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UN torture expert criticizes Obama for not investigating previous administration

TOP HEADLINES

Why is Barack Obama writing GOP talking points? by John Nichols

Granny D dies at 100: She walked across the USA for campaign finance reform

Why the oppressed must tell their own story from Toward Freedom

Top US home-school texts dismiss evolution

THE TORTURE ARCHITECTS

George W Bush & Dick Cheney pulled the torture strings from The Progressive

Federal judge says Donald Rumsfeld can’t duck trial from Chicago Reader

The reason why torture memos resemble Clarence Thomas’ way of thinking

Reporter: Karl Rove’s book nearly made me choke on a pretzel

WAR IN AFGHANISTAN

Rep. Dennis Kucinich forces Congress to debate Afghanistan

Kucinich & 16 other members of Congress start bipartisan War debate

House defeats Kucinich resolution to withdraw from Afghanistan

Sen. Levin to block Blackwater’s $1B Afghanistan contract

THE GAYS

Virginia Attorney General orders colleges to stop protecting gays

Sen. Lieberman, Sen. Levin take lead on measure to repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Republican State Sen. with staunch record against gay rights comes out

Glenn Beck apologizes to viewers for interview with Rep. Eric Massa

US NOT POST-RACIAL YET

Study finds median wealth for single black women is $5

Justice roars: Local outrage at New Orleans music mag’s cover

Less stimulus money is going to American minorities

Could immigration split the Tea Party? from The Rachel Maddow Show

HEALTH CARE DEBATE

Obama’s rhetoric against single-payer is reprehensible from The Progressive

Daily Kos founder says Kucinich deserves (impossible) primary challenge

Mitt Romney’s lies, lies & staggering health care hypocrisy by Sahil Kapur

Reconciliation: Obsessed or ignorant, pick one by Jonathan Chait

ECONOMIC OUTRAGE

Rowdy protesters target funding cuts at US campuses from Michael Moore

Goldman Sachs authors a Greek tragedy by Jim Hightower

US lawmakers launch new push to reveal NAFTA

RNC finance director exposed: Manipulating donors with fear, crude caricatures

ODDS & ENDS

‘Carpuccino’ infuriates car lovers, coffee lovers, pun lovers from Gizmodo

Meth war’s money matters raise questions from Boise Weekly

A snitch in your pocket by Michael Isikoff

Medical marijuana’s lost man: Bryan Epis from NORML

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CEOs Roberts & Zucker: Nothing but the truth, huh?

MEDIA CONSOLIDATION & THE PUBLIC INTEREST

House effort urges DOJ & FCC to block Comcast acquisition of NBC-U

Netflix warns Comcast-NBC merger could hurt open Internet

Public interest groups warn Comcast takeover is anticompetitive

Comcast-NBC merger no sure thing from Stop Big Media

TOP STORIES

Will George W Bush be next to appear before UK’s Iraq Inquiry?

Dave Zirin talks Super Bowl politics from Democracy Now

Paul Krugman covers the ‘hold’ strategy employed by US Senators

Demand Media: The future of content, cheap and plentiful

GREEN ACTIVISM & LOCAL ECONOMIES

No oil company will know peace in the creeks of Nigeria

Globalization kills, return to local economies by Thom Hartmann

Incentives to going ‘off grid’ bring power to the people

4 stories that should have changed the media narrative, but didn’t

FOLLOW THE MONEY

In a message to Dems, Wall St. sends cash to GOP

Wealthy CEOs conspire to influence elections for GOP

NY Attorney General Andrew Cuomo takes on Bank of America fraud

ACORN smear conspirator wants tax-deductible donations to her legal fund

SARAH PALIN & THE TEA PARTY

Tea Party represents ‘innate racism’ says Meghan McCain

Speech was all boilerplate non-sequiturs & cognitive disconnections

Raw Story debunks Palin’s claims in speech by Sahil Kapur

Last Word: Palin has delusions of grandeur by Mike Lupica

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TOP STORIES
Jerk or genius, TV’s Stephen Colbert boosts US

Remembering ‘Kvetcher in the Rye’ JD Salinger by Greg Palast

ACORN mounts campaign to ‘sting the stinger’ by Daniel Tencer

Rahm Emanuel will really, really not like hosting this mental disabilities panel

CORPORATE POWER
How corporations secretly move millions to fund political ads by Brad Jacobson

Dems consider constitutional amendment to combat campaign finance decision

ACLU may reverse course on campaign finance limits from NY Sun

The end of the corporate zombie? from Huffington Post

BEHIND THE CONSERVATIVE VEIL
Rumsfeld sent Wall St Journal op-ed dismissing torture allegations to Dubya

Report: SarahPAC spent thousands buying copies of Palin’s ‘Going Rogue’

Insurance companies ‘used Tea Party’ to try and kill bill by Sahil Kapur

Glenn Beck update: The backpedaling begins by Arianna Huffington

MIDDLE EAST POWER STRUGGLES
Obama’s silent war shocks Pakistan from Guardian UK

Onward Christian soldiers, again from Antiwar.com

Raze illegal buildings, unless they are Jewish settlements

Israeli commander: ‘We rewrote the rules of war for Gaza’ from The Independent

BROADCAST POLITICS
FCC gives Native American tribes priority to obtain radio licenses

Obama wants you to create the next YouTube by Megan Tady

Countdown begins for end of Olbermann’s ‘Countdown’

Obama is obligated to sue Rush Limbaugh for demotion from True/Slant

JOURNALISM & PRESS FREEDOM
McChesney & Nichols on ‘Death & Life of American Journalism’ from DN!

Novaya Gazeta, publisher of assassinated journo, site back online after attack

College journalists included in proposed amendment to Maryland shield law

Anti-Govt protest covered by bloggers, ignored by Russian media

THE LATEST WATERGATE
What if the Landrieu phone plot perpetrators were liberal or Muslim?

High jinks to handcuffs for Landrieu provocateur from NY Times

Landrieu phone plot: Men arrested have links to intelligence community

Is this the same Stan Dai arrested for trying to bug Landrieu’s office?

POLITICAL ECONOMY OF CINEMA
Wal-Mart, Target put squeeze on Redbox from Business Week

Movie Gallery files bankruptcy, closing 760 stores

Hollywood loses key battle over illegal downloads

Surveying video art and alternative media 1968-1980 from Cineaste

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Graf artist Jerry survived Haiti quake

TOP STORIES

After 34 years, plainspoken Justice Stevens gets louder from NY Times

Kucinich: Retirement program would create 1 million jobs from Raw Story

K Street rushing to get its slice of jobs bill before Obama’s spending freeze

ProPublica Super Bowl Blitz: Which Congressmen are getting perks?

HAITI LATEST

Must-see TV makes bad journalism: Failures in coverage by Robert Jensen

Examination of mismanagement and fiscal abuse at the Red Cross

Limited compassion for Haiti by Justin Podur

Venezuela cancels Haiti’s debt

CAMPAIGN FINANCE

Despite court ruling, Congress can still limit campaign finance

Ruling to deliver $300M boost to media from Ad Age

Corporations are citizens, what are we? from Truthout

Why ACLU supports the Supremes by Bob Fitrakis & Harvey Wasserman

WAR & MILITARISM

Pentagon calls for ‘Office of Strategic Deception’ by Sahil Kapur

1/3rd of women in US military are raped from News Junkie Post

Obama’s drones responsible for increase in civilian deaths from Truthout

Does NYT’s top Israel reporter have a son in the IDF? from FAIR

TECHNOLOGY POLICY

Warning: Your cellphone may be hazardous to your health from GQ

Consumer advocates declare war on copyright treaty from CBC

Transparency and ACTA secrecy by Michael Geist

Internet companies voice alarm over Italian law from Radio Netherlands

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TOP STORIES

Candidate Obama criticized McCain’s spending freeze idea by Sahil Kapur

Paul Krugman: Obama spending freeze ‘appalling on every level’

Comcast, I surrender from Tech Crunch

CEO of nonprofit Center for Missing & Exploited Children paid $1.3M salary

JOURNALISM BUSINESS

Arianna Huffington’s journalism charity helps nobody but herself from Gawker

Guardian UK editor hits back: Paywalls risk ‘sleepwalk into oblivion’

3 arrested for attempted Sen. Landrieu bugging have campus newspaper past

Op-Ed: Err-America didn’t respect its listeners enough from Truthout

MEDIA CULTURE

Ron Reagan cancels his show from Blather Watch

A look at the Live Nation/Ticketmaster merger from Future of Music Coalition

How to thrive as a musician without suing your fans from EFF

Beatles meet Wu-Tang Clan in ‘Magical Mystery Chambers’ free download

POLITICAL MAYHEM

Under fire, Rahm Emanuel calls liberal strategy ‘fucking retarded’ from Raw Story

Man who blew whistle on Abramoff tells how he did it from The Hill

Op-Ed: Freedom vs. the public option by George Lakoff

Canaries in the coal mine from Daily Kos

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Texas peace activists join coalition to aid Gaza

Obama ends secrecy policy, launches ‘declassification center’

Politico reporter slammed as Cheney ‘stenographer’ by Sahil Kapur

TSA intimidates bloggers who published new airport procedures

ACLU opposes use of full-body scanners by TSA

FCC moving toward creation of new network neutrality rules

Huffington Post doubts reports that book sales are not so bad

LISTEN- How Ebooks might change reading and writing from NPR

Dems want concessions for caving on public option by Sam Stein

Jane Hamsher & Howard Dean can’t be wrong, they make Obama moderate

The poetic justice of Dennis Brutus by Amy Goodman

Howard Kurtz looks back at decade in media from WA Post

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Sarah Palin 2012 Disaster movie

Wasserman Schultz accuses Republicans of politicizing breast cancer

Justice Dept pointlessly gags Guantanamo lawyer by Andy Worthington

UC Santa Cruz tuition hike protest ends peacefully

Conservative talk goes to sleep on the weekend from Blather Watch

Teen sex magazine will stay on shelves at public library

Music industry inches forward into reality by Sahil Kapur

The Phantom Menace by Paul Krugman

Man arrested for not using Twitter

Pit bull in the China shop by Frank Rich

How Google Wave is changing the news from Mashable

Voters roll call on Ron Paul & Alan Grayson’s Audit the Fed amendment

Al-Jazeera digital strategies

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