Views for 2011-01-30

Sunday, January 30, 2011
Jules Boykoff
Reheating the Climate Change Story
Here's a climate conundrum: while scientists declared 2010 to be the hottest year on record, media mavens have been afire with the fact that US media coverage of climate change dropped precipitously...
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Robert Naiman
ElBaradei, Muslim Brotherhood Offer Political Path Out of Egyptian Confrontation
Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leader Essam el-Eryan said today that Egyptian opposition groups have agreed to back former IAEA head Mohamed ElBaradei to negotiate with the government, Al Jazeera...
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Stephen Soldz
The Torture Career of Egypt's New Vice President: Omar Suleiman and the Rendition to Torture Program
In response to the mass protests of recent days, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has appointed his first Vice President in his over 30 years rule, intelligence chief Omar Suleiman. When Suleiman was...
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Robert Fisk
Egypt: Death Throes of a Dictatorship
The Egyptian tanks, the delirious protesters sitting atop them, the flags, the 40,000 protesters weeping and crying and cheering in Freedom Square and praying around them, the Muslim Brotherhood...
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David Bromwich
Obama, Incorporated
Barack Obama's 2011 State of the Union address was an organized sprawl of good intentions-a mostly fact-free summons to a new era of striving and achievement, and a solemn cheer to raise our spirits...
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Sharif Abdel Kouddous
Live From the Egyptian Revolution
CAIRO, Egypt -- I grew up in Egypt. I spent half my life here. But Saturday, when my plane from JFK airport touched down in Cairo, I arrived in a different country than the one I had known all my...
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