Albion Monitor Issue 86 April, 2001

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Greed For Profits Behind Foot And Mouth Outbreak
Mass slaughter will actually lead to spread of the disease

Mohawks Vow To Help Protesters Get To Canada
FTAA summit may close borders between Canada and U.S.

Masked Chiapas Rebels Address Mexico Congress
Add Native rights to the constitution, legislators told

U.S. Economy More Important Than Global Warming, Bush Says
Latest in Bush comments that are alarming other nations

Bush Slashes Budget for Environment, Clean Energy
"It represents compassionate conservatism," said President Bush

Merry Go Round
Washington Merry-Go-Round Bush Budget Leaves Kids Behind
Significant cutbacks to child aid, with an 18% cut in child abuse programs

Why Is The Press Ignoring Bush Scandals?
Corporate lobbyists dressed as blue-collar workers for tax cut photo-op

The Global Warming President
The G.W. initials stand for "Global Warming" Bush

McCain-Feingold: Much Ado About Not Much
But at least it's something

Mud-Slingers Pressure Congress To Block Reform
Special-interest groups hide behind sham names and committees

U.S. Embassies Given To Key Bush Money Men
New ambassador to Paris said to be learning French

Bush Gives Top Latin Post To Notorious Right-Winger
Payback to help from Florida Cubans during election crisis

More to conflict than spy plane incident
The mid-air collision of a U.S. spy plane and a Chinese fighter jet may provide the spark for a revival of the Cold War as a coalition of right-wing interests -- backers of the Nicaraguan Contras in the 1980s -- are coming back together to mobilize public opinion against China because they view confrontation with Beijing as inevitable


 + Sino-American Conflict Just Beginning

 + Right-Wing Alliance Pushing For Cold War Against China

 + Beijing Talks Of War Against "Little Bush"

 + Japan Faces Dilemma If U.S.-China Crisis Escalates

Project Censored Y2000 Top 25 List

Bush Anti-Environmental Extremism Spurs Panic
Called worse than early days of Reagan Administration

wild male orangutan in Sumatra
Organgutans may vanish in ten years, study says
Photo: Perry van Duynhoven
Milosevic Stuns Yugoslavia With Money Claim
Says $50 million was used to fund Serb nationalists after breakup of Yugoslav federation

Japan's New History Texts Called Revisionist
Boosting children's pride by softening Japan's wartime atrocities

Bush Policy Likely To Spur Mideast Crisis
Meetings with Ariel Sharon damaging to delicate Israel-Palestine peace

U.S. Vetoes UN Observers To Protect Palestinians
First veto since 1997 used to block humanitarian request

Mideast Wars Over Water Coming, UN Warns
Less than half of rural population has adequate supply

Orangutans Facing Extinction Within Decade FREE!
Illegal logging of its habitat and poaching to blame

Archive of Chemical Industry Secrets Goes Online FREE!
Documents show companies more worried about public relations than safety

Sudan Waging Genocide To Help Oil Companies, Groups Say
Terrorizing, raping, killing and displacing thousands

U.S. Still Hasn't Paid Overdue UN Dues
Although U.S. negotiated down the amount owed

The Right-Wing Map to Outlawing Abortion
The Right-Wing Map to Outlawing Abortion
Abortion foes have mapped a two-part strategy to chip away at reproductive rights, as a first step to doing away with them all. The plan begins with stacking the judiciary with antiabortion judges and ends with a string of state and federal legislation that puts services out of reach for many of the most vulnerable Americans

Small streams play a crucial role in preserving water quality
Russian TB Called Epidemic
Russian health system can't even cope with basic services

Pentagon Touts Microwave "Ray Gun"
New electromagnetic weapon for crowd control

Little Streams Play Vital Role in Clean Water Supply FREE!
Findings might change land-use policies

Biotech PR Uses Western Liberal Guilt To Peddle "Golden Rice"
Misleading ad campaign promises to solve child blindness

Greed And Newspapering FREE!
Newspapers used to outrageous 20-30 percent profits

The Selling Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
A moment of conscience turned into a commercial construct

Ten Reasons for U.S. Slavery Reparations
Time for serious debate of ongoing legacy of slavery

Molly Ivins MOLLY     IVINS

 + Harvey Wasserman Debunks Energy Crisis
 + Handling China In True Texas Fashion
 + Texas Reversing Bush Economics
 + Repubs And Dubya In Denial
 + A Small Victory Is Still A Victory
 + Back To The (Polluted) Future
 + Gen X Women Remake The Sexual Revolution
 + Texas Quietly Blaming Bush For State Budget Disaster
 + Bush Dragging Us Forward Into The Past
 + Put Up Or Shut Up Time For Democrats
 + The Republican Assault Begins

 + Washington Fibs, Whoppers, and Prevarications
 + Streisand Gives The Demos A Swift Kick
 + Demos Steal Tax-Cut Spotlight From Bush
 + Wasteful Spy Spending

 } David Corn

 + Murdoch's Militant Media
 + No Shortage Of Anti-China Media Spin
 + Time For Media Finance Reform
 + Digital Hype and Promises

 } Norman Solomon

 + Choosing When To Eat Crow
 + Stones And Glass Houses
 + The Noise On I-40
 + The Great Global Warming Delusion

 } Alexander Cockburn


The Angina Monologues
A lifetime of rib eyes, roasts and rump steaks has taken its toll on the Vice Presidential ticker

Albion Monitor
Issue 86

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Publisher: Darryl Trujillo (

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