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  • Patriotism and the media

    Patriotism and the media

    February 28, 2003

    The mass media are bombarding Americans with proclamations that the global revulsion to George Bush’s policies is “anti-American.” In a recent exchange on C-SPAN a French reporter held a copy of Le Monde, one of the...

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  • Depleted uranium

    Depleted uranium

    February 28, 2003

    It’s dirty, and it’s deadly. When you coat a shell with it, it slices through armored plating as if it was cheese, turning tanks, buildings and bomb shelters into exploding incinerators. It causes cancer among people...

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  • The madness of King George and his court

    The madness of King George and his court

    February 28, 2003 By David Eisenhower

    The imperial obsessions of the Bush administration have come under increasing clinical examination. In the process the fog of war propaganda spread on radio and TV by journalistic courtiers is beginning to lift. For more and...

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  • Which way will Mississippi go?

    Which way will Mississippi go?

    February 21, 2003

    As a young child growing up in Chicago I enjoyed the stories from my friends about their summer vacations in Mississippi. I wondered why my parents refused to let me visit there. Once I saw a...

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  • Lies, obfuscation and plagiarism

    Lies, obfuscation and plagiarism

    February 21, 2003

    Lies, obfuscation, denial, hyperbole and now outright plagiarism characterize the U.S. right-wing-led push to war against the people of Iraq. When U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell (in his Feb. 5 UN exhortation to war) referred...

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