Guantanamo detentions under fire

The detention center at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, described by various organizations as a “legal black hole,” continues to draw criticism from many sources.

After Lord Hutton whitewash: Tony Blair still faces trust dilemma

News Analysis LONDON – The last couple of weeks have been eventful ones in British politics. Last month, Prime Minister Tony Blair was faced with what was being touted as the “toughest week yet” of his leadership.

Bush cover-up seen: Lawmakers urge independent commission

With the anniversary of the preemptive “Operation Iraqi Freedom” approaching in the midst of the presidential primaries, body counts and budget expenditures are growing and no Iraqi weapons of mass destruction are to be found.

CPUSA hosts conference on 2004 elections

NEW YORK – The fighting spirit and determination of the overflow crowd was unmistakable. “Are we going to allow George Bush to rule our country for another four years?” asked Jarvis Tyner, executive vice-chair of Communist Party USA. “No!” the crowd roared back. click here for Spanish text

White House sold war with smoke & mirrors

Which is worse, a president who doesn’t know what’s going on and is manipulated by others, or a president who launches a war knowingly using false or misleading information to sell it to the American people? click here for Spanish text

Two forerunners in the fight for civil rights

Negro history: The history of the whole Negro people. A proud heritage of courage.

2005 budget feeds beast

News Analysis Military contractors Boeing and Northrop Grumman were the big winners in the $2.4 trillion budget presented to Congress Feb. 2 by George W. Bush. The proposed budget is a financial blueprint for disaster in Bush’s drive to keep the White House.

Voters say Anybody but Bush

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Favorite son John Edwards carried South Carolina and John Kerry captured five other states in the Feb. 3 Democratic primaries. Gen. Wesley Clark eked out a narrow win in Oklahoma. Sen. Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut dropped out. But regardless of the state, voters sent a loud, clear message that Bush must go Nov. 2. click here for Spanish text

Bush runs for cover on WMD lies

Following the declaration by President Bush’s chief U.S. weapons hunter David Kay that Iraq had no weapons of mass destruction prior to the U.S. invasion – the administration’s stated reason for the Iraq war – Bush’s move to set up an investigation commission to look into “intelligence failures” is being assailed as a damage control and cover-up effort.

School of Assassins protesters sentenced

FORT BENNING, Ga. – The trials of 27 people arrested here for their November protest of the infamous “School of the Assassins” began Jan. 26 before a federal magistrate.

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