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May

8K

tool posted 2015-05-17

8K is a free basic learner's dictionary for Taiwan Mandarin Chinese.

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Apr

The China Model: Obama On Libya

commentary posted 2011-04-21 - last updated 2016-02-06

Obama used noble words to justify the bombing of Libya but, in an impromptu reply, he spoke more openly about the economic mission of the attack - and cited China as a model.

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2009
Dec

San Mateo Top Prosecutor Guilty of Stealth Racial Bias in Jury Selection

commentary posted 2009-12-26 - last updated 2016-02-27

** Hi, I'm Steve Wagstaffe, the poster child for racial jury rigging. **

In an unusually sharp rebuke, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals called San Mateo County Chief Deputy District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe's justifications for barring an African-American from the jury 'pretexts', 'make-weight' and 'logically implausible'.

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May

What Are The Lethal Risks of US Police Work?

report posted 2009-05-22 - last updated 2016-10-14

If the risks of police work are 'enormous' and 'lethal', yet police killings shock us as extraordinary, then just how much and what type of lethal risk do police typically face?

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1999
Jul

To Serve Man: Nothing Beats Home Cooking

report posted 1999-07-26 - last updated 2003-04-23

Though the marketing of armed conflict usually reduces it to a simple formula of good vs. evil, the first course served is always a message of altruism - that leads the trusting souls into the boiling kettle...

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