January 28th, 2015
in Op Ed
by Michael Haltman
In an article last week, 'Greece Election Sunday And Why The Entire World Is Watching!', the potential fallout from a Syriza party victory in the Greece election was examined:
'This Sunday the citizens of Greece will be voting in a national election that will serve as a referendum on the EU-invoked austerity program that the country has been living through!
At stake is the decision that a newly elected government might make to pull Greece out of the Eurozone in what has widely become termed Grexit.'
Written by Frank Li
The 114th United States Congress is now in session. Is the new Congress better than the last one? Perhaps! Will America be better off because of the new Congress? No!
The new Congress may be better, because Republicans will control not only the House, as they did last term, but also the Senate, which was not the case last time. Admittedly, as an independent, I do have a Republican-leaning voting record.
January 27th, 2015
in Op Ed
As we approach the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on January 27, the victims of the Holocaust stand, with a good reason, at the centre of our attention. It is survivors' memoirs that shaped our understanding of this genocide. Yet this focus on the survivor sometimes goes hand in hand with an ahistorical, idealised reception of their memoirs.