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November 19, 2007

Welcome to the online edition of The New York Times Upfront, where you'll find a selection of articles from our print edition. (For information on subscribing to the print edition, with all its additional articles, graphics, and teacher's edition, please click here.)

FEATURES

COVER STORY

Technology vs. Tyranny
To quell pro-democracy protests, Myanmar shut down the nation's cell phone and Internet access.


INTERNATIONAL

The Other India
Despite a booming economy, ragpickers still collect trash by hand.

NATIONAL

College Hijinks?
A possible change in how California allocates its Electoral College votes could determine the 2008 election.

Injustice in Jena?
A tree, a fight, and questions of justice in a small Louisiana town


TIMES PAST

Sacco and Vanzetti
The execution of two immigrant anarchists in 1927 still stirs debate.


DEPARTMENTS

NEWS & TRENDS
Homework for parents, misfortune cookies, buffalo bars, and more

DEBATE
Should colleges end early admissions?

VOICES
Anna DeSanctis, 14, on being adopted from China

OPINION
Excerpts from New York Times columnists

CARTOONS
Some lighter looks at what's in the news