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Beat the Devil

Alexander Cockburn

Border control is a fact of life for many human rights activists and political leaders. And it is a daily, humiliating reality for Palestinians and their relatives.

As laws and DEA enforcement strategies change, so, too, do the fortunes of Northern California's Humboldt County.

A host of politicians and pundits would have you believe that Hispanic immigrants are to blame for an uptick in urban crime. They're wrong.

If a conclusive disrespecting of Genesis was required, wouldn't you think R. Crumb was the man for the job?

The leaked "Climategate" e-mails undermine climate activists' claim to the moral high ground.

The upcoming trial of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed is the best news for the print press since Monica Lewinsky.


Alexander Cockburn
Alexander Cockburn, The Nation's "Beat the Devil" columnist and one...