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Manic Monday Markup 8/27/12…

…And the World: We begin today in France, where President François Hollande has called upon the Syrian opposition to form a government.  Although many countries have effectively withdrawn their recognition of Bashar al-Assad’s government, this move is a step much […]

Manic Monday Markup 8/20/12…

…And the World: We begin today in Burma, where the nation’s censorship laws are about to fall away almost completely.  Burma, now often known as Myanmar, has undergone a remarkable transformation over the last couple of years.  Although problems remain, […]

Manic Monday Markup 8/13/12…

…And the World: With the Olympics over, the United Kingdom has little choice, but to return to the more banal things in life like politics.  Unlike the 2012 London Olympics, however, Britain’s coalition government looks on edge.  Due to changes […]