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Paul Beckett : Slouching Towards Democracy in Nigeria

Goodluck Jonathan was elected President of Nigeria on April 16.The Elections in Nigeria:Slouching towards democracy By Paul Beckett / The Rag Blog / April 29, 2011 The perils of democracy To title (and set) his 1958 novel Things Fall Apart, … finish reading Paul Beckett : Slouching Towards Democracy in Nigeria

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BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : Chinua Achebe’s ‘British-Protected Child’

Chinua Achebe’s sharp and inspiring essays:The Education of a British-Protected Child By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / January 4, 2010 [The Education of a British-Protected Child: Essays, by Chinua Achebe. (Knopf, October 6, 2009, 172 pp., $24.95)] Here’s … finish reading BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : Chinua Achebe’s ‘British-Protected Child’

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‘Dollar Bill’ Jefferson and the Case of the Cold Cash

Government exhibit 20-45C. This photo was presented July 8, 2009, as court evidence in the trial of Rep. William Jefferson, D-La. It was provided by the U.S. Attorney’s office and shows an FBI agent holding contents seized on Aug. 3, … finish reading ‘Dollar Bill’ Jefferson and the Case of the Cold Cash

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