Friday, August 12th
Libya's ragtag rebels are dubious allies (Patrick Cockburn) "In a masterpiece of mistiming, Britain recognised the rebel government on the day when some of its members were shooting their own commander-in-chief and burning his body."
Toleration and the future of Europe "Breivik's manifesto recalls Hannah Arendt's point that those who do great evil may themselves be incapable of cultural creation. The superficiality of his worldview recalls her notion that the greatest of evils has no roots, and therefore has no bounds."
Eleven angry men "Let's say, for the sake of argument, that there are good reasons why the so-called super committee, of six Democrats and six Republicans, should include eleven men and one woman."
Wikipedia seeks women "'We are relatively poor in a few areas; for example, biographies of famous women through history and issues surrounding early childcare.' Wales said that research suggested that nine in 10 of its contributors are male and that the average age was 26."
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