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Bush End Game
George W. Bush's presidency since 2007

Bush - Second Term
George W. Bush's presidency from 2005-06

Bush - First Term
George W. Bush's presidency, 2000-04

Who Is Bob Gates?
The secret world of Defense Secretary Gates

2004 Campaign
Bush Bests Kerry

Behind Colin Powell's Legend
Gauging Powell's reputation.

The 2000 Campaign
Recounting the controversial campaign.

Media Crisis
Is the national media a danger to democracy?

The Clinton Scandals
Behind President Clinton's impeachment.

Nazi Echo
Pinochet & Other Characters.

The Dark Side of Rev. Moon
Rev. Sun Myung Moon and American politics.

Contra Crack
Contra drug stories uncovered

Lost History
America's tainted historical record

The October Surprise "X-Files"
The 1980 election scandal exposed.

From free trade to the Kosovo crisis.

Other Investigative Stories



Wall St.'s Iraq-War-Sized Bailout

October 8, 2008

The $700 billion Wall Street bailout has more in common with the Iraq War than just the jaw-dropping price tag.

Like the Iraq War’s authorization, the bailout was rushed through Congress without extensive hearings and with minimal serious debate. The public was told there was no choice but to get on board.

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News analyst Pepe Escobar looks at the failure of both Barack Obama and John McCain to take the lead with an alternative strategy. is an independent news network that produces stories of global interest. 

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