Volume II                                     August 28, 2006                                  Number 31
HARVARD SQUARE COMMENTARY
A Political, Social, Literary Journal
Politics

Harvard Square Observer:
"The Axis of Evil"
Ernest Cassara
My old Webster defines "axis" in various fields, but, when it comes to the use by George W. Bush...

Israel and Hezbollah -
The Lesson
Jerome Richard
Someone once said that it's not what you don't know, but what you think you know that is not true that hurts you...

Judicial Bias
Lawrence Velvel
On Wednesday August 23rd The New York Times printed an op ed piece by a University of Wisconsin professor...

Potpourri
• Wilfred Romney's Campaign
   for President
• Traitor Joe's - II
• Energy in Massachusetts
• Günter Grass Fesses Up
Everything Else

In Maine: Cape Elizabeth
John Turner
Cape Elizabeth is part of the Maine coast, just south of Portland, that's not as well known as the Bar Harbor region, or Boothbay...

Wisdom from Polonius
Thoughts of Günter Grass

Chuckle of the Week:
How to Change Car Motor Oil

Site of the Week:
RhymeZone
Find a rhyme for a word and see how it is used in literary context

From the Video Shop:
Bette Davis at Her Evil Best
Neil Turner
Bette Davis was one of those old-fashioned working actresses who took just about any part available until the day she died...


Editor's Panel

From the Editor
John Turner
This week's Economist has an extensive article on the future of newspapers...

From Liberty Street:
Pessimism
John Turner
What do you do if you become convinced that political and social conditions are getting worse and that there's not much anyone can do about it?


Ernest Cassara
Founding Editor

John Turner
Mananging Editor


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