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Thursday, March 27th, 2008

March 27, 2008 Ed Cartoon

With the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games approaching and tensions in Tibet intensifying, many countries are contemplating a boycott of the Opening Ceremonies or the Games altogether.

Lhasa, the Tibetan capital, is the centre of monk-led anti-government protests that have spiraled into violent clashes between police and protestors. (read more)

JNF works for far more than land claims

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

Re: “Davenport’s contentious JNF honour”
Mar. 25, 2008

To the editor:
Thank you for such a one-sided representation of what the Jewish National Fund does as an organization. (read more)

Student doesn't understand 'Floorcest'

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

To the editor:
Just had a thought. Wouldn’t it be more appropriate to call “Floorcest” a “Floorgy,” instead? Has a better flow to it and Floorcest is too similar to incest, in my opinion. (read more)

Olympic boycotts only hurt athletes

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

Democratic countries should not boycott the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in protest of China’s communist government and occupation of Tibet.

I understand where many countries are coming from by suggesting they should hold back from the Games, saying their participation would support a brutal government and an outdated colonial attitude, but the world just doesn’t work that way. (read more)

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