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  • 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...
  • Thanksgiving, 1959

     
    Bruce Russell’s take on Thanksgiving. Wives – remember all the times dad “sits with the kids and ‘entertains’ them while we do our personal little chores.” Nov. 26, 1959: “Nothing less than a revival of our Founding Fathers' spiritual...
  • ISRAEL: Religion everywhere

     
    Religion is the opiate of the masses, Karl Marx said. That might be true in some places, but in Israel, this drug induces dangerous hyperactivity. Always a scratch-of-the-surface away, religion is an emotional factor in conflict -- between Israel and........
  • Hugo Chavez parties at Copenhagen like it's 1959

     
    The Venezuelan president is becoming the world-stage equivalent of the drunk uncle you hope doesn't show up for Christmas. First there was his complaint to the United Nations General Assembly that the speaker's podium reeked of sulfur following a speech...
  • Art review: ‘The Last Plastics Show' at Cardwell Jimmerson

     
    Karl Marx famously said that history repeats itself first as tragedy then as farce. He might have thought differently if he'd had a chance to see "The Last Plastics Show," an absorbing exhibition at Cardwell Jimmerson Contemporary Art. Featuring often.......
  • Zionism, anti-Semitism, Richard Wagner and ... George Eliot?

     
    What could Richard Wagner, Karl Marx and British novelist George Eliot possibly have had in common relating to issues of what Marx referred to as "the Jewish question"? An attentive reader asked for some elaboration on that point after reading......
  • Happy Birthday, Lady Gaga! Topless photo, quoting Karl Marx?

     
    Lady Gaga -- still on her world tour -- tweeted a provocative -- on many levels -- birthday message for her "little monsters" this weekend. Her 24th birthday is Sunday, March 28.The major buzz is that the photo looks like she might be topless. Wow, how...
  • No Myth: Wagner Is Big Biz

    Here's the thing about Wagnerians and their favorite composer's beloved "Ring" cycle: If you stage the operas, pretty much anywhere, they will come, from pretty much anywhere else. Hence the presence in Costa Mesa this week of Leona Geeves of Sydney,...