Vasso Sarafidou wasn’t carrying a gas mask when she walked from her home near the Acropolis to the anti-austerity demonstration outside parliament in Athens on Wednesday.
“The first step to winning the future is encouraging American innovation.” That was Barack Obama in his State of the Union address last January, when he hit the theme repeatedly, using the word innovation or innovate 11 times. And on this issue, at least, Republicans seem in sync with Obama
A noisy combination of Communist fronts, from the powerful Students Union down to the Musical Brass Gong Society, has turned Singapore's first 18 months of self-government into a symphony of discords. Through their fronts the illegal Communists have been able to foment riots, call hundreds of strikes, and strongarm those who actively oppose them.
INTERNATIONAL “Who Rules the World?” Opens, most auspiciously, the political New Year 1928. Not since the World War has a twelvemonth commenced with all nations so substantially at peace, with all major governments so markedly stable.
In his first State of the Union address, President Obama declared that he would work to “finally repeal the law that denies gay Americans the right to serve the country they love because of who they are.” Though a June 2009 Gallup poll showed that 69% of Americans support allowing gays and lesbians to serve in the military, repealing “Don’t ask, don’t tell” will take more than a declaration it will take an act of Congress.
The royal family has proved yet again that it’s rather good at weddings. At marriage, however, it sucks.
New evidence of Soviet spyingIt read like a chapter of seabed science fiction, but last week Swedes were taking very seriously indeed a report by their government charging the Soviet Union with a spectacular underwater spy effort off the Swedish coast.
Arizona and its most watched-over daughter, Gabby Giffords, easily had the largest presence at the State of the Union address.
Immigration has always been a contentious issue in Europe. But these days, with enduring economic turmoil further fueling concerns over rising unemployment, European nations are especially sensitive about the prospect of foreigners taking jobs away from their citizens.
An African delegation on a mission to end the seven-week conflict in Libya received a hostile welcome in the rebel capital of Benghazi Monday. “No Gaddafi, no sons!” hundreds of protesters shouted as they swarmed the vehicles of the Presidents of Congo, Mali, Mauritania and Uganda