The walls went up around the old quarter of Genoa, enclosing the group of 8 (G8) and their cohorts.
My daughter Sandra is eight years old. She is a really funny girl.
The attacks on the World Trade Center have represented two very different types of loss.
Across Europe, as in the rest of the world, a kind of obsessional speech has proliferated that attempts to resolve the enigma of September 11.
Commager, a historian, launched his criticisms at the outset of the cold war, a period during which freedoms of speech or association would be anything but sacrosanct. Such repression was justified
The contemporary US Armyat least the one that was being marketed to American teenagers before September 11, 2001has been selling a softer experience than the Army of yore.
Although it feels irrelevant to contemplate Nietzsches prophetic writings in the weeks after September 11, especially sitting where the World Trade Centers shadows used to be, it also has a reassuring effect.
For awhile, back in the summer, the company that wants to build a huge new power plant on the North Brooklyn waterfront was calling itself CleanPoint Energy.
We are surprised to find that we are not transformed. We have had our individual and collective moments of fear, panic, anger, and clarity.
Michael Bloombergs recent election as Mayor establishes a very dangerous precedent: that candidates can circumvent the citys 4:1 campaign financing system, the most progressive of its kind in the nation, and fund their campaigns out of their own endless pockets.
On September 12th my flight to Tehran was cancelled.