Albion Monitor /Commentary

Another Senseless Death in the Drug War

by Jim Hightower was just an 18-year old Marines mistakenly kill boy herding goats about 400 yards from his family's home

Stealth Attack of Anti-Enviro Misinformation

by Donella H. Meadows False information filters down into popular media

Why is the Middle Class so Unhappy if "Life has Never Been Better?"

by Russell Sadler Oregon's economy is typical: manipulated by mega-corporations that determine the job market, and a legislature eager to please such big businesses

How Bush Got a Golden Parachute From Rev. Moon

by Norman Solomon Since leaving the White House, Bush has been quite helpful to Moon, but the news media have lacked curiosity about Bush's ties to the shadowy power-broker who heads the Unification Church

Media Slant Against Labor, UPS Strikers

by Norman Solomon During a major strike, the damage to business is front-page news. But when workers are on the job, year in and year out, the adversity they face is a minor media matter

The Bill of Rights' Greatest Defender

by Randolph T. Holhut The passing of retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, who died at age 91 on July 24, reminds us of a time we may never be seen again -- a time when our nation had a Supreme Court that truly championed individual liberty

U.S. Media Ignores Drug Smuggling, Covert Research Story

by Alexander Cockburn Drug smuggling on behalf of a super-secret unit within South Africa's military intelligence apparat which also researched riot control, covert operations

UPS and Part-Time America

by Alexander Cockburn What we don't see with UPS, the famous "tightest ship," is that tightness carries a price tag --UPS is the nation's leading Occupational Safety and Health Administration violator, cited two and a half times more in a year than the norm in its industry


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