David Satter and Bernard Wassertein battle it out on Arendt’s definition of totalitarianism and its relevance for the terror war.
Last week the director Oliver Stone caused quite a stir when, in describing his new Showtime mini-series, “A Secret History of America,” he declared that Adolf Hitler was an “easy scapegoat throughout history… [who]‘s been used cheaply.” “We can’t judge people as only ‘bad’ or ‘good,’” Stone continued. Even Hitler was “the product of a [...]
Amy Goodman’s Marxist Democracy Now! program hit the jackpot last week by introducing its viewers to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) climatologist James Hansen, a man who’s views on man-made global warming are so radical that he thinks even Al Gore doesn’t get it!
Hansen wants the climate talks (currently taking place in Copenhagen) to [...]
Stewart condemns the Swiss, not Sharia, for being intolerant.
“Architecture may be my favorite thing about religion,” said Jon Stewart on the Daily Show last Thursday. Stewart’s humor and feigned naïveté aside, minarets do not serve as mere architectural flair; they are political symbols of supremacy which, as Stewart admits, would change the Swiss landscape, [...]