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Monitor Articles for December 18, 2008
Abductions of Zimbabwe activists could ruin talks
An entrepreneur agrees: 'To get rich is glorious'
Six lives in a new China
China's Communist Party cautiously celebrates its reforms
A Chinese peasant goes to town on capitalism
A Westerner grows up in China
Free expression grows in China (just don't talk politics)
Pastor's private worship puts him under public scrutiny
Earnings wither in the Chinese countryside
OPEC announces historic cuts to buoy oil prices
Britain jails Iraqi doctor for terror plots, as Brown orders troops out
Afghan women fear a retreat to dark days
Reporters on the Job
Top pollster to Republicans: don’t rush the comeback
Blagojevich readying for an uphill fight
Election '08 is causing a 'brain drain' on Capitol Hill
Rick Warren to deliver Obama invocation - gay community furious
Aretha Franklin to perform at Obama inauguration
Pursuit of Somali pirates to get hotter
New light on Dark energy in cosmos
For Obama, split looms over education reform
Letters to the Editor
A silver lining to the recession
In Iraq, a different kind of drama stages a message of reconciliation
The Monitor's View
A credit card where it's due
The Fed's big rate cut: what impact?
Makers of green products start to see red lights
World’s oceans turning acidic faster than expected
Wireless networks charge full speed ahead
Power meters help homeowners track and cut their energy use
Wireless-only households multiply
YouTube cyber-orchestra puts a new spin on traditional auditions
Poetry organization receives $2-million grant
Prequel for "Edgar Sawtelle"
Pssst! Wanna bid for a space shuttle?
The power of innocence
The mighty, macho agave
Big, beautiful garden books