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  • Times' Paul Pringle wins George Polk Award for SEIU stories

    Times' Paul Pringle wins George Polk Award for SEIU stories
    Los Angeles Times staff writer Paul Pringle has won a George Polk Award for investigative stories that "revealed potential corruption" in California's largest union local, it was announced today. In August, Pringle reported that a Los Angeles local of...
  • The Times' 2009 wish list

    The Times' 2009 wish list
    The fates were kind to The Times in 2008. OK, not the financial fates, what with our parent company's bankruptcy filing and all. But five of the 31 wishes we made last year at this time came true; that may not seem like an impressive record, but in the...
  • What to do with Fannie and Freddie?

    What to do with Fannie and Freddie?
    What's the right role and structure for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac? How about the Federal Housing Administration? Previously, Abromowitz and Mitchell discussed John McCain’s proposal for the government to buy bad mortgages, the biggest players in...
  • Mugabe: a tyrant from the start

    As Zimbabwe's president, Robert Mugabe, presides over what might be the most rapid disintegration yet of a modern nation-state, it has become de rigueur for journalists, politicians and academics to offer what has become a near-universal analysis: Mugabe,...
  • Defending Thabo Mbeki

    James Kirchick has pounded out several Op-Ed articles on South Africa and Zimbabwe and gotten them published in major newspapers, like “South Africa’s unseemly alliance." His claim that the leaders of South Africa's ruling African National...
  • Mass murderers on notice

    Can monsters be deterred? Or are the people who commit the most unthinkable crimes against humanity — mass murder, torture, genocide — so hell-bent on evil that the normal considerations of common criminals, such as fear of being caught, don't apply? If...
  • Madonna entra a la escena electoral con mensaje político

    Madonna entra a la escena electoral con mensaje político
    La cantante Madonna ingresó a la escena política estadunidense al mostrar en uno de sus más recientes videos la imagen del aspirante presidencial republicano John McCain junto a Adolfo Hitler y Robert Mugabe, de Zimbawe. Read full story>>
  • In Zimbabwe's theater of fear, dissent plays on

    The stage was a small room in the Harare Central Police Station. The audience, about 20 bored policemen and plainclothes intelligence officers. The two actors were shaking, not with stage fright but the real thing. Anthony Tongani stammered and forgot...
  • Zimbabweans flood South Africa, where compassion has ebbed.

    The two men stared at each other for a long moment, captor and captive: a white game farmer named Andre Nienaber, with mirrored sunglasses, neatly pressed khaki clothes and an aura of military precision; and a 16-year-old Zimbabwean orphan named Peter...
  • An economic noose tightens in Zimbabwe

    He has lost his export customers, struggled with power cuts and shortages of foreign currency and raw materials. He has raised prices several times a month to keep up with hyperinflation. He has shrugged off government inspectors angling for bribes....
  • Odyssey through a sad land

    We are puttering along in an ancient pickup with no brakes to speak of, dodging the potholes. Every bolt seems to groan with effort, but Max Mkandla says the car is doing well. He speaks rather like a proud father discussing his brightest child. "I'm...
  • In Zimbabwe, even loyalists are disloyal

    Everything you'd expect to find in the office of a senior official in Zimbabwe's ruling party was there: the dominating portrait of President Robert Mugabe, the yellowing photos of liberation martyrs and heroes. The only discordant note was in the words...