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Reactions to Bin Ladens Death

Vital Speeches Editor Searches Phoenix Garage, and Finds Us

David Murray | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics
David Murray

I can't put my finger on why -- or maybe I don't dare to -- but I did think of these surprisingly sharp, surprisingly soon postwar words during the mindless chants this week in baseball parks of U.S.A., U.S.A., U.S.A.

The Unholy Grail

Robert Koehler | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Much as we might want peace, if we cheer Osama's death we cheer for the perpetuation of war and, ultimately, our own -- our children's -- mutually assured destruction.

Capturing Osama: The Urgent Importance of Mutual Respect

Ethan Casey | Posted 07.04.2011 | World
Ethan Casey

Republished with permission from The Dawn. As I begin writing this it’s 2:00 a.m. where I am and 3:00 a.m. in New York and Washington, where exuber...

Social Networking: Sharing the Experience of Breaking Stories

Jen Grisanti | Posted 07.04.2011 | Los Angeles
Jen Grisanti

One moment we were imagining ourselves living the fairy tale like William and Kate, and in the next we were imagining what we would do if we lost everything.

American in Paris: A Different View on Bin Laden's Death

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.03.2011 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Early Monday morning the news of Osama bin Laden's death arrived here in Paris, along with the reactions of a rejoicing America -- scenes of celebration in D.C. and New York.