Betreff: Young Kerry's Courage; Following the Drug Money
Von: AlterNet Headlines
Datum: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 03:00:00 -0700
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Top Stories from AlterNet for September 28, 2004
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COURAGE UNDER FIRE
Jan Frel, AlterNet
As a young senator, John Kerry spearheaded courageous 
investigative work on the Contra drug scandals, shedding light 
on the hypocrisy of the Reagan/Bush administration.
http://www.alternet.org/election04/20004/

THE BUSH DEFINITION OF DEMOCRACY
Rahul Mahajan, AlterNet
Be it in Iraq or Afghanistan, the Bush administration has a
track record of fixing elections to produce the winner it
desires.
http://www.alternet.org/waroniraq/20005/

DRUG (MONEY) TRAFFIC
Kelly Hearn, AlterNet
In order to elect politicians friendly to the pharmaceutical
industry, its trade group has quietly funneled millions of
dollars to non-profits -- in violation of the law,
says a watchdog group.
http://www.alternet.org/drugreporter/20007/

KERRY ON OFFENSE
Michael Tomasky, The American Prospect
Polls show that attacks on George Bush's flawed record are
working.
http://www.alternet.org/election04/20001/
More Election 2004: http://www.alternet.org/election04/

BRINGING HALLIBURTON TO HEEL
Charlie Cray, TomPaine.com
A bipartisan Senate proposal to create an oversight
committee may offer the best hope of cracking down on
corporate war profiteering.
http://www.alternet.org/waroniraq/20000/
More War on Iraq: http://www.alternet.org/waroniraq/

THE WORLD IN A SEED
John Feffer, AlterNet
William Weaver and his fellow seed savers are preserving
fruits and vegetables against the homogenizing pressures of
agribusiness.
http://www.alternet.org/envirohealth/19998/

GOD IS MY CO-AUTHOR
Gal Beckerman, Columbia Journalism Review
The World Journalism Institute wants to save our newsrooms,
one reporter at a time
http://www.alternet.org/mediaculture/20006/
More MediaCulture: http://www.alternet.org/mediaculture/




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