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  • No denying Wagner's complexity and divisiveness: L.A. talks again

    No denying Wagner's complexity and divisiveness: L.A. talks again
    Among the copious anecdotes that Leon Botstein likes to relate about Richard Wagner and his ugly anti-Jewish views is an ironic one involving Zionist Movement founder Theodor Herzl. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Wagner and the Ring Festival: An...
  • "The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism" by Joyce Appleby

    "The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism" by Joyce Appleby
    "The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism" By Joyce Appleby WW. Norton, 494 pages, $29.95 In 'The Relentless Revolution' Professor Joyce Appleby, a past president of the American Historical Association, offers a sweeping new history of...
  • Small Wonders: The wisdom to shirk politics

    Small Wonders: The wisdom to shirk politics
    Wisdom: the quality or state of being wise; knowledge of what is true or right coupled with just judgment as to action; sagacity, discernment, or insight. I blame you. And Sarah Palin. And me. And Karl Marx. Within minutes of the shooting of Rep....
  • Biden TV interviewer was a joke

     
    by Frank James If journalism schools ever needed a perfect example to show their students of how an interview should never be conducted, it would be the recent encounter between Sen. Joe Biden and Barbara West, an anchor for......
  • Redistribution: McCain channels Drudge

     
    John McCain, speaking in Dayton, has now adopted Drudge's story line of the day, criticizing Obama for a 2001 interview on public radio in Chicago in which he discussed the Supreme Court's hands-off approach toward incorporating "redistributive"...
  • Lawmakers laughed at Geithner plan

     
    by Frank James Wall Street wasn't alone in reacting badly to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's financial stabilization plan. Last night when Obama administration officials briefed members of Congress on the plan, lawmakers were amused. An excerpt from...
  • Suozzi on revolution: Political treatise, or sales pitch?

     
    "We need a property tax revolution," says Tom Suozzi as he announced his run for a third term, urging citizens to join this "revolution." As long as the topic is revolution, here's a quote from Karl Marx --who wasn't widely......
  • Obama's stand-up: 'Chicago's big week'

     
    by Mark Silva Austan Goolsbee, the economist on leave from the University of Chicago advising a fellow Chicagoan in the White House now, has a pretty strong sense of humor and a practiced soto voce. "We packed up, like the......
  • Michael Moore's 'Capitalism: A Love Story' challenges many aspects of American life

     
    Critics are mostly positive about a movie that uses AIG, Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger and even Jesus Christ to help prove Moore's theory that capitalism is hurting America....
  • Theater review: 'Bonnie & Clyde' at La Jolla Playhouse

     
    Bonnie and Clyde, those iconic, felonious sweethearts, whose Depression-era crime spree tantalized the dark side of America’s imagination, have returned from the great tabloid beyond to prove their mythical appeal still has juice. And the occasion...
  • Michael Hiltzik: The return of Keynes

     
    Few outside university economics departments may have noticed that the dramatic trend in recent decades toward the concentration of wealth in ever fewer hands coincided with the ouster of Keynesian economics from policymaking in the U.S., and the...