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The Brothers Karamazov

The Brothers Karamazov

By Fyodor M. Dostoevsky; Constance Garnett (Translator)

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Posted on Mar 11, 2011 READ MORE


Robert Reineke of Venezuela stands by the Google booth at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Saturday, Jan. 7.
AP / Jae C. Hong

Google May Close Virtual Doors in China

Google is “99.9 percent” certain it will shut down its search engine operation in China after the government in Beijing warned the company that it was flouting the country’s censorship laws, which require limited access to content like “Tiananmen Square” and “democracy.”

Posted on Mar 13, 2010 READ MORE


Ralph Reed
From wikipedia.org

Christian Coalition Losing Chapters

State affiliates are severing ties with the conservative evangelical organization, in part because it’s diverting attention from abortion and same-sex marriage to address other issues—like the environment.
So: The Christian Coalition begins supporting a non-hateful cause that could actually improve the world, and it gets deserted by affiliates that see same-sex marriage as a greater threat than global warming.
In other words, the Christian Coalition got out-crazied!

Posted on Aug 24, 2006 READ MORE


Ozone hole
BBC/NASA

An Environmental Success Story (for Once)

Two of the scientists responsible for sounding the alarm on the thinning ozone layer have reported that the hole over the Antarctic has stopped widening, and may close within a generation or two.  If true, this proves what can be achieved when government works to address, rather than deny, an environmental catastrophe.  Global warming, anyone?

Posted on Aug 23, 2006 READ MORE


Colin Powell: Close Gitmo Now

The former secretary of state, speaking on a panel at the Aspen Ideas Festival, said the scandal-plagued detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, should be shuttered immediately.

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U.N. Panel: Close Guantanamo

A United Nations panel on torture isn’t buying President Bush’s assurances that America does not send suspected terrorists to countries known for using torture to extract information. The panel also recommended the closing of America’s Guantanamo military prison in Cuba.

Posted on May 19, 2006 READ MORE


British Official: Close Gitmo

The British attorney general says the continued existence of the U.S. detention camp at Guantanamo Bay is “unacceptable.”

Posted on May 10, 2006 READ MORE


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