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  1. Crimes Against Nature

    Posted Oct 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Compiled by Tim Cribb Crimes Against Nature by Robert F. Kennedy Penguin Books, $116 First published last year to alert voters to the anti-environment policies of the Bush administration, the release of Crimes Against Nature in paperback allows time for reflection on the issues raised by Robert Kennedy, many with implications beyond the US. Kennedy believed that if Americans knew ...

  2. On the Run

    Posted Jan 30th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb On the Run by Gregg and Gina Hill Hutchinson $201 'My father had an angle for everything. If there was a way to make a buck off a situation, he'd figure it out. And it was easy for him to pull it off because he never thought about or c ...

  3. Public Enemies

    Posted Aug 21st 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Public Enemies by Bryan Burrough Penguin, $130 It was a 600-day war for control of America's crime story- the Depression-era underdogs versus J. Edgar Hoover's G-Men. ... with impunity. In the end, the FBI and its public enemies' list was a triumph of propaganda and the largely manufactured 'war on crime' from 1933 to 1936 came to an end. Bryan ...

  4. Freakonomics

    Posted Jul 31st 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... and interesting read. The standout chapter concerns crime and abortion- that the sharp drop in the crime rate in the US came 16 years after the Supreme Court ruling on Roe vs Wade that made abortion ...

  5. Pol Pot- The History of a Nightmare

    Posted Jun 12th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... for crimes committed in its name and lessening the desire to bring about its downfall. Myanmar does this well. And it's not hard to see why Cambodia is so reluctant to properly address its Khmer ... defending the indefensible. Vietnam, acting largely alone, brought an end to Cambodia's nightmare. Short concludes, however, that 'trying the surviving Khmer Rouge leaders for past crimes ...

  6. Rights group takes aim at China's soaring execution rates

    Posted Apr 05th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... 'A capital crime in one jurisdiction might not attract the death penalty in another.' The Supreme People's Court is moving to bring all death sentences under its direct control, a step that gained momentum after the execution of Gao Pan, a farmer from Hebei province. Gao's family and lawyer maintained he was under the age of 18 at the time of the crime in August ...

  7. Uncle Jack

    Posted Apr 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Williams was new to the Ripper industry, which has some 20 suspects for the mutilation murders of five prostitutes in 1888. Crime writer Patricia Cornwell named artist Walter Sickert as the killer. ...

  8. The Soul of a Butterfly

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... knew what prejudice was when he saw a picture in the newspapers of Emmett Till, a black kid his age, brutally lynched by two white men, who were acquitted of the crime. The Soul of a Butterfly ...

  9. You Don't Have to Say You Love Me

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... the punters what they think they want and scamming all the while, where's the crime? He has fun selling non-existent groups to the Americans, and the sex-and-drugs lifestyle has a true ...

  10. Anne Boleyn

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Anne Boleyn by Joanna Denny Portrait Piatkus $135 Henry VIII's second wife and the mother of Elizabeth I is a controversial figure in English history, beheaded in 1536 after being accused of all manner of crimes, among them treason, incest, prostitution and using witchcraft to entrap the king. Historians have worked the seam that is Anne Boleyn to the point ...




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