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Scott Sherman | The Nation

Scott Sherman

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Scott Sherman

Scott Sherman (scottgsherman.com), a contributing writer to The Nation,  is at work on a book about the New York Public Library.
 

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The civil liberties organization is engulfed in a tumultuous family feud over its controversial leader.

A disenchanted diplomat who lost faith in the Bush-era State Department and resigned over the war in Iraq remains idealistic.

Did the New York Times violate the Espionage Act by publishing reports of government secret spying program? A controversial essay in Commentary has provided intellectual ammunition to chill, censor and punish the press.

When the Ford Foundation came under pressure, it revised its grant-making standards, restricting the political activities of its grantees.

Striking graduate teaching assistants and NYU administrators are hunkered down for a protracted fight, as President John Sexton has threatened strikers with loss of their teaching stipend and ability to teach. This could have a chilling effect on campus union organizing nationwide.

Reading Patrick Fitzgerald's sixty-page indictment of publishing magnate Conrad Black and his associates, one gets the feeling that the next stop for this high-living power-broker will be a prison cell.

An exhibit at the International Center of Photography
showcasing the brutal images of the civil war in El Salvador should
remind the Pentagon and the public that the "Salvador Option" currently
considered by the military leads directly to the charnel house.

The public broadcasting system remains an easy target for Republican deception, demagogy and mischief.