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Five Years

The 5th Anniversary of the Invasion of Iraq has caused many editors in American media to commission op-ed “re-views.” The New York Times published nine short pieces last Sunday from...
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Food Fight!

I was going to post some post-Primary notes this morning, but what can I really say that hasn’t already been written up in every newspaper and blog in the land?...
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Why Not Clinton?

I got an e-mail from one of my best friends the other day. She lives on the other side of the world (neither the UK nor USA), she’s a smart...
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How Does This Election Business Work Again?

A first time Democratic Primary voter could afford to feel confused on Tuesday. For instance, if Dennis Kucinich, Joe Biden and John Edwards were no longer running for President, why...
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Why Obama

I’ve been learning so much American political history this past year. Not just because of becoming an American citizen, nor just because my 12-year old son’s been studying the Revolution,...
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Last Minute InDecision

Rebecca Traistor, in Salon.com, emotes for many of us the indecision we face over tomorrow’s Big Vote. Thought I’d copy and paste just about the whole piece (seeing as you...
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And Then There Were Two

I had hoped to follow my Meat is Murder (on the planet) post with an addendum: that I looked forward to giving my first vote as an American citizen to...
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Meat is Murder (on the Planet)

The New York Times published a lengthy piece in its Week In Review section this Sunday, on a subject most people wish to ignore: the cost of meat. Having been...
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