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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Raucous Party Follows Somber Recollections At Berlin Wall

The 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall was met with a range of somber and celebratory moments.

November 10, 2014

On Hearing The Real Dr. King

WASHINGTON — We tend to honor the Martin Luther King Jr. we want to honor, not the Martin Luther King Jr. who actually existed. We forget the King who at the time of his ministry was labeled an “extremist,” who explicitly called out “moderates” for urging African-Americans to slow down their march to justice, who […]

August 29, 2011

French Socialists Rejoice That Their Leader Might Not Be a Rapist

Disgraced IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was a popular French Socialist politician and a favorite to unseat Nicholas Sarkozy next year before he was accused of rape and paraded in front of the world media as a criminal. Now that the accuser’s credibility is in doubt, his party is celebrating the potential for their hero to […]

July 1, 2011