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This Month's Must-Reads: New Books Set In Los Angeles, By Angelenos
You Are in Prison, But the
Fmr. Political Prisoner of Nicaragua; Author, Gringo Nightmare
Josh Fattal, Sarah Shourd, and Shane Bauer's personal dignity must be kept as high as possible. They must hold tight to the idea that they are in prison, but the prison is not in them.
Laura Ling: Captive in North Korea
Executive Producer and Correspondent for Current TV's Vanguard
As we've learned first hand, there are major dangers involved in investigative reporting. But we believe there's an even greater risk in not going after the stories that most need to be told.
2009's Top News Stories
Journalist, San Francisco Bay Area
If you're anything like me -- living in this mad, mad world of information overload -- it may be difficult to look back at 2009 and remember the big news stories that defined this year.
Should the U.S. Get Involved in the Amanda Knox Murder Verdict?
Novelist, award-winning journalist and essayist
When the U.S. loudly asserts its right to apply its own laws to foreigners suspected of crime, it's difficult to make a case when the shoe is on the other foot.
China Denies US Reporters Ling And Lee Were Seized There
Hypocrisy Alert: Cheney Relies on the Objectivity of the Justice Department to Defend Torture
Writer and Professor
The gall of Cheney's statements is that he was a key part of the administration that deconstructed the objectivity of the Justice Department, which he now relies on to defend the use of torture.
In South Korea, Freed U.S. Journalists Come Under Harsh Criticism
Top 10 World Stories You Need To Know From This Summer (SLIDESHOW)
Clinton in Pyongyang: The Real Deal
Director, Foreign Policy In Focus and Editor, LobeLog; Author ...
In all the commentary on Clinton's trip, journalists and pundits spent so much time cataloging North Korea's sins, they missed several key points.
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G. Gordon Liddy Thinks Bill Clinton Brought Back a Dead Giant Panda and a Penis from North Korea
While most of the country was busy heralding the safe return of American journalists, Euna Lee and Laura Ling from North Korea, Gordon Liddy appears to be losing his mind.
The Rescue of Ling, Lee, and the National Mood
Madeleine M. Kunin
First Female Governor of Vermont; Marsh Scholar, University of...
When the two women disembarked, after tears, hugs and kisses, Bill Clinton chose not to speak. This said more about the former president than any of his words could have conveyed.
Free At Last - Welcome Home, Laura and Euna!
Author of Living With Intent
No words can capture the love and joy of a family finally reunited.
Hubba Bubba! Just One More Reason to Love Bill Clinton
Political and Pop Culture Analyst
Riding into N. Korea on his white horse to rescue imprisoned journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee, His Royal Bubbaness could not have looked anymore like the uber-rock star that he is.
Dear Huffington Post, About That Headline
Writing smart, arousing romance while deciphering world events.
Instead of blasting a headline of jubilation, someone inside Huffington Post decided to take the road down Clinton Derangement Highway.
The Clintons Are Back?
Senior Fellow, the Center for Transatlantic Relations; Profess...
The unsettling discrepancy between Obama's boldly stated goals and unclear strategies for reaching them means less than adequate guidance for the players in the diplomatic orchestra.
An Exceedingly Good Day for Both Bill Clinton and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il
The North Koreans in charge got what they wanted -- all that video, stills, pumped-up domestic "news," propaganda -- their leader engaging with the former president of the United States.
The Future of Netroots: GOP Disruptions, DailyKos, and the Role of OfA
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein
With Netroots Nation coming up next week, we have joining us DailyKos General Manager Will Rockafellow for today's Wilshire & Washington podcast.
Bolton Decries Release Of Euna Lee And Laura Ling
Obama "Extraordinarily Relieved" At Safe Return Of Laura Ling, Euna Lee (VIDEO)
Al Gore Welcomes Euna Lee, Lisa Ling Home (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
Hanna Ingber Win
Laura Ling Offers "Deepest Gratitude" To Clinton, Team For Release From North Korea (VIDEO)
Media Literacy 101: Tom Stoppard and Laura, Euna and Atwar
Director, International Center for Media and the Public Agenda
This year already, 19 individuals have been killed around the world because of their work as journalists. We need to recognize the essential role journalists play in keeping us informed and in protecting our freedoms.
The Answer Man: Bill Clinton's Comeback
Author, "They Knew They Were Right: the Rise of the Neocons"
Now that Bill has successfully completed his North Korea mission, will Obama use him as the magic bullet to solve crises? Or will Bill become a freelancer, exceeding his mandate?
Thank You - Laura Ling and Euna Lee Pardoned
Co-Founder of Liquid Comics
Today, because of the efforts of thousands of activists, supporters, and well-wishers on channels like this one, Laura and Euna were pardoned and are on their way home with former Pres. Clinton.
"Free At last! Free At last! Thank God Almighty, (They) Are Free At Last!"
Veteran of the political blogging community
Citizen journalists beware. Watch where you step! Don't hike over borders of hostile governments for the next year or two. Give Obama and Clinton time to rebuild American relations.
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