Fact of the Week
Fact of the Week
Philip Morris presented a report to the Czech government that argued that
smoking helped the Czech Republic financially by killing off pensioners.
Sources: New York Times.
Our Picks for Links of the Week: 22 July 2001
Bush Wants to Dump Treaties:
There is something about a treaty that the Bush administration doesn't like.
(Helen Thomas, Hearst News Service).
Letterman Censors Ani DiFranco: Producers of David Letterman's show
cancelled Ani DiFranco's appearance when she insisted on singing a song about
racism (Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive online).
Exporting Corporate Control: A gold company with ties to the Bush family
is trying to muzzle journalist Greg Palast (Joe Conason, Salon.com).
Bush the Radical:
Bush is undermining the pillars of 50 years of American foreign policy
(Anthony Lewis, New York Times).
What the Protesters in Genoa Want: The G8 leaders must listen, then
act (Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri, New York Times).
The Battle of Genoa: First-person report of the anti-globalization actions
in Genoa (Walden Bello, The Nation Online).
Death in Genoa: Another first-person report of the anti-globalization actions
in Genoa (Adam Porter, Mao Magazine).
Italia Independent Media Center:
Up-to-the-minute news from Genoa.
Global Protest is a Force for Good: The G8 leaders must listen, then
act (lead editorial, The Guardian).
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