HARVARD SQUARE COMMENTARY
A Political, Social, Literary Journal
Politics

Harvard Square Observer:
The Immigrant Experience
Ernest Cassara
With so many Xenophobes on the loose, it is important to point out some facts about the way previous immigrants have adapted to American life...

George Bush’s Attempt to Silence the New York Times
Lawrence Velvel
It is beginning to look increasingly likely that the 2004 presidential election, like the 2000 election before it, was stolen for George Bush...

Potpourri
• "Activist Judges"
• Use of "Ass"
• What President Ahmadinejad
   Actually Said
• Flag Waving
• Is Stephen Colbert Funny?
• Israel's Excess in Gaza

Significance for the Long Run:
Developments Last Week
• Exploding Heads
• Protecting National Unity
• American Theocracy
• Derangement
• Military Force
• The Republican Campaign
Everything Else

In Colorado: Mesa Verde
John Turner
The cliff dwellings constructed in crevices along the canyon walls in Mesa Verde are fairly well-known to the public because they've been photographed so often. But the pictures -- including the ones here -- aren't adequate to convey their reality...

Wisdom from Polonius
Declarations of Rights

Chuckle of the Week:
The Value of a Drink
Nine thoughts - WITH WARNINGS!

Site of the Week:
Burt Munro - A New Zealand Legend
A companion site for this week's From the Video Shop

From the Video Shop:
The World's Fastest Indian
Neil Turner
It's been a while since I've seen a Reader's Digest, but I remember one of its standard features, "My Most Unforgettable Character." The hero of The Worlds Fastest Indian would most certainly be topic of that feature...


Volume II                                         July 3, 2006                                      Number 24
Editor's Panel

From the Editor
John Turner
I saw Superman Returns this week, and thought to write a review of it. But I find I have little to say other than it was not as bad as many reviewers have said it was but...

From Liberty Street:
Tyranny Rising
John Turner
I want never to become an alarmist. All the same, history shows me that at times dire things have happened. And I have no reason to suppose that they cannot happen again...

Comments Upon Articles
• Re: E-mail Correspondence with
  Captain Byron King of the
  United States Navy Reserve (6/26)
• Re: Potpourri of June 26th



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John Turner
Mananging Editor


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