Volume II                                November 13, 2006                             Number 42
HARVARD SQUARE COMMENTARY
A Political, Social, Literary Journal
Politics

Harvard Square Observer:
Democracy and Capitalism
Ernest Cassara
For some time now, I have been meaning to put pen to paper on the subject of how our leaders confuse democracy with our particular economic system...

Revoking Visa of
Muslim Scholar Ramadan
Part of Broader Assault Against Freedom
Sherwood Ross
...emblematic of President Bush’s efforts to chill intellectual freedom and deny Americans their First Amendment right to freedom of speech...

Honesty, History, And A College Of History And Law
Lawrence Velvel
On Sunday Michael Kinsley wrote a long essay in The Times Book Review called Election Day...

Implication for the Long Run:
Developments Last Week
• Some Relief
• Truth and Campaigning
• Phrases
• Fishy Business

Everything Else

Wisdom from Polonius
Thoughts by and about veterans

Chuckle of the Week:
Make the Pie Higher
This is a poem made up entirely of actual quotations from George W. Bush...

Site of the Week:
Phishing IQ Test
Spotting e-mail "ringers"

From the Video Shop:
Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam
Neil Turner
During this past week, I didn't see a new DVD that I felt was worth recommending so I went into my own personal collection and pulled out Dear America… as a Veterans Day tribute...







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Editor's Panel

From the Editor
John Turner
I confess I am becoming radically hostile to human stupidity. In my family, we have just been visited by another instance of it...

From Liberty Street:
Working Things Out
John Turner
We now begin to have talk of bipartisanship. It was not possible before the election because George Bush with control of both houses of Congress had no interest in it....

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