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FATTENING WALL STREET — Mike Whitney reports on the rapid metamorphosis of new Fed Chair Janet Yallin into a lackey for the bankers, bond traders and brokers. The New Religious Wars Over the Environment: Joyce Nelson charts the looming confrontation between the Catholic Church and fundamentalists over climate change, extinction and GMOs; A People’s History of Mexican Constitutions: Andrew Smolski on the 200 year-long struggle of Mexico’s peasants, indigenous people and workers to secure legal rights and liberties; Spying on Black Writers: Ron Jacobs uncovers the FBI’s 50 year-long obsession with black poets, novelists and essayists; O Elephant! JoAnn Wypijewski on the grim history of circus elephants; PLUS: Jeffrey St. Clair on birds and climate change; Chris Floyd on the US as nuclear bully; Seth Sandronsky on Van Jones’s blind spot; Lee Ballinger on musicians and the State Department; and Kim Nicolini on the films of JC Chandor.
Your CounterPunch editors have been on tour with their book on Gore. If you haven’t yet, order now on our800 line or use the yellow order form in this issue. Dedicatedgovernment agents in the US Postal Service (which includes quitea few CounterPunch subscribers) will rush the book to you.) Aftera stimulating swing through the Pacific […]

On the Road With Cockburn And St. Clair

by Alexander Cockburn And Jeffrey St. Clair

Your CounterPunch editors have been on tour with their book on Gore. If you haven’t yet, order now on our800 line or use the yellow order form in this issue. Dedicatedgovernment agents in the US Postal Service (which includes quitea few CounterPunch subscribers) will rush the book to you.) Aftera stimulating swing through the Pacific Northwest, the editorsare now heading east. Here’s the October schedule. We hope tomeet CounterPunchers along the way.

October 7, Everyone’s Books, 23 Elliot St,Brattleboro, Vt, 7pm (AC);

October 7, University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana,IL, 7 pm (JSC);

Oct. 8, Pages for All Ages, Savoy, IL 7.pm(JSC);

Oct 10, Food for Thought Books, 106 North PleasantSt, Amherst, Mass, 7pm(AC);

Oct. 12 Judson Church, 55 Washington SquareSouth, Manhattan, NYC, 7pm (AC&JSC);

October 13, Olson’s Books, Georgetown, WashingtonDC, 6.30pm (AC&JSC);

Oct. 17, Great Expectations, 911 Foster St,Evanston, Illinois, 7pm;

October 18, Seminary Coop, 5757 S. UniversityAvenue, Chicago, 7pm (AC);

October 19, Rainbow Bookstore, 426 W. GilmanSt, Madison, Wisconsin, 7pm (AC);

October 20, Harry Schwartz Books, 219 N. MilwaukeeSt, Milwaukee, 8pm (AC);

October 22, Lucky Lab Pub, Portland, Oregon,6:30 pm (JSC);

October 24, Cody’s Books, 2454 Telegraph Ave,Berkeley, California, 7.30pm (AC&JSC);

October 26, City Lights, 261 Columbus Avenue,San Francisco, 7pm (AC&JSC);

October 28, Capitola Book Caf?, 147541st Ave, Santa Cruz, 7pm (AC);

October 29, Midnight Special, 1318 Third St,Santa Monica, 5pm (AC);

October 30, EDU Now/2000, 309 Pine Ave, Longbeach,Ca, 7pm (AC).