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This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Julian Assange's attorney, Michael Ratner, has a front seat to history. Also: Is this the golden age of the black quarterback? And a feminist explains why women can love Eminem. Plus: Robert Scheer on the pope.

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad considers resigning his post as president of Iran; Google Maps will let users inside buildings; and Bill Gates dips his mouse into American education. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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The Super Bowl commercial is a shell game. Detroit’s pain isn’t the result of some existential crisis of faith, but a direct consequence of the amoral, profit-seeking behaviors of Chrysler itself.Unlike most of the Super Bowl's 111 million viewers, judging by the effusive tidal wave of tweeted praise that attended its airing, I did not love the new Chrysler ad. In fact, I hated it.

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Given the outsourcing, the massive bailout, the abandoned houses and the rest of the city's emotional baggage, it was sort of inevitable that Chrysler's "Imported from Detroit" ad, featuring Eminem and spanning roughly $12 million worth of airtime, would elicit cheers and jeers from Congress.

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Every year at this time, we celebrate the anniversary of women's suffrage by recognizing those who have done their best over the last 12 months to set back the cause of women.

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At the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, Bruno (Sacha Baron Cohen's alter ego) used the power of gayness to drive homophobic rapper Eminem from the arena. Watch Slim Shady get acquainted with the fashionista's "Hodensack." Update: Was it staged?

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