News for 2010-09-25

Saturday, September 25, 2010
Famed Obama 'Hope' Poster Artist Losing Hope
The artist whose poster of Barack Obama became a rallying image during the hope-and-change election of 2008 says he understands why so many people have lost faith. In an exclusive interview with National Journal on Thursday, Shepard Fairey expressed his disappointment with the president -- a...
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Localism vs Globalism: Two World Views Collide
Stop economic growth in its tracks, start living locally, at a slower pace, and share more - that was the remarkable demand yesterday at the beginning of the Sustainable Planet Forum, a three-day international conference on environmental issues in the French city of Lyon, which The Independent is...
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Iran Open to New Nuclear Talks: Ahmadinejad
NEW YORK - - Iran and the United States both said they were open to a new round of nuclear talks, but their fierce enmity was again revealed by a war of words over the September 11 attacks. US President Barack Obama and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad were both in the spotlight, though they...
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Pakistan Erupts After US Jailing of 'Daughter of the Nation' Aafia Siddiqui
Pakistan's prime minister hailed a scientist convicted of attempting to kill American soldiers as the "daughter of the nation" today, and vowed to redouble efforts to secure her return to Pakistan. Thousands of protesters took to the streets after a New York court sentenced Aafia Siddiqui, a US-...
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US Librarians Lead Fight Against Banned Books
NEW YORK - Penguins are indisputably cute. And a children's book about such inoffensive animals could hardly be expected to trigger a nationwide controversy. But then came "And Tango Makes Three" and a heated debate was fired up. The book, based on a true New York Central Park Zoo story, by Justin...
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