Fact of the Week
Fact of the Week
The Bush administration believes that Iraq might
be involved in the manufacture of anthrax sent through the American mails, and
its representatives are steadfast in their position regarding the proposed
verification protocol of the Biological Weapons Convention.
The American position, of course, is that the verification protocol is so flawed that
the United States not only rejects it but will not negotiate to change it.
Our Picks for Links of the Week: 28 October 2001
Our favorite resources on the 11 September attacks and their aftermath
This Week's Links:
Working-Class Heroes: The true heroes of New York were apparent even before
11 September (Joshua Freeman, The Nation).
Indebted America: indebted Americans are struggling as the United States bails out the
aerospace industry (Seth Sandronsky, Common Dreams News Service).
Farewell to Democracy in Pakistan: The West is more worried about an Islamic
Pakistan than Pakistanis are themselves (Robert Fisk, The Independent).
Honesty is the Best Policy: The allies need to be honest about their
military strategy, and to pursue justice, not war (London Observer).
Many Faces of Gender Inequality: Gender inquality around the world has several
aspects and severe consequences (Amartya Sen, Frontline [Delhi]).
Boston Group Sues to Allow Generic Cipro: Bayer paid three generic drug manufacturers
to keep generic ciprofloxacin off the American market (Liz Kowalczyk, Boston Globe).
House Stimulus Plan: This is Unity?: For Republicans, tax breaks for corporations
are much more important than almost anything (Matthew Miller, Tribune Media Services).
Farewell Tuvalu: One of the world's smallest countries is starting to
pay the ultimate price for global warming (Andrew Simms, The Guardian).
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