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Festival of the Arts Boca to bring Sharks and Jets, flutes and Bela Fleck

The Jets are gonna have their way tonight…well, at least the night of March 6, 2015, as Festival of the Arts Boca ushers in a new lineup of cultural offerings with a screening of the Oscar-winning classic “West Side Story” with a full live orchestra. 79 more words


Do you have what it takes to be hired?

When our students/children begin their post-schooling job search it will without a doubt look/feel differently than it does today. The landscape of types of careers, companies hiring, and qualifications needed will have changed (multiple times over, even). 598 more words


Let Us Put Canadians on the Couch

Thomas Friedman wrote a column in The New York Times on November 11 under the title of “Freud and the Middle East.”

It contained this sentence: 75 more words

New York Times Columnist Line of the Day

If you frequent this here premier “web log,” there’s a good chance you may once or twice have read the New York Times op-ed page. You might even recognize the names of the columnists, who every day spout the most conventionally wise of the conventional wisdom. 96 more words


Two Observations

(1) Self-identified liberals and progressives sometimes like to expose what they call “astroturf” organizations on the right — that is, organizations funded and managed by explicitly right-wing and plutocratic interests that dress themselves up as grassroots or progressive. 415 more words

Politics & Society

Israel–Palestine: The End of Diplomacy for a Two-State Solution

An edited version of Thomas Friedman’s column in The New York Times on October 26

When Secretary of State John Kerry began his high-energy effort to forge an Israeli-Palestinian peace, I argued that it was the last train for a two-state solution. 378 more words

Is the CIA Running a Defamation Campaign Against Putin?

The latest hot topic in the Russian media. Russian politicians are talking about it. Historical precedent and behavior of Western media suggests that they are. 1,590 more words

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