A recent anniversary passed by without receiving much notice in
the mainstream media.
Congratulations to Arthur Danto, whose life work will be the subject of
a special conference, "Art, Action, History," open to the public, to be
held October 3-5 at Columbia University.
We note with keen regret that this week marks the final appearance of
Christopher Hitchens's column, "Minority Report." We have been
publishing Christopher for more than twenty years, and the r
On the eve of the October 2002 vote to authorize the overthrow the government of Iraq by military force, a plea to members of Congress to reject Bush's pre-emptive war went unheeded.
Before nonpresident Al Gore recently weighed in against President Bush's
rush to war in Iraq (for posing "the potential to seriously damage our
ability to win the war against terrorism and to w
Even as Minnesota Senator Paul Wellstone announced his opposition to
In the future, German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder and his Social
Democrats will have reason to treat their junior coalition partner, the
Greens, with more respect.
It sure smells like imperialism. That's the word historians use when powerful nations grab control of desired resources, be it the gold of the New World or the oil of the Middle East.
President Bush's recently announced strategic global doctrine, which for the first time justifies a preemptive US strike against any regime thought to possess weapons of mass destruction, makes a
(With apologies to Eddy Howard, and anybody who becomes collateral damage)
I suppose I can just about bear to watch the "inspections" pantomime a
So now it's official.
In 1967 the world-renowned if somewhat Dickensianly named sexologist
John Money was offered a case he couldn't refuse.
A few years ago, an intellectual historian uncovered the story of Betty
Friedan's formative years as a Popular Front journalist and activist in
While going about their business, great artists often make monkeys of
the people who write about them.
In this season's Granta, Fintan O'Toole, an Irish writer,
speculates that the enduring appeal of the British monarch is that she
makes the British crowd feel good about itself, about i
We've endured our own KT-event regarding David Hawkes's review of
Stephen Jay Gould's last book, The Structure of Evolut