Albion Monitor /Commentary

McVeigh is Hardly a "Lone Nut"

by Frederick Clarkson Attacks on family planning clinics are also part of an guerilla war on America

How Much is Nature Worth?

by Donella H. Meadows If something within you is uncomfortable at this exercise of putting a price on nature, good for you. You are a sane person in a crazy world

Desparate Whitewater Spin by Sen. D'Amato, NY Times

by Joe Conason Kenneth Starr has failed to make a case against his main targets, many months and $30 million after he accepted the job, and Senator D'Amato isn't ranting about cover-ups anymore

Working for Free

by Jim Hightower "Off-clock" assignments stretch the typical work week to 50, 60 or even more hours by "asking" employees to take-on tasks outside the regular work hours . . . for no pay!

NPR Censors Poet -- a Dangerous Precedent

by Dennis Burnstein NPR commissions, then cancels, poem by award winner about Mumia Abu Jamal

The Media's Love Affair With "Free Trade"

by Norman Solomon Even before Mexico joined the United States and Canada under a free-trade banner, major U.S. news outlets were in the habit of cheering for NAFTA and similar agreements -- but now the true costs are becoming apparent

"Labor Shortage" is Wall Street Propaganda

by Russell Sadler In communities with "rock-bottom" employment rates employers claim they cannot find qualified workers, but it's thinly disguised propaganda for legislation admitting more foreign workers because "Americans just won't work"

The Buffalo Saga Continues

by Alexander Cockburn The Montana authorities have been deluged with angry letters following Cockburn's March column on the bison slaughter

Zaire is Dead, Long Live ...

by Alexander Cockburn The eternal verities of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the western clubs and treasuries notwithstanding, central Africa has entered a new phase


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