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While Israel's decisive victories on the battlefield and overwhelming
advantage in military force are crucial to its dominance in the Middle
East, perhaps just as important is the success of it
Dinesh D'Souza became a right-wing campus radical at Dartmouth in the late Carter years. His motives should be recognizable to former campus radicals of the other variety.
Last year marked the "twentieth anniversary" of AIDS, a grim occasion, to say the least, that put major US newspapers in an unenviable predicament.
Frederick Seidel of St. Louis, Missouri, is probably the last American decadent--certainly he is the most distinguished.
The late John Rawls was, by all accounts, a remarkably modest and
generous person, much beloved by his friends and students, and
profoundly uninterested in the kinds of fame and celebrity perks
Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers is Daniel
Ellsberg's story of his personal journey from being in the early 1960s a
"dedicated cold warrior" who supported America's e
If single women have been told once, they've been told a thousand times:
Don't think you're ever too successful or too young to have your ovaries
shrivel up and die. Use 'em or lose 'em!
Ashwin Desai's "We Are the Poors" is one of the best books yet on globalization and resistance.
In the rabbi's parable a lame one climbs
Onto a blind one's shoulders and together
They take the fruit of the garden of the Lord.
As any casual observer of mega-bookstore shelves knows, the history of the modern civil rights movement is a well-studied field.