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Truthdigger of the Week: Jonathan Schell
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Readings of over half a dozen commemorations of Schell and a handful of his works in the days after his death suggest that a firm orientation toward basic moral concerns was one of the gifts he gave to readers caught in a society losing faith in its own decency.A firm orientation toward basic moral concerns was one of the gifts Jonathan Schell gave to readers caught in a society losing faith in its own decency.

Polish Dissidents Cry Out for Snowden

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Four members of Poland's Solidarity movement, which toppled the country's totalitarian regime in the 1980s, recently issued an open letter calling for their government to grant NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden sanctuary from the United States. “The fact that only dictatorial governments agreed to give him shelter shames the democratic states,” they wrote.

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