Spanish Civil War
There's been little political will to end mass shootings. But in the five years since Sandy Hook, these surgeons have evangelized a method to save victims' lives.
Though of course the Clintons, who didn't cancel their election night fireworks show till just before the election, are desperately
A few of us have been at this "'notable person on the spectrum writes book'-thing" for some time. And whether it's me, Temple Grandin, Liane Holliday Willey, Jerry Newport, John Elder Robison, or Donna Williams...etc. I'm going to guess that we all, as oldsters, see a tremendous number of young, next-gen spectrumites who are writing, or who are seeking to write books about what life is like on the autism spectrum.
President Roosevelt maintained a studied neutrality toward the Spanish Civil War that he would later regret. Texaco, on the other hand, went to war.
I return here to Jean Birnbaum's book, Un silence religieux, which raises a thorny issue and advances debate by highlighting our systematic underestimation of the spiritual element when analyzing jihadism.
In essay after essay -- skip most of the fiction; he's no master -- Orwell writes clean, satisfying prose, what he liked to think of as "prose like a windowpane." These essays mattered then. If you can connect some dots, you'll see they matter now.
Ernest Hemingway's great war novel, For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940), which was made into a blockbuster Academy Award-winning film with the same title (1943), contains one of American literature's most celebrated creations in its protagonist Robert Jordan.
I spoke with Pierpaolo Barbieri about his re-framing of the relationship between two of the world's most despised men, the intrinsic danger of absolute power, and historical memory's very long shadow.
If you don't know anything about Pedro Fernandez de Unamuno, and most of the world doesn't, look at his hat. He's wearing it so you'll ask him about it.
To turn to the real world, it is not uncommon to find households in which one parent dominates another. The power play in turn impacts the children.