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The Duke Lacrosse Scandal: How the first draft of history is often very wrong

By Robert Chambers: Part of Duke’s problem in the twenty-first century is that its ambitions have far outgrown any semblance of the sleepy Southern school that even long ago already seemed to some to embody all...

Does Capitalism Inevitably Produce Inequalities?

By Ann Robertson and Bill Leumer: In a recent New York Times op-ed article, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz theorized that capitalism does not inevitably produce inequalities in wealth.

Israel-Palestine: Beyond The Liberal Imaginary

By Richard Falk: What follows is a letter to the NY Times responding to their editorial of June 6, 2014, which was not accepted for publication. I publish it here as a post because...

The New York Times and Obama’s Afghanistan Draw Down: Selling the Never-Ending War on Terror

By Steve Breyman: Mark Landler's "US Troops to Leave Afghanistan by End of 2016" was the lead story in the New York Times on Wednesday, May 28.

The Ukrainian Muddle: Lies, Manipulation and Silence

By Murray Polner: Poor Katrina van den Heuvel and husband Stephen Cohen, she the editor of The Nation and he a scholar of Russian history and author of a definitive biography of Nikolai Bukharin...

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A Very Loud Silence on Israel-Palestine

By Murray Polner: Respect them or not, it is undeniable that the Times remains preeminent among its competitors and over the many decades has displayed courage ...

A Declaration of Independence

By Eugene Schulman: The United States declared its independence from the British Empire in 1776, stating that it wished freedom from...

The NY Times and the Neocons

By Murray Polner: Ten Cheers for Margaret Sullivan, the Times’ gutsy and shrewd Public Editor who took on her employer for its one-sided opinion pages about Iraq since the sudden and unexpected appearance of the ISIS gangs.

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The Great Book Review War: Kinsley vs. Greenwald, Sullivan and of course Snowden

By Murray Polner: A battle of accusations and counter-accusations began with a New York Times Sunday book review posted online before it ever appeared in print.

Class Segregation and the Housing Market

By Lawrence Davidson: There are many forms of discrimination, but one that Americans seem to have a high tolerance for is that based on class.

Dr Anne-Marie Slaughter discusses the The Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR), for which she served as Executive Director, at Chatham House on Friday 21 January 2010.

The Aptly Named Anne-Marie Slaughter

By Steve Breyman: Anne-Marie Slaughter had a successful academic career at elite institutions.

The Connection That Wasn’t Made: Sterling, Kerry and Israeli Apartheid

By Michael M'Gehee: “Perhaps the most disturbing aspect of the Donald Sterling scandal is . . .” began the New York Times’ piece by their editorial board on the Donald Sterling controversy in which the Los Angeles Clippers owner was recorded making racist comments.

WORLD

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NYT ‘Lacking the Heart’ to Report Honestly on Ukraine

By Michael M'Gehee: In a recent New York Times article by Andrew Kramer readers are informed about how NATO plans to use the ongoing crisis in Ukraine to “strengthen its military presence in Eastern Europe.”

ENVIRONMENT

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Climate Change Messaging: Avoid the Truth

By Steve Breyman: Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger published the op-ed “Global Warming Scare Tactics” in the New York Times on April 8. Participants in recent ...

STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS

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Does Capitalism Inevitably Produce Inequalities?

By Ann Robertson and Bill Leumer: In a recent New York Times op-ed article, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz theorized that capitalism does not inevitably produce inequalities in wealth.