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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.

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The UK seems keen on abandoning its most vulnerable workers to the rule of the master of the house.

April 4, 2014

“Given the power of photos to influence and persuade, we feel it is vital for citizens to become better ‘readers’ and consumers of visual news, messaging and spin,” explained Bag News.

April 4, 2014

“Richard Sherman is the conscience of the NFL” – Mike Freeman

April 3, 2014

States are cutting back voting days, repealing same-day registration and creating strict voter identification requirements.

April 3, 2014

“Americans support the death penalty, but don’t want to know how the sausage is made."

April 3, 2014

The mayor wants to break down some of the barriers that distance power from people. Good call.

April 3, 2014

There is no mention of the easy purchase of the weapon or any relevant other factors.

April 3, 2014

The network has long gone after progressive black leaders. Last month it targeted two women far outside the Beltway.

April 2, 2014

A new bill in Congress calls on universities to pro-actively address harassment, or risk losing federal funds.

April 2, 2014

The left can only afford to be contemptuous of liberal values when the right isn't in charge. 

April 2, 2014