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Drivers: Kenyan Traffic Laws Increase Bribe Size

AP | TOM ODULA | Posted 02.11.2013 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — Traffic bribes are a way of life for many Kenyan drivers. One dollar here, $5 there. But the drivers of the rowdy minibuses say...

Watch: Is 128 Too Old For Health Insurance?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.31.2012 | Money

A Kenyan man thought to be 128 years old is too old to qualify for health insurance (h/t MSN). Kenya's National Hospital Insurance Fund has rejecte...

The F Word: Echoing at the Extremes

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

This weekend, at a panel on the U.S./Mexico border in Marfa, Texas, GRITv friend, reporter Mark Danner discussed the "thinning out" and hard...

Con Games: Newt's Heart of Darkness

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

Gingrich is saying nothing less than that Barack Obama has a heart of darkness. None of this makes any sense until you realize that Newt Gingrich has become nothing more than a Sarah Palin who actually studied in college.