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Contemporary Themes in Southern Politics

Glen Browder | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics
Glen Browder

I have dealt with the South and southern politics in previous posts; so we are not going to break major new ground here. But I think it is worthwhile to update what some of today's experts are saying about the South and its role in American democracy and history.

First Nighter: John Malkovich Futzes Dangerously With "Les Liaisons Dangereuses"

David Finkle | Posted 09.09.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

It would be a pleasure to report that what John Malkovich has come up with as part of the 2013 Lincoln Center Festival is a refreshing aperitif. It isn't.

Getting Real About Gun Violence

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

The pro-gun vs. anti-gun debate does not address the realities of gun violence in America and the most critical issues in preventing it.

Awarding Honorary Degrees Sometimes Creates Dilemmas: Tony Kushner

Ed Koch | Posted 07.09.2011 | New York
Ed Koch

It was inappropriate to deny playwright Tony Kushner an honorary degree. Although, in my judgment, he is hostile to the State of Israel, he was not being honored by John Jay College for his views on Israel.

The Psychology of the Victim

Paul LaRosa | Posted 06.13.2011 | Divorce
Paul LaRosa

That's the name of a class I spoke to recently at John Jay College for Criminal Justice...

Gotti IV Becomes A Farce

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

And in the seventh week, the fourth trial of John Gotti Jr. became a farce. It happened on the day that the defense began its case.