Scott Sherman is a contributing writer to The Nation and the author of Patience and Fortitude: Power, Real Estate, and the Fight to Save a Public Library (Melville House, 2015). His website is www.scottgsherman.com.
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.