Volume III                                 January 22, 2007                                   Number 4
A Political, Social, Literary Journal

Dr. King's Birthday and the Jewish View of the Middle Eastern Conflict
James Adler
...some surmises on what may be a close connection between King's message of nonviolence and the probable view of an important Israeli and ...

Harvard Square Observer:
The Nature of Democracy
My wife undertook the daunting task of cleaning out my bureau drawers the other day...

From Al-Ahram Weekly:
We, the Jewish State
Jonathan Cook
When I published my book Blood and Religion last year, I sought not only to explain what lay behind Israeli policies since the failed Camp David negotiations ...

The End Times and the Sorry State of Christian Prophecy
John R. Guthrie
...This quickly revealed enough Christian predictions of the end of the world to fill a library...

Lessons From The Philippines Insurrection And Our Overthrow Of Mossadegh, Part II
Lawrence Velvel
On July 11 and July 31, 2006, this writer posted essays based on a 2006 book by Stephen Kinzer called Overthrow: America’s Century Of Regime Change From Hawaii To Iraq...

• Aftermath of Saddam’s Hanging
• Saddam’s Brother Decapitated
• Winning Hearts and Minds
• Israeli Settlements
• The Revolving Door
• Cogent Quote
• The Oddities of TV
• More Wisdom of G. W. Bush

Implication for the Long Run:
Developments Last Week
• Official Pronunciamentos
• Oops!
• No Limits
• Justice
Everything Else

In California:
Joshua Tree National Park
The national parks of the United States are among the nation's great treasures, and one of the lesser known but still sparkling gems is the Joshua Tree N.P...

Wisdom from Polonius
Thoughts of R.Lynd, H.Thurman, G.Gordon, and H.Goering

Chuckle of the Week
A priest was being honored at his retirement dinner after twenty-five years in the Parish...

Chuckle Extra:
New Bumper Stickers

Now Showing:
Children of Men
I was told by a member of my family that the film Children of Men is more good than enjoyable. And, that's right...

Sites of the Week:
The Official Website
of Oscar Wilde
The Oscar Wilde Collection
Two of many sites devoted to the memory of the original author of our film of the week

From the Video Shop:
An Ideal Husband
...a feast of exquisite language and subtle intrigues. If you have not seen this version of the play, you would be served well by a viewing...

Editor's Panel

From Liberty Street:
The Religious Quandary
Next week I'm starting a series of book talks at a local library on the topic "Comprehending Today's Middle East."...

From the Editor
My mind has tried to escape from pure politics for a few days, and though it hasn't been perfectly successful, it's a practice I still recommend....

Comments Upon Articles
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