Volume III                                 January 15, 2007                                   Number 3
HARVARD SQUARE COMMENTARY
A Political, Social, Literary Journal
Politics

Harvard Square Observer:
Jimmy Carter and Israeli Actions - Part 2
Last week, in preparation for a discussion of Jimmy Carter’s new book, Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid, I told of some ...

Grief Encounter
Jerome Richard
"Non-violence doesn't sell."  That's what film distributors told...

Nuclear Power Not Clean, Green or Safe
Sherwood Ross
In all the annals of spin, few statements are as misleading as...

We May Need a Huge March
on Washington...
Lawrence Velvel
When it recently began to look as if George Bush would send more troops to Iraq despite...

Potpourri
• The Mad Bomber
• Blots on the U.S. Escutcheon
• The Inspiration of George W. Bush

Implication for the Long Run:
Developments Last Week
• Turning Around
• New Modes
• Unacceptable
• Unnoticed
• Rather Redux
Everything Else

In California: Palm Springs
For years I've had visions of Palm Springs ginned up by the Hollywood publicity machines...

Microbe Experiment Suggests We Could All Be Martians
Ian Sample
Life on Earth may have announced its arrival billions of years ago with a whistle and a thump, according to planetary scientists...

Wisdom from Polonius
Thoughts of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Chuckle of the Week:
New Evening Classes for Men

Chuckle Extra
Finally! A Solution to the War in Iraq

Site of the Week:
Jordan Lobster Farms
The real-life business upon which the film of this week is based.

From the Video Shop:
Brooklyn Lobster
If you like films about real people expertly portrayed by established and talented actors, you'll love Brooklyn Lobster...


Editor's Panel

From Liberty Street:
Number What?
I opened my Parade magazine yesterday and was greeted by a screaming headline: "Is America Still No.1?"...

From the Editor
Have you noticed the amount of murder, mayhem and really creepy behavior being depicted on TV nowadays? It all strikes me as approaching epidemic proportions...





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