- Newsmaker: Controversial Srebrenica Memorial - There was tight security in Srebrenica today, as thousand gathered to dedicate a memorial to one of the worst massacres in modern history. It was the 1995 slaughter of some 8,000 Bosnian Moslems, by Serbian forces who overran a UN safe zone. Sara Terry, of The Christian Science Monitor, was at the memorial.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Last Balding Man in America - Baldness, myopia, aging. When there's finally a cure, will you be too old to care? David Brooks, of The Weekly Standard, waxes poetic on several of the noteworthy and not-so-noteworthy scientific advances on the horizon-and his greatest fear.
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Is ‘socialism’ dividing the Democrats From Bernie Sanders to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,“socialism” is having a hot summer. Is it the future of the Democratic Party or an easy Republican target? Prominent liberals and conservatives describe the history--and possible future--of a term loaded with many meanings in America’s political history.
Cartoons, Comic Strips and Opinions Rob Rogers of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is the latest editorial cartoonist to lose his job. Fired for harsh portrayals of President Trump. We’ll talk with him and look at another kind of cartooning: comic strips. Even when the kids don’t realize it, they’re political, too. They’re a highly sophisticated artform and a barometer of social change.
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