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William F. Buckley, Jr.
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A Roger Williams professor tackles William F. Buckley Jr.
Conservative thinker William F. Buckley Jr. was, perhaps, America's most important 20th-century public intellectual.
| December 23, 2011
Updike does death, R. Crumb does God, Vanity Fair does Proust
Trying to reach as broad a range of tastes and pocketbooks as possible, we this year scavenged everything from the front pages of the Onion to R. Crumb's genesis, to valedictory Updike. Stuff to read, stuff to look at, glossy pages and matte. Remember
Gift books to savor
| December 11, 2009
Rise of the political bogeyman
The Republicans appear headed to a second straight national pummeling, which will leave it marginalized in the federal government and an increasing number of state houses. Many party faithful are already noting the need for the GOP to move back toward t
Impotent on the issues, the GOP turns to scare tactics. Be afraid!
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| October 29, 2008
A step forward
The nation’s understandable preoccupation with the unfolding economic crisis has overshadowed a significant victory in the battle for same-sex marriage: the Connecticut Supreme Court, on October 10, ruled that gay and lesbian couples have a constitutiona
Why the Connecticut Supreme Court got it right. Plus, ominous noises from the right wing.
| October 16, 2008
The novel and the Granada TV adaptation
| July 23, 2008
Dartmouth's right is wrong
This article originally appeared in the April 15, 1988 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
A bad Review of some campus elitists
| April 18, 2008
When they began their careers in the 1960s, few would have predicted that TV broadcaster Dan Rea and US District Court Judge Nancy Gertner would make history together.
Lefts and rights
| August 15, 2007
Four years later
In the aftermath of a surprise attack by Egypt and Syria that overwhelmed Israeli forces in 1973, a special commission was convened to determine what went wrong.
| May 02, 2007
The AIDS story
This story originally appeared in the December 9, 1986 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
On an ever-worsening subject
| January 05, 2007
For Democratic partisans, the pleasure of watching Republicans lose their shirts in last week’s midterm elections was matched only by the joy of watching Republicans admit defeat.
The conservative press grapples with a very bad week
| November 15, 2006
How to hype a film about the comic exploits of a chief Big Tobacco spokesman that avoids taking sides?
Jason Reitman starts smoking
| March 22, 2006
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