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February, 2009 Volume 34, Number 02

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ARTICLES:
Virtually the Entire Dem-Controlled Congress Supported Israel's War Crimes in Gaza By Stephen Zunes, AlterNet
In a direct challenge to the credibility of Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, the International Red Cross and other reputable humanitarian
Gaza Is A Concentration Camp By Ellen Cantarow, AlterNet
Gaza is an immense concentration camp -- 1.5 million people squeezed into 140 square miles hemmed in on all sides by 25-foot-high walls separated b
The Death of Daniel Frederickson
Daniel grew up in Bolinas. Most everyone at his memorial on January 25 loved or cared about him. Over one-hundred townspeople came to remember.
Marin Landscaping Run-Off Threatens Coho Salmon By Karen Nakamura
A couple months ago, the CP explored the rights of homeowners vs. those of the Coho salmon in West Marin and how to resolve the differences. A big
Emergency Water Rationing For Bolinas By Don Deane
The Bolinas Community Public Utility District Board made a Drought Declaration the last week of January saying that without significant water use r
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, May-June 2007 By James Ennes
Four Decades of Twisting Facts About Israel's Attack On the USS Liberty The USS Liberty the day after Israel's June 8, 1967 attack (Courtesy usslibert
Forgive and Forget the Crimes of the Bushies? I Don't Think So By Paul Krugman, The New York Times
Ed. Note: With powerful establishment figures like Nancy Pelosi now speaking publicly about the possibility of pursuing the criminal acts of the Bush
A Silver Lining to the Economic Crisis: Less Money for Prisons By Liliana Segura, AlterNet
If you're seeking a silver lining to the current economic crisis, this may well be it: As states across the country confront historic budget shortf
Holy Cow: Top Dems Are Serious About Investigating Bush's Criminal Acts By Jason Leopold, Consortium News
To the surprise of progressives and anger of the GOP, leading Dems support investigations As President Barack Obama reverses some of ex-President
What's It Going to Take to Lock Up Drug Company Execs? By Bruce E. Levine, AlterNet
After reading "The Neurontin Legacy -- Marketing through Misinformation and Manipulation" in the January 8, 2009 issue of the New England Journal
Manpower Inc. To Take Teamster Jobs
January 10, 2009: Teamster pressmen are raising the alarm about a plan to outsource good union jobs at the San Francisco Chronicle. In 2006, the
Obama Shuts Bush's Network of CIA `Ghost Prisons` By Suzanne Goldenberg and Ewen MacAskill Washington
New president embarks on wholesale deconstruction of George Bush's war on terror. (The Guardian) Barack Obama embarked on the wholesale deconstruc
Gaza: The Lies of War BY Henry Siegman
Western governments and most of the Western media have accepted a number of Israeli claims justifying the military assault on Gaza: that Hamas consist
Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Reintroduced in House
Demos Calls for Swift Enactment of Protections for Besieged Credit Card Customers Washington, DC--Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), C
Under The Radar
ADMINISTRATION -- OBAMA ORDERS HALT TO LAST-MINUTE BUSH REGULATIONS: Hours after being sworn in as America's 44th president, Barack Obama ordered "
Canada Orders US Woman And Mother War Resister Deported
The Canadian government has ordered the deportation of Kimberly Rivera, the first U.S. woman Iraq war veteran resister to go to Canada, and four ot
Obama Should Worry About the Bush Family Tentacles Undermining His Plans By Russ Baker
Bush may be gone, but his influence -- and the forces that put him in office -- aren't. As George W. Bush leaves office and Barack Obama takes over
Downvote Bots Fight Propaganda War By George Washington
Government propagandists, their hired private contractors and useful idiots are creating "downvote bots" or scripts to bury stories, which question
Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary honors KWMR
January 19, 2009, Point Reyes, California On January 15, 2009, the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary honored KWMR, the community radio station
Obama Removes Bush's Cloak Of Secrecy Over Records By Robert Parry
On his first full day in office, President Barack Obama revoked the Bush Family's authority to control documents relating to 20 years of American hist
The Future With One Time Planet Pluto By Karen Nakamura
There are moments when we need to step back and get an overview of events. The changes inherent in the Obama administration warrant such an examina
MP Makes Israeli Troop Nazi Link
A prominent Jewish MP has compared the actions of Israeli troops with Nazis who forced his family to flee Poland Sir Gerald Kaufman, MP for Go
12 Rules For Reporting News From The Middle East
Twelve editorial staff rules for the great international media when the news is from the Middle East 1) In the Middle East it is always the Arabs w
Habitat for Humanity Canada to reduce Water Heating Costs in New Habitat Homes by up to 40% in 2009
(Waterloo, Ontario 1.14.09) RenewABILITY Energy Inc, manufacturer of the Power-Pipe(r) Drain Water Heat Recovery (DWHR) system and Habitat for Huma
GREEN NEW DEAL FOR THE NORTH BAY
Special guests Norman Solomon, author/media critic and founder of Healthcare Not Warfare and Lisa Maldonado, Executive Director, North Bay Labor Co
Obama Won't Have to Kiss AIPAC's Ring -- Progressive Alternative to Hawkish Mideast Policies Emerges By Alexander Zaitchik, AlterNet
Israel's ongoing assault on Gaza has pushed to the fore with ferocity one of the great campaign debates of 2008: How will Barack Obama approach th
The Power of AIPAC Who Runs America? By Brian Crowley
January 19, 2009 "Counterpunch" -- Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt were pretty close, politically and personally. They led the fight again
Tree Deaths On Rise In Tahoe National Forest By Laura Brown - The Union
If arid conditions continue this year, trees will likely begin dying in large numbers on the Tahoe National Forest, silviculturist Mark Brown said
The True Story Behind This War Is Not The One Israel Is Telling BY Johann Hari
Monday, 29 December 2008 The Independent The world isn't just watching the Israeli government commit a crime in Gaza; we are watching it self-harm
PAJU (Palestinian and Jewish Unity 'It's Time To Boycott Israel'
Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions: The best way to end decades of Israeli apartheid It is time for the world to impose broad boycotts and implement
Afghanistan War Blowing Up 44 Years Later, LBJ's Ghost Hovers Over the 44th President By Norman Solomon
A few days after the inauguration, in a piece celebrating the arrival of the Obama administration, New York Times columnist Bob Herbert wrote that
An Apology From The Publisher BY Don Deane
I would like to apologize to our readers who were offended by the article submitted by Israel Shamir and published in the May 2008 edition of the C
For America or Israel? By Frank Scott
After the massacre in Gaza temporarily subsided, an American holiday was celebrated just one day before a historically symbolic new president took
Get God's Chosen Killers Off Our Payroll By Edward W. Miller, M.D.
After three weeks of Israel's genocidal carnage, by land, sea and air, an uneasy truce brought sudden quiet to a devastated Gaza on the eve of Obam
MOO TOWN NEWS BY Judy Borello
This all started for me personally when I received a letter in August from San Francisco-based FLAME (Facts and Logic About the Middle East). The g
There Will Be Blood: A Better Future Being Born By Stephen Simac
At least two distinctly different futures are possible for the USA, based on our energy choices. Stay the course and slide into a dystopian night
Open Letter To Representative Lynn Woolsey BY Kenneth Ring
Dear Representative Woolsey: I appreciate your taking the time to reply to my expressions of deep concern over the war in Gaza, even though I under
Carrots & Brown v. Board of Education in Israel Palestine? By Dwayne Hunn
January 12th found me at Book Passages listening to author Melissa Rossi talk about What Every American Should Know about the Middle East. During
Torture: Dangerous Executive Orders By David Swanson
The Center for Constitutional Rights has expressed concern that President Obama's executive order banning torture may contain a loophole. But no p
Notes From The American Lunatic Asylum By Sherwood Ross
If America ever is going to stop making aggressive war, Americans will first have to get into contact with reality. That's because U.S. administrat
A Letter To My Fellow Jews By David Glick
     What, I ask, has come of us? “There is no humanitarian crisis in Gaza,” say Israeli leaders Simon Peres and Tzipi Livni. Have we, who historicall
Letters To The Editor
Obama Makes Bad Appointments President Obama has made extremely bad appointments to his cabinet. Mostly from the Clinton administration which was v
The Bushies Stole Us Blind ... So, How'd You Like Your Beer? By David Michael Green, AlterNet
Go on. Admit it. You never thought this would end, did you? You never thought they'd actually leave, huh? With only days remaining, you still have na
Dirt-Cheap Gas in 2009: Be Careful What You Wish For By Michael T. Klare, Tomdispatch.com
Only yesterday, it seems, we were bemoaning the high price of oil. Under the headline "Oil's Rapid Rise Stirs Talk of $200 a Barrel This Year," the

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