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MAIN News Archives for May 2008

 05/31 -  Bill would put teeth in NC public records law
 05/31 -  Scott McClellan and his media collaborators
 05/29 -  Is Jim Webb too good for the vice-presidency?
 05/29 -  Have the Republicans run out of ideas?
 05/29 -  When talking with terrorists makes sense
 05/29 -  Will Bob Barr draw Ron Paul voters?
 05/29 -  Bills would restore access to NC colleges for undocumented
 05/29 -  NC House releases budget proposal
 05/28 -  Emily Dickinson, our post-9/11 poet?
 05/28 -  The shame of election-year pandering on immigration
 05/28 -  Remembering Utah Phillips
 05/28 -  Could mountaintop-removal coal be banned in NC?
 05/28 -  Will Obama fight for Appalachian vote?
 05/28 -  Ex-media aide says Bush manipulated public opinion for Iraq War
 05/28 -  High court says workers can sue firms over retaliation
 05/28 -  Blackwater still feeds at the federal trough
 05/28 -  Rockefeller rebellion turns up heat on Exxon
 05/27 -  Is the culture war nearing a truce?
 05/27 -  Reckless in war, but so cautious on a new GI Bill
 05/27 -  Older brain may be wiser brain
 05/27 -  Vermont leads the way for progressives
 05/27 -  Why Democrats won't stop the war
 05/27 -  NC falling behind on protecting land and water
 05/27 -  Polls: Kay Hagan has shot at Sen. Dole's seat
 05/27 -  Conservatives launch ads to block greenhouse gas regulation
 05/22 -  Review: 'Standing Up to the Madness' by Amy and David Goodman
 05/22 -  AT&T's 'Road to Nowhere' for North Carolina?
 05/22 -  Do today's grads understand link between education and citizenship?
 05/22 -  Journalist brings 'wake-up call' to Asheville
 05/21 -  Lawmakers face busy short session in Raleigh
 05/21 -  Furman faculty protest Bush commencement speech
 05/21 -  Bush's endless hypocrisy on terror
 05/21 -  Moyers: After some narrow escapes, has democracy run out of luck?
 05/21 -  Hillary's campaign loans tied to Bill's benefactors
 05/21 -  Firestorm Cafe, a room with a viewpoint
 05/21 -  Amy and David Goodman: Holding power's feet to the fire
 05/20 -  In search of the real McCain
 05/20 -  The oil industry low-balls profits and the press goes along
 05/20 -  Has the gay marriage wedge lost its edge?
 05/20 -  Virginia abortion ban struck down
 05/20 -  Report details military tactics FBI found abusive
 05/20 -  What the 'Appalachian vote' really adds up to
 05/20 -  Doctors say Ted Kennedy has malignant brain tumor
 05/19 -  Living local, acting global
 05/19 -  Why the presidential candidates won't talk about Israel
 05/19 -  Obama warns GOP about attacks on his wife
 05/19 -  Surge in NC voters could ignite popular vote bill
 05/19 -  Democracy and the Web
 05/18 -  Obesity threatens a generation
 05/18 -  In tough times, Haywood hospital staff aim for positive thinking
 05/17 -  Obama: False emails, Fox News bias voters in Kentucky
 05/17 -  McCain's 'stay the course' Iraq view confounds fellow vets
 05/17 -  Is Obama restoring the Democrats' backbone?
 05/17 -  The plutocrats go shopping
 05/16 -  With the help of US firms, China pioneers Internet police state
 05/16 -  The high crime corporate media refuses to cover
 05/16 -  As food prices spike, backyard gardens sprout
 05/16 -  Obama urges House to join Senate in blocking media ownership rules
 05/16 -  Blackwater continues to blacken America's name
 05/15 -  Whistle-blower: US target list included Baghdad hotel used by journalists
 05/15 -  Iraq: Will we ever get out?
 05/15 -  In historic move, Senate votes to block FCC's media ownership rules
 05/15 -  Medford, Penland found guilty on all counts
 05/15 -  Misogyny we won't miss
 05/15 -  The battle over working-class white voters
 05/15 -  As prices rise, wages aren't keeping up
 05/15 -  Chapel Hill considers 'voter-owned' elections
 05/14 -  Are doctors shilling for drug companies on NPR?
 05/14 -  NRA wants right to carry concealed weapons in national parks
 05/14 -  Edwards endorses Obama
 05/14 -  The GOP's election scare
 05/14 -  Charter to snoop on customers' Web histories for ad clients
 05/14 -  Federal rules give corporate-backed conservative radio all the local voices
 05/14 -  An abundant 'harvest' for rich farmers
 05/14 -  NC community colleges ban undocumented students
 05/14 -  Bush's worst lie
 05/14 -  Hillary wins big in West Virginia, but does it matter?
 05/13 -  Charges dropped against '20th hijacker'
 05/13 -  Study: Newcomers assimilating quickly in US
 05/13 -  NC lawmakers to consider future of public access TV
 05/13 -  Top lawmakers sceptical of Easley's 'sin taxes'
 05/12 -  Burger King's double-whopper with spies
 05/12 -  Georgia's Bob Barr to make Libertarian run for White House
 05/12 -  Supreme Court allows apartheid claims against multinationals
 05/12 -  Easley proposes $21.5 billion budget for NC
 05/12 -  Lawmakers eye corporate control of the Internet as anti-trust issue
 05/11 -  Group pushing joint ticket tied to Clinton campaign
 05/11 -  Edwards: Clinton didn't choose words well
 05/11 -  Seeing blue in NC
 05/11 -  Conservatives join push for press shield law
 05/11 -  As lawmakers return to Raleigh, new challenges await
 05/10 -  Feds says NC's colleges can admit undocumented
 05/10 -  Far right uses misleading numbers for NC's 'safety net'
 05/10 -  Journalists oppose Pentagonís domestic propaganda program
 05/09 -  Latin America's food crisis tied to US and 'culture of dependence'
 05/09 -  Easley supports college access for undocumented
 05/08 -  Hoax emails turn some whites against Obama
 05/08 -  Republicans are conservative, Democrats are liberal. Got that?
 05/08 -  Lawmakers seek probe of 'media generals'
 05/08 -  Pete Seeger and William F. Buckley, Jr., warts and all
 05/08 -  Vice-President Clinton?
 05/08 -  Defying Bush, House passes broad housing bill
 05/08 -  The lies of the Neo-Cons continue
 05/08 -  The US war on journalists
 05/08 -  Survey: US consumers rank last in green habits
 05/08 -  A changing of the guard for the Democratic Party?
 05/08 -  AG's opinion: Close NC college doors to undocumented
 05/07 -  Main Street, not Wall Street, should fix crumbling US infrastructure
 05/07 -  Will taxpayers be on the hook for subprime crisis?
 05/07 -  Using more of her own money, Clinton to stay in the race
 05/07 -  A fresh, fractious era for NC Democrats
 05/07 -  GOP leaders warn of election disaster
 05/07 -  Perdue to face McCrory for NC governor
 05/07 -  FBI sweeps office, home of top Justice Dept. official
 05/07 -  Obama wins big in NC; Indiana tightens to dead heat
 05/07 -  Nuns with dated IDs denied vote in Indiana
 05/06 -  Kevin Phillips on the crisis of American capitalism
 05/06 -  The Pentagon versus America
 05/06 -  Congress moves to boost access to student loans
 05/06 -  More killer germs resisting world's antibiotics
 05/06 -  Clinton's personal wealth disclosure termed 'inadequate'
 05/05 -  Haywood County sheriff implicated in gambling ring
 05/05 -  Moyers: White preachers' privilege, black preachers' risk
 05/05 -  Shuler pledges super-delegate vote to 11th District winner
 05/05 -  John McCain's blasphemous preacher . . . but he's white
 05/05 -  Young and restless . . . and voting?
 05/05 -  Why gas-tax holiday is running on empty
 05/05 -  Why is Rev. Wright's speech out of bounds?
 05/04 -  GOP pins hopes on Willie Horton tactics and compliant media
 05/04 -  'Take care of your soldiers first'
 05/04 -  Environmental racism killing Florida town
 05/04 -  McCain cited for distorting Democratic health plans
 05/04 -  Easley in 2006: Gas tax holiday a 'subsidy for oil companies'
 05/04 -  Early voting portends record turnout in NC
 05/04 -  When the law prevents righting a wrong
 05/04 -  The fraud of 'voter fraud' hurts democracy
 05/03 -  US soldiers electrocuted due to sloppy contract work
 05/03 -  America's lapdog media
 05/03 -  Another death row inmate freed in NC
 05/03 -  Why victory in Iraq is always 'just around the corner'
 05/03 -  How the right gets it wrong on NC taxes
 05/03 -  Michelle Obama touts economic justice at UNCA rally
 05/03 -  Thom Hartmann interviews Don Siegelman
 05/03 -  Mickey Mouse media
 05/03 -  Hillary focuses on gas tax at Hendersonville rally
 05/03 -  Fed proposes sweeping changes to credit card rules
 05/02 -  How will it play in Apex?
 05/02 -  Out of our minds in Carolina
 05/02 -  Voting rights are too important to leave to the states
 05/02 -  Court papers show that Bush officials and telecoms colluded to cover-up illegal wiretaps
 05/02 -  Big Media continue to ignore 'Pentagon Pundits' story
 05/01 -  Will black voters stay home if Obama loses nomination?
 05/01 -  Hillary in Hendersonville at noon Friday
 05/01 -  Michelle Obama campaigns Friday in Asheville
 05/01 -  Mysterious robo-calls plague NC voters
 05/01 -  NC ballot access trial begins Monday
 05/01 -  Former DNC chair switches from Clinton to Obama