War erases history
The withdrawal of coalition troops from Babylon has revealed irreversible damage to one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. ..."They caused substantial damage to the Ishtar Gate, one of the most famous monuments from antiquity," [Dr. John Curtis] wrote.
Mexico on the brink
The ruling plutocracy may have disqualified the popular mayor of Mexico City from running for president, and people are expressing their disapproval.
Sunday's protest was one of the biggest marches Mexico had ever seen, with thousands travelling from all over the country to attend. Organisers said 1.2 million people were present, though officials put the number at 120,000.