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William Butler Yeats

The Best Lack All Conviction

Daniel Krotz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Krotz

President Obama seems to be having a rocky time steering the Ship of State lately. He tacks right, he tacks left; he sails in an ever widening circle. We've been given many explanations for this reality.

Why Republicans Want to F**k Ronald Reagan

Ariel Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ariel Gonzalez

There are numerous examples of how the right discards or remolds reality to achieve a political end. Obama and the Democrats need to remember who they're dealing with.

The Best Lack All Conviction, While the Worst Are Full of Passionate Intensity

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

What is the "revelation" for the Democrats now? Is there a possibility of a "second coming" for the Party and for health reform?

Phenomenal Photography: Vanity Fair, Steichen and Leibovitz

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Marissa Bronfman

"Vanity Fair Portraits" is the first major exhibition to unite the magazine's historic archive of rare vintage prints with its contemporary photographs.

Searching for Answers in the Shadow of George Tiller's Murder

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

Some people know he did the right thing. What I'm not sure of is where that line is, between utter certitude in your beliefs and the willingness to kill for them. On Sunday, it got a lot blurrier.

Prosecuting Torture: How the Words of Poet WB Yeats Can Help

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lea Lane

The best of us must now show "all conviction" to hold hearings to prosecute those who authorized torture.

Dreaming On The Edge of Survival

Anne Hill | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Hill

In this time of economic upheaval, how do each of us manage to find the next step, and the next, and the next, to make it through?

The Poetry Of A Political Speech

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

Presidential nomination acceptance speeches surely aim to create great quotes, not to repeat them. So I should have figured that when I went digging ...