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on Nov 12, 2014 - 17:41 PM ET
The Berlin Wall in 1990

Editor’s Note: Twenty-five years ago today, Eric Alterman pointed out in the pages of The New York Times that our so-called foreign policy “experts” were wrong about the Berlin Wall, among many other...

on Nov 11, 2014 - 14:20 PM ET
US Soldiers in Iraq

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I won’t be saying anything in public about the recent events regarding this blog. I may have something to say in the future, but I’m sitting tight for the moment and I apologize to those I am disappointing. In the meantime, I made some comments a few weeks back in this article, which provide...

on Nov 3, 2014 - 14:52 PM ET
Rand Paul

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My new Nation column is called “What Are Republican Donors Thinking?” It asks the question: “One has to ask: Why are these people so stupid?” and was published for subscribers last Wednesday night. Paul Krugman wrote a column this morning asking: "If they're so...

on Oct 28, 2014 - 16:03 PM ET
Airline cabin cleaners at LaGuardia

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Alter-reviews:
The Country House
The Fortress of Solitude
New re-releases of Led Zeppelin
Eric Clapton and Monty Python on Blu-ray

I saw two plays recently. The Country House, which stars Blythe Danner, is referred to by critics as an updated mash-up of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya and The Seagull...

on Oct 20, 2014 - 10:15 AM ET
Alison Lundergan Grimes

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My new Nation column is called “A New Documentary Profiles Liars for Hire,” and it’s about a film called Merchants of Doubt that I saw at the New York Film Festival.

Alter-reviews:

I don’t have a lot to report this week. I saw...

on Oct 14, 2014 - 12:10 PM ET
Leon Panetta

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Katrina and I did a long interview with Jackson Browne before his two terrific shows at the Beacon last week, which you can find here.

Alter-reviews:
The New Yorker Festival, 2014

Once upon a time I got invited to speak at New Yorker...