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"If none of us ever read a book that was 'dangerous,' had a friend who was 'different' or joined an organization that advocated 'change,' we would all be just the kind of people Joe McCarthy wants. Whose fault is that? Not really [McCarthy's]. He didn't create this situation of fear. He merely exploited it, and rather successfully."

—Edward R (oscoe) Murrow (1908-65) American news anchor, broadcast journalist


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  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:19:48 GMT 
    Wealth and growing inequality in Indonesian capital Jakarta

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  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:19:25 GMT 
    Is India's construction boom behind Pune village landslide?

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  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:16:37 GMT 
    Who are the children ending up at the US border?

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  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:16:22 GMT 
    Meet New Zealand's next big musical exports

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  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:29:12 GMT 
    Why Poles are eating apples to annoy Putin

Kenyan unity lessons for Afghan rivals 
  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:32:14 GMT 
    Raila Odinga's advice to feuding Afghan rivals

CAR crisis: 'Lame-duck' president? 
  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:27:24 GMT 
    CAR's leader faces a tough battle to unite a divided country
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