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Indonesia's scorched-earth compliance with international pressure on East Timor has left Dili, the capital, in ruins, displaced some 100,000 people to refugee camps under the control of the bruta

An abbreviated version of this article appeared in the October 4, 1999 issue.

After the war life will begin to stir once again, but we won't be here, we will have vanished just as the Aztecs have vanished.

Buchanan hints he's leaving.
The GOP says, "Stay!"
They fear that he'd be draining
The wacko vote away.

Residents of Skaneateles, New York, complained to visiting reporters about the Clintons' decision to make themselves relatively scarce on their recent vacation.

Research support was provided by the Open Society Institute and the Investigative Fund of The Nation Institute.

Most of the media regard the coy refusal of George W.

Israeli schoolchildren returned to their desks this year to find a new history curriculum.

Elizabeth Dole won't break the law.
McCain has scored no coke.
The thought of Hatch with smack or crack
Is palpably baroque.

My first thought upon hearing that the Kansas state education board had removed evolution from its mandatory curriculum was: Go ahead! Be like that! Handicap your kids for life.


More Americans without health insurance; Palin deletes Dickerson

November 10, 2010

Kanye West wasn't just calling George W. Bush a racist. He was, essentially, calling Bush a traitor.

November 9, 2010

It's the 40th anniversary of America's greatest comic strip.

November 9, 2010

Johannes Mehserle's sentence for killing Oscar Grant has been decried as less than Michael Vick was given for killing dogs.

November 9, 2010

New data reveals how top political reporters are framing the midterm results in recent questions and press conferences.

November 9, 2010

This new documentary about the price paid by a 1970s Major League Baseball player in the closet tells a story that deserves to be told.

November 9, 2010

Keith Olbermann's suspension from MSNBC was only the most recent in a series of corporate disciplinary actions against journalists that usually redound to the right's favor.

November 9, 2010

More Olbermann fallout; no global warming hearings; Obama in da club

November 9, 2010

Matt Lauer's softball Bush interview disappoints.



November 8, 2010

MSNBC lifted the Countdown host's suspension on Sunday, and late Monday he responded by declaring that the network's donation policy was "inconsistently applied." He also thanked viewers for their support and asserted that he first learned about his suspension through the media.

November 8, 2010