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A Joyous Song of Deliverance for Spring
In the current national climate, the notion that Washington might learn
from the experience of former Soviet leaders Nikita Khrushchev or
Mikhail Gorbachev would strike most as ludicrous.
George Bush is supposed to be the cowboy, Tony Blair the sidekick--or,
in some versions, the presidential poodle.
Brazil's revolution of the possible.
The day after the World Social Forum dialogues, I visited an encampment of landless people squatting in garbage-wrap tents alongside the road an hour from Porto Alegre.
Europeans opposed to war in Iraq are united by a deep distrust, even fear, of America.
These are dangerous times. George W. Bush is set to make another State
of the Union address.
This Kim Jong Il's a naughty lad,
But Bush says he's not half as bad
As ol' Saddam, whom we must swat
Before he gets what Kim has got.
A continuation of the current situation will undermine Israeli