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robert-earle's picture
Jul.10.2013
  Anatomy of a Disappearance by Hisham Matar is an enjoyable, well-written short novel that tells the tale of a boy whose father is snatched away from their life in exile by, apparently, Muammar Gaddafi’s regime in Libya.   The Libya connection is never spelled out explicitly, but the...
michael-anthony's picture
Apr.06.2011
 The latest blog entry is about current world events, and how current wolds events illustrate the advantages and disadvantages of online medai.  Including: Egypt, Libya, etc.       Blog Entry: World Events Illustrate Advantages And Disadvantages Of Online Media    
MedicalWhistleblower's picture
Nov.13.2009
“Calamvs Gladio Fortior” True, This! - Beneath the rule of men entirely great, The pen is mightier than the sword. Behold The arch-enchanters wand!- itself a nothing! -But taking sorcery from the master-hand, To paralyze the Cæsars, and to strike, The loud earth breathless! - Take away the sword -...
maryanne-raphael's picture
Nov.11.2009
The Revolution is being televised, blogged, emailed and tweeted. The world-wide Revolution in Communication and Information is speeding us towards more and more Revolutions. As we travel the air and surf the internet we are exposed to new thoughts, new methods and new people. In the sixties...
kate-sherrod's picture
Feb.03.2009
Wot larks! I'm having more retroactive eureka moments inspired by my reading of Niall Ferguson's The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World.  Once again, they have very, very little to do with money or financial history, but they're still amusing and somewhat edifying. This may become a...