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Edward R. Murrow: Class and Courage

In my early days of discovering journalism, I watched a movie that would change my perspective of television news anchors forever. That movie was Good Night, and Good Luck… 562 more words


Book Review: War Babies-First Published on Blogcritics

War Babies: The Generation that Changed America
By: Richard Pells

War Babies is a wonderful and extremely readable book about a cross-section of the population who were born between 1939 and 1945. 438 more words

Book Review

Smoke filled rooms

I was privileged enough to be able to see the recent production of The Crucible at the Old Vic. The cast received a standing ovation. Many of us were in tears. 722 more words

The Inner World

The Peer Review Crisis in Science Publishing

The peer review system is broken. Every working scientist who submits grant proposals and publishes papers knows it. Of my 350 or so papers spanning 32 years of scientific career, I can recall at most a dozen occasions where I sincerely felt compelled to thank the referee for his/her helpful and illuminating comments. 210 more words

Ariel Fernandez

The Crucible

The Crucible Journal Entries

All journal entries must discuss the relationship between the personal examples you provide and examples provided in The Crucible. Additionally, you must integrate the schemes and tropes you’ve learned for that day. 513 more words

11th Homework

Forget Pinkwashing; Israel Has a Lavender Scare

Speaking of McCarthyism, 43 veterans of an elite Israeli intelligence unit have not only come out against Israel’s treatment of Palestinians but declared that they will no longer “take part in the state’s actions against Palestinians.” The intelligence on Palestinians that they gathered, they claim, “is used for political persecution,” which “does not allow for people to lead normal lives, and fuels more violence, further distancing us from the end of the conflict.” According to the… 267 more words

Middle East

The Paper Cowboy by Kristin Levine

I pulled this book from my sagging shelves yesterday because I really liked both of Kristin Levine’s previous books. I often do that – find an author I like and read everything they’ve written. 378 more words

Ten To Fourteen