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  • Rabbi Michael Lerner: Fairness for both sides key to Middle East peace

    Rabbi Michael Lerner: Fairness for both sides key to Middle East peace
    President Barack Obama is reported to have said to his advisors last week that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would never make the concessions necessary for a peace accord. Well, we in the peace movement say, "duhhh." If the president really...
  • Crisis in the horn of Africa

    Crisis in the horn of Africa
    The world has been slow to react to the growing specter of famine in Somalia, despite repeated warnings by the United Nations and aid organizations that millions of people are at risk. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said that nearly 4 million...
  • Globalization: survival of the phoniest

    Globalization: survival of the phoniest
    As increased globalization forces countries to pretend that they like playing with all the other kids in the playground despite fearing they'll have their toys stolen, never has there been more blatant self-interest cloaked in the phony pretext of...
  • Letter: 'Encroaching socialism' poses threat to future of United States

    Your liberties and rights are being eroded by the state and the Obama Administration. We are so complacent and ignorant to the news that sits right in front of us. Many of the European Union states are literally burning as we speak because the...
  • Government can't dictate upward mobility

    I have habitually and patiently read Thomas F. Schaller's column for some time now. His most recent ("An American recipe for class immobility," Feb. 21) warrants a response. First of all, I am hopeful that Mr. Schaller understands the fundamental...
  • The extra dollars you're paying at the pump are going to Wall Street speculators

    The extra dollars you're paying at the pump are going to Wall Street speculators
    Nothing drives voter sentiment like the price of gas -- already up nearly 30 cents from the start of the year and hitting $4 in many places. The last time gas topped $4 was 2008. And nothing energizes Republicans like rising energy prices. House...
  • Is reelection driving Obama's Israel policy?

    Is reelection driving Obama's Israel policy?
    For many years, Iran has threatened to "wipe Israel off the map," even as it gets closer and closer to developing nuclear weapons that could enable it to follow through on its threat. However, the question now is whether this is the optimum time for...
  • The death of Roquefort...maybe

     
    At least that's what one importer said about the new tariff on the French cheese. It was scheduled to go into effect on March 23 and would increase the price drastically. It and other related tariffs have now been postponed......
  • Flu spread raises alarm

    Flu spread raises alarm
    Officials advised Monday against most travel to Mexico, the center of an outbreak of swine flu suspected of killing almost 150 people there and sickening at least 50 through its spread to the United States. The acting director of the Centers for...
  • Success, setbacks in France

    Success, setbacks in France
    Dr. Jean-Pierre Aubert considers himself not only a general practitioner but a dealer of sorts. From his second-floor office up a winding staircase in an apartment building near the Sacre-Coeur Basilica, the doctor prescribes a drug called...
  • Coming soon, a spring thaw with Cuba?

    "Ay Obama/Ay Obama go a little crazy come to Havana." Grupo Interactivo (Cuban pop band) It's often assumed, or even taken for granted, that U.S. policy on Cuba is not dictated in Washington but in Miami by Cuban exiles who would rather die than...
  • Ukraine forces kill up to five rebels; Russia starts drill near border

    Ukraine forces kill up to five rebels; Russia starts drill near border
    SLAVIANSK, Ukraine/ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Ukrainian forces killed up to five pro-Moscow rebels on Thursday as they closed in on the separatists' military stronghold in the east, and Russia launched army drills near the border in response,...