>Wal-Mart may be just too American to succeed globally

>Outside its homeland, the company formula mirrors that of US foreign policy: brash, bold and increasingly unpopularby Richard AdamsGuardian (UK) Comment (August 24 2006)When Thomas Friedman - the American journalist who has become globalisation's loudest cheerleader - wanted to illustrate the powerful forces at work in the world economy, he got on a flight for … Continue reading >Wal-Mart may be just too American to succeed globally

>Real men in government use their position to sell weapons

>by George MonbiotPublished in the Guardian (August 24 2006)It's described by a senior official at the Ministry of Defence as "a dead duck ... expensive and obsolete". {1} The editor of World Defence Systems calls it "ten years out of date". {2} A former defence minister remarked that it is "essentially flawed and out of … Continue reading >Real men in government use their position to sell weapons

>Watch Out For The Terrorist Boogeyman

>by Charley ReeseKing Features Syndicate (August 23 2006)If President Bush is really religious, then I imagine he fell on his knees recently and thanked God that British intelligence uncovered the plot to blow up eight or nine airliners over the Atlantic.This excellent work by the British and Pakistani security forces has enabled Bush to switch … Continue reading >Watch Out For The Terrorist Boogeyman