August 9, 2013 | 2:16 pm
RECENT POSTS ON The Wide Angle
In Search of Backbone
We seem all too willing to accommodate “anonymous,” incoherent, emailed threats that abrogate our rights.
UCLA Environmentalists Apologize
The comments were "blunt, insensitive, and meant to provoke, like, well, a jackass."
John Muir may be lucky he’s dead and not seeing what is being done to his legacy and in his name.
A Courageous Statement from US Muslim Leaders
The op/ed is as straight forward and unambiguous a statement of principles as one could ask for.
‘The Death of Klinghoffer’ and civility
The willingness to tolerate differences of opinion in a civil and non-hyperbolic way seems to be a...
The Wide Angle ARCHIVES
August 6, 2013 | 2:58 pm
August 2, 2013 | 3:53 pm
The attached op/ed will appear in the Daily News this Sunday. It is in response to a series of events in the Lancaster community over the past several weeks. As you will see, a leader of Farrakhan’s Nation of Islam unburdened himself of anti-gay and anti-Semitic remarks. The... read on
July 26, 2013 | 2:28 pm
July 2, 2013 | 4:08 pm
June 26, 2013 | 1:03 pm
The past three days have demonstrated a quality of the United States that too many of us take for granted, the magic of an independent judiciary and our respect for being a nation of laws.
For a moment it’s worth stepping back and thinking about the issues that the Supreme Court... read on
June 25, 2013 | 2:17 pm
In response to yesterday’s Supreme Court decision in the Fisher v University of Texas case, this blog offered its view and Community Advocates’ vice president, Joe Hicks, wrote an op/ed that appears in today’s OC Register (see below). Both pieces, we would like to think, were... read on
June 24, 2013 | 1:23 pm
This morning the US Supreme Court handed down its decision in the long-anticipated case of Fisher v University of Texas. The pundits are already opining up a storm with many of the analyses reflecting the author’s predilections more than the justices’ messages. In fact, there seems... read on
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