Vox Populi

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John Feffer: Waiting for the Cyber-Apocalypse

The Cold War Has Already Turned Hot — on the Internet.

April 28, 2021 · 1 Comment

Mike Schneider: Against Walls | John le Carré (1931-2020)

Among reasons we’ll remember le Carré, not least is his 1963 breakthrough novel, The Spy Who Came In from the Cold. Set in Cold War Berlin, it’s a classic story of love and espionage centered on the Berlin Wall, both as physical reality and symbol of separation between people — a wall that resonates with 21st-century politics.

January 10, 2021 · 5 Comments

Joan E. Bauer: Bird’s Landing, Monongahela

They were flying steady in the winter of ’56, from Nevada, the B-25, six men on board, three pilots and crew bound east. At a stop in Oklahoma, the snow … Continue reading

January 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

Jose Padua: The Cold War of my American Dream

It was in the sixth grade when Sister Geraldine took us bad listeners and day dreamers out into the hall one afternoon to repeat after her, one by one, “The … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

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