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Deep in the Forest, Bambi Remains the Cold War's Last Prisoner - WSJ

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014
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From online.wsj.com

Ahornia inhabits the thickly wooded mountains along what once was the fortified border between West Germany and Czechoslovakia. At the height of the Cold War, a high electric fence, barbed wire and machine-gun-carrying guards cut off Eastern Europe from the Western world.

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Can life in a nursing home be made uplifting and purposeful? - Telegraph

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Sunday, October 5, 2014
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From www.telegraph.co.uk

In 1991, in the tiny town of New Berlin, in upstate New York, a young physician named Bill Thomas performed an experiment. He didn’t really know what he was doing. He was 31 years old, less than two years out of family residency, and he had just taken a new job as medical director of Chase Memorial Nursing Home, a facility with 80 severely disabled elderly residents.

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The Arab whodunnit: crime fiction makes a comeback in the Middle East

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Sunday, October 5, 2014
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From www.theguardian.com

From Baghdad to Cairo, a neo-noir revolution has been creeping across the Middle East. The revival of crime fiction since the upheavals started in 2011 should not come as a surprise. Noir offers an alternative form of justice: the novelist is the ombudsman; the bad guys are taken to court.

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America’s most heinous judge: Why wife-beater Mark Fuller deserves more than resignation - Salon.com

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Sunday, October 5, 2014
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From www.salon.com

In recent days, the story ofwife-beating U.S. District Court Judge Mark Fullerhasfinallygarnered attention among the media, as well as a number of the elected officials who would be responsible for impeaching the 2002 George W.

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New Statesman

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Friday, October 3, 2014
Category: World

From www.newstatesman.com

As one who speaks on religion, Iconstantly hear how cruel and aggressive it has been, a view that, eerily, is expressed in the same way almost every time: "Religion has been thecause of all the major wars in history.

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Charity or Justice? Pope Francis Revisits Liberation Theology

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Friday, October 3, 2014
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From www.dissentmagazine.org

Late last month, Pope Francis told reporters he considers it very important that the beatification of Oscar Romero--the process of declaring Romero officially "blessed" that is the stepping-stone to sainthood--be accomplished quickly.

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Eurozine - I was a slave in Puglia - Fabrizio Gatti

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Friday, October 3, 2014
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From www.eurozine.com

Every system has its flaws and every flaw can be exploited any time. Hence the permanent need for updates. But as Russia takes its revenge in eastern Ukraine, what does the future hold? Oksana Forostyna remains optimistic about the chances of modest success, at the very least.

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Brazil, drawing political conclusions from the 2014 World Cup

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Friday, October 3, 2014
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From www.opendemocracy.net

The 2014 World Cup hangover has been extremely interesting for us Brazilians. Naturally, we are all sore from the drubbing that we suffered at the hands of Germany. But on the bright side we have been treated to a great multitude of reactions and analyses of this event.

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Britain -- the state of the nation

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Friday, October 3, 2014
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From www.opendemocracy.net

David Cameron chats with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang outisde Downing Street. Amer Ghazzal/Demotix. All rights reserved. As our political leaders leave London behind for the summer tranquillity of their country houses and French and Italian villas, they and we might do worse than to reflect on what is happening to the nation.

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Patrick Cockburn · Diary: Four Wars · LRB 10 October 2013

Monday, October 7, 2013
Category: World

From www.lrb.co.uk

Everybody in a war has a more than usually strong motive for misrepresenting their achievements and failures, and it’s usually difficult to disprove their claims. This is scarcely new. ‘Did it ever occur to you, sir, what an opportunity a battlefield affords liars?’ the Confederate general Stonewall Jackson once remarked to an aide.

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