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News :: War and Militarism
Ex-Mossad chief+German uberspy+top-dollar GOP lobbyists = Kurds snag 15 tons of $100 bills
03 Sep 2007
During Saddam Hussein’s rein, the Oil-for-Food “revenue was spent in Arab parts of Iraq but not in Kurdistan,” according to the Los Angeles Times. “Kurdistan’s share of the fund was set at 13%. At least $4 billion accrued in Kurdistan’s name, Kurdish officials say, and some contend that the amount could be as much as $5.5 billion.” The paper reported that in late June 2004, just five days before he turned Iraq back over to domestic rule and flew out of Iraq, then-top US official in Iraq Paul Bremer ordered the transfer by three U.S. military helicopters of $1.4 billion in 100 dollar bills to Kurdistan—his calculation of the Kurds’ share of Oil-for-Food funds; but the Kurds and their advocates believe they are owed a few billion more. It was so much cash—15 tons’ worth—the paper further reported, that no bank could be found in which to deposit it.
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News :: War and Militarism
Is Human Rights Watch Losing its Moral Compass and Caving in to the Israeli Lobby?
03 Sep 2007
HRW’s annual budget now exceeds $ 25 million. Its employee’s number more than 240 with 70% of its budget estimated to be provided by Jewish contributors. Its landlord at 350 Fifth Avenue in New York City are Zionists and it is increasingly apparent to some observers that HRW too often follows the expectations of the Israel lobby and sometimes rejects equity and justice to buy peace for itself.
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News :: Environment
Times Atlas revising maps to show changes in geography caused by climate change
03 Sep 2007
The latest edition of the Times Atlas has been altered to reflect changes to the world's landscapes caused by climate change.
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News :: War and Militarism
Snow Job in the Desert: PAUL KRUGMAN; Finkelstein: 'I fully expect to be arrested'
03 Sep 2007
KRUGMAN: It appears that many influential people in this country have learned nothing from the last five years.

THE COMPLETE ARTICLE AND MORE
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
Federal agency rejects enhanced oversight of genetic tests
03 Sep 2007
Modified: 07:45:25 AM
Federal agency rejects enhanced oversight of genetic tests
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News :: Education
DePaul Convocation Protest Demands Justice for Prof. Finkelstein
03 Sep 2007
Students and faculty protesting DePaul University's locking out and denying tenure to Norman Finkelstein and Mehrene Larudee made up a sizeable part of the crowd at the University's convocation on Friday morning.
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News :: War and Militarism
Great Britain:Ex PM Tony B liar and Prince Harry Defame Princess Diana
02 Sep 2007
There's room at the top they are telling you still, But first you must learn how to smile as you kill, If you want to be like the folks on the hill, A working class hero is something to be. A working class hero is something to be. If you want to be a hero well just follow me, - John Lennon
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News :: Human Rights
Spanish authorities have prosecuted a child for terrorism! Incredible but true!
02 Sep 2007
14-year-old Èric Bertran e-mailed companies requesting labeling in Catalan
language, using the "Phoenix" monicker from the Harry Potter books.
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Commentary :: Globalization
Labor Day Hypocrisy
02 Sep 2007
Government and business mock labor's day.
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News :: War and Militarism
The very strange saga of Adam Gadahn
02 Sep 2007
“The FBI lists Gadahn's aliases as Abu Suhayb Al-Amriki, Abu Suhayb, Yihya Majadin Adams, Adam Pearlman, and Yayah. But Adam Pearlmen is his REAL name! Adam is the grandson of the late Carl K. Pearlman; a prominent Jewish urologist in Orange County. Carl was also a member of the board of directors of the Anti-Defamation League, which was caught spying on Americans for Israel in 1993, much as AIPAC has been caught up in the more recent spy scandal.”
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