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Mad Men, Big Business

Anna McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Anna McCarthy

The Sixties are back. On television, that is. This Sunday, when Mad Men returns on AMC, it will be late November, 1964. And as the show's producers have hinted, the times they will be a' changing.

Gaza, Nukes and Globalism

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

In today's crisis-facing global economy, bribes cause nuclear weapons and guided missile technology to get loose a lot faster than cries for holy war.

The Norwegians Got It!

Lester Sloan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lester Sloan

While writers, poets, and scientists usually win the award for what they have accomplished, statesmen, philosophers, and other persons of ideas are honored for the causes that they champion.

Obama, Nobel, and Realpolitik

Kate Southwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Southwood

Is President Obama's lack of reference to Carter and Bunch surprising? Not really, considering his defense in Oslo of "just war."