Stop Coddling the Super-Rich
By WARREN E. BUFFETT
We mega-rich should not continue to get extraordinary tax breaks while most Americans struggle to make ends meet.
Their hands stretching across forests and fields, standing along highways and country roads, as many as 2 million Estonians, Latvians and Lithuanians joined in a 671-kilometer (417-mile) human chain 20 years ago, looking forward to a better future.
But this year's celebration of the Baltic Way, which showed the world the Baltic countries' desire for autonomy apart from the Soviet Union, is looking backward in an attempt to recapture that hope in difficult economic times.
Tibetans Continue Struggle For Autonomy 50 Years After Uprising
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the failed Tibetan uprising against
Chinese rule that forced the Dalai Lama into exile.
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The uprising in Greece mirrors growing discontent among youths in Europe over outdated education systems, lack of jobs and a general fear of the future.
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For Yemen’s Leader, a Balancing Act Gets Harder
By ROBERT F. WORTH
President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s corruption and neglect, as well as his history of coddling Islamic extremists, have helped fuel the uprising against him, an official said.
uprising Show phonetics
noun [C] (ALSO rising)
an act of opposition, sometimes using violence, by many people in one area of a country against those who are in power:
Following a determined resistance in the east, there was eventually a popular uprising in the capital.
━━ n. 起上ること; 登り坂; 反乱, 暴動.
tr.v., -dled, -dling, -dles. ━━ vt. 大事にする; 甘やかす ((up)); （玉子などを）とろ火で煮る.
- To cook in water just below the boiling point: coddle eggs.
- To treat indulgently; baby. See synonyms at pamper.
[Possibly alteration of CAUDLE.]