Volume III                                November 26, 2007                             Number 48
HARVARD SQUARE COMMENTARY
A Political, Social, Literary Journal
Politics

From James Adler:
Two Small Pieces
Two small pieces-- one from the October 16th Jerusalem Post, and one (slightly adapted) from the still current Ha'aretz site...

From Lawrence Velvel:
Gee, Gordon, That’s Great
Ya gotta love it, baby. It shows once again that money talks and bovine defecation walks...

Implication for the Long Run:
Developments Last Week
• The Nature of the Day
• Heroes
• Lost Chances
• Disjunction
• American Sociology

Everything Else

From John R. Guthrie:
Three Poems by the
American Man of Letters,
Countee Cullen
The one reference to blacks in South Carolina public school textbooks of my generation was in the required 7th grade course based...

From the Video Shop:
Border Café
A clash of several different cultures is the basis of Border Café...

Wisdom from Polonius:
Thoughts of Talk
From Lincoln, Cioran, Shakespeare, Archer, Enlai, Hammarskjöld, and Galbraith

Chuckle of the Week:
Dementia Test
The following was developed as a mental age assessment by...

Site of the Week:
Mr. Rebates
Get Cash Back on
All of Your Shopping

Editor's Panel

From the Editor
I suppose one would have to be a political junky to care what Mark Halperin thinks about the qualities needed by a president of the United States...

From Liberty Street:
Despondency
I suspect we're in for a spate of low spirits over at the next fourteen months, at least until a new president is inaugurated...

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

From Our Readers:
Links to Other Articles
• Hand in Hand Ballet
• "Wiped off the Map" - The Rumor
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