Monthly Archives: December 2014

Epiphany: just came on the wrong day

The Holy Spirit comes to Your Intrepid Reporter and makes a constructive suggestion. This is a picture of Elena. She is 37 and looking for a husband. She is divorced, with one child. She lives in Odessa, where a massacre … Continue reading

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Do You Know What War Is?

asked my father one day while we walked a desolate winter beach on the coast of the North Atlantic, the distance crowded with whitecaps. War is when everybody is afraid of the night. It’s when you are in a match … Continue reading

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Green Party Member Drinks the Kool-Aid

Robert Parry explains in some detail that the chattering classes in the U.S. live inside a fantasy bubble when talking about what happened in the Ukraine. Instead of dealing with what actually happened in Ukraine, U.S. pundits and politicians – … Continue reading

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Wunderbares Leben

As Michael Winship, who grew up in the town in which the story takes place, says: It’s a wonderful life, alright, but not if you’re homeless or unemployed tonight, not if your kids are hungry and you can’t pay for … Continue reading

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Sociological Studies’ Slippery Slope

Consult Hardesty suggests: And this begs the question about the questions we ask when researching. Do we really think black people choose to live in higher-crime neighborhoods? That is, we believe they all have the chance to live on the … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Paper

” . . . who wants yesterday’s paper. . .” the Rolling Stones The Pacific Green Party of Oregon, ladies and gentlemen, is the local branch of the political arm of the Green Movement. The biggest thing that the Green … Continue reading

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The Legal Beagles

CCR joins German complaint against CIA torturers Last week [the] C[enter for] C[onstitutional] R[ights] joined a criminal complaint filed in Germany by the Berlin-based European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) against former CIA head George Tenet, former Defense … Continue reading

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