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Monitor Articles for September 3, 2009
The time-honored practice of Astroturf lobbying
Is Mugabe losing control of Zimbabwe?
Mexico's Calderón still popular, despite brutal year
Japan's economic downturn pushes more onto streets
Soccer skills – and a little media savvy – get one man off Japan's streets
Farmers take to streets as Doha trade talks start in India
Berlusconi's woes deepen with Vatican rift
For Egypt's Christians, pig cull has lasting effects
Mitchell meets with Israelis as settlement issue looms
Xinjiang riots over 'syringe stabbings'
Possible snags in US-Japan alliance
Senior Mexican official killed in drug-cartel stronghold
Crashed helicopter of popular Indian politician found
Five years after Beslan tragedy, questions linger
Ukraine: A gift without a price?
Iran approves hard-line cabinet: loyalty over experience?
Should older people pay more for healthcare?
McDonnell's graduate thesis roils Virginia governor race
Are Biden's bold claims about the stimulus true?
White House's new stimulus message: It's helping you
Man has finger bitten off at Calif. healthcare protest
Glenn Beck, anti-communist art critic?
Obama school speech suddenly a prickly topic for educators
World powers tell Iran to answer fast on nuclear talks
Dugard case: Is California's parole system overstretched?
'Surge home' overwhelms Veterans Affairs clinics
Can Sarah Palin be more than a political celebrity?
Not every bad encounter with a white person constitutes racism
The Monitor's View
Is the West's baby bust being busted?
Talk to the Editor with John Yemma for September 3: Japan and China
Europe spots recession's end. Stimulus goes on.
Jobless claims fall, but recovery for workers looks distant
Job hunting? This week's Top 10 intriguing offers.
Invasive plants -- from pest to pesto
NASA: Space junk could threaten astronauts
Why the tablet PC may finally be a big deal
As Google Books battle draws on, Amazon makes its case
YouTube rental challenge: getting off the desk, onto the couch
Bestselling hardcover books, according to IndieBound*
Bestselling paperback books, according to IndieBound*
Bestselling children's books, according to IndieBound*
The Last Citadel
The 10 most pirated eBooks of 2009
Supplied for school
The right accessories brighten home landscapes