If there's one thing everyone agrees on about Hawaii writer Lois-Ann Yamanaka, it's that she has a perfect ear for local pidgin dialects, which change cadence and idiom throughout the islands of
On February 26 last, my old friend Sidney Blumenthal emerged from the grand jury and made a bravura appearance on the courthouse steps in Washington, DC.
What happens to a leading Marxist writer after he gets a MacArthur genius grant, a Getty Fellowship, and his new book hits number one on the nonfiction bestseller list?
It might make sense to end it now, except
That wouldn't show the managers respect.
So even if their case now seems inert,
When we put our faith in civil society, we are grasping at
The Spirit of the Laws, Montesquieu draws a distinction that is useful in thinking about the impeachment of Bill Clinton.
As the impeachment trial was slouching toward completion, another issue began rising in prominence: Can Bill Clinton be indicted while he's President?
Ten years ago, on February 15, 1989, as the last of the 115,000 Soviet
soldiers crossed over from Afghanistan into Soviet Tajikistan, there was
quiet celebration in Washington as well
It was yet another Washington confab where Democrats
gathered in a hotel to ponder their prospects.