| Jun 15, 2008
Eugene V. Debs, the Great War, and the Right to Dissent
Harvard University Press: 380 pp., $29.95
It all sounds so familiar: a foreign war, an unpopular president, high-minded vows to spread democracy abroad and...
| Jul 12, 2008
It all sounds so familiar: a foreign war, an unpopular president, high-minded vows to spread democracy abroad and a dubious law to restrict liberties at home. Add to that scenario vast inequalities in wealth, high Immigration rates, scant regard for...
| Oct 3, 2009
The glass-clad Burnham Institute for Medical Research shimmers in the sunlight, which pours in through banks of windows and a giant atrium that illuminates the building's interior.
It is a fitting image for an institution that has served as a beacon in...
| Jun 10, 2009
Jackson Lears is a formidable, compellingly original cultural and intellectual historian.
In "No Place of Grace: Antimodernism and the Transformation of American Culture, 1880-1920," Lears skillfully delineated the role of aesthetic radicals -- notably...
| Jul 6, 2009
Dr. Timothy Osborne, 54, is the new director of the Metabolic Signaling and Disease Program in the Diabetes and Obesity Research Center at Burnham Institute for Medical Research in Orlando. Osborne spoke with Sentinel staff writer Fernando Quintero.
| Aug 23, 2009
New Orleans After the Deluge
Pantheon: 198 pp., $24.95
In 2007, Smith Magazine serialized a comics treatment of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. That work, "A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge," tracked the lives of seven New...
| Jan 15, 2010
A former Louisiana lawmaker awaiting sentencing in a money laundering conspiracy case has had his bond revoked following his arrest on outstanding warrants.
Former state Sen. Derrick Shepherd was ordered remanded into federal custody following his...