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Entries by Saki Knafo from 09/2011

How Immigrants Helped Give Rick Perry His 'Texas Miracle'

Posted 09.02.2011 | Latino Voices

For much of his tenure as governor of Texas, Rick Perry's record on immigration made him a darling of Latino Republicans. He supported a law that let ...

Filming The Unfilmable: Hollywood's Attempts To Chronicle 9/11

Posted 09.09.2011 | Entertainment

In late 2002, CIA officers at Guantanamo Bay reportedly rented the 1998 Roland Emmerich flick "Godzilla." The film had largely failed to engage the in...

'Rebirth' September 11 Film: Chronicling Life After The Attacks

Posted 09.09.2011 | Huffington Post

Of all the documentaries about Sept. 11, none is more intimate than "Rebirth," a new film that draws its drama not from the cataclysmic nature of the ...

Maikel Nabil Sanad, On Hunger Strike in Egypt, Is Dying: Family

Posted 09.15.2011 | World

Back in March, when the ouster of Hosni Mubarak was still fresh, the Egyptian government arrested a 25-year-old blogger named Maikel Nabil Sanad and s...

Occupy Wall Street: Protesters Gather For Demonstration Modeled On Arab Spring (VIDEO)

Posted 09.18.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- On Saturday afternoon, nearly a thousand people gathered by the bull statue in Manhattan's financial district, marched up Broadway, and po...

Thailand's New Rice Policy Could Lead To International Food Price Crisis, Analysts Warn

Posted 09.20.2011 | World

A program sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is warning of a possible spike in international rice prices, a d...

Texas Ends Last Meal Tradition For Death Row Inmates

Posted 09.23.2011 | Crime

On Thursday, prison officials in Texas decided to end the practice of allowing condemned inmates to choose their last meal. The day before, Texas ...