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Bringing Together the Palestinian Divide

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 06.05.2012 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The end of Hana Shalabi's 44-day hunger strike has produced mixed results, and has pointed out another under-reported issue -- the separation and difficulty of movement between Gaza and West Bank.

Tea Party Love Boat Going Down: Bachmann and Pearce Have Last Dance on Sinking Ship in Arizona

Jeff Biggers | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

Presidential contender Michelle Bachmann brought her floundering campaign into Arizona today, giving a special shout-out to embattled State Senate President Russell Pearce for his role as the architect of the state's controversial SB 1070 "papers please" law.

Astoria Characters: The Four Funny Faces

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 10.30.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

My house has a wall out front. It is red brick with four pedestals, each of which is crowned by a white concrete Colonial Revival ball. It was this quartet of billiard balls that served as the blank canvas for some budding Banksy.

Killing Fogel Family in Itamar Is Not Acceptable

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The strong disagreement over settlement doesn't excuse the brutal killings of the family of five in Itamar. If anything this senseless murder should cause genuine commitment from all sides to find an end to the 44 year old occupation in a peaceful way.

Weekly Diaspora: Border Patrol Gone Wild

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger A Border Patrol agent shot and killed a 14-year-old Mexican boy on June 7. At RaceWire, Julianne Hing reports t...

Israel Cracks Down On Wall Protesters With Tear Gas, Night Raids

The New York Times | ISABEL KERSHNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NILIN, West Bank -- For more than a year, this village has been a focus of weekly protests against the Israeli security barrier, which cuts through it...

Biodiversity Remakes Tokyo

Jared Braiterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jared Braiterman

The Copenhagen UN Climate Change Conference addresses unparalleled environmental crisis and the need to transform our relationship with nature. Many p...

Johns Hopkins Student From New Jersey Kills Intruder With Samurai Sword

Joe Territo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Territo

A Johns Hopkins student from Wall, N.J., killed a man who broke into his Baltimore garage with a samurai sword, according to a report in the Baltimore...

Paulson's Bailout: So Much for That Idea!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rick Horowitz

You know what the bailout feels like? Walking down the street, and pressing a crumpled bill into the outstretched palm of the guy who approached you... Only multiplied by 700 billion.

Vietnam Memorial Turns 25

Washington Post | Michael E. Ruane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Thousands of graying Vietnam veterans, many clad in jungle boots and old fatigues, marched down Constitution Avenue yesterday to mark the 25th anniver...