A native New Yorker with decades of experience in journalism and public. Born the same year as modern Israel and still with as many issues. We're both working on it.
Iran is a terrible, horrible country and if they were to follow the American model, we would be in terrible trouble.
A New Yorker's reflection on how 9/11 has changed even small intimate parts of our lives.
Can bio-engineers deliver world peace where politicians, philosophers and clergy have failed?
No one is harmed by protecting civil rights. Everyone is harmed by restricting them.
Have we become the most hate-obsessed culture on earth?
Congress seems more subject to the rule of Omerta than the rule of constitutional law and justice.
This is a good time to remember that Gerald Ford created the Presidential "GET OUT OF JAIL FREE" card.
Should the seizure of accredited diplomats and the authority of a legally elected president be subject to American whim?
Rosie is a lesbian circus act while Ellen is a brilliant comic and host who is openly gay.
New Jersey has just become the second state to legalize same sex civil unions, aka second class marriage.