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Modern Love: The Invention of the Diamond Engagement Ring
Author, 'Stoned: Jewelry, Obsession, and How Desire Shapes the...
This isn't a hate-on romance, or jewelry. I love both. This is just the
story of a story
. In fact, it's the story of two stories. One is the story of the very first diamond engagement ring, given to the Princess Mary of Burgundy by Archduke Maximillion when he proposed in 1477 AD.
The Kingpin Strategy
Editor, Harper’s Magazine; Author, 'Kill Chain: The Rise of th...
As the war on terror nears its 14th anniversary -- a war we seem to be losing, given jihadist advances in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen -- the U.S. sticks stolidly to its strategy of "high-value targeting," our preferred euphemism for assassination.
U.S. Will Seek Extradition Of Mexican Cartel Kingpin
Bravery Tapes: Young Courage Amid Mexico's Violence
Jens Erik Gould
Host of 'Bravery Tapes'; 'Time Magazine' contributor
Of all the horrors associated with a conflict that has killed tens of thousands of Mexicans, the country's children and adolescents are perhaps the greatest casualty.
Shocking Theory For Who's Behind Libor Scandal
9-Year-Old Boy With Massive Tumor Plucked From Dangerous Mexico City By U.S. Feds
No Letup on Big Telecom and Big Media Companies Behaving Badly
The idea of big companies continuing to control their markets, and control the behavior of consumers, continues to march on. Even now, two major deals are proceeding apace, one in telecom and one in the entertainment world.
Under Pressure, OPEC Hammers Out Deal to Raise Oil Supply
Weekly Diaspora: How Bad U.S.-Latin American Policy Fuels Unauthorized Immigration
The Media Consortium
Network of Leading Progressive Independent Journalism Organiza...
3 Out Of 4 Guns In Mexico Crimes Come From U.S. Border States, Mayors Say
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Bank Compensation Cartels
The 14th Banker
Banks are run by Compensation Cartels. They buy the myth of superhero financial status, despite the fact that they consistently destroy long term value at banks.
Help Wanted: Mexican Drug Kingpin
34-year veteran police officer who retired as Seattle's chief ...
Mexico's drug-related violence will not end with the death of drug kingpin Beltran Leyva. Until we recognize that the U.S.-led global war on drugs is the systemic cause of the carnage, violence will intensify.
Obama's Oil Company Windfall Profits Tax and the Wall Street Journal's Celebration
Raymond J. Learsy
Author, 'Ruminations on the Distortion of Oil Prices and Crony...
The oil companies were not manipulating commodity prices. Their role has been limited to cheering on OPEC and lobbying our government to remain dangerously benign.
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