Albion Monitor Issue 53 October, 1998
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200 year-old redwood that killed David 'Gypsy' Chain Logger not a suspect in any crime, police investigator says, but activists in the forest could be charged with manslaughter; authorities again use pepper spray at close range on non-violent protesters
+ Federal, State Agencies Pass Buck On Investigation
+ Protesters To Be Charged With Manslaughter?
Listen to press conference with Chain's mother
+ Logger Not A Suspect, Investigator Says
+ Chain's Family Joins Memorial Ceremony
      Photo feature of blockade, pepper spray at "Gypsy Mountain"

FREE! Greenpeace Occupies Cargo Ship With Newsprint for L.A. Papers
Came from old-growth wood in Canadian coastal rainforest

U.S. Again Snubs UN On Debt
Right-wing Congressional bloc kills funding, creates crisis for world body

Error 404: News Not Found in Your Daily Paper
Troubling questions about promotion; NIKE in Indonesia; Pentagon receives windfall; new developments in Europe's greatest postwar scandal

California: Vote YES On Prop 9
Billions of taxpayer dollars at stake for energy industry bailout

IMF, World Bank Bailouts Finance Corrupt Nations
Big loans to the very countries stealing both institutions blind

Orrin Hatch Tries To Undo 25 Years of Reform
During height of Lewinsky media frenzy, sneaks through bill to treat 13 year-olds as adults

Michael Moore's Coup d'Etat
Want to end the whole sordid Washington drama? Don't vote for any Republican

James Bond Now Protects Megacorporations
Former Soviet and U.S. Cold Warriors join forces to offer elite security force for oil & gas companies, banks, embassies -- including special weapons, like pepper gas generators
Asian Crisis Slows Rainforest Logging
But some Pacific Islands dependent on timber sales

Journalists Face Off In 'Great Debate' On Media Credibility
Raises fundamental questions: Who do you believe -- and why?

In Tough Times, Phillipine Mothers Go Hungry
"If there's any left, then that's what I eat" say women facing malnutrition

Even Snow-Capped Mountains Polluted
Industrial toxics found at highest altitudes

Deportee Airlines

What began as a method to expel foreign criminals has become an excuse to deport peaceful legal U.S. residents -- and a way for INS to appease Congress and justify its mammoth budget

Power Companies Halt Energy-Saving Programs
Deregulation tied to abandoned air pollution programs
Biotech Firms Hint Africa May Be Used For Banned Research
Including human cloning
China Continues Heavy Use of Asbestos
Deadly substance even imported from other nations
FREE! Children Inhale Higher Percentage Of Pollution
Younger children retained about 35 percent more
Drug Corps. Patent Sri Lanka Traditional Medicines
Now own rights to medicinal plants used for thousands of years

Secretive European Commission Endangers Forests, Native Peoples, Group Says
European governments spend billions on Third World development projects
Russian Rockets Leave Toxic Legacy
90% of residents in one area found with side effects
Blame Big Media For Campaign Finance Failure
Reforms included discount airtime for political candidates
Time For Capital Punishment for Corporations?
Grassroots movement demanding states dissolve criminal corporations
Gutsy Reporters and Cowardly Editors
Trend to leave investigative reporters to twist in the wind
Ban Boxing, Not Tyson
Entertainment without any merit whatsoever, tantamount to human cock fighting

+ Big Media And The Internet
+ The Dictator's Arrest


+ The Conscience Industry
+ Different Rules of Law
+ Who Killed David "Gypsy" Chain?

Albion Monitor
Issue 53

Editor: Jeff Elliott (
Publisher: Darryl Trujillo (

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