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Secours: Sentencing Disparity
Oct 16, 2005
Isn't it fascinating when people just come out and say what's on their minds when it comes to race? What's even more instructive is the response--or non-response--to what is expressed.
Solomon: Lamenting the Habitual
Oct 14, 2005
Dan Rather caused some ripples the other day when he lamented the state of U.S. news media. The former CBS anchor said "there is a climate of fear running through newsrooms stronger than he has ever seen in his more than four-decade career," according to
FRANKFURT, GERMANY AUGUST 9 -- In l995, Ward Cunningham, a pioneering Portland, Oregon-based software engineer, had an epiphany and found a name for it. He had used the web to build a productive community of fellow techies who came up with new ideas throu
Schechter: Time To Also March On The Media?
Sep 24, 2005
That time has come again.
Secours: I Am George Bush
Sep 11, 2005
I am George Bush. I am George Bush. I am George Bush.
President Bush has evaded Cindy Sheehanâ€™s question, â€œWhat was the noble cause that my son died for?â€ But he provided a partial answer on the day that the New Orleans levees gave way.
President Bush has evaded Cindy SheehanÕs question, ÒWhat was the noble cause that my son died for?Ó But he provided a partial answer on the day that the New Orleans levees gave way.
Schechter: Whats The Best Way To
Sep 05, 2005
When John and Yoko sang, "war is over," they added, "if you want it." It was a plea for peace, a call to "stop all the fighting." It was written in l972. That war did not end for three more years, and only then, when the Vietnamese gave the U.S. and its a
Sharma: Technology Has Its Pitfalls
Aug 24, 2005
In a desperate effort to seek a permanent seat in the UN Security Council, Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has signed a deal with the United States. Addressing recently a joint session of the US Congress, he said: "The Green Revolution lifted coun
Street: Selling Death: Leo Burnett,
Aug 22, 2005
Do you struggle with poor job choices, bad employment options, and frustrated career ambitions? Are you misemployed, underpaid, and alienated on the job? Are you under-employed, unemployed or (alternately) overworked? Do you cringe upon hearing about the
Solomon: The Iraq War and MoveOn
Aug 19, 2005
The day after Wednesday night's nationwide vigils, the big headline at the top of the MoveOn.org home page said: "Support Cindy Sheehan." But MoveOn does not support Cindy Sheehan's call for swift withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq.
When Medicare and Medicaid were signed into law in the summer of 1965, former President Harry Truman received the first Medicare card. He would be shocked that 40 years later, more than 45 million Americans have no health coverage, half of all personal ba
Terrorism and Agriculture are among the issues raised in the Joint India - U.S statement issued on 18th July 2005 during Prime Minister Man Mohan Singh's meeting with President Bush. As the statement declares, the two leaders resolved -
On Tuesday, big alarm bells went off in the national media echo chamber, and major U.S. news outlets showed that they knew the drill. IranÕs nuclear activities were pernicious, most of all, because people in high places in Washington said so.
Street: Patriotism Lite
Aug 05, 2005
A United States History professor I know tells me an interesting story from late March of 2003. "How many of you," she asked her U.S. History class that fateful month, "support the American war on Iraq." Two-thirds of the 100 students in her lecture hall
Shiva: Water Privatisation And Water Wars
Jul 14, 2005
1. Will Muradnagar be the next Tonk?
New York, July 9: "What Now?" was all the little sign with a question mark said. It was lost in a sea of much bigger banners with demands for economic justice for Africa. Only one marcher clutched it in a crowd of over 200,000 rallying to Make Poverty His
When the French government suggested a diplomatic initiative that might interfere with the White House agenda for war, the president responded by saying that the proposed scenario would â€œratify terror.â€ The date was July 24, 1964, the president was Lyndon Johnson and the war was in Vietnam.
When the French government suggested a diplomatic initiative that might interfere with the White House agenda for war, the president responded by saying that the proposed scenario would Òratify terror.Ó The date was July 24, 1964, the president was Lyndon
Solomon: War Made Easy: From Vietnam to Iraq
Jul 07, 2005
On February 27, 1968, I sat in a small room on Capitol Hill. Around a long table, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee was in session, taking testimony from an administration official. Most of all, I remember a man with a push-broom moustache and a voic