How released prisoners from Iran, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, did penance for their sin of being American.
On a dark Thursday in March the telephone rang and I picked up the receiver to hear my youngest child say “Something terrible has happened,” and I knew that a family member was gone.
When death takes someone you love, there is no looking back. And there is only looking back. You can’t complain there’s been [...]
Eldridge Cleaver was a man who made a significant imprint on our times, and not for the best. But I mourn his passing nonetheless.
I first met Eldridge when he was Ramparts magazines most famous and most bloodthirsty ex-con. “Im perfectly aware that Im in prison, that Im a Negro, that Ive been a rapist,” he [...]