Early January, 1998
Some of the BEST FEATURES
from past issues
Bear Lincoln Retrial Set For February
Judge unswayed by double jeopardy argument, courtroom presence of jurors from first trial; Tony Serra not resigning |
GOP Demands Anti-Abortion Deal Before Paying UN, IMF Obligations Gingrich says linkage between the three will last "in perpetuity"
U.S. Failed to Support Human Rights in 97 Group says Clinton administration ignores human rights when they conflict with economic or strategic interests
Two Causes for Dying Mexican Village: Pesticides and NAFTA Coverup of 1991 environmental disaster
Post-Trial Focus on Head of Terry Nichols Jury Forewoman comments raise questions
Doubts That Chicken Slaughter Will Stop Flu Unlikely that drastic action will contain the virus
Sioux Continue Lawsuit Against Homestake Gold Mine For dumping 100 million tons of toxics into Black Hills waterways
Hungry Kids Develop Behavioral Problems Study finds 4 million children at risk for anxiety, aggression
Enviro Problems Need Urgent Attention, Says Worldwatch Global reserves of drinking water, grain in short supply
Forget Global Warming -- Worry About Global Wetting Substantial increase in 20th century rain
Latin Natives Take Action to Stop U.S. and Europe Genetic Piracy Drug corps patent human genes from Third World
Torture Routine and Institutionalized in Peru, Report Finds Group begs U.S. to stop aid to secret police
1997 Media Heroes 6th annual Institute for Alternative Journalism awards
Skepticism About Government Increasing Study finds most neither like or trust Washington
Mexican Women "Sold" as Servants in Israel Traffickers charge $5,000 for female domestic worker
Enviros Slam World Bank For Encouraging Pesticide Use Bank managers prefer large-scale ag projects using chemicals
World Scientists Say Marine Life in Trouble Overfishing, other abuse called "clear-cutting of the oceans"
Outlook Bleak on Water Resources Many will face a daily lack of water
China's Cities Suffer Acute Water Shortages Wasteful policies and dangerous levels of pollution
Canada Apologizes for Century of Native Assimilation Policy Loss of language, culture, tradition during "colonial" period
How Electric Deregulation "Rate Cut" Will Cost You More California plans to float $7.4 billion in bonds to finance temporary 10% "rate cut"
1997 Was Dismal Year for Media The race to the bottom is only getting faster
1997: An Unbalanced Media Study of Newsweek reveals superficial themes
And You Thought You Liked Shrimp Unregulated industry causing severe enviro damage
Jim Hightower Wall Street's Bonus Babies
Mexico's War on Journalists Killed are newspeople reporting on corruption, murder and drug lords
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