim protection of salmon with buffer zones.
see also Earth Justice and Washington
Toxics Coalition Beyond
- July 21, 2003
- The Onion,
satirical weekly newspaper.
- July 20, 2003
- Corporate America is disclosing more financial
information since scandals, but
moving very slowly when it comes to seeing balance sheets
and cash flow analysis on same day as earnings release.
These are really needed to make sense out of earnings statements.
journalist involvement comes out in forged Africa nuclear documents
embarrassment. She believed that they would end her career
if published. Bush attributed them to British sources.
CIA saw them in Rome. Fox
- Hunger related news: National
Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness, projects,
federal policy, info on hunger and homelessness, and action.
- July 19, 2003
- U.S. Children
fatter but less violent. Death rates continue to drop, but teen
giving birth decreasing. Heart disease
and diabetes also occuring in children as never before.
Smoking and alcohol use is down among most groups. Car accidents
were 37% of childhood deaths while guns killed about half that
percentage. Yahoo Reuters
Linux, becoming a de facto standard, nobody owns it and it crosses all
platforms. Microsoft beware. the buzzword is
'virtualization', the best option in tying together hundreds of
millions of computers on networks.
Mitch McConnell, leader in stopping campaign finance reform is now
trying to stop law suits against fast food industry
Trial Lawyers opposed, Food Industry lobbies for it, both heavy
- Soaring Incomes,
Falling taxes, articles on wartime sacrifice, Warren Buffets
remarks on tax cuts, farm and corporate subsidies, the new rule by
- July 18, 2003
and $4 million in political contributions by the diet supplements
industry. and little movement towards meaningful legislation to
curb its dangerous use. CVS, nations second-largest drugstore
chain will stop selling it. USA
war claimed a million lives in 5 years, over land and resources.
see also World
Policy Institute on Africa and war profiteers. BBC
- July 17, 2003
Cheney asked to resign, from a group of senior former intelligence
officials information selectively used to support war
decision, Jack Straw also in trouble for knowing African nuclear
were forgeries. Independent.uk
International Peace Research Institute links to arms
transfers related Internet sites. Projects include maintaining a
database on arms transfers to identify global weapons flows.
anti-Muslim violence rising. Justice Dept says charges
unfair that crack down on terrorist is to blame. see also: United
Muslim Americans Association and Council
on American-Islamic Relations
- July 16, 2003
Dean on the deficit, Issues2000
- Korea Web
News report, Pentagon plan for a possible conflict with North
Korea. Would they provoke war? Korea
Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases leading US AIDS
research institute. Latest News: expanding choices of anti-HIV
medications, SARS chip free distribution to help researchers to
rapidly detect genetic variations.
- July 15, 2003
Commission on Human Rights Campaign to stop coersive tactics
to prescribe psychiatric drugs to children.
Center for Policy and Survey Research recent poll: support for Abu
Mazin down, ceasefire up, and recognizing Israel up.
most voters don't trust his justification for war 27% say he
knowingly misled people to support decision to go to war. 48%
said war justified, 38% said not justified. Bloomberg
Digest, "the price of freedom is eternal vigilence"
articles: ISP's ordered to reveal names, peer to peer issues, Ernst
& Young under investigation.
plans to reverse Clinton ban on off-road vehicles in Algodones Dunes,
the largest dune ecosystem in the US. as many as 240,000
off-roaders on some weekends. EndangeredEarth
- July 14, 2003
council has 13 Shiites, 5 Kurds, 5 Sunnis, 1 Christian and 1 Turkoman
woman. Most members those who remained
in Iraq throughout Sadam Hussein's rule. How powerful it is
remains to be seen. Guardian
- July 13, 2003
warned UK not to use uranium claim, but now George
Tenet takes the heat for it's OK. What's goin' on?
Oil being developed with help of US Minerals Management Service
search words include: Cassandra Energy, Katalla, Chugach National
Forest, Chugach Alaska Corp. (Native-owned), offshore leasing options.
local residents oppose all. Reuters
Project on Government Oversight: about
- July 12, 2003
Market Bubble of 90's left 50 nations poorer from WTO Watch,
Trade Observatory: foreign aid declined and debt increased for poor
nations, commodity prices down and, European cows get $3 per day
subsidy while 40% of Africans live on less than $1 per day.
Observatory, WTO Watch, sustainable growth, news:
TV (Damned Interfering Video Activists) founded in 1989, from ACTUP
Aids Coalition to Unleash Power
attacks per day on US troops US denied Arab media reports that
they had pulled out of Fallujah. Jihad threatened by some
religious leaders if no pull-out of troops in 6 months. Rueters,
- July 11, 2003
- Stoplight cameras: from a conservative view: NewsMax
and a Progressive view:
same-sex partnerships recognized, Union of Liberal and Progressive
Synagogues, to gay and lesbian partners, and mixed-faith
marriages offer of blessing.
fat on food labels will spur companies to reformulate their products
and inform consumers about this dangerous fat. Center
for Science in the Public Interest
- July 10, 2003
Insurers lose Senate voted 49-48 blocking
legislation to limit malpractice awards. Bloomberg
- World Population Day, July 11th PLANetWire
Reporters guide to family planning, population, reproductive health,
environment. News on restoring funding of UNFPA, UN Population
Independent Commission, timeline: by Cooperative Research, last update
7/9. Several Democrats and even some Republicans call for a more
intensive inquiry into Aug 6 memo to Bush about possible Bin Laden
- July 9, 2003
takes in $800,000 in one day, online contributions, new issue in campaign
and the PRLDEF
Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund celebrate the closing of the
US Navy's bombing range. Latest News: MALDEF
- See new daily economic
charts. Still under construction, will have more links to related sites that
help explain charts and relate to news items.
- July 8, 2003
Update AARP Medicare Prescription Drug Campaign, news, petitions,
- Alliance for
Retired Americans News, Alerts, Resources: Medicare Prescription Drug
and Modernization Act of 2003, has serious problems
American Friends Service Committee Africa: New Oil and
Military Frontier, Oct 2002. and Afrol
- July 7, 2003
- Running of the
Nudes help end the cruel "Running of the Bulls" and
bullfights. and also PETA
TV animal rights television.
Consumers Organization news
headlines: Bush squeezes organic farmers, USDA promoting biotech, dioxin
warnings to women
- July 6, 2003
Bay, Britain concerned that British citizens may face military tribunals
wants to expand on aircraft refueling agreements and gain access rights to
more areas in the Arab countries of northern and sub-Saharan Africa to
'combat terrorist threat' in the region.
1800 now in Djibouti. Reconnaissance aircraft and satellites watch the area
more closely. NYTimes
Equipment News Article Archive: Bush's push for hydrogen cars, oil
shippers and the European Union, high lap-top computer manufacturing
- July 5, 2003
- Bush Humor :) Shrubbish
- July 4, 2003
University Program on Breast Cancer and
Environmental Risk Factors
- Genetic Post, World
article: aborted foetus' eggs go to infertile women
misleading Americans on AIDS, poverty and conflicts in Africa $15
billion AIDS commitment not available now. Securing oil sources is
driving most decisions. AfricaAction
takes on Google Bill Gates' first underestimated the
importance of the Internet and now has done the same with search
engines. Can Microsoft's massive presence and technology make a
difference? GSMBOX. UK
- July 3, 2003
Pentagon developing urban surveillance system that uses face and vehicle
recognition software to track citizens and 'terrorist' movements
see also Yahoo,
- July 2, 2003
- Infragard, FBI, Corps share info on security, ACLU says
danger. and TechNews:
articles on Cyber-Warfare, Data-mining, database privacy, pervasive
- Propaganda blitz by Bush backed voucher front group, story
Commentator. Bush directly funding BAEO
Black Alliance for Educational Options, funded by Bradley
start suit that accuses Bush administration of trying to silence staff and
parents from speaking out about proposals to overhaul Headstart.
see also: HHS and OBMWatch
- July 1, 2003
high cost of not giving exemption to US at International Criminal Court.
about 3 dozen countries face cut-off of $200 million in military assistance.
Venture Capital and In-Q-Tel,
PixLogic will scour digital
photos for clues. FreeRepublic.com
(Conservative News Forum).
restaurant smoking ban Reuters,
adds restaurants to nearly all indoor workplaces banned, see also Smoke
Free for Health, Florida.
- Sri Lanka news,
Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, News ticker, Electronic bulletin board.
- June 30, 2003
- June 29, 2003
- UNFoundation, Ted
Turner-formed, part of Iraq assessment team.
overtime rules revisions and the right to overtime pay: proposed new
definitions of professional, administrative, and executive employees.
see also: EPI, Economic Policy Institute.
- June 28, 2003
- Rep Sheila
Jackson Lee, Dem TX. joined Rep.
Dennis Kucinich in attempt to broaden Iraq war probe. also: Center
for Public Integrity midwife a terrorist.
Billion settlement in Stock Market bubble lawsuits. Underwriters
failed to disclose agreements with purchasers of techy IPO's that
ultimately grossly inflated the value of those stocks and greedy stock
access to Al-Queda member: on a technical appeal issue, the government
still can't block access, so case may be pushed closer to military
- June 27, 2003
- Feminist.org in Today's
News stories: Republicans approve proposal to stop filibusters on Judicial nominees,
ban on 'partial birth' abortion challenged in Fed court, same sex couples
rights bill in California.
Malpractise Referral Network News
Memo that Bush won't release shows premiums for those who stay in
traditional program may rise 25% AP
burden for the richest 400 plummets, IRS: their average income was $174
million. Stock market bubble, decrease in capital gains taxes, and
executive compensation were all factors in income increase. NY
- June 26, 2003
- MoveOn online voters
Virtual Primary and Foreign Policies' Special Report:
'If I Were President'.
- Red Pepper, UK, 'the
warfare state', and other stories of abuse on
intelligence services, US encouragement of looting in Iraq, Shell's public
relations bubble punctured, Israeli soldiers shoot to kill human
barred Enron from selling electricity and natural gas anywhere in
US. AP see also Enrongate
news. Pat Wood , FERC, 'death penalty'
Scouts in Law Enforcement Explorers program sexually abused 25
cases in the last 5 years.
- June 25, 2003
- New York, Britain, and more than 20 countries, ban
hand-held cell phones while driving. Unsafe
Hands-free phones Wired News
and Psychological Science
welcomes Supreme court decision. Affirmative Action news, issues
Bush and WTO challenge European GMO policies.
- Africans challenge Bush's GM crops, say more concerned with
their oversupply than hunger in Africa. Dawn
Pakistan's largest English Newspaper.
- June 24, 2003
- SNAFU, Support Network
for an Armed Forces Union and Military
and Veterans News on civilian deaths, staged events, Conscientious
Objectors, media ban on covering protests, cuts in Veterans benefits.
- Supreme Court cuts back
how much race can be a factor in university admissions
- United Food and
Commercial Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, CLC news: Wal-mart
ordered to recognize union. Management whistleblower on Human
- June 23, 2003
Service Retirees news, national, regional, Rocky Mountains, Congress,
- Center for
Biological Diversity failure of Bush logging plan. 'Healthy
Forests Restoration Act of 2003, Healthy Forests Iniative.
- June 22, 2003
- Social Funds.com
- The latest on
Medicare, FamiliesUSA The
House bill forces the traditional Medicare program to bid against private
- June 21, 2003
settlement appeal unsuccessful, by two industry groups. CCIA and SSIA.
Settlement will not remedy anticompetitive acts of Microsoft. see Microsoft
- Dept of
Justice, Press Releases all
Christy Whitman, global warming risks section of a report she
commissioned in 2001 reduced to a few noncommittal paragraphs.
June 20, 2003
Forum, Iranian Press issues, Fatemeh Haqiqatjou, a reformist lawmaker said
"America's involvement only undermines the slow pace of reforms in
Iran.", from Yahoo
bribe to Nigeria probe started for tax exemptions. Guardian
lies are a serious problem, a 'high crime' and are impeachable offenses,
June 19, 2003
world's largest opium producer also from Pakistan's
Balochistan Post, narcotics
boom under US puppet regime.
Harbor Michigan, riots impoverished city, allegations of police
Korea won't give up nuclear weapons program without US
concessions. Britain has blockade plan. US says policing
of North Korea's exports is not a blockade. CNN
June 18, 2003
- Religious Action Center of
Reform Judaism latest news. see also older
from February 2002.
can ban campaign contributions from advocacy groups: Supreme court
decision. Prelude to broader showdown in campaign finance reform. Yahoo.
Link between obesity and childhood diabetes Pacific
Northwest Research Institute: News to prevent and cure diabetes
and cancer. see also Commercial
- Rand Beers? Lied about
Al Queda connection. Recently resigned from Bush Administration, said
Bush not countering terror threat Yahoo
June 17, 2003
Where are WMD? Council for a
Livable World article 6/4/03. Other efforts include a campaign a
campaign to stop the Bush Administration plans for missile defense.
Bycatch Resource Center Nets kill 300,000 whales, dolphins and
Bulletin News, San Francisco and links
Road Map road block.
June 16, 2003
Force, Task Force 20, scoured Iraq for WMD before war and found nothing,
but initially sent 'promising' reports to Bush that
helped lead to the war decision. MSNBC Mobile.
Beat Reporter, Inner City Press, more
on multinational banks underwriting high-rate sub-prime loans in the
US. Royal Bank of Scotland.
Federation of America, re: Payday loans, Federal Reserve Board, First
Bank of Delaware: Republic First Bancorp owns FBD,
and 60 consumer organizations have petitioned Fed Reserve Board to stop
RFB from partnering in payday, predatory lending scams. see also Responsible
Lending: What's New
June 15, 2003
trial, 9/11 Investigation, CNN Law Center. Federal
prosecutors do not want him to have access to any other 'terrorist'
captives. Trial indefinitely delayed until resolved.
Europe relations are in serious trouble Global
Beat in: New York University's Center
for War, Peace, and the News Media
Menwith Hills, England, largest electronic monitoring station in the
world. Has gigantic 'golf ball' looking structures. Run by NSA,
Echelon, able to tap all international communications circuits. see also: Campaign
for Accountability American Bases latest news. SchNews
Court in London ruled against the Ministry of Defense that sought to
overturn a tribunal decision to grant a soldier's military Pension. The soldier
claimed Gulf War Syndrome, and could to thousands to seek compensation. Bloomberg
June 14, 2003
Economy Might Impact Earth's Stratosphere, CalTech
leakage could cause problems with ozone in the upper atmosphere, see Science
Megh Barta, Online forum
for Activism, Bangladesh
Unlimited Bush administration urges release of Nobel Peace Prize laureate
Aung San Suu Kyi, Mayanmar (Burma)
Central Asia Oil, Mayanmar, Indonesia.
June 13, 2003
Green Party UK
market manipulations, licensing barriers, nutrient standards all come into play
as large EU pharmaceutical companies work against smaller firms on food
supplements. Search Guardian for
the latest pharmaceutical news
Workers World news:
article on Bush's latest trip to Europe, on Iraq, Iran, North Korea.
World Lakes News,
Amazing lakes, Threats, Strategies, Nutrient Pollution, Toxic Contamination,
FoodFirst, Institute for
Food and Development Policy, think tank, educate for action center, food as a
fundamental right. Media quick stop:
Harsh realities behind 'free trade', article.
June 12, 2003
Trade Resource Center, World Policy Institute, News. Welfare for
Weapons Dealers, old but relevant report.
Covering the Uninsured
from Families USA, weekly news.
Mini-Nuke development concern: Concerned
Citizens for Nuclear Safety , search: Robust Nuclear Earth Penetrator, and
WIPP Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.
Secrets Nuclear news.
UK Warning, GlaxoSmithKline Children under 18 should not take this
top-selling anti-depressant, potential suicidal behaviors cited.
June 11, 2003
The Future of Freedom, Illiberal Democracy, Home and Abroad, book. on WMD
Jobless recovery? Economic Policy
Institute President Lawrence Mishel's report .pdf
offers and analysis and method of tracking Bush's 'tax cut' plan's
search on Iraq Oil, and see article
by Jason Leopold, on Halliburton
North Korea, nuclear 'deterrent'.
Orange, Supreme Court decision: If you learned of your illness from the
defoliant after 1994, you may still be fighting Monsanto or Dow Chemical
June 10, 2003
Surveillance drones protect pipelines, monitor traffic on highways, and 'aid
in other homeland security missions'. 12/02. Transportation
Department Research and Special Programs Administration search on UAV
International Freedom of
Expression eXchange News: Internet is coming under new forms of
censorship: OSCE Conference
on Freedom of the Media and the Internet.
monitoring state and civil liberties, EU. News: Expanding
surveillance role of airlines, border controls.
Global Internet Liberty Campaign
new member: Human Rights
Education Associates HREA
June 9, 2003
Workers of America, Local 4319 issues: Wal-mart, GE, Jobless rate,
Overtime pay, DirecTV, Dock Workers, World Bank....
Climate Action Network Europe
Categories: Emissions Trading, Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency.... Latest
"radioactive, toxic uranium alloys and hard-target uranium warheads were
being used" in Afghanistan and shocking levels of toxins were found in a
small sample population. see UMRC Uranium
Medical Research Center, Canada
committee's appointments and nominations stack the deck in favor of Energy
Deregulation 3/12, members of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources
committee have taken more than $3.1 million from energy industries since 1995. latest
stories from newsroom
June 8, 2003
Dynergy hid $850 million loan from Citicorp in 2000 to prop up credit rating, in
amended law suit filed 6/6.
Daily Enron, news,
history, docs. Daily briefing: Bush tax cuts place biggest burden on middle
class, away from the rich. 'Class Action Fairness Act', Tom Delay's bill
to make it more difficult for injured consumers to hold major companies
Wired News news, watchdog:
and Technology, Privacy Watchdog
June 7, 2003
for Cooperative Research News and Links, Investigation into 9/11
National Commission on
Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States search on Kleinberg, for documents,
transcripts, agenda, about SEC,
9/11, WTC, NORAD.
WTC disaster: the investors names who purchased put options on American and
United Airlines prior to the attack remain undisclosed. See letter by
Mindy Kleinberg. SEC, National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the
US Mathaba news
3/31/03 see also TBRNews archive
Research on Put Options, 9/11, WTC 3/26/03
Vermonters for a Just Peace
WTC disaster: search archives
1967 and Hamas' rejection of 'Road Map' Palestine history,
Interest Research Group Activist info.
June 6, 2003
News background article 2001: JAMA article attacks Republican
Representative Dan Burton. Is he getting to close to the truth about the
vaccination preservative issue and autism. Moms
on a Mission compare mercury exposure and autism rates.
Bush administration considers human testing, Notice
of Proposed Rulemaking, EPA
News Network news: Environmental groups seek investigation into J. Steven
Griles, conflict of interest violations, withholding records.
June 5, 2003
Business for Affordable Medicine, close loopholes in Hatch-Waxman Act, improve
state legislation of generic drugs, employee utilization, headlines.
Humanitarian Law Research Initiative latest news: Australian
forces are likely to remain in Iraq for at least another year. The US
has found it difficult to get commitments to put forces in Iraq.
underground water reservoirs diminishing rapidly says UN, dropping 10 ft.
per year across Africa, Asia, Central and South America, due to intensive
irrigation. UK Guardian UNEP
Public Interest Group overcharging for prescription drugs by pharmaceutical
industry, fact sheet
June 4, 2003
Pentagon, super diary, civilian privacy assault,
Funds.com sustainable production of coffee, agreements
reached, but doubts remain. see Rainforest
Alliance, Sustainable Agriculture
News Technology, TiVo will offer to advertisers and broadcasters viewing
June 3, 2003
If US fails to block interview with Ramzi Binalshibh, future terrorism cases
could be moved to military tribunals Al-Quida, Al-Queda: which is it? enemy
combatants, Judge Leonie Brinkema, graymail, constitutional law, secrecy.....all
very important here.
Center for Arms
Control and Non-Proliferation news Update
on FY 2004 National Defense Authorization Acts
news, info, on income, wealth, health divide
Policy Center Bush's tax plan would not accelerate tax relief to poor:
child tax credit and more generous limit for the earned income tax credit
Committee Iraq intelligence investigations, John Warner
June 2, 2003
opened to dirt-bike trails and roads. Snowmobilers considered it a
"substantial gain" SeatlePI
Stephen Griles, Dept of Interior, Clear Skies, lobbyist, oil gas
drilling, Florida, Chevron. California, Devon Energy. search topics
National Resources Defense Council
Iraq Survey Group, WMD search, expanded team.
Blair accused of misleading the public. Republicons.org
May 31, 2003
directory project, Reproductive Rights, Prenatal Rights
Iraq contracts chronology Rep. Henry Waxman seeking more information. LOGCAP
Fetal Rights, Reproductive Rights, News, Fact sheets, News Releases, Action
May 30, 2003
US and missile defence CBC News in-depth background, Bill Graham -
Foreign Affairs Minister, Chretien and Defense Minister John McCallum have
changed their countries opposition to cooperation.
today in History, UMW, first medical pension plan, 1946
Log Cabin Republicans
US largest gay/lesbian Republican organization. News
and Russia form alliance to counter US world domination, pipeline to carry
oil from Siberia to China, condemned use of force in settling disputes.
May 29, 2003
Detrick, Maryland, WMD site Army's largest remediation site, age-old
biological weapons program, headed by George Merck until 1969, few records;
anthrax, botulinum toxin, tularemia, staph, encephalitis. Nearby homes' ground
water was contaminated. CBSNews
wants to restructure ERIC, limiting options on how its searched, Educational
Resources Information Center Yahoo
Secrets: Bush Cabinet corporate connections: Monsanto, Pharmacia, Microsoft,
AT&T, Enterprise Rent-a-car, Motorola, Sears, GM, Ford, Lear, Amtrak, MO,
GE, BP, Northwest Airlines, BofA, Clorox, AOL, Gulfstream, Lockheed Martin,
United, Boeing, Alcoa, IP, Lucent, Qualcomm, Lilly, Citigroup, Chevron, Schwab,
Rep. Henry Waxman
frontpage queries: Halliburton Iraq contracts, Republican tax plan savings,
doubts about Nuclear evidence in Iraq.
Greg Palast: Project to stop
the Florida-tion of the 2004 Election touch screen voting machines with no
paper trail computerized voter-roll purges. Sign petition, Martin Luther
King III involved.
May 28, 2003
court rejects attempt to scale back Family Leave law in
a departure from a series of cases in 5-4 decisions, that reveals court's
attempt to role back Congress' authority in passing some civil rights
cases. States Rights: a political tool of the Conservatives.
scraps Basrah's 'model of post-war' city council for a committee of technocrats
headed by commander of 'Desert Rats'. and would be eventually handed
over to Baghdad control. Ousted was Tamimi, who had strong ties to Baath
party. US new of his ties from the beginning. Lebanon.com
of America policy/news
May 27, 2003
half of WTC victims have not applied to fund, give up right to
Fed Strong Dollar, Weak Dollar? Foreign
exchange rates and the US economy
May 26, 2003
Investigation, Cooperative Research and the Toronto Star
a carefully documented timeline of WTC disaster events revealing. see
NORAD, FAA, Pentagon, Secret Service and Whitehouse interactions that day.
Bush style: Powell remarks about how Iraq is going to be a 'close
friend of the United States'. Lifting of the sanctions will allow US
corporations access to the $13 billion dollars in the sanctions fund. Workers
abusive mining practices in Colorado, worlds' largest gold mining
company. Search on Indonesia, Peru, Nevada, Ghana, Bolivia for info on
toxic dumping, mercury poisoning...Project Underground
Arabs, ethnic Turks and Christians in Kirkuk, boycotts threatened by Arabs
and ethnic Turks disrupted the vote for mayor. US backed procedures to
include 'independents' in the voting appeared to stack the voting in favor of
the Kurds. UK Guardian
May 25, 2003
Center on Budget and Policy
Priorities advocate for low and moderate income people. Tax
cut gimmicks Unemployment
Inquiry into FAA's, Tom Delay, and others roles in
tracking down Texas Democrats who left the state legislature, in a protest
against a redistricting plan. Houston Chron
May 24, 2003
of Hate Groups in Maine and a History, Dec 02 in 1920's Maine had
150,000 active Klu Klux Klan members, stoked by industrialization, French
immigration, and the granite industry. Entrenched business and clergy
leaders joined to keep their hold of economic power in the region.
Fight over patent protection for Pharmaceuticals TRIPS,
Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, see:WTO,
requires developing countries to protect pharmaceutical company patents.
Bill of Rights
Ownership: Recent Actions Michael J. Copps reacts to Refusal to Allow
Public Airing of Pending Media Concentration Rules.
May 23, 2003
Sen Robert Byrd one of only
a handful of Senators with the guts to stand up against Bush.
Joshua Bolten, new Bush budget director. Why
is George Bush so Pro-Israel
ISP Association Tauzin/Dingell is bad legislation and would give Baby
Bells an unfair advantage in high-speed Internet market
community resolution agains USA Patriot Act over 100, ACLU of N.Calif. act
has weakened freedom of speech, assembly, protection from unreasonable searches,
presumption of innocence, access to legal council, protection from
May 22, 2003
Engineered Food Alert call to action signers: PIRG, National
Environmental Trust, Institute for Ag and Trade Policy, Organic Consumers
Assc, Friends of the Earth, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action
Consumer Project on Technology
global framework for supporting health R&D. Issues regarding Doha
Declaration on TRIPS.
Security Office used to track Texas Dem legislators flight from the state to
disrupt redistricting bill Ridge said he would investigate
Campaign for Tobacco
Free Kids News: WHO,
Tobacco Treaty expected to be adopted the international Framework
Cnvention on Tobacco Control, overcoming US objections.
May 21, 2003
Breaking global news. Pentagon denies the BBC report that Lynch rescue
accounts were 'one of the most stunning pieces of news management ever
Global News: latest news: New Jersey teen stabbed
to death. She revealed to her attacker that she was a lesbian. 5/19/2003.
EPIC Education for Peace
in Iraq Center full coverage on Iraq
2004 Presidential candidate needs at least 8.8 million votes of support from
members of this union to win it's endorsement....
May 20, 2003
IRIN News, UN Office for the
Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, headlines on
council in Saudi Arabia setup to enhance scientific awareness, to promote
the talents of outstanding girls and enhance women's roles in the future
of the country.
Newsroom $600 Million settlement with Wisconsin Electric Power
Co. Installed plant modifications with pollution controls.
Settlement eliminated 105,000 tons pollutants.
Not in My
Name Jews opposed to Israeli occupation. Not 'Not in Our Name'.
Everything you need to
know about the history of Iraq series of articles,
research. History News Network
May 19, 2003
Distribution Funds Morgan Stanley, US Bancorp Piper
Jaffray, Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, UBS
Warburg. To provide distribution system for settlement.
Fund initially contains $399 million.
Expect more nuclear pep
talk Chretien seems ready to approve of Canada's joining Bush missile
defense program. Americans seem numb and complacent to the dangers of
Bush's 'pre-emptive' strikes on 'rogue' states.
of stock of bankrupt companies original shares of stock of companies coming
out of bankruptcy are replaced by new shares issued to certain creditors, and
Directory suppliers, ordering info,
organizations help introduce new $20 enhanced
security, subtle background colors, new design.
May 18, 2003
town: Arcata, to defy Patriot Act says gives to much snooping power,
"would fine and city dept head who voluntarily complies with investigation
under the aegis of the Patriot Act".
decline in large ocean fish, Rocky Mountain News according to a study
published in the journal Nature.
Industrial fishing to blame.
Follow the Money,
Americas.org, Immigrants in the US send well over $20 billion a year to Latin
Oznik.com Refusnik info,
International Arts Boycott
on Israeli Institutions. End Israeli offensive.
NOW news, block
Owen nomination. Challenges opponent of Civil Rights and
Anti-discrimination laws. Call for Santorum to resign. Bush tax cut
Merchant of Shame numerous complaints regarding workplace environment, sex
discrimination in pay, exclusion of contraceptive coverage in insurance plans...
May 17, 2003
heated Teflon pans can turn toxic faster than Dupont claims deadly to pet
birds, Canaries in the Kitchen. Dupont acknowledges causes flu-like
May 16, 2003
Shiites demand large role in Iraq
Hawza, religious school in Najaf. demonstrations from two groups: SCIRI Mohammed
Al-Hakim, more moderate than: Muqtadir Al-Sadr group that has boycotted American
Secrecy News, archives. Federation of American Scientists.
"to challenge excessive government secrecy and promote
updates: Florida's voting machines, Ombudsman fired, report on efforts
22nd amendment of US Constitution. see Thomas
'H.J. RES.25.IH or H.J.RES.11.IH.' sponsored by many Democrats
Archive, Population Connection
Connection factoids: More than 500 million people currently don't
have enough clean water to drink, from Sierra Club: Healthy
Families for a Healthy Environment
Focused on law and technology news: ACLU report: Freedom Under
Fire: Dissent in Post-9/11 America, docs, instances of
"censorship, surveillance, detention...'
- HRW China, Tibetan
prisoners' health in jeopardy. Iraq, US unresponsive on mass
graves. Chechnya attack violates human rights.
- May 15, 2003
Scientist Science News, search Autism
Autism rate doubles in 4 years 20,000 cases,
- W.D. Childers, Bush, Florida
- May 14, 2003
faces probe over Eq Guinea payment $500 million paid into private
US bank account controlled by Mbasogo, Riggs Bank, Washington DC,
Ashcroft asked to investigate
Action America, updates Robotic Vision, Dial Corp sexual
harrassment, Firestone recalls, Boeing female employees, Gynecare
Intergel serious side effects
- Frank E. Basil Inc. Saudi Arabia, Basil-Group.com,
engineering, Safenetinvestor, Liberia, Siyanco. Maj Stephen H.
Hartnett. Godbey v Frank E. Basil. Johnston v Frank E. Basil. All
related to Saudi bombing May 12, 2003
- May 13, 2003
to the 'Road Map' PeaceNow, Israel. cope with flaws of
Missile Defence, BMD promotes war in space violates Canadian
values, .... is folly....untested
for Nuclear Disarmament links
- Iraq War
Crimes.org peoples peace action, International Criminal Court
- May 12, 2003
Baqir al-Hakim, rejects religious extremist government for Iraq,
wants US out
Baby teeth studies reveal childhood radiation exposure found
85,000 children's teeth, with identification cards. Will give
researchers rare chance to measure effects of radiation.
shakes up Iraq Administration Paul Bremmer replace Barbara
Bodine, concern about pace of reconstruction, Baghdad in bad shape,
O'Neill, Yemen, US Cole links
- May 11, 2003
Litigation Releases. Morgan Stanley, US Bancorp Piper
Jaffray, Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, UBS
Litigation Releases. Citigroup, Credit Suisse First Boston,
Treatment Action Network, Hot items policy/advocacy
warns of disaster as Congo fighting goes on Rival tribal militia
vying for control of eastern Congolese town,
- May 10, 2003
admits it paid Nigerian bribe Kellog Brown & Root
admitted paying bribe for favorable tax treatment. see SEC docs
admits it paid Nigerian bribe Kellog Brown & Root also
admitted that it services went beyond 'firefighting' to
operations and distribution of Iraqi oil
- EPIC Education for
Peace in Iraq Center improve humanitarina conditions in
to propose broader control of Iraqi Oil, funds end sanctions,
sponsored by Britain, Spain. Opposed by France, Russia. Endorse
to propose broader control of Iraqi Oil, funds Proceeds of oil
placed in Iraqi Assistance Fund held by Central Bank of Iraq, managed
by Peter McPherson, ex BofAmerica exec.
- May 9, 2003
Infrastructure Minister Paritzky dreams of Iraqi oil flowing to Haifa
from Mosul. Rumsfeld, Bechtel, Bruce Rappaport have links to
this pipeline in 90's
air vehicle powered entirely by fuel cell makes debut flight
Hornet, by Lynntech, AeroVironment Inc
Micro air vehicle, synthetic multifunction materials, color video
- Internet Consult opens
on new European chemicals law overhaul European Commission
regulatory system for chemicals, replacing 40 pieces of legislation
fuel in lettuce" Environmental Working Group a thyroid
toxin that has leaked into water supplies in 20 states. EPA
ordered all staff to not talk about it.
- May 8, 2003
- Coalition for an
International Criminal Court for war
Army Corp of Engineers Repair and Continuity of Operations of
the Iraqi Oil Infrastructure repair,
operate, distribute Iraqi oil
General Agreement on Trade, How the WTO... threatens democracy
- Rate payer
revolt, Foundation for Taxpayer & Consumer Rights info about
California deregulation rip-off, Enron, latest efforts
facts on the status of women wage gap, women in Fortune 500, women
in government, domestic violence, health
- May 7, 2003
North Korea Connection sat on board of company that won $200
million contract to provide N. Korea with 2 light-water nuclear
reactors in 1994
International Stupid Security Contest Winners: Australian govt.,
Moscow mayor, Phillidelphia International airport
Sadam leaders may soon be in place George Mullinax, assigned to
help rebuild Iraq's banking system, Adnan Pachachi included in new
govt, L. Paul Bremmer is civil administrator
of Greenhouse Gases in the U.S.--from Energy Information
Administration CO2, Methane, Nitrous Oxide, Hydroflourocarbons pdf
199 pages, flash estimate
truck campaign Citizens Coal Council, UMWA and others joined
together to keep West Virginia legislature from raising coal truck
weight limit from 80,000 to 120,000 lbs
- May 6, 2003
says he'll sue Dow Chemical unit violated 1994 agreement against
false advertising, pesticide Dursban, contains chlorpyrifos, a
synthetic compound linked to nerve damage, asthma and birth defects.
- ECO empowered
consumer options, biodiversity, Animal Rights, Socio-Economics,
Garner, Group of 9 will likely lead Iraq Barzani
KDP, Chalabi INC, Talabani PUK, Allawi INA, al-Hakim SSIRI. to be
added are Christian and Sunni leaders
- May 5, 2003
aid to Israel costs US tax payers $10 billion a year, loans with
corridor' in Bhutan forest and mountain ecosystems will be
preserved and the endangered Bengal Tiger will be protected
as Dalyell attacks Blair's 'Jewish cabal' detail on Blair's
Jewish links in his government. Also talks about Bush's Perle,
sellout watch, day 60 the word 'federal' means different
things to different people. Kurdish autonmy as seen from
different points of view in Norher Iraq
- May 4, 2003
Rivers Network Linking Human Rights
and Environmental Protection news
Shoshone continue gathering support in Native land rights struggle
Bush and Sen. Harry Reid back Western Shoshone Distribution Bill,
'expedited energy policy'
Index supporting human rights of communities resisting
mining and oil exploitation
- May 3, 2003
Information Center Palestinian-Israeli
org, info, research, analysis
solar news, library, data monitoring system
Global Petroleum reserves, view of the future
spy rights for DOD, CIA greatly expanded role of DOD and CIA in
domestic spying in proposal by Bush removed by Dianne Feinstein
spy rights for DOD, CIA CIA and DOD would have power to require
ISPs, Credit card co's, libraries to produce phone records, bank trxs,
email logs. Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas, Bush sponsor.
Amendment injects politics into Global AIDS bill
favors curricula that may exclude discussion of benefits of
contraception in preventing pregnancy and std's. promotes abstinence