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American Exceptionalism and the New American Dream

David Bergstein | Posted 04.06.2016 | Politics
David Bergstein

America is great, and different, but it is becoming less exceptional, and at some point in the 21st century, it will not be exceptional at all.

'Never Surrender,' John Kelly's Chronicle of Winston Churchill, Great Britain, And The Fateful Summer Of 1940, Is A Feast For History Buffs

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 10.20.2015 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Kelly is a narrative historian who doesn't succumb to the ever more popular practice of emphasizing narrative over history. So "Never Surrender" begins in 1919, with the Victory Day Parade in London.

Estranged Wife To Plead Guilty In Texas DA Murder Case

Associated Press | Posted 12.29.2014 | Crime

KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) — The estranged wife of a former justice of the peace in North Texas is expected to plead guilty to murder in connection with th...

An Open Letter To The Atheist Community

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

Certainly we can open by agreeing that all human beings should be respected and (assuming no egregious misdeeds) spoken to with civility.

Another '60s Anniversary: The Ur-Action Blockbuster Goldfinger

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Though Goldfinger looks almost sedate compared to today's jittery, mashed-up action pictures, editor Peter Hunt's work 45 years ago, emphasizing fast hard cuts, was an innovation.