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Saturday, February 6, 2010
Humaira Shahid and Ritu Sharma
Violence Against Women Is a Global Struggle
Eight years ago, Nasreen (not her real name) walked into the office of the Daily Khabrain newspaper in Lahore, Pakistan, and demanded justice. She stripped off her clothes, revealing a black and blue...
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Derrick Z. Jackson
The Double Standard at CBS
There are already at least two Christian broadcasting channels, so there is no need for CBS to be a right-wing revival tent for the Super Bowl.
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Jeff Biggers
An Old Prayer for Clean Coal: Strip-Mining Jesus
"And upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it." Matthew: 16:13-18. Declaring his intent to chart a path toward "clean coal," President Obama announced...
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Donna Smith
Repubs, Dems, Blue Dogs and Tea Partiers: Everybody Loves Medicare
President Obama keeps torturing himself and the 111th Congress by trying to come up with new ways to work together and a single healthcare reform effort that all could embrace politically, morally...
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Christopher Brauchli
Heeere's Johnny.
No matther whether th' constitution follows th' flag or not, th' supreme coort follows th' iliction returns. - Finley Peter Dunne, The Supreme Court's Decision
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Ralph Nader
The Best Way to Honor Howard Zinn
There are several memorial services and events being planned for Howard Zinn whom The New York Times called a "historian, shipyard worker, civil rights activist and World War II bombardier, when he...
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Michael Winship
Lobbyists Retreat but Never Surrender
George Washington's birthday is approaching and with it will come the attendant mythology: hatchet and cherry tree, wooden teeth, throwing a silver dollar across the Potomac River - or the...
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