All Further Articles for 2012-02-10

Friday, February 10, 2012
In the Mind's Eye
The 2012 World Press Photo of the year, by Samuel Aranda of Spain, shows a woman holding a wounded relative inside a mosque used as a hospital during anti-government clashes in Yemen. Many more extraordinary photos of a world in turmoil here.
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Hose Streets? Our Streets!
Quite the spectacle in Brussels as union firefighters protesting the Belgian government's move to raise their retirement age broke through police lines and proceeded to hose down the prime minister’s office, and the riot police guarding it. Helplessness, thy name is a geared-up, well-soaked cop who can't see through his face mask.
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Breaking Khader Adnan
More on the interrogation and "horrifying" condition of Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan, 33, a father of two, baker and economics student in his 55th day of a hunger strike, who is near death - and has yet to be charged with a crime. Also, what you can do.
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On Love and Loss and Fairness, From (Gasp) A Compassionate Republican
The highlight of Washington's approval of gay marriage this week was an eloquent, emotional speech by Rep. Maureen Walshm, one of two Republicans who defied their party to vote for equality. Often near tears, Walsh spoke of her marriage, her daughter, and her conscience, proving for the zillionth time that the political is personal and vice versa.
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