>Undoing Bush

>How to repair eight years of sabotage, bungling, and neglectPart 4: The Environmentby Bill McKibbenHarper's Magazine (June 2007)George W Bush has done more to transform the nation than any American president since Franklin D Roosevelt. Indeed, he may well be the perfect anti-Roosevelt. He has taken a prosperous nation and mired it in war, replaced … Continue reading >Undoing Bush

>It is time to put right the wrongs

>Hundreds of new documents appear to show many aspects of the Lockerbie prosecution were at best incompetent and at worst amounted to an attempt to pervert the course of justice.by Marcello MegaScotsman.com (June 24 2007)Evidence against the Lockerbie bomber was fabricated and manipulated on both sides of the Atlantic, according to leaked defence documents which … Continue reading >It is time to put right the wrongs

>Denying Inflation: Who, Why, and How

>by Mason Gaffney (December 2005, Revised May o4 2007)Henry George foreboded that landowners might take a growing wedge of the national "pie", or product. Labor's wedge might grow absolutely, as the whole pie grows, but still fall as a fraction.In our times, George's grimmer scenario is coming true. Since about 1975, labor's wedge of the … Continue reading >Denying Inflation: Who, Why, and How

>The wrath of 2007: America’s great drought

>by Andrew Gumbel in Los AngelesThe Independent & The Independent on SundayIndependent.co.uk (June 11 2007)America is facing its worst summer drought since the Dust Bowl years of the Great Depression. Or perhaps worse still.From the mountains and desert of the West, now into an eighth consecutive dry year, to the wheat farms of Alabama, where … Continue reading >The wrath of 2007: America’s great drought

>The scramble for Africa’s oil

>Within a decade, the US will be heavily dependent on African oil. Little wonder the Pentagon is preparing a strategy for the region.by Christopher ThompsonNew Statesman (June 18 2007)The Pentagon is to reorganise its military command structure in response to growing fears that the United States is seriously ill-equipped to fight the war against terrorism … Continue reading >The scramble for Africa’s oil