Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Book Review Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by Essay BySam Tanenhaus Sept. 12, 2018 Why are Russians so good at vexing American minds? Vladimir Putin’s bewitchment of President Trump continues to frustrate intelligence officials and at times hard-liners in his own administration, while pro- and anti-Russia journalists trade insults as enthusiastically as they did during the 1950s Rosenberg spy trial. Beneath this lurks the uneasy feeling that our longtime superpower adversary remains our secret twin, matching us in audacity and ambition, just as it did all those years ago. “Listen now,” an NBC radio announcer declared in October 1957, “for the sound which forever more separates the old from the new.” The sound was the beep-beep of the radio signal emitted by Sputnik, the first satellite sent into space, … [Read more...] about Three Blockbuster Novels From the 1950s, and Their Remarkable Afterlife
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Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News Arthur Brooks speaks during a Deseret News podcast in Salt Lake City on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Related Links Curing our contempt In our opinion: White House Correspondents' Dinner humor is great, contempt is not Making drug addicts feel needed would help solve opioid crisis, noted author says Editor’s note: The following is a transcript of the episode. It's been edited for clarity. Boyd Matheson: Is capitalism the cause or the cure to poverty and human suffering? Is political polarization the problem or is it the growing cancer of contempt? Leadership is sorely lacking in Washington at a time the American people are looking for inspiration and a path forward. Drawing on history, social psychology, behavioral economics, and the counsel of ancient wisdom, Arthur Brooks answers these questions and shares lessons from his extraordinary American journey on this week's edition of Therefore, What? We are thrilled to have in … [Read more...] about Capitalism, contempt and America’s future: A conversation with Arthur Brooks
US & Canada By James Jeffrey Washington DC 12 May 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-47874723 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel A row in the US state of Maryland over the location of a 40ft-high cross will be resolved by … [Read more...] about Should this cross be removed from public land?