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Obama’s and David Brooks’ Manhood Problem


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David Brooks is an intellectual bully who likes bullies.

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We Locked ’Em Up, Threw Away the Key


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You had to be there! Jesse Jackson, in the company of the real life Rubin “Hurricane” Carter at a jailhouse screening of “The Hurricane” before a mostly black and brown audience whose future prospects seemed as drab as their faded inmate uniforms.

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Despite Being Barred From Jerusalem During the Holiday, Palestinians See Easter as a Symbol of Hope


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Palestinian Christians in the West Bank say that they have been denied permits to visit Jerusalem in record numbers this year, despite their living just over the green line not far from the holy city.

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Knowledge Is Crime


There is but one crime for which anyone in America’s national security state can be held accountable in a court of law, and that’s leaking information that might put those in it in a bad light or simply let the American public know something more about what its government is really doing.

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The Rhetoric of Violence


The rage and nihilism that come from the frustrations of American life are expressed through violence. Our armed vigilantes and renegade gunmen are symptoms of a nation in terminal decline. To resist, we must build a revolutionary consciousness. Without one, random murder will become our national sport. 

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First Solar Bread Oven Takes a Bow


A new kind of solar oven can provide heat over 24 hours and offers the prospect of emission-free baking to remote communities.

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Truthdigger of the Week: The Pulitzer Prize Committee


When institutions lend their support to the powerless, as the Pulitzer committee did this week to whistle-blowers and their newspapers, the battle is no longer merely between the weak and its oppressors.

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Drought Adds to Syria’s Misery


The hunger-ravaged people of Syria have a long period of drought to blame for their ordeal. And that, experts think, is a result of the changing regional climate.

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Fox News Asks Rand Paul If Harry Reid Is Right to ‘Call Americans Domestic Terrorists’


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Not since George W. Bush complained that the problem with the American economy was that “too many of our imports come from abroad” has such hilarious use of the English language been on display.

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Thousands of Palestinians Rally for Release of 5,000 in Israeli Jails, Including 200 Children


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As talks between Israel and Palestine falter, thousands of Palestinians demonstrated Thursday on behalf of nearly 5,000 Palestinians imprisoned by Israeli authorities in 22 Israeli jails, many of them arbitrarily.

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