HARVARD SQUARE COMMENTARY
A Political, Social, Literary Journal
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Medical Ghostwriting
Lawrence Velvel
It is a dreadful fact that the picture of the medical profession that we are getting from leading books and articles today is of a profession that is heavily on the take from major drug companies that are pushing their products...

Wisdom from Polonius
Thoughts of George Orwell,
Thomas Paine, Flannery O'Connor,
and Mark Twain


Significance for the Long Run:
Developments Last Week












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How to Teach Your
Two-Year-Old to Read
Sherwood Ross
Children as young as two years of age can be taught to read by providing them with a CD player, and CDs of their favorite music...

Poetry Musings
Tom Absher
I'm really an accidental poet. I did not set out to be a poet, nor did I think of myself as a poet in my youth, but rather discovered the poet in me in my early thirties in the 1970s...

Now Showing:
The Squid and the Whale
The Squid and Whale, directed and written by Noah Baumbach, is a exquisitely funny movie and also chokingly sad...

From the Video Shop:
Junebug
Neil Turner
Since I grew up in the South, this movie grabbed me from the start and wouldn't let go...

Last Week in TV Land


Volume II                                       January 30, 2006                                    Number 2
Editor's Panel

From the Editor
You'll notice that we've changed the design of the site. I hope you'll find it more appealing and also easier to manipulate. We assume...

From Liberty Street:
The Real War
The victory by Hamas in the Palestinian elections has been greeted by dismay and surprise here in the United States. But it has been discussed mainly in the narrow context of...



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