February 2013 Archive

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How to Turn an Apology into a Presidential Indictment

By Marie Burns: New York Times columnist David Brooks begins today's column with a half-baked apology for his last column:  In Friday's column, I wrote that the ...

Tom Friedman

Thomas Friedman Gets Lost South of the Border

By Dean Baker: In this century Mexico has had the slowest per capita GDP growth of any country in Latin America. It has made almost no progress in ...

Drone

The Counter-Terrorism Diversion Drones, Africa and the Decline of American Power

By Norman Pollack: The announcement (Feb. 22) that the US has opened a drone base in Niger has been deliberately couched in abstract counterterrorism terms: unarmed ...

The Boston Globe

All the News that’s Fit to Sell: Will Rupert Murdoch buy the Boston Globe?

By Michael Wolff: The purchase of the Boston Globe by the New York Times Company 20 years ago – just a year before the launch of the commercial Internet – ...

IHT

IHT to be Rebranded International New York Times

By Associated Press: NEW YORK — The International Herald Tribune, one of the most enduring brands in journalism history, is getting a new name: The International ...