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Entries by Michael Winship from 06/2010

A Guide Through Israel's No-One Land

| Posted 06.07.2010 | World

That oh-so-relevant question of the right balance between wisdom and force is posed in one of a series of essays written by Henry Ralph Carse, a theologian and scholar living in Jerusalem.

The Supreme Court Says No to the People - Again

| Posted 06.11.2010 | Politics

We need a constitutional amendment rejecting the anti-democratic course this Supreme Court has chosen. An amendment that establishes an equitable, public campaign financing system that levels the playing field.

Miley, We Hardly Knew Ye

| Posted 06.18.2010 | Entertainment

Youth is wasted on the young, they say. Ms. Cyrus certainly seems to be wasting hers, but she's in no way entirely to blame. Shame on the grown-ups who have exploited her. Shame on the media's manipulation of obvious problems.

In Summer's Heat, Washington Seeks Refuge in the Loophole

| Posted 06.29.2010 | Politics

There actually is some positive, progressive law being voted upon, but members cannot resist watering down the outcome. Even in the summer heat, the loophole remains more tempting than the swimming hole.