He is, nevertheless, the greatest advertisement for the Zen-like detachment needed to see the large picture and the smallness of the immediate gripe.
Recap of Events-A Wal-Mart employee has been stomped to death by a crowd of consumers who, having smashed the double glass doors of the store, bolted in to take advantage of the bargains the day after Thanksgiving, notably the 50 inch plasma televisions for $798, the mini- vacuum cleaners for $28 and the 10.2 megapixel [Read more]
The historian Howard Zinn asks the American left to follow the new president closely.
Radically sceptical of government, indeed summarizes Howard Zinns view of the United States for more than 50 years. His conception of its history is far from being that of a history of States, political classes or diplomacy. It [Read more]
How many times have I told my friends who lamented throughout eight years of Bush: stop your crying, the other America will come back. Over 47% of Americans (48 or 46 anyway) voted for Kerry in 2004, even more had voted for Gore in 2002, one American out of two. Each time its a little bit closer. [Read more]