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-------------------- Pow! A novel Mo Yan, translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt Seagull Books: 386 pp., $27.50 -------------------- This year's Nobel laureate in literature is an author who somehow manages to write books with brazenly...
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Chris Hayes, an editor at large of The Nation and host of the talk show bearing his name on MSNBC, was raised in a working-class neighborhood but attended some of the most exclusive schools on the planet. "I grew up in the Bronx," says the affable, 33-...
WASHINGTON — While accusing the Supreme Court’s conservative justices of "disdain for democracy," Pamela S. Karlan proves herself talented at dispensing disdain. The Stanford law professor is, however, less talented at her chosen task of...
It was with great anticipation that I waited for the arrival of “Twilight of the Elites,” written by Christopher Hayes. One can only be amazed at his gifts in orchestrating his two-hour program every Saturday and Sunday morning. It is no...
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"Socialism" and "capitalism" were the two most frequently looked-up words at Merriam-Webster.com this year. Then why are so many people still using them wrong? Har har! OK, that's not that funny. Nor is it the point. "We're not the schoolmarms of...
KTLA NewsRANCHO SANTA MARGARITA -- An Orange County man was convicted Monday of bludgeoning his wife of 39 years to death and then burning her dismembered body in a Ventura County campground. A jury found Richard Gustav Forsberg, 63, guilty of one felony count of...
World NowAs far the Communist Party is concerned, Tibet is the happiest place in China and dissatisfaction is stirred up by outside agitators. So pronounced Tibet’s top delegates at the 18th Communist Party congress, which is convening this week in Beijing....
World NowMired in economic malaise, attacked by bloggers and riven by infighting under the surface of its ruling Communist Party, Vietnam took an unusual step last week -- it apologized. In a widely broadcast speech, Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong admitted...
World NowFor the first time, Chinese state media appear to have implicated fallen Communist Party official Bo Xilai in the murder scandal that has gripped the country, reporting that he angrily rebuked the local police chief, Wang Lijun when told that Bo's wife,...
World NowGlobal Focus: Few could have imagined six months ago that Aung San Suu Kyi, the voice of Myanmar's pro-democracy movement and symbol of its long repression, would be the toast of Washington as she belatedly collects honors and accolades given out during...
The dust has settled. Now, Republicans need to ask what their foreign policy should be after being muddled by Mitt Romney's oscillating maneuvering. It stands now to be more confused, or worse, reflexively opposed to President Barack Obama's policy....
World NowMikheil Saakashvili, the pro-Western president of Georgia faced with increasing protests among his people, conceded defeat after preliminary election returns showed the opposition had won control of parliament and the right to name a powerful new prime...
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