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June-July '04 Issue: Our "Print Only" Contents
Why McCotter? / Corporate Tax Evaders
by Jim Hightower
The man who went to Iraq last year to reopen the Abu Ghraib prison was a curious choice. Meanwhile, Dubya's promise to crack down on corporate tax cheats has yet to become a reality.
This War and Racism: Media Denial in Overdrive
by Norman Soloman
Among the millions of words that have appeared in the U.S. press since late April about abuse and torture at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, one has been notably missing: Racism.
Overpriced Musings: I Bought A Browning From Al Franken
by Don Pflaster
Someone in America had to rise to challenge our hypocritical, decadent culture and call us out on the embarassing position to which this country has sunk in recent years.
Something Dirty on the Horizon: 1,300 New Coal-Burning Power Plants
by Kari Lydersen
Rather than devoting more resources to developing renewable energy sources like wind and solar power, the Bush administration is rolling back clean air regulations that affect coal-burning plants and turning specifically to coal as a major source of energy for the future.
Lawyers, Guns and Money: The IMF and World Bank Celebrate 60 Years of Infamy
by Benjamin Dangl
Amidst belly dancers, jugglers and heavily armed police, activists from around the world converged in Washington, D.C. on April 24, 2004 to wish the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank a very unhappy 60th birthday.
Dousing the Flames: Communities Unite Globally to Lock Out the Incinerator Industry
by Monica Wilson
Trash is political. That's the conclusion of a growing number of communities around the world that are demandingand winningrules to reduce waste creation and to mandate safer handling of waste that is generated.
Comic: The K Chronicles
by Keith Knight
Why Have Corporate Reforms Failed to Control CEO Pay?
by Scott Klinger
Last year, the average U.S. manufacturing worker made $517 a week; the average large company CEO made $155,769 a week, and the gap between the two keeps increasing.
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