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Lew Cuyler (1933-2017): Newspaper Man, Rower, Author

8 November 2017

Göran R Buckhorn writes:

The other day, I heard the sad news that Lew Cuyler had passed away on 3 November, age 84. 668 more words

Don't Come Back to Afghanistan

One is well-advised to watch the above propaganda video of the Haqqani network about Sgt Bowe Berdahl’s release in 2014 after five years in captivity of the Taliban. 188 more words

USA

When People Become Pawns

Losses must be answered, grief redressed.    ~ Julie Orringer (from Neighbors, a short story published in The Paris Review, Issue 221, Summer, 2017)

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Culture

Rajkummar Rao plays a terrorist in Hansal Mehta's next

Versatile actor Rajkummar Rao, has teamed up with director Hansal Mehta for the latter’s upcoming Omerta. Rajkummar plays Omar Sheikh, a British terrorist of Pakistani origin in the film. 159 more words

Films

The Assault on Truth

Since the election, I feel like I’m in a car with a drunk driver.

Town Hall meeting questioner

 

Below is the best document I’ve read about Donald Trump’s lies and the human dynamics at play in our relationship with the new president. 3,846 more words

Life

Don't Dismiss President Trump's Attacks on the Media as Mere Stupidity

Written by Bret Stephens (Time)

Bret Stephens delivered the Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture this week at the University of California, Los Angeles. Read the full text of his remarks below: 3,652 more words

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