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4 Nov 2008, 10:38 pm
Stalin once gave an interview, in 1930 or thereabouts, to the then-famous literary midbrow Emil Ludwig. [read post]
1 Jul 2010, 2:18 am by maimons
If by some chance you haven't watched Foyle's War, the English TV series - well, do. [read post]
13 Jan 2010, 2:45 pm by maimons
The earthquake in Haiti this week is almost unimaginably disastrous. [read post]
7 May 2010, 3:01 pm by maimons
Here is a good post by Patrick Ruffini on why proportional representation ("PR") is bad politics and why single-member constituencies (i.e. districts in the US) - with whoever gets the most votes the winner - is the right way to go. [read post]
17 Dec 2009, 10:14 am by maimons
I'm in Jerusalem, teaching a two-week course at the Hebrew University Law School - in English, I hasten to add. [read post]
11 Jan 2011, 2:37 am by maimons
The Arizona shootings, and the politics that follow, bring to mind other crimes which have been appropriated, misappropriated, or hijacked for political purposes with far reaching consequences. [read post]
5 Feb 2008, 6:23 pm
Eugene Volokh goes for McCain:I'd vote for either of the Republican candidates in November, and I have some reservations about both. [read post]
28 Oct 2011, 12:43 am by maimons
The stock markets were euphoric yesterday about the latest EU bailout/rescue deal. [read post]
18 Sep 2011, 1:38 am by maimons
Here is something unusually thoughtful about Jews, Judaism, and Communism; with special reference to Poland, but also to east-central Europe and Russia generally. [read post]
27 Jan 2010, 1:55 pm by maimons
A propos Tom's thoughts about intelligent aliens from outer space: here is the Galaxy Song from Monty Python's The Meaning of Life. [read post]
6 Nov 2008, 1:40 am
I think when the right was disappointed in Bush - which we often were - it was for substantive (and substantial) reasons. [read post]
22 Dec 2008, 3:10 am
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga is a startling, funny, pitiless (short) novel about modern India. [read post]
24 Nov 2009, 4:54 pm by maimons
I've been in Paris teaching a mini-course at the Sorbonne on US constitutional law. [read post]
14 Feb 2012, 11:36 pm by maimons
Complete video of the Adolf Eichmann trial is now posted online. [read post]
18 Mar 2011, 12:02 am by maimons
Suppose you wanted to show your chemistry pupils how many molecules there are in a few teaspoonfuls of water? [read post]
30 Mar 2012, 2:55 am by maimons
A friend at a law firm describes how big, apparently successful firms collapse: "What appears to happen in these places when they go under is that a greedhead partner earns say $1.8 million in one year but only $1.3 million the next. [read post]
19 Jul 2010, 12:16 am by maimons
Victor Davis Hanson may be the best chronicler and commentator we have: he produces clear-eyed, clear-minded commentary, every few days. [read post]
27 Feb 2008, 1:11 pm
He was my teacher, as he was to so many of us: politically, and even more so personally. [read post]