Under-Reported US News Round-Up
September 3, 2008, 5:35 am
Filed under: domestic news, empire, fascism, housing market, Miscellaneous, news, politics, Uncategorized

New Evidence Contradicts Official Explanation for U.S. Spy Satellite Shoot-Down – US News & World Report 8/26/08

Newly released documents show that officials knew a satellite falling towards Earth posed no threat

Can the Left and Right Unite? – Dissident Voice 9/6/07

White House in ‘secret Miers talks’ – Raw Story 8/26/08

Great Lakes Danger Zones – Center for Public Integrity 8/30/08

For more than seven months, the nation’s top public health agency has blocked the publication of an exhaustive federal study of environmental hazards in the eight Great Lakes states, reportedly because it contains such potentially “alarming information” as evidence of elevated infant mortality and cancer rates.

Lawyers: Gonzales mishandled classified data – USA Today 9/2/08

Cheney’s link to corrupt senator Ted Stevens exposed – Raw Story 8/23/08


The US Housing Bill Part VIII – The Two Great Financial Mysteries of Our Time: Missing Money and Collateral Fraud – Scoop, NZ 8/27/08

A great series.


New Spy Software Coming On-Line: “Surveillance in a Box” Makes its Debut – Global Research 8/29/08


Wiretaps “R” Us: Is the FBI Tracking Your Cellphone? – AntiFascist Calling 6/14/08


America’s Plantation Prisons  – Global Research 8/30/08

Angola State Penitentiary in Louisiana “is disturbing every time I go there,” Tory Pegram, who coordinates the International Coalition to Free the Angola 3, told Truthout. “It’s not even really a metaphor for slavery. Slavery is what’s going on.”

Blackwater Issues Mercenary Call For Hurricane Gustav  – via WUFYS 8/30/08


The True — and Shocking — History of the CIA – Alternet 7/28/07

An on-the-record master history of the CIA has finally been published, and it lesson is that an incompetent intelligence agency can be as great a threat to national security as not having one at all.


The Real Drug Lords: A brief history of CIA involvement in the Drug Trade – Global Research 8/31/08 


Alaska Chooses Largest Gold Mine Over Clean Water – Alternet 8/29/08


Cities Debate Privatizing Public Infrastructure – NYTimes 8/27/08


COINTELPRO 2.0 – AntiFascist-Calling via MParent 8/20/08


Lyondell plants to pay $6.5 million to end Texas smog probe – Houston Chronicle 8/25/08


12 states sue US govt. over refineries – Raw Story 8/25/08


Veterans Hospital Told to Stop Diagnosing Iraq War Soldiers with PTSD – Natural News 8/25/08

Washington Is Quietly Repudiating Its Debts – Wall St Journal 8/22/08 


Katrina Pain Index – New Orleans Three Years Later – ZMag 8/25/08


Katrina, 3 years later: Banksy throughout New Orleans. – BoingBoing 8/29/08  


Why does Israel have so much influence in U.S.? – via MParent 8/24/08

America of the Downward Slope – Dissident Voice 8/23/07

America risks the fate of the Roman republic – Financial Times, UK 8/22/07

ABC’s Attempt To Film Donors Ends in Arrest – Washington Post 8/28/08

Police raid on RNC protesters leads to investigation – Raw Story 8/31/08

Police raid headquarters of RNC protesters – CNN 8/30/08

They raided a Food Not Bombs collective

Massive, warrantless raids on peace protesters in Minneapolis, ahead of RNC. – BoingBoing 8/30/08

Pre-Emeptive Arrests of Peace Protesters in Minneapolis – via Cryptogon 8/30/08

Police Seize Journalists Notes About RNC Protest Plans – YouTube via MParent 8/27/08


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