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On Odd Hours…

“Liberge’s illustrations are very strong.  Detailed and moody, each page swirls with dark colors, and Liberge’s strong character work enables readers to immediately emphasize with Bastien and those around him.” Newsarama “One of the strangest…

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SYNDICATED COLUMN: Free the Troops

The Case for Professionalizing the U.S. Military The number of new U.S. Army recruits who are high-school dropouts soared during the Bush years, peaking at 29.3 percent in 2007. The economic collapse made life easier…

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Ted Rall on the Revolution in Kyrgyzstan

As you probably know, I have traveled extensively through Central Asia. Among my favorite nations there is the Kyrgyz Republic. Despite formidable challenges—as one of the Central Asian republics without reserves of natural gas or…

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Kyrgyztan: see Silk Road to Ruin

As Kyrgyztan goes up in riots and the government may be toppled, you might find SILK ROAD TO RUIN (scroll down) a fascinating way to find out more about this country and the others around…

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