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"If none of us ever read a book that was 'dangerous,' had a friend who was 'different' or joined an organization that advocated 'change,' we would all be just the kind of people Joe McCarthy wants. Whose fault is that? Not really [McCarthy's]. He didn't create this situation of fear. He merely exploited it, and rather successfully."

—Edward R (oscoe) Murrow (1908-65) American news anchor, broadcast journalist

 

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BNP expels ex-leader Nick Griffin  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:17:16 GMT
The British National Party says it has expelled its former leader Nick Griffin, accusing him of trying to "destabilise" the party. 
Your pictures: Amateur sport  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:16:27 GMT
Readers' photos on the theme of "amateur sport" 
In pictures: Hong Kong protests swell  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:36:46 GMT
Crowds gather on the streets of Hong Kong 
In pictures: The lure of gold  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:42:29 GMT
Men and women who risk their lives to get rich in Guinea 
Day in pictures: 30 September  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:54:07 GMT
News images from around the world: 30 September 
In pictures: India's dying printing tradition  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:05:41 GMT
Printing tradition kept alive in Calcutta 
In pictures: People of India  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:42:55 GMT
Exhibition featuring work by three generations of photographers 
In pictures: Hong Kong stand-off  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:18:09 GMT
Pro-democracy protesters remain on the streets in Hong Kong 
Week in pictures: 20-26 September 2014  Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:15:50 GMT
The best news photos from around the world 
How Bosnia is helping Cyprus find peace  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:07:53 GMT
How Bosnia is helping Cyprus find peace 
Is yoga really about exercise?  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:17:26 GMT
Is yoga really about exercise or spirituality? 
Why Japan's sunny beaches are deserted  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:35:44 GMT
The rule that's left Japan's sunny beaches deserted 
Fraternity culture and college rape  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:16:29 GMT
Are US fraternities doing enough to stop campus rape? 
The debate over 'speaking white'  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:38:40 GMT
The woman who sparked a row over 'speaking white' 
VIDEO: Hajj in numbers - in 60 seconds  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:08:39 GMT
60-second lowdown on Islamic pilgrimage