Saturday, January 26, 2008
From brash beginnings to cold war heroism to tragic final years, former world chess champion Bobby Fischer was a magnet for public admiration and criticism. Biographer Frank Brady of St. John's University followed Fischer's complex relationship with the media.
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Thursday, January 24, 2008
THE DAILY STEWS
Monday, January 21, 2008
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
One has not only a legal, but a moral responsibility to obey just laws. Conversely, one has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.
-- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” (1963)
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