For Bigots, Israel Can Do No Right

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Jew-haters condemn Israel for giving aid to Haiti.

Iran crackdown a ‘human rights disaster,’ report says – CNN.com

A human rights group is calling on Iran to free protesters detained after the disputed June 12 presidential election, calling the government’s crackdown on its critics a “human rights disaster.” A report released Sunday by New York-based Human Rights Watch details alleged abuses by members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, Basij militia and police following widespread […]

If it is to recover, Haiti must make some profound cultural and political changes. – By Anne Applebaum – Slate Magazine

For the past several days, I have found myself unable to look at the photographs from Haiti. I have also found that when I start reading an article datelined Port-au-Prince, I have to force myself to read to the end of it. I have donated money to Doctors Without Borders, on the grounds that it […]

The UN Shines in Haiti

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Despite the worst loss of life in its history, the UN has led humanitarian efforts in the earthquake-shattered nation.

Deceiving the Young – by Rich Trzupek

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Rock the Vote’s racy new video misleads young people about Obamacare.

Nicole Gelinas: Too Big Not To Fail – National Affairs

The catastrophe that struck America’s financial system in 2008 was not inevitable. Rather than a failure of markets, it was a failure by government to understand its proper role in markets — and the product of an unwise (and unnecessary) abandonment of a sensible system of rules and boundaries that had served American finance well […]