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This Can't Be Happening
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William Blum/Killing Hope
The Distant Ocean
Welcome to the Sideshow
Mark Crispin Miller
Crooks and Liars
Black Agenda Report
The Raw Story
Iraq Vets Against the War
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I never knew Studs personally, though I attempted fruitlessly to interview him for my own modest radio program. I was frustrated in my attempts to gain contact due to Terkel's disdain of e:mail, and the other accoutrements of modern communications, but I felt I knew him.
At least more Americans will try to vote for Obama than will vote for McCain.
During this yearâ€™s campaign, Iâ€™ve heard similar arguments put forth mostly from voters on the Left though the logic would apply equally to voters on the Right.
Colombiaâ€™s government, the Bush administrationâ€™s top ally in Latin America, has been buffeted by the disappearance of ...dozens of young, impoverished men and women whose cases have come to light in recent weeks. Some were vagrants, others street vendors and manual laborers. But their fates were often the same: being catalogued as insurgents or criminal gang members and killed by the armed forces.
Prosecutors and human rights researchers are investigating hundreds of such deaths and disappearances, contending that Colombiaâ€™s security forces are increasingly murdering civilians and making it look as if they were killed in combat, often by planting weapons by the bodies or dressing the corpses in guerrilla fatigues.