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Just before Christmas in 1997, as a tumultuous stock-market crisis ravaged emerging markets in every corner of the globe, readers of the Wall Street Journal were treated to some good news:

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.

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A collection of media and politics hits/misses from a wide variety of sources for Monday, September 27, plus fun videos and a music pick.

September 27, 2010

As Colbert showed at the House immigration hearing, when he’s in character, he’s really about Washington’s character.

September 25, 2010

Even though the DREAM Act didn't make it through the senate ths week, DREAM activists came out of the experience with some gains, and they're regrouping to push immigration reform as a major issue in the midterms.

September 24, 2010

DAYBOOK will return Monday. In the meantime, see Stephen Colbert testify on immigration in front of congress—in character.

September 24, 2010

A tale of two attacked cities, or the differences between New York and Oklahoma City.

September 24, 2010

The 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi are on the verge of a historically unprecedented complete and utter implosion.

September 23, 2010

Music, the mail, and the personal and political of gays in the military.

September 23, 2010

On one level, it's a conflict to keep their field house. On another, it's about the future of our nation's schools.

September 22, 2010

With companies' increased focus on diversity, being LGBT can be an asset.

September 21, 2010

Five Republican Senate nominees recently announced that they do not support a woman's right to an abortion even in the case of rape or incest.

September 17, 2010