Robert Kaplan is a hugely well-informed, indefatigable journalist who
combines firsthand reporting, mostly from poor, badly governed or
ungoverned countries, with wide reading on the political,
Preferring death to getting caught,
She emptied weapons as she fought.
Though shot and stabbed she didn't flinch.
She battled on, did Private Lynch.
Or did she?
The Medicare bills passed by the Senate Finance Committee on June 12 and
the House Ways and Means Committee on June 17 move the
thirty-eight-year-old social insurance program one step closer to
"Citizens have a compelling interest in ensuring that their government does not abuse one of its most awesome powers, the power to arrest and jail."
An unnecessary new law is used to undermine legitimate dissent.
Unocal's pipeline in Burma becomes a test case in corporate responsibility.
Where do I begin?
alt="Sorel" border="0" />
Congress has once again passed a bill banning "partial-birth abortion."
It's not the first time. President Clinton vetoed similar bans in 1996
"We have to hold these people until we find out what is going on."
According to a report issued June 2 by the Justice Department's own
Inspector General, that's what Michael Chertoff, head of t