Norman Birnbaum

Norman Birnbaum is professor emeritus at the Georgetown University Law Center. He was on the founding editorial board of New Left Review and is a member of the editorial board of The Nation. His memoir, From The Bronx to Oxford and Not Quite Back, was published in January 2018.

Sturm und Drang Sturm und Drang

As political parties in Germany dance toward a coalition following the stalemated elections, the country is in for a turbulent month--and new elections are a serious option.

Sep 22, 2005 / Editorial / Norman Birnbaum

America’s Imaginary Frontier America’s Imaginary Frontier

America's narcissism and willful blindness to its own moral failings have been placed in sharp relief as the nation fitfully responds to the needs of storm victims.

Sep 13, 2005 / Books & the Arts / Norman Birnbaum

An Ambiguous Papacy An Ambiguous Papacy

The Catholic Church under John Paul II

Apr 7, 2005 / Editorial / Norman Birnbaum

Europe by, and for, Itself Europe by, and for, Itself

A look at the real Europe--and at the real issues it has with US policy.

Feb 17, 2005 / Feature / Norman Birnbaum