The riots of 1968 are bound to change the way that history views the political career of Charles de Gaulle.
Not so long ago politicians campaigned by kissing babies. Today, they
lock children in jail.
In 1996, Gore Vidal narrated his debacle defending the programs he wrote for the History Channel, which dealt with on the imperial aspects latent in the American presidency, to a panel of corporate media.
Are homosexual marriages and soldiery the ultimate, which is to say the only achievable, aims of the gay rights movement, a politics not of vision but of pragmatics?
Alex on Oliver North’s “fascism with a human face” and the mysterious case of Ralph the Lobster.
An empire in debt is at its end.
The US Department of Agriculture plans to eradicate three species of fruit fly in Hawaii by spraying suspected carcinogens and mutagens on the islands.
Vidal on the new upper-middle-class Jewish hate of homosexuals.
Baldwin sheds light on the state of America by surveying the dispiriting array of candidates for the 1980 presidential race.
The Supreme Court gives women the right to choose while also rendering an important lesson on the practical workings of democracy.