The God of Bush and Bin Laden

Leonardo Boff, Theologian November , 2004 In spite of the devastating criticisms of religion leveled by the masters of suspicion Marx, Freud, Nietzsche and Popper, she resisted, and is making a powerful come back all over the world. But this… Continue Reading

The Good Soldier Abandons the Field

Jim Lobe WASHINGTON, Nov 15 (IPS) – Monday’s announcement that Secretary of State Colin Powell, by far the most popular of U.S. President George W Bush’s war cabinet, has submitted his resignation marks the formal launch of a new scramble… Continue Reading


By Arianna Huffington Twelve days before the election, James Carville stood in a Beverly Hills living room surrounded by two generations of Hollywood stars. After being introduced by Sen. John Kerry¹s daughter, Alexandra, he told the room confidently, almost cockily… Continue Reading

HIV/AIDS Burden on Women Grows

Moyiga Nduru JOHANNESBURG, Nov (IPS) – ‘’We cannot have women carrying hospital beds on their heads,’’ says Quinton Mageza of global charity ActionAid International, referring to the growing army of women and girls playing the role of nurse at home… Continue Reading

Africa: Publishing Takes on NEPAD

James Hall MBABANE, Nov 11 (IPS) – Many column inches have been devoted to the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) ­ a blueprint for using improved governance to attract more investment to the continent. However, it could be argued… Continue Reading

A liberal\’s post-election lament

WEB EXCLUSIVE By Gersh Kuntzman Newsweek Updated: 3:28 p.m. ET Nov. 8, 2004 Nov. 8 – There’s a very famous psychological theory that explains how human beings deal with death. According to the “Kubler-Ross Sequence of Emotions,” we first confront… Continue Reading

\”Seeds of Deception\”

Introduction of the book”Seeds of Deception” On May 23, 2003, President Bush proposed an Initiative to End Hunger in Africa using genetically modified (GM) foods. He also blamed Europe’s “unfounded, unscientific fears” of these foods for thwarting recovery efforts. Bush… Continue Reading

BRAZIL:A Bio-Energy Superpower

Mario Osava* RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 4 (Tierramérica) – Rising oil prices and the upcoming implementation of the Kyoto Protocol on greenhouse gases, following the recent ratification by Russia, are accelerating the process of turning Brazil into a world leader… Continue Reading

\’We Need to Heal\’ – Carter

WEB EXCLUSIVE By Eleanor Clift Newsweek Updated: 4:44 p.m. ET Nov. 2, 2004 Nov. 2 – At 80, former president Jimmy Carter remains an active humanitarian—and a prolific writer. His Revolutionary War novel, “The Hornet’s Nestâ€? (Simon & Schuster) was… Continue Reading