Daily Archives: February 22, 2012

Ash Wednesday blues

A butcher friend of mine on Ninth Street said hello today, and I couldn’t help but notice the thin black cross on his forehead. I realized this was the first day of Lent and the cross was ash rubbed into … Continue reading

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Serfin’ USA (the new feudalism)

Did Cameron Diaz go under the knife? Will the stars of Hangover 3 score big pay increases? These are the questions that try journalists’ souls. Meanwhile, in another world, in a piece called “Is Market Capitalism Dead?,” Columbia Prof. Thomas … Continue reading

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