A nice rant by Glenn Loury, an economist at Brown University, in conversation with John McWhorter of Columbia
Analyzing Time and Foreign Policy's controversial covers
Wouldn't it be more scandalous if the women those agents slept with weren't prostitutes?
Last night's 60 Minutes segment about the plight of Christians in the West Bank has gotten a lot of attention, in part because of the attempt by Israeli ambassador Michael Oren to intervene with CBS brass while the segment was being put together.
Today I became aware of a different kind of campaign--a campaign in Uganda to forgive officers and footsoldiers in Kony's Lord's Resistance Army for the atrocities they were party to.
If all goes according to plan, when the sun rises on Saturday the landscape will have been plastered with "Kony 2012" signs by young activists determined to bring a horrible African warlord to justice.
Time Magazine seems to be confused as to what exactly qualifies as influential.
The Washington Times is deeply concerned about the nuclear talks with Iran that got underway last weekend.
I'm not surprised that Bill Kristol is springing to the defense of someone who practiced McCarthyite guilt-by-association tactics.
Is Iran willing to compromise?
Michael Oren has come up with an analogy that he hopes will help Americans understand why Palestinians in the West Bank don't have basic political rights.
The disgraced columnist and his ilk like to cast themselves as the ones who are telling obvious truths the rest of us gloss over. Why this makes him ever more narrow-sighted
The two-state solution was pronounced dead by someone who knows a lot more about this than I do -- Gideon Levy, columnist for Haaretz.
Peter Beinart's book The Crisis of Zionism has started debates about various things, including whether it's too late for a two-state solution.
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