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Sunday, July 29,2012
Commentary

A nice stroll around Athens turns ugly

By Anne Li
After two months of travelling separately in China, my 15-year-old friend and I, an 18-year-old, decided to reunite uptown, where we planned to eat dinner and share stories and a cold dessert somewhere.
Sunday, July 15,2012
Commentary

The Homecoming Parade Route: A local historical perspective

By R.J. Abraham
Perhaps the best route for Ohio University's Homecoming Parade is the one that has been used before and was very successful.
Sunday, July 15,2012
Commentary

The pain in Spain falls mainly on the plain (folks)

Breaking the Sound Barrier

By Amy Goodman
As Spain's prime minister announced deep austerity cuts Wednesday in order to secure funds from the European Union to bail out Spain's failing banks, the people of Spain have taken to the streets once again for what they call "Real Democracy Now."
Wednesday, July 11,2012
Commentary

It’s a good bet that wild weather’s related to climate change

By Gwynne Dyer
It was 107 degrees F in St. Louis, Mo., last weekend, about the same as in Saudi Arabia. Along the U.S. Atlantic coast, it was cooler, but not much: 105 degrees F in Washington, D.C., just short of the city's all-time record. And 46 Americans were already dead from the heat wave.
Sunday, July 8,2012
Commentary

Don’t expect Iran to back down, despite crippling sanctions

By Gwynne Dyer
There are cynics among us who would argue that the European Union's oil sanctions against Iran, which went into full effect on 1 July, are a double triumph for Israel's Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.
Sunday, July 8,2012
Commentary

Summer weather extremes: ‘This is just the beginning’

Breaking the Sound Barrier

By Amy Goodman
Evidence supporting the existence of climate change is pummeling the United States this summer, from the mountain wildfires of Colorado to the recent "derecho" storm that left at least 25 dead and 1.4 million people without power from Illinois to Virginia.
Sunday, July 1,2012
Commentary

Big money prevails in the big blue skies of Montana

Breaking the Sound Barrier

By Amy Goodman
"I never bought a man who wasn't for sale," William A. Clark reportedly said. He was one of Montana's "Copper Kings," a man who used his vast wealth to manipulate the state government and literally buy votes to make himself a U.S. senator.
Wednesday, June 27,2012
Commentary

Rio 20: Vengeance will be too long delayed

By Gwynne Dyer
There was no law against genocide in the early 1940s; it only became an internationally recognized crime after the worst genocide of modern history had actually happened. Similarly, there is no law against "ecocide" now.
Sunday, June 24,2012
Commentary

Undocumented ‘Dreamers’ add new chapter to their story

Breaking the Sound Barrier

By Amy Goodman
Undocumented immigrants in the United States number around 12 million people, a group larger than the populations of most countries on the planet. Among those are as many as 800,000 young people who are now most likely eligible for limited legal status, thanks to executive action taken last week by President Barack Obama.
Sunday, June 24,2012
Commentary

Egypt: Military makes sure that the end game is near

By Gwynne Dyer
"If we find that Scaf (the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces) stands firm against us as we try to fulfill the fulfill the demands of the revolution," said Fatema AbouZeid of the Muslim Brotherhood as the final results of Egypt's presidential election last weekend rolled in, "we will go back to the streets and escalate things peacefully to the highest possible level."
 
 
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