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Jerry Kroth

The Long March of America's Oligarchy

Jerry Kroth | Posted 01.14.2015 | Politics
Jerry Kroth

It is very likely indeed that the Koch-Brother-Rush Limbaugh wet dream of a corporate state of the rich, by the rich, and for the rich will greet us at the doorstep of the White House in 2016.

JFK's Last 100 Days

Tom Alderman | Posted 11.06.2013 | Books
Tom Alderman

Whichever assassination theory you subscribe to, Thurston Clarke's JFK's Last Hundred Days will fill you with a tantalizing sense of what might have been -- had November 22 not happened.

Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Edward Snowden, and Goliath

Jerry Kroth | Posted 10.28.2013 | World
Jerry Kroth

It wasn't that many years ago when the "evil empire" of the Soviet Union so trampled on human rights that its intellectuals and artists fled for the United States.

An Open Letter to Michelle Obama

Jerry Kroth | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics
Jerry Kroth

Carla Bruni wrote in her memoir that you were disillusioned with being First Lady: "It's hell, I can't stand it!" you said. Maybe that isn't true, but...

Steve Jobs and the Essence of America

Jerry Kroth | Posted 10.24.2011 | Technology
Jerry Kroth

When I heard today that Steve Jobs was resigning, I noticed tears welling up in my eyes. It is not that Steve was the "greatest CEO of all time," it boils to down to something far simpler. Steve Jobs made me happy.