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The World That Never Was A True Story of Dreamers, Schemers, Anarchists and Secret Agents Alex Butterworth Pantheon: 496 pp., $30 For more than 100 years, anarchism has been an embarrassing stepdaughter in the family of international radicalism, the...
Tags: Italy, Punishment, London (England), Political Systems, History
REGINALD LEVY Pilot was hailed as a hero in '72 hijacking Reginald Levy, 88, a pilot praised for his cool-headed bravery during a 1972 hijacking by Palestinian militants, died of a suspected heart attack or blood clot Aug. 1 in Dover, England, his...
Culture MonsterWhat could Richard Wagner, Karl Marx and British novelist George Eliot possibly have had in common relating to issues of what Marx referred to as "the Jewish question"? An attentive reader asked for some elaboration on that point after reading......
When Elton met Billy: As 'Billy Elliot' begins Chicago run, Elton John recalls his emotional introduction to storyThe Theater LoopElton John performs a song from "Billy Elliot" at the 2009 Tony Awards. "Billy Elliot the Musical" begins previews March 18 and opens April 11 at the Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St.; $30-$100 at 800-775-2000 and www.broadwayinchicago.com •...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterStocks have crashed, industry is shuddering and banks are failing. The restless unemployed will soon fill the streets. Yet in San Francisco, some crazed optimist in the Pacific Stock Exchange Tower has hired Diego Rivera to decorate a private club for...
Charlotte Allen is an editor at Beliefnet and the author of "The Human Christ: The Search for the Historical Jesus."THE "DIRTY DOZEN" list of "America's Most Bizarre and Politically Correct College Courses" is out — and Los Angeles-area institutions of higher learning have walked away with one-fourth of the ranked honors (or dishonors). Occidental College, an 1,...
'EXAMPLE IS THE school of mankind," proclaimed Edmund Burke, the founder of modern conservatism, "and they will learn at no other." Burke was disparaging the folly of the French revolutionaries who believed that man could break the iron chains of history...
The Swampby Frank James If journalism schools ever needed a perfect example to show their students of how an interview should never be conducted, it would be the recent encounter between Sen. Joe Biden and Barbara West, an anchor for......
Tags: Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Politics, Keith Olbermann
Spin CycleJohn McCain, speaking in Dayton, has now adopted Drudge's story line of the day, criticizing Obama for a 2001 interview on public radio in Chicago in which he discussed the Supreme Court's hands-off approach toward incorporating "redistributive"...
The Swampby Frank James Wall Street wasn't alone in reacting badly to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's financial stabilization plan. Last night when Obama administration officials briefed members of Congress on the plan, lawmakers were amused. An excerpt from...
Spin Cycle"We need a property tax revolution," says Tom Suozzi as he announced his run for a third term, urging citizens to join this "revolution." As long as the topic is revolution, here's a quote from Karl Marx --who wasn't widely......
Tags: Tom Suozzi, Long Island, Thomas Jefferson
Times Staff WriterRonald Reagan, the Hollywood actor who became one of the most popular presidents of the 20th century and transformed the political landscape of an era with his vision of conservative government, died Saturday at his home in the Bel-Air neighborhood of Los...
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