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News and Features
The continued portrayal of Haiti as the basket case of the hemisphere without accurate contextualization further wounds the Haitian people and misleads the American public.
A victory by Sebastian Pinera in the Chilean marks a major turning point in the post-Pinochet transition, and a return to power of some of the hardcore rightists who collaborated with the military regime.
The longest continuous nonviolent mobilization in Palestinian history is uniting villagers from all political factions, along with Israeli and international activists, against the encroachments of Israel's separation barrier.
Ari Melber discusses the political implications of Pat Robertson's statement about Haiti's curse.
Obituaries for the Islamic Republic of Iran are premature.
In Love, Anger, Madness, Marie Vieux-Chauvet explores the choking fear of life under "Papa Doc" Duvalier.
In the great American tradition of finding foreign scapegoats for our problems, the hunt is on to somehow hold China responsible for the misery that Wall Street financiers inflicted upon the world.
Palestine's Islamic movement has subtly changed its uncompromising posture on Israel.
Forceful outside intervention is the only alternative to an unstable and dangerous status quo.
From the point of view of peace or de-escalation, 2010 will be a year of no significance.