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Opinion L.A.A couple of musings about the Tea Party convention in Tennessee: I'm puzzled by the disgruntled reaction among Tea Partiers to the fact that the convention charged money to attend -- about $550, it's been reported -- and that the convention organizer...
The Daily MirrorâThis Should Be Quite a Story!!â April 3, 1960: The Timesâ Sunday supplement, This Week magazine, features its annual reading program with a list of â200 Great Books for Young Americans,â ages 14 to 18. Iâm always fascinated by what people...
The lessons of MyanmarRe "As many as 200 Myanmar monks arrested in raids," Sept. 27 I feel there is a lesson for all Americans to be learned by what is happening in Myanmar. That country was stolen from the people by the army. America is also being...
Ihave leukemia. Those must be among the most frightening words in the English language. My particular form of the disease, called acute myeloid leukemia, was diagnosed a few weeks ago. It was a shock but not a complete surprise. About a year ago, I was...
"The Paris Review Interviews, Vol. III" edited by Philip Gourevitch (Picador) "Have you found any professional criticism of your work illuminating or helpful? Edmund Wilson, for example?" asks Julian Jebb, the guy sent by the Paris Review to interview...
Arne Naess, a Norwegian philosopher who coined the term "deep ecology" to indicate that humans are no more important than other species, ecosystems or natural processes, died Jan. 12 in Oslo. He was 96. Naess founded the deep ecology movement in 1973...
Tags: Demonstration, Pakistan, Science, Biology, George Mason
Special to The TimesOn a late spring day, with streambeds roaring and the sun breaking through the thin mountain air, Stewart Udall has just crossed a calf-deep creek, rushing with late-season snowmelt from the western slope of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in northern...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterDavid Brower, an oracle for wilderness and the most indomitable environmental warrior of 20th century America, has died. He was 88. Brower, who died of bladder cancer Sunday at his home in Berkeley, was a combative, prickly, inspirational and visionary...
Having spent my career working to address the burden of disease in disadvantaged communities in central Maryland, I appreciated Del. Jim Hubbard and Hannah Pingree's op-ed ("Hold chemical companies to account," June 4). Maryland needs to be doing more...
Tags: European Union
The Reducers have been on an indefinite hiatus. That’s just one thing more to admire about one of the greatest rock bands in the history of Connecticut. Oh, we like to jump up and down when a local act leaves town and gets big, our friends in other...
Listen, Whitey!: The Sights and Sounds of Black Power 1965-1975 By Pat Thomas (Fantagraphics), 192 pages, $39.99. Without the rich cultural heritage of African-Americans, life in the U.S. would resemble Rachel Carson Silent Spring: A dead zone, the...
Tags: Entertainment, Music, Pete Seeger, Greenwich Village
Six elementary schools have been added to the prestigious Maryland list of Blue Ribbon designees after they were recognized as the highest performers and for raising achievement of students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Interim state Superintendent...
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