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Pulitzer Prize Awards

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  • Iran's election a major setback for conservatives -- in America

    Iran's election a major setback for conservatives -- in America
    The election of Hasan Rowhani as president of Iran is good news for Americans, except for the neoconservative hawks who brought us the war in Iraq and have been especially eager for another military adventure in Iran. In Iranian terms, Mr. Rowhani is...
  • Bad luck for Mitch McConnell: Ashley Judd bows out

    Bad luck for Mitch McConnell: Ashley Judd bows out
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will not be facing a challenge from actress Ashley Judd when he runs for re-election next year. Though he may be happy to have avoided the physical comparison -- she, after all, played Marilyn Monroe in a movie,...
  • NSA surveillance: What's one more Big Brother?

    NSA surveillance: What's one more Big Brother?
    In principle, the National Security Agency's vast data collection operation is troubling, but in the age of Google and Facebook, it feels like having just one more Big Brother in a growing family of Big Brothers. In response to the revelation that the...
  • Roger Ebert's books are his legacy

    Roger Ebert's books are his legacy
    Rogert Ebert, the Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic who died today, leaves behind a rich legacy, thanks to a shelf-full of books that explore movies -- and his own life. His memoir, "Life Itself," dealt with his battle with alcoholism and the later,...
  • Pope Francis: New salesman, same old product

    Pope Francis: New salesman, same old product
    For the first time in history, the Roman Catholic Church has a pope from the New World, but liberal American Catholics should not expect Pope Francis to stray far from the old theology. Some things are excitingly different about this new pontiff. On...
  • A house divided against itself again: America splits on gay marriage

    A house divided against itself again: America splits on gay marriage
    Journalist and gay activist Dan Savage often writes about the urban archipelago -- the American cities that are comfortable, safe islands for gays and lesbians set amid a vast sea of countryside where being openly homosexual remains a chancy, even...
  • Egypt's Morsi is Hamas' new best friend

    Egypt's Morsi is Hamas' new best friend
    The chameleon is finally showing his true colors. Since taking office in June, Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's not-so-new president, has been equivocating, trying to balance Egypt's longstanding diplomatic and financial relationship with the West with his true...
  • What Twinkies teach us about labor relations

    What Twinkies teach us about labor relations
    The Great American Twinkie Crisis illuminates what is wrong with the relationship between management and labor in this country. Hostess, the company that, since the 1930s, has provided our nation with snacks that are nearly indestructible, now threatens...
  • Bertram Wyatt-Brown, acclaimed historian

    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, acclaimed historian
    Dr. Bertram Wyatt-Brown, an acclaimed and influential professor of American history who wrote widely on Southern history and culture and whose book on honor in the antebellum South was a 1983 Pulitzer Prize finalist, died Monday of pulmonary fibrosis at...
  • The great right wing freak-out of 2012

    The great right wing freak-out of 2012
    President Obama's re-election has caused right-wingers to become completely unhinged. They are purple-faced and apoplectic, convinced that an ignorant horde of government-dependent social leeches have destroyed traditional America and banished God from...
  • Romney's classic rich-guy mistake: Confusing wealth and virtue

    Romney's classic rich-guy mistake: Confusing wealth and virtue
    It was a clear sign the campaign has gone on too long when I had a dream about Mitt Romney a couple of nights ago. Other than the fact that the Romney summoned from my unconscious was sitting at a breakfast table with me and was willingly answering...
  • Michelle Obama tackles America's inner brat

    Michelle Obama tackles America's inner brat
    First lady Michelle Obama has shown us all how to deal with the nastiness that has infected American politics: do not indulge it. At a fundraiser in a private Washington residence last Tuesday night, a gay rights activist standing only a few steps...