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Gabriel Garcia Marquez in 2002

A Great Voice Stilled

The world’s greatest living novelist, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, may no longer be able to write because of dementia, his brother has said.

Garcia Marquez, 85, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1982, was the giant of the new … More…

Sheldon Adelson of Las Vegas Sands in Singapore 2010.

Supreme Court Likes Citizens United Just Fine

In its second big ruling Monday, the Supreme Court brushed aside without a hearing Montana’s challenge to the notorious Citizens United decision of 2010, which opened the floodgates to unrestrained campaign contributions by corporations and wealthy individuals as long as … More…