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Hitchhiker's Guide to Wine: Georgia and Hungarynew

Sometimes hitchhikers have to stand in the rain for a while. Not every ride you catch takes you exactly where you wanted to go. But that's no reason to quit. Remember the hitchhiker's motto: travel to strange places, meet interesting wines, and drink them.
C-Ville Weekly  |  J. Tobias Beard  |  03-25-2009  |  Food+Drink

Lee Jeans is a Proud Maker of 'Mom Jeans'new

In the United States, Lee markets jeans worthy of mockery on Saturday Night Live. But in Europe, its products are considered stylish and high-end.
The Pitch  |  Jen Chen  |  12-09-2008  |  Fashion

The Georgian Debacle Could Break NATOnew

If the U.S. pursues its goal of bringing Georgia and Ukraine into NATO, there are only three options. If "old Europe" digs in its heels and refuses, then either the U.S. drops its demand, or NATO breaks up. The third alternative is that "old Europe" agrees to let the two former Soviet republics join -- but with the unspoken reservation that they will never actually go to war with Russia to protect them.
The Georgia Straight  |  Gwynne Dyer  |  08-20-2008  |  International

How Bike Riders and Car Drivers Can More Safely Coexistnew

Educating police, motorists, and cyclists about traffic safety might be an important part of the route toward U.S. economic security, environmental sustainability, and a possible end to oil wars.
SF Weekly  |  Matt Smith  |  05-08-2008  |  Transportation

Global Spiderwebnew

The Council of Europe report on CIA involvement with kidnapping and torture is devastating.
The Village Voice  |  Nat Hentoff  |  06-28-2006  |  International

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