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  • Allen West, House Republicans' nutcase

    Allen West, House Republicans' nutcase
    Conservatives are to be commended when they repudiate members of their movement found to be racist, extremist or otherwise crazy. National Review has severed ties with John Derbyshire and Rob Weissberg for public displays of antipathy to black people, a...
  • China's 'soft landing,' as predicted by the World Bank

    China's 'soft landing,' as predicted by the World Bank
    After a superheated rise, China’s economy is starting to slow. Luckily, according to the World Bank, the Asian superpower is headed for a “soft landing” instead of a crash that could overwhelm the multitude of countries with which...
  • Ed Page On Facebook: How About Hillary For VP?

    The following is an abridged version of a discussion on Facebook at www.facebook.com/edpagecourant.  Ed Page: Would Hillary be a good choice for vice president for Obama? Tom Nash: Hillary has found her niche. Why would she want to play second fiddle...
  • FBI: Steve Jobs had 2.65 GPA, avoided the gym, wasn't a communist

    FBI: Steve Jobs had 2.65 GPA, avoided the gym, wasn't a communist
    We detailed the major tidbits from Steve Jobs' just-disclosed FBI files in an earlier post. But we've scoured the 191-page document for some minor Jobs trivia as well. Jobs' high school GPA: How about 2.65? Jobs wasn't much for school, choosing to go...
  • PASSINGS: Ramiz Alia

    Ramiz Alia Albania's last communist leader Ramiz Alia, 85, who was Albania's last communist president and is credited with opening to democracy one of the world's most isolationist political systems, died Friday of lung complications, an Albanian...
  • Obama needs to get over his China envy

    Obama needs to get over his China envy
    Up to 40 million Chinese people still live in caves. That's more than the populations of Texas and Illinois, combined. In fairness, a fraction of these caves are apparently pretty nice, complete with electricity and well-compacted dirt floors. But that'...
  • Protesters march through downtown L.A.'s financial district

    Protesters march through downtown L.A.'s financial district
    Trying to build on momentum generated by the Occupy movement, hundreds of protesters marched through downtown L.A.'s financial district Saturday to vent frustration with banks, income inequality and Wall Street. The demonstration was timed to coincide...
  • Richard Baum dies at 72; China expert at UCLA

    Richard Baum, a leading China expert at UCLA who founded a lively and influential Internet forum used by hundreds of scholars, diplomats, journalists and government officials to follow ideas and trends in contemporary Chinese politics, died Friday at...
  • Is My Bio A Commie Plot?

     I recently received a flattering note from a discerning Manchester reader, explaining that "you are one of the few reasons we keep buying the Commie Courant."     By "Commie Courant," I'm sure he didn't really mean that The Courant was part of the...
  • Reel China: A crash course in different storytelling traditions

    BEIJING — Every movie project involves a certain amount of negotiation, but finding middle ground proved no easy matter when writer-director Daniel Hsia tried to film "Shanghai Calling" in China. To secure permission to make his story about a...
  • Herbert Lom dies at 95; played Chief Inspector Dreyfus in 'Pink Panther' movies

    Herbert Lom dies at 95; played Chief Inspector Dreyfus in 'Pink Panther' movies
    Herbert Lom, the actor who played Chief Inspector Dreyfus in the Pink Panther movies and was memorably reduced to eye-twitching madness dealing with Peter Sellers' imbecilic Inspector Clouseau, has died. He was 95. Lom died Thursday in his sleep at his...