The Berkeley Beacon

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Debunking the scandal: In defense of Foley

Speaker Dennis Hastert is pressing for a full criminal investigation. House Minority Leader Nancy...

Iraq is getting worse? Well, duh

The four pages of intelligence reports they released last week did just that.At the beginning of...

I stand with Ahmadinejad

Addressing the great host of nations, he spoke candidly about the world's "commonalities" as well...

Let#039;s get Wal-Smart

The toilets have been heralding anti-Wal-Mart proclamations: the decree "Give Wal-Mart Employees...

Break free from the Che

In January, 43-year-old Guillermo Farinas, a Cuban journalist and psychologist, began a hunger...

Stuck in the middle with Joe

If one needs a reminder of how warped and meaningless today's political language tends to be,...

An afternoon with Charlie: one T rider#039;s experience

About a man who is one nickel short of exiting a subway train bound for Jamaica Plain (and thus...

Beyond partisan politics

This is the intended goal of any school, as least. Since the time of Ancient Greece,...

The dream of democracy

At a recent business conference, I witnessed all that Arab-Muslims are "incapable" of.Just a few...

Emersonians wrong about race

At the beginning of the school year, I sat uncomfortably in my classes when the subjects of race...

Execution is counterproductive

From his ambivalent look as the audiotape of Flight 93 was played to his early aim to stop his...

Religion does not have a monopoly on values

Thomas Jefferson, one of our founding fathers and the third president of this country, once...

The invisible homeless

This incident, as reported in both The Boston Globe and Boston Herald, went as follows: the man,...

Katie Couric is the wrong choice for CBS

Now it is important to make a distinction before we go any further. I don't think Katie Couric...

Immigration reform

On Capitol Hill, lawmakers, under political pressure, have decided to draft new laws to alleviate...