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A Sideways Glare at Contemporary Society

A Greek Tragedy

I’ve got nothing against the Greeks.  After all, democracy is still one of the biggies and you can’t argue with Socrates, Aristotle and Plato.  Plus, there’s Herodotus, Pythagoras, Euripides, Archimedes … Continue reading

July 7, 2015 · 2 Comments

I Met a Marxist in Ireland

I met a Marxist — not the craft-beer-and-Prius kind but the real meal deal.  He was one of Lenin’s Lads and proud of it.  We eyed each other, like wary … Continue reading

June 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Olympics: A Postpartum World

The Olympics are over, and for those of us who have been going solid walls of TV coverage for the last two weeks, there’ll be a day or two of … Continue reading

August 13, 2012 · Leave a comment
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