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The Gender Genie: Do You Write More Like A Woman Or A Man?

bookblog.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Genie needs your help. In order to continue improvements to the site, please take a few minutes to complete our demographic survey. Your participa...

British Journalist Returns To Russia After Explusion

AP | DAVID NOWAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — The Moscow correspondent for the U.K.'s Guardian has returned a week after Russia denied him entry, sparking a flare-up of tensions, bu...

WikiLeaks Brings Misguided Joy to Preachers of Oil's Peak

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

The perception of shortage is one of the bedrocks of the oil producers' pricing propaganda, rationalizing steepening prices and profits to the OPEC cartel. So of course we're fed reports of scarcity.

Israeli Ambassador's Dishonest Attacks on the Guardian Miss the Point

Ian Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ian Katz

Ron Prosor's crude attack on our reporting of the Palestine Papers does neither him nor his country a service.

International Climate Negotiations Grind to a Standstill

Corbin Hiar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Corbin Hiar

Not much has been said or written about the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change since the flurry of post-Cancun commentary. So what's been happening with the climate talks?

Journalist Expelled From Russia After Reporting On WikiLeaks

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In what is believed to be the first removal of a British journalist from Russia since the end of the Cold War, the Guardian's Moscow correspondent Luk...

Jack Mirkinson

NYT Editor: I'd Back Assange If He Were Prosecuted By U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The editors of The Guardian and the New York Times both said they would back WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange if he were ever prosecuted by the U.S. gov...

The Guardian's Assault on Peace in the Middle East

Ron Prosor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ron Prosor

The self-appointed guardian of Palestinian truth has maximized its opportunity to pledge allegiance to the hardline, national fantasies which have crippled the Palestinian cause for decades.

Reality Check: The MEK and the Guardian's Credibility Gap

Ali Safavi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ali Safavi

An article published by The Guardian on the principal Iranian opposition movement, the Mujahedin-e Khalq, is jam-packed with first-grade logical blunders and topped with dubious historical analogies.

The International Movement That Would Bring Peace to the Mideast

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David A. Love

Palestinians hope to build upon the wave of nations recognizing a Palestinian state based on 1967 borders. There is a strong and ever-growing peace movement that is joined from within Israeli society and the international community.

Oscar Nominated Films: Does the Truth Matter?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

Should filmmakers take some historic liberties in their narratives, and, if they do, should the Academy care when giving out its honors?

The NYT Got WikiLeaks Cables From The Guardian

Yahoo! News | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

New York Times editors said Sunday that although the paper's reporters had been digging through WikiLeaks trove of 250,000 State Department cables for...

Mohamed ElBaradei: 'If Not Now, When?'

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

What does it say that a Nobel Prize winner, the former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, a former assistant to the Egyptian Foreign Minister, not to mention a 68-year-old man -- is not allowed to peacefully raise his voice in protest?

The New Reality -- How The Davos Man Is Being Dragged Into The 21st Century

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

The World Economic Forum kicked off this week. And this year, the press is enamored with the new quota system.

Who Gives The Best Info? A Short History Of Information Design

Paula Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Paula Scher

Last month, FAST COMPANY magazine published the best info-graphics of the year from their design blog. The choice was derived from FC's own postings o...

How Dubai Came Through 2010

Hisham Wyne | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hisham Wyne

The UAE -- and Dubai in particular -- has been an utterly fascinating place to be in 2010. Obstinate denials of the recession not having an iota of im...

What England Thinks Is A Good Book Cover

guardian.co.uk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Can you imagine the fun they had coming up with this truly revolting cover? The proprietors of this excellent website collecting dire old science fict...

Wikipedia Turns 10: What Has the Site Taught Us?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

Despite the early fears of many critics, Wikipedia has proven to be a place to find information quickly and easily. What does this mean for us and how we attain knowledge?

WikiLeaks Chief Threatened To Sue Paper If It Published Leaked Cables

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Julian Assange threatened to sue The Guardian unless the paper ceased its plans to published the State Department cables the WikiLeaks chief had given...

The Guardian Picks The 5 Best Lines From The Year's Best Books

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"A precocious anarchist, at 13 Sherman told me he was going to strip naked, except for a skullcap and an attaché case, then stump into Grodzinski's, ...

The Julian Assange Investigation -- Let's Clear the Air of Misinformation

Nick Davies | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nick Davies

It has been a depressing experience to see some of those who were most furious at the global propaganda run by Bush and Rumsfeld now leading the cheers for a new campaign of misinformation.

Even More Movie Sequels in 2011?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

With 2010 coming to a close, Oscars season is around the corner. Nomination ballots for the February 27 event were mailed today to voting members of t...

Trial by Newspaper

Bianca Jagger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bianca Jagger

A mighty mountain of innuendos has been made to cast Julian Assange as some kind of rapist. As a women's rights advocate, I condemn and abhor rape, but Assange is innocent until proven guilty.

ASSANGE FIRES BACK: Will He Cut Off The Guardian?

Yahoo! News | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange slammed the New York Times in October for the paper's critical front-page profile of him. That's presumably one of the...

The Guardian: Worst Books Of 2010

guardian.co.uk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Rejoice! 'Tis the season to be merry! Garland the tree with sprigs of holly! The angels are singing! Father Christmas is coming! Take a break from the...