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2005 Stories by James Ridgeway

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  • Fear of Flying

    published February 8, 2005

    The staff report from the 9-11 Commission, declassified last week, raises the curtain on a Federal Aviation Administration whose disregard for... More >>

  • The 9-11 Gun

    published February 8, 2005

    The serious government interest in 9-11 now is not who is to be held responsible but how to make sure the airlines get off the hook. Shortly... More >>

  • The Rushdie Connection

    published February 8, 2005

    The FAA maintains it had no foreknowledge of an attack by Al Qaeda within the U.S., but there is a continuing series of suggestions that the... More >>

  • From Security to Risk in One Easy Bush Plan

    published February 1, 2005

    President Bush's State of the Union speech Wednesday night was the expected mixture of right-wing pomp and platform—from the celebration of... More >>

  • Dean Takes Over

    published February 1, 2005

    Democratic pols are trying to get it up for Howard Dean, but they are very confused when the former Vermont governor and presidential candidate... More >>

  • Bush's Mandate From Above

    published February 1, 2005

    Sending to Congress the "tightest" budget ever, President Bush pushes on quickly to implement what he calls his election mandate. So far, he... More >>

  • Apocalypse Pretty Soon

    published February 1, 2005

    Events in Iraq often seem confusing, but if set into the broader context of an end-times story, they make a lot of sense. Everyone knows Israel... More >>

  • The Culture Wars

    published January 25, 2005

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—With all eyes on the upcoming election in Iraq, the right-wing politicos here are buckling down for a hard slog ahead... More >>

  • Bush's Unprecedented Attack on African Americans

    published January 25, 2005

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—For four years Bush didn't meet with the Congressional Black Caucus and paid no heed to African Americans, except, of... More >>

  • Fear of a Shia Planet

    published January 25, 2005

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—When Ronald Reagan dispatched Donald Rumsfeld as his special envoy to meet Saddam Hussein in Baghdad in 1984, the... More >>

  • What's Left of the New Deal

    published January 18, 2005

    WASHINGTON, D.C.-George Bush begins his second term as President of the United States with audacious domestic and foreign policies that aim... More >>

  • Left for Dead

    published January 18, 2005

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—For four years the centrists in the Democratic Party, i.e., the Democratic Leadership Council run by the Clintons,... More >>

  • Rummy's Commandos

    published January 18, 2005

    Revelations by Bill Arkin of U.S. Special Operations commandos operating within the U.S. in his new book, Code Names: Deciphering U.S. Military... More >>

  • U.S. to EU: Eeee-yewww!

    published January 18, 2005

    Efforts to ease tensions between the U.S. and Old Europe before the president departs for the continent next month don't seem to be working out.... More >>

  • The Crowning of Bush

    published January 11, 2005

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Next Thursday's lavish inauguration is payback time for the people and corporations that financed Bush's re-election... More >>

  • An Embarrassing Display of Riches

    published January 11, 2005

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Hiding like some huge animal in a cage of steel, Bush and his red state cadres are getting down to serious... More >>

  • If You're Going (Crazy) . . .

    published January 11, 2005

    Candlelight dinner," at Union Station, the Washington Hilton, or the National Building Museum: $2,500. "Underwriter" package:... More >>

  • Warning: Mad Cow Crossing

    published January 11, 2005

    Driven by its enthusiasm for deregulation and free trade, the Bush administration seems poised on the edge of an abyss from which there is no... More >>

  • Smoke and Mirrors

    published January 4, 2005

    Kicking back at his Texas ranch over the holidays, Bush was attacked for the initial piddling response to the tsunami, but then, upping the amount... More >>

  • Bush Has Pain on Right

    published January 4, 2005

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—A week before the $40 million inauguration, right-wingers are tearing themselves to pieces. A dispute simmering since... More >>

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