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Can Angela Merkel Offer Hope for Greece?

Yanis Varoufakis | Posted 06.08.2015 | World
Yanis Varoufakis

ATHENS -- Moralistic objections to helping Greece abound, denying its people a shot at achieving their own renaissance. Greater austerity is being demanded from an economy that is on its knees, owing to the heftiest dose of austerity any country has ever had to endure in peacetime. No offer of debt relief. No plan for boosting investment. And certainly, as of yet, no "Speech of Hope" for this fallen people.

'Catch-22': The 50 Year Old Paradox Still Rings True | Posted 12.13.2011 | Fifty

Fifty years ago, a new phrase began to make its way into American conversations: "Catch-22." Joseph Heller's irreverent World War II novel — named f...

PHOTO: This Guy's A Veteran Of WHICH World War?

Posted 06.27.2011 | Comedy

The year is 2345. The man: Don Krasin. Having just saved the planet from certain destruction by diffusing World War 11, he decides to hop in his time ...

The Ghosts of Yalta Haunt Us Today

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

In Yalta in February, 1945, US President Franklin Roosevelt, Britain's Winston Churchill, and Soviet ruler Josef Stalin met to decide postwar Europe's future.