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Honoring Our Nations Veterans as Cancer Stricken Soldiers Go Ignored

R. B. Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
R. B. Stuart

Our military has already chosen to die for their country -- but does that include by the hand of Big Pharma too?

All Boxed In and Making the Best of It

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

Maybe you've read or heard about the glowing reviews for Emma Donoghue's new boxed-in-a-box novel, Room. The NYT reviewer called it 'remarkable,' The ...

What Happened to the "Mama Grizzlies"?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danny Groner

One of the early narratives written during this midterm election cycle highlighted Sarah Palin's "mama grizzlies" and the power and potential of some ...

Editrix Showdown!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Last week, The Guardian published a story about Tina Brown's interest in acquiring Newsweek, claiming the move was fueled by Brown's rivalry with Aria...

WATCH: FILM: Name Them All, The Guardian's 'Film Season'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

UK-based newspapers The Guardian and The Observer are banding together for a month's worth of great film. From making film to watching film, they're ...

Irish Militant Group Threatens Bankers With 'Punishment Shootings'

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Northern Irish militant group Real I.R.A., an offshoot of the Irish Republican Army, has turned its violent focus on bankers and banks, in response to...

WikiLeaks Collaborating With Media Outlets On Release Of Iraq Documents

Newsweek | Mark Hosenball | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A London-based journalism nonprofit is working with the WikiLeaks Web site and TV and print media in several countries on programs and stories based o...

A Romantic Weekend With...

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

You've dumped your bags and coat and suddenly an inviting tryst feels very like waiting alone with a stranger for something possibly awful to happen i...

Potash Is Food Resilience: Should Canada's PotashCorp Be Sold to China?

Sanjay Khanna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sanjay Khanna

A Chinese acquisition of PotashCorp could encourage China to overuse potash, a resource that should be managed with utmost care.

Are Memoirists Vampires?

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Memoirists are vampires and thieves, you might say: vampires and thieves with shards of ice in their hearts. However much McWilliam may want us to thi...

Gov 2.0 Is Now Gov 3.0 Through Semantic Web

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

The semantic web (Web 3.0) is coming to a Government 2.0 app near you! In one of the first International Strategic Alliances in the Gov 2.0 / Gov 3.0 ...

Let's Save the Real Avatar

Bianca Jagger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bianca Jagger

I am surprised that share-tipsters continue to recommend Vedanta as a desirable investment. Regrettably, many shareholders, content to read about the share price, remain silent about Vedanta's detrimental impact on local communities.


Brian Dickie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Brian Dickie

I was moved by a piece in the Guardian today about The Rake's Progress which opens at Glyndebourne next Sunday. This will be the umpteenth revival of the celebrated John Cox/David Hockney production.

Why I Hate the Burqa -- And Yes, I Wear One

Sabria Jawhar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sabria Jawhar

Outlawing the burqa will create a tremendous divide between non-Muslims and Muslims. But wearing the burqa in the West is also just plain stupid.

Women Attracted To Men Who Wear Red: University Of Rochester Study

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A new University of Rochester study puts forth a strong suggestion for men who desire a female mate: Wear red. BusinessWeek reports: [Researcher...

How Afghan Amnesia and WikiLeaks Affect Our Kids

Carol Smaldino | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Carol Smaldino

If we wish to pledge allegiance to an America we can honor, then perhaps being united depends on being brave enough to face the difficult truths that challenge our perceptions and our prejudices.

Analysis of Civilian Casualties in WikiLeaks Afghan File Reveals Media Bias

Eric Michael Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Michael Johnson

What the WikiLeaks material reveals most clearly is the devastating toll this war has had on Afghan civilians. That The NYT chose not to emphasize this fact suggests a political motive to avoid discussing the human impact of the war.

Video: WikiLeaks Episode Marks Big Development for The Guardian's "Data Journalism" Initiative

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.07.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON -- The Guardian newspaper has been in the forefront of managing, interpreting and publishing government data as a new form of content -- an...

The Best and the Brightest... Again

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harry Shearer

The neocons who began banging the drum for an invasion of Iraq in the late '90s were -- aside from their professed ideology -- not that different from the "tough-minded liberals" who pushed JFK and LBJ into the rice paddies and jungles of Southeast Asia.

Best Tributes to To Kill a Mockingbird on Its 50th Anniversary

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Danny Groner

"In all great novels there is some quality of moral ambiguity, some potentially controversial element that keeps the book from being easily grasped or...

UK Law Blogger Flees Times Paywall, Jumps To Guardian

Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Well, there I was. One minute I was writing for the Times. Then along came a massive great paywall and having managed to escape in the nick of time, I...

Schadenfreude 1, England 0

Asher Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Asher Smith

Anyone following minute-by-minute coverage of the World Cup would have picked up on a conspicuous narrative: that Americans lack the fortitude to accept officiating errors in stride.

Dubai's Gulf News Embraces Convergence With Gusto

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Reporters and editors at Dubai's Gulf News are blazing a trail in multimedia that could serve as an example for Arab newspapers struggling with a journalistic identity crisis.2010-06-27-editingvideo.jpg

Lord Christopher Monckton Exposed Again As Fabulous Fabricator

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

In another brutal take-down of Monckton's claims to royalty and relevance, The Guardian exposes the fabrications he has whipped up to endear Thatcher fans to his "work" as a climate skeptic.

City's Ad: "This Isn't the First Time New Orleans has Survived the British"

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karen Dalton-Beninato

The Guardian has a slightly bemused take on the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau's new ad campaign: "This isn't the first time New Orleans has survived the British."