Thursday, June 8, 2000

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  • Microsoft Decision

    A federal judge yesterday "reluctantly" ordered Microsoft Corp. split in two, declaring the software giant an "untrustworthy" monopoly that refuses to abandon illegal business practices that crush competitors and harm consumers.

  • NATO’s War Crimes in Yugoslavia

    Amnesty International this week released a blistering attack on NATO, accusing it of committing serious violations of the rules of war, unlawful killings and — in the case of the bombing of Serbia’s television headquarters — a war crime. The report comes just a week after War Crimes Tribunal Prosecutor Carla Del Ponte announced she will not prosecute NATO for war crimes.

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    In a Democracy Now! special, we look at the acclaimed Broadway musical "Fun Home," which swept the Tony Awards last month. Composer Jeanine Tesori and lyricist Lisa Kron made history as the first female duo to win a Tony Award for Best Original Score. "Fun Home" is also the first-ever Broadway musical to feature a lesbian protagonist. The musical is based on the 2006 best-selling graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, "Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic." The memoir is a poignant exploration of family, memory, first love,...