Author Christopher Hitchens has cancer of the oesophagus

By Andy Rice 1 July 2010

Author and journalist Christopher Hitchens is cancelling his latest book tour in order to undergo chemotherapy to treat cancer of the oesophagus. Before his diagnosis, he was scheduled to tour the US to promote his memoirs, Hitch-22. Read more: The Guardian



Fudging, obfuscation and misdirection hobble the route to the nitty-gritty of expropriation

By Marianne Merten

"Joyfully to the breeze royal Odysseus spread his sail and with his rudder skillfully he steered." ~ Homer