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Parody flunks out
Artist Barry Blitt’s brilliant illustration — which sought to satirize the naysayers who portray Obama as a flag-burning, unpatriotic Muslim and his wife as a black-power radical — cut to the core of today’s political paradox.
Political humor is no longer welcome in Academia as administrators choke the life out of parody
| July 30, 2008
Echoes of Rodney King
When Simon Glik used his cell phone to record Boston police officers making what he thought was an overly forceful arrest on Tremont Street, he didn’t think he would be the one who ended up in the back of a police cruiser.
A do-gooder who recorded abusive Boston police officers was himself arrested under a controversial ‘wiretapping’ law
HARVEY SILVERGLATE AND JAMES TIERNEY
| February 21, 2008
Does anyone else find it ironic that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is treating human beings like pieces of meat?
Love humans, don’t eat them
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| April 11, 2007
The ProJo’s power behind the throne
Mark T. Ryan is a man of many descriptions.
Mark Ryan exemplifies the changes during 10 years of Belo’s ownership
| March 28, 2007
This is the year to beat Dianne Wilkerson. And in theory, Samiyah Diaz is the sort of candidate who could actually do it.
The strange case of Samiyah Diaz
| May 18, 2006
About last night
Being drugged wasn’t like being drunk, the women all say. It was different.
The number of rape victims who believe they were drugged is climbing — although methods to prove their claims remain elusive
| January 19, 2006
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