Terrorism and the Question of Humanity

On November 17, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Terrorism and the Question of Humanity By Brenda Heard On 15 November, The New York Times published an article entitled “Beirut, Also the Site of Deadly Attacks, Feels Forgotten.”  It highlights the disparity between the global solidarity expressed for Paris following the deadly 13 November attacks and the lack thereof expressed for Beirut after it […]

The Emperor’s Messenger Has No Clothes: Belén Fernández Dresses Down Thomas Friedman

On April 27, 2012, in Uncategorized, by admin

What’s scary about Thomas Friedman is not his journalism, with its underinflated insights and twisted metaphors. Annoying as his second-rate thinking and third-rate writing may be, he’s not the first – or the worst – hack journalist. What should unnerve us about Friedman is the acclaim he receives in political and professional circles. Friedman’s New […]