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Swainson’s Thrush

They’re back! Swainson’s Thrush have returned to the North Cascades forests. I’m not a birdwatcher – glasses too thick – so I’ve never seen this bird close enough to identify it by color or markings. But I sure have heard … Continue reading

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Underground New York Public Library

I came across this article about New York photographer Ourit Ben Haim’s project photographing people reading books on the New York Subway.  Her blog is http://undergroundnewyorkpubliclibrary.com/.  If you click on any of the photos, you’ll get taken to her Flickr collection.  … Continue reading

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Canadian Election Recap

Back on April 14, the Elections Desk here at Katz News Network issued its prediction for the outcome of the May 2 Canadian general election.  We predicted another minority government for Stephen Harper’s Conservatives, and the resignation of Liberal leader … Continue reading

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Burma’s military dictators clearly terrified of Aung San Suu Kyi

As reported in the Guardian, and other media, Burma opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi pleads not guilty to violating house arrest.  About a week before Aung San Suu Kyi was due to be released from six years of house … Continue reading

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Betrayed

George Packer has written another excellent if depressing article in the March 26, 2007 edition of The New Yorker.  Betrayed follows a group of Iraqi interpreters who risk their lives every day to work with the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad and in … Continue reading

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Israel-Hezbollah war

This war that broke out in southern Lebanon 10 days ago doesn’t have a name yet, so I’m just calling it the Israel-Hezbollah war for now.   A couple of interesting editorials on the conflict.   In the Washington Post … Continue reading

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