Top Technology Breakthroughs of 2008

  By Priya Ganapati 12.26.08 The economy may be tanking, but innovation is alive and well. When it came to products, incremental improvements were the name of the game this year. Phones got faster (iPhone 3G anyone?), notebooks turned into netbooks and pocket cameras went from recording standard-definition video to HD. But the world's corporate... Continue Reading →

Advertisements / Comment & analysis / Editorial – Bush’s sole is bared

  Published: December 15 2008 19:37 | Last updated: December 15 2008 19:37 When Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev famously banged his shoe on the desk at the United Nations almost 50 years ago, Harold Macmillan, the equally famously phlegmatic British prime minister, said: “I’d like that translated, if I may.” George W. Bush, who ducked... Continue Reading →

As Usual, NYT Ignores Iraqi Opinion

  Anecdotes trump polls on withdrawalBy Dahr Jamail The New York Times failed spectacularly in its coverage of Iraq’s alleged weapons of mass destruction, helping lead the country into war and only much later (5/26/04) publishing a half-hearted mea culpa. As the near-apology acknowledged, the paper’s failure resulted in large part from its lack of... Continue Reading →

The Religion of Peace Strikes Again

  By Alan Caruba Thursday, November 27, 2008 The attacks in Mumbai, India are the latest in the 1,400 year history of Islam and yet people continue to express surprise that the alleged religion of peace could harbor so many cold-blooded killers of innocent people. Since 9/11, Muslims have carried out more than 11,000 attacks... Continue Reading →

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