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Guantanamo is "Stain on America", Says Ex-Prosecutor -
Dec. 2nd, 2008

Its military tribunals exhibit such poor judicial standards that they may well
convict innocent people, said a former top Gitmo prosecutor today.
A Clear-Cut Explanation For Global Financial Mess - Dec.
5th, 2008

One Congressional report provides an excellent primer for non-specialists who
wish to know precisely what factors have created the current economic
Chicago Workers' Takeover Becomes National Symbol -
Dec. 8th, 2008

The workers and their act of protest has struck a chord with an American
populace facing unemployment during this economic meltdown.
Why Are Republicans Against The Automaker Bailout
Plan? - Dec. 10th, 2008

This anger probably has a lot to do with which political party gets more financial
support from the auto unions.
Financial Bailout Program Lacks Rules And Accountability
- Dec. 12th, 2008

The U.S. government cares little about spending restraints and accountability
as it bails out America's banking and financial big shots.
Bush's War Funding Masks True Costs, Says Think Tank -
Dec. 17th, 2008

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan may cost U.S. taxpayers as much as $2.3 trillion
through 2018, states a Pentagon-funded think tank.
Has State Department Crippled UN Peacekeeping
Missions? - Dec. 22nd, 2008

The UN operations keep much of the world from sliding down into chaos--and
possibly pulling America down with it.
Cheney Behind Warrantless Wiretapping Rationale,
Reveals Study - Dec. 27th, 2008

A top journalist has written a fascinating study of Dick Cheney's involvement in the
conquest of Executive Branch power.
Cheaper Ethanol Now Out-Sells Gasoline In Brazil - Dec. 30th,

Ethanol sells for around 63 cents per liter in Brazil, compared to about $1.07 for
one liter of gasoline.