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  • Zelaya vows to return to Honduras

    Zelaya vows to return to Honduras
    What happens when a government announces that it is withdrawing in protest from an international organization -- which doesn't recognize the government in the first place? Are they in or out? That is just one of the quandaries facing Honduras these...
  • Put pressure on Honduras

    Put pressure on Honduras
    De facto, interim or congressionally installed -- no matter the qualifier -- Roberto Micheletti is not the president of Honduras. Manuel Zelaya is, and like him or not, the man who was ousted in a military-civilian coup on June 28 should be returned to...
  • Corazon Aquino dies at 76; restored democracy to the Philippines

    Corazon Aquino dies at 76; restored democracy to the Philippines
    Corazon C. Aquino, the unassuming housewife who toppled a dictator and restored democracy to the Philippines as its 11th president, has died. She was 76. Sen. Benigno Aquino III said his mother died of heart failure at 3:18 a.m. Saturday, Manila time...
  • Mexico town split over Central American drifters

    Mexico town split over Central American drifters
    Gathered below an overpass on Independence Avenue, dressed in the multiple layers typical of homeless travelers, the migrants watched for the next northbound freight train through Tultitlan. Many of them, mostly young men and boys, prepared to hop...
  • Israel's identity crisis

    Israel's identity crisis
    From 1948 on, the Arabs still living in Israel -- those who didn't flee or weren't driven out when the state was established -- were allowed to become citizens. They could vote in free elections, criticize the government and run for public office,...
  • My dad, the spy

    My dad, the spy
    I've criticized the CIA all my adult life -- for its role in overthrowing democratically elected governments and supporting brutal dictatorships. But as a child, I had no idea my father worked for the CIA. He was a nerd who wore black horn-rimmed...
  • Kaiser's California workers move to switch unions

    Tens of thousands of Kaiser Permanente's California workers have signed a petition to leave United Healthcare Workers West and join the newly formed National Union of Healthcare Workers, officials announced Thursday. The 50,000-employee bargaining unit...
  • 'Underground' by Mark Rudd

    Underground My Life With SDS and the Weathermen Mark Rudd William Morrow: 326 pp., $25.99 Mark Rudd is the guy from the Weather Underground who is not Bill Ayers. Both were leaders of the group that worked for the violent overthrow of the United...
  • The Ward Churchill verdict

    The Ward Churchill verdict
    Most Americans understand that protecting free speech means defending not only those who speak truth to power but those who hate us, scare us, revolt us or offend us. The United States has upheld the right of Nazis to march through Jewish...
  • Yes: His views spark important debate

    Yes: His views spark important debate
    When I became dean of the Chapman University School of Law almost two years ago, I made a commitment to pursue a mission of ideological diversity at the school. One way to fulfill that mission is through the appointment of visiting professors. For 2008-...
  • Meeting the neighbors

    Meeting the neighbors
    When President Obama attends the Summit of the Americas next week, he will encounter a wellspring of goodwill in Latin America toward the young leader who reminds so many there of their favorite American president, John F. Kennedy. And yet he will...