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Martin Peretz

Harvard Students Slam School's Bigotry (VIDEO of Marty Peretz protest)

Jesse Lava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jesse Lava

Harvard University will be honoring Marty Peretz in the form of a $650,000 fund -- a nice celebration for a man with a sordid history of bigoted comments, mainly (though not entirely) against Arabs and Muslims.

According to Peretz, Americans Must Think Life Is Cheap

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

Marty Peretz apologized for saying he wasn't sure whether Muslims deserve the same rights as other Americans, but refused to apologize for having said that "Muslim life is cheap, especially for Muslims."

Do Arab & Muslim Lives Matter?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

John Bolton and Martin Peretz, in undermining America's core values of a big-tent approach to accommodating and absorbing other societies, are not performing a patriotic duty.

After Zakaria, What About Other ADL Humphrey Prize Recipients?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Clemons

I don't necessarily believe in follow-the-leader, but knowing how other recipients feel about the ADL controversy and the Cordoba mosque could be instructive and important.

MidEast Peace: Pessimism from the Right and the Left

Eileen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eileen Read

Why is it that merely talking about talking about peace brings instant backlash? Four of the most controversial writers on the Middle East - pessimist...

New Republic Editor Martin Peretz Blasts Someone For Something, Sort Of

Barrett Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Barrett Brown

Not that I'm bothered by Peretz's or anyone else's racism, which is directed only towards mere people. But why his perpetual assault on grammar? Grammar isn't an Arab, Marty. You're thinking of algebra.

Martin Peretz To Buy Back The New Republic

Politico | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Marty Peretz, former owner of The New Republic, is buying back the magazine with a group of investors led by former Lazard executive Laurence Grafstei...