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Burmese Days

Francis Levy | Posted 02.18.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

Many artists become so attuned to making their own subjective experience into an object that they are no longer able to enjoy the unmediated experience of reality.

Growing Up With Nelson Mandela

John K. Herr | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics
John K. Herr

Nelson Mandela deserves a place of honor with the dissidents and dreamers who knocked down the Berlin Wall and defeated the Soviet Union. And I am honored to have grown up watching it happen.

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.

Is McCain Lifting Passages From Solzhenitsyn?

Taegan Goddard's Political Insider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week, a speech by Sen. John McCain had phrases that were likely lifted directly from Wikipedia. Now it seems McCain may have lifted another sto...