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President Obama's shock troops are marching in the streets. Occupy Wall Street - a movement composed of communists, anarchists, socialists and anti-globalization student radicals - is spreading. Protests have swelled in cities including New York, Washington, Los Angeles, Chicago, Denver and Philadelphia. The protesters are gaining influence and numbers. A ragtag group of hippie students has turned into a potent political force.
President Obama's justification for increasing taxes on the wealthy because they have earned far more than most Americans, as well as his emphasis on protecting entitlement programs because they "help those in need," can be said in a different way.
President Obama is politically insane. This is the real meaning of his speech Thursday night in front of a joint session of Congress. Albert Einstein defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over, expecting
Is "Uncle Tom's Cabin" the most influential work of fiction ever written in America? In all likelihood, yes. Not only was it an overwhelming best-seller - more than 300,000 copies were sold in the year after its publication - but it addressed the most divisive issue in the country: slavery.
Giant statues of Soviet dictators Vladimir Lenin and Josef Stalin. Paintings of enthusiastic socialist laborers. A huge red star that graced Communist Party headquarters.
A few Greek entrepreneurs perch in front of laptops in bare offices above a ground-floor supermarket, a five-minute walk from the Athens square convulsed by riots two months ago over the country's economic crisis.
Thousands of protesters took to Egypt's streets on Monday to commemorate the anniversary of the murder of blogger Khaled Saeed, who was beaten to death by police. His assailants are due to be sentenced later this month, but the subtext of the demonstrations was that the hoped-for changes in post-revolutionary Egypt are too slow in coming. As the Arab Spring slides into a long, hot summer, the gap between expectations and reality may become intolerable.
Russia's venerable Bolshoi Theater _ which survived fires, a Nazi bombing and Lenin's order to close it down _ is almost ready to reopen after years of reconstruction and will look just as it did during the czarist era.
Russia's venerable Bolshoi Theater — which survived fires, a Nazi bombing and Vladimir Lenin's request to have it blown up — is almost ready to reopen after years of reconstruction and will look just as it did during the czarist era.