Albion Monitor Issue 88 LATE MAY, 2001

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A Short History Of April 19, 1995, 9:02
Just days after he graduated high school, Timothy McVeigh embarked on a journey into America's heart of darkness

Merry Go Round
Washington Merry-Go-Round Moakley's Last Crusade: Closing "School Of Assassins" FREE!
Rep. worked hard seeking peace and justice for El Salvador

Tax Reform Just Start Of Economy Upheaval
Bush Treasury Secretary reveals plans for radical remake of U.S. economy

The Bush Payback, Big Time
Bush contributors rushing to cash in their investments

Jeffords Is Casualty Of GOP Divisiveness FREE!
Turns out that Bush in a divider, not a uniter

Repubs Should Pull The Plug On Strom Thurmond
With Demos in control of Senate, it's time to end cruel ruse

Drug Warriors Stonewall Probe Of Downed Plane
'We Know Nothing,' officials from DEA and other agencies claim

A Rogue Nation Accountable To No One
Washington signals that international law applies only to the weak

Ten Reasons the Senate Should Oppose John Walters
Drug czar more extremist than Attorney General John Ashcroft

Enviros Blast Bush Energy Plan
Also seen as effort to drive wedge between enviro and labor movements

U.S. Energy Plan Casts Long Shadow Around The Globe
Treats global energy resources as a domestic U.S. imperative

Bush Won't Support Bioweapons Treaty
Six years of negotiations thrown out the window

Antibiotic-Resistant Genes Found In Groundwater FREE!
Tetracycline resistance traced to nearby pig farms using antibiotics

NIKE Failed On Sweatshop Reform Promises
Although $3 billion spent on PR selling ethical company image

Israel Policy Shaped By Fears Of Retribution
TV shows terrorist attacks over and over, but Palestinian victims ignored

World Bank Worried About Fossil Fuel Investments
Leaked documents call oil, gas, and mining "clear and present danger"

Bleak Future For Ex-Soviet Republics
Economic recovery to even 1989-level will take decades

African AIDS May Alter Human Evolution FREE!
Infected victims with certain gene will live slightly longer

Israel Shuns Investigation of Army Killings
As 444 Palestinians killed in about eight months

Corporations Exploited Welfare Reform Workers, Study Shows
Ex-welfare recipients treated badly while employers won benefits

China's Execution, Inc.
China's Execution, Inc.
Three years ago, Dr. Thomas Diflo's moral nightmare walked into his examination room: a patient freshly implanted with a kidney bought from China's death row, where prisoners are killed -- sometimes for minor offenses -- and their organs harvested

Race To Save The Great Apes From Extinction
Hunting, destruction of habitat puts them on fast track to disappear

Rainforest preserve
An untouched stretch of rainforest is now Peru's national park, and home to many previously unknown species, such as this armored catfish and high altitude flower
Herbicide-Resistant Weeds Appearing In GM FieldsFREE!
Study finds Monsanto's "Roundup Ready" soybeans leads to increased herbicide use

Untouched Peru Rainforest Becomes National ParkFREE!
A rare opportunity to act before habitat damaged

Mexico's Ambassador To Citizens In U.S.
$11 billion sent home annually is Mexico's economic lifeline

Mammoth Dust Storm Sweeps China
One of largest dust clouds in history reaches west coast U.S.
Plains Indians Were Tallest, Healthiest People In World FREE!
Resisted European diseases until confined to reservations

Study: Non-Blacks Quick To Link Blacks With WeaponsFREE!
Shown a black face leads people to mistake objects for weapons more often

Human Rights Group Too Negative, Colombia Says
Amnesty International cites 300 apparent deaths, 1,500 kidnappings last year

The Hidden, Accepted Horror Of Our Prisons
Joking about prison rape instead of treating it like a crime

Plan Columbia Implicates U.S. In Executions Without Trial
Downed missionary plane over Peru example of U.S. role in deaths

The "White Denial" Firestorm
Essay on school shootings brings unprecedented public response

Molly Ivins MOLLY     IVINS

 + McVeigh's Twisted Warrior Culture
 + The Tax Cut: A Typical Bush Mess
 + Down And Out In The U.S.A.
 + Energy Execs, The New Robber Barons
 + Texas Suffers In Wake Of Bush Tax Cuts
 + Lost In Suburban Sprawl
 + What Energy Crisis?
 + Media Doesn't See Downside Of Globalization

 + W. Gets His Win
 + A Quiet Win for Bush, Inc.
 + Let The Investigations Begin!
 + Broadcast McVeigh's Execution

 } David Corn

 + It's Killing Time In MediaLand
 + Journalism's Hazy Future
 + Keeping The Riff-Raff Away
 + Electing Media Magnates

 } Norman Solomon

 + Pearl Harbor: FDR Knew It Was Coming
 + The Shoot-Down Policy
 + Stones And Glass Houses, Part 2
 + Redford Snoots Norton

 } Alexander Cockburn

Wal-Mart button

When Wal-Mart Comes to Town FREE!
Wal-Mart is the largest retailer in the world, with 3,000 stores in the U.S. alone. It opens a megastore every two days. It is the U.S.'s largest private employer, and the second largest employer in general after the Federal government. The company also boasts the largest computer, surpassing the Pentagon's, and the world's largest fleet of trucks. So why should you be worried about them coming to your town?

Big Fish, Bigger Fish FREE!
It is only a matter of time before the superstores are driven extinct by evolution's next logical step

Albion Monitor
Issue 88

Editor: Jeff Elliott (
Publisher: Darryl Trujillo (

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