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Public Address 01/02/05 - New Chapters

PUBLIC ADDRESS 01/02/05 - New chapters

A new chapter | Feb 01, 2005 10:29
Russell Brown's Hard News

In a story characterised by false endings, the weekend's election in Iraq signals, at the least, a new chapter - for the simple reason that, unlike the invasion, overthrow and occupation; unlike the capture or killing of the old regime's suspects, of Saddam's sons and Saddam himself; unlike the atrocities...,


Of time and the drivel | Feb 01, 2005 10:27
Graham Reid's many things

Some time in the late 60s, during what the Vietnamese call the American War, I read a horrifying news item. The Vietcong were throwing babies into the air and impaling them on their bayonets. I told my father...,


Don't fear the Reavers | Jan 31, 2005 15:18
Fiona Rae from the couch

Followers of Joss, I hope you're watching Firefly, the most fun to be had on television since, well, Angel. Last week's episode, written by Whedon, contained many excellent lines and general amusement. My favourite: "If you take s*xual advantage of her you're going to burn in a very special level...,

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