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Pollard and Dreyfus: An American Jew Reflects

Jonathan Russo | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics
Jonathan Russo

What is so fascinating -- and, frankly, odd -- about the Pollard and Dreyfus affairs is the Jewish reaction in America and Israel to the admitted spy, Pollard, versus the reaction to the framed one, Dreyfus.

Égalité Après la Guerre: How War Affects in-Group Fairness

Rob Brooks | Posted 01.26.2014 | Science
Rob Brooks

Told from the point of view of Colonel Georges Picquart, the intelligence officer whose scrupulous honesty finally established Dreyfus' innocence, An Officer and a Spy breathes life into historic events.

The Taubira Incident: Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 01.26.2014 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

The great error would be to believe that racism is merely a machine that has to be kept at bay. The great flaw, the fatal flaw, a flaw not only moral but political, would be to imagine that racism is nothing more than hate speech.

Tunisian Media Aren't Quite Free Yet

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 07.25.2012 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

Tunisian reformers, activists, bloggers, journalists and others who suffered under Ben Ali are eager to see radical changes in record time, which may not be realistic, as the dust has yet to settle on their country's revolution.

11 Scapegoats In History

Charlie Campbell | Posted 04.16.2012 | Books
Charlie Campbell

The blame game is one of mankind's oldest rituals. After disaster, we invariably look for someone whom we can hold responsible.

The Arar Affair: Shades of Dreyfus

Michael Roth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Roth

The failure to give Maher Arar his day in court is another shameful episode of how our highest court and the current administration continue to protect the abusers of human rights and of the rule of law who ran amok in the Bush years.

Mavis Gallant: Underrated Short Story Master Proves Herself Again

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

Since none of the fiction lovers to whom I mention Mavis Gallant has more than the vaguest notion who she is -- this, despite her being singled out fo...

Jules Verne's Kip Brothers Translated into English after 100 Years

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Luce

The book, a crime drama, celebrates the fraternal bonds of brotherhood, written shortly after the death of Verne's brother and best friend, a French sailor.