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NYT: 'We the People' Loses Appeal Around the World

Author: Adam Liptak

Adam Liptak of the New York Times writes that the U.S. Constitution no longer acts as the model for modern states. He cites the consitution's conservative interpretation and relatively few secured rights in making it a poor model in light of newer constitutions that reflect modern values and contexts.

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The World Next Week: December 1, 2011

A preview of world events in the coming week from EU leaders meet for a critical summit; the Greek parliament votes on a 2012 budget; a conference on Afghanistan's future convenes without Pakistan; and the UK embassy attack bolsters a push for sanctions on Iran.

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