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Second Thoughts

George W. Bush has probably pushed more people to the left than Noam Chomsky.
It’s called “defense" spending, but how much of it is actually about defense? Here’s how we could save billions, and still have billions left to make the U.S. and the world more secure.
Rising prices make African oil a tempting prize. But African leaders are resisting U.S. plans to militarize the continent, saying their resources should be used to alleviate poverty.

The Day Diplomacy Died

In our special Memorial Day edition, World Beat is publishing an obituary for Diplomacy, which died prematurely last week after an extended illness.
Bill McKibben, who has done as much as anyone to focus attention on the crisis, describes the required response to climate change as a "Hail Mary pass".
The Mexican government wants to put its national oil industry into private hands, reports columnist Laura Carlsen, but it's going to be a tough sell.
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