Volume III                                    July 2, 2007                                 Number 27
HARVARD SQUARE COMMENTARY
A Political, Social, Literary Journal
Politics

Harvard Square Observer:
Romney’s Malleable Convictions
It was at the inauguration of Bill Clinton that many Americans learned for the first time that his name is William Jefferson Clinton...

From Lawrence Velvel:
[A] Central Paradox of American Politics
It is always nice to learn that one is not the only person in the world to hold an idea that others would find so...

Potpourri
• Health Care
• The Bald Look
• Wolf Blitzer Standing
• A Message from the Director of the
   Cambridge Forum
• A Message from MoveOn

Implication for the Long Run:
Developments Last Week
• Rules of Journalism
• Falsehood Revealed
• Amnesia
• Recognition
• Sparks



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Everything Else

From John R. Guthrie:
A Sturdy and Life-Affirming Body of Work
On Eloise Klein Healy’s The Islands Project: Poems for Sappho

Wisdom from Polonius
Thoughts of S.King, H.D.Thoreau, Sophocles, W.Lippman, and J.Joubert

Chuckle of the Week
A lost fragment from the Nag Hammadi scrolls...

Site of the Week:
pyropage.net
Fireworks. The History & Technologies

Now Showing:
Michael Moore’s Sicko
The jester in Shakespeare’s The Twelth Night is characterized as being "wise enough to play the fool."...

From the Video Shop:
Breaking and Entering
Don't be misled by the title. Even though there is some burglary in this film, it is not the story of a crime...





Editor's Panel

From the Editor
If you would like a possible refutation of the argument put forward in this week's From Liberty Street...

From Liberty Street:
A Certain Imprecise Number
Over the past decade there has been operating in my mental landscape a figure -- a ratio actually...

From Sanitas: A Lexicon for the 21st Century
Definitions you will not find in the normal dictionary...

From Our Readers:
Links to Other Articles
• Brothers-in-Arms
• Can the Arab World be Turned
   into Gaza's Jailers?
• Finkelstein case: Academic
   freedom loses to Israeli lobby
• MEMRI Loss
• Why Boycott Israel? Because It’s
   Good for You



Ernest Cassara
Founding Editor

John Turner
Managing Editor

Neil Turner
Technical Editor

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