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Iraq by the Numbers: Surging Past the Gates of Hell
Sometimes, numbers can strip human beings of just about everything that makes us what we are. Numbers can silence pain, erase love, obliterate emotion, and blur individuality. But sometimes numbers can also tell a necessary story in ways nothing else can. This January, President Bush announced his...
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The General's Report
How Antonio Taguba, who investigated the Abu Ghraib scandal, became one of its casualties.
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Begging His Pardon
We have yet another remarkable revelation of the mindset of Washington's ruling clique of neoconservative elites -- the people who took us to war from the safety of their Beltway bunkers. Even as Iraq grows bloodier by the day, their passion of the week is to keep one of their own from going to...
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What Every American Should Know About Iraq
Some people think that anyone who disagrees with the American invasion and occupation of Iraq is either a bleeding-heart liberal appeaser, a George W. Bush hater, a blame America firster, an underminer of the troops, a traitor, or a geopolitical naif. To those who see opponents of the war as...
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A New Assertiveness for Latin American Governments
The relationships between governments and investors - especially transnational corporations -are changing rapidly, and this is especially true in Latin America today. Last month, Bolivia, Venezuela, and Nicaragua surprised many international observers by announcing that they would withdraw from the...
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Neoconned Again
One vote decided the race for World Bank president: that of the only world leader who thought neoconservative lothario Paul Wolfowitz was doing a heckuva job managing the troubled lender of last resort for developing nations. So it came as no surprise that voter in chief George W. Bush chose a...
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The Great American Disconnect
Iraq Has Always Been "South Korea" for the Bush Administration
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The Paradox of Missile Defense
One man picked up a club, and the other answered with a stone. A knife was parried with a sword. The shield followed, then the spear, the mace, the longbow, the fortified wall, the catapult, the castle, the cannon. Across eons, every warrior's improvement in defense was followed by a breakthrough...
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Taking the Measure of the First Rhetoric-Major President
This commencement address was given to graduates of the Department of Rhetoric at Zellerbach Hall, University of California, Berkeley, on May 10, 2007 : When my assistant greeted me, a number of weeks ago, with the news that I had been invited to deliver the commencement address to the Department...
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Goldman Sachs Marches on with Bush's Candidate for World Bank
"In Goldman Sachs we trust," was the title of one of the chapters of John Kenneth Galbraith's The Great Crash, his account of the crooked dealings that triggered the great stock market bust of the 1920s. President George Bush will not have had that unflattering chapter in the Wall Street bank's...
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