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Entries by Tom Engelhardt from 07/2009

Will What We Don't Know (or Care to Know) Hurt Us?

| Posted 07.07.2009 | World

You'd have to make a desperate effort not to know that Jackson had died, and you'd have to make a similarly desperate effort to know that we've bombed multiple wedding parties in Afghanistan.

Borrowed Time: The World at 65

| Posted 07.20.2009 | Healthy Living

Tomorrow, I turn 65, an age I simply never imagined for myself back in those youthful years. And the past, I must admit, now lurks somewhat closer to home -- as, of course, does the future: my future.

Don't Turn the Page on History: Facing the American World We Created

| Posted 07.23.2009 | Politics

Given the last eight years of disaster piled on catastrophe, who in would want to look backward? The urge to turn the page in this country is palpable, but -- just for a moment -- let's not.