Return to the Jungle

Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle is his outstanding single achievement. Written in 1905, it remains to this day—despite the fact that the lot of most worke

READ MORE >>

Laurence Olivier’s spectacle-film, Henry V, is a sparkling armor-and-woolen-goods movie about a glorious English leader (Olivier), his smashing, upset victory over the French (who had too much armor, too few archers) in 1415, and his lightning courtship—made up of tricky, beautiful talk and vaudeville—of the French princess Katherine (Renée Asherson). Henry V is a great deal more than almost any other hell-bent-for-armor movie that you’ve seen.

READ MORE >>

Modern English, especially written English, is full of bad habits which spread by imitation and which can be avoided if one is willing to take the nec

READ MORE >>

The Jacksonian Revolution rested on premises which the struggles of the thirties hammered together into a kind of practical social philosophy.

READ MORE >>

DURING the past 25 years billions of dollars of the taxpayers' money have been appropriated, under false pretenses, by the shipping industry.

READ MORE >>

THE RESULTS of the Greek elections cannot be taken to represent in any way the actual distribution of opinion. Certainly no one will consider the Right henceforth a legitimate majority––not only because of the padding of the voting lists and the abstention of the Left, but also because many who did vote were only expressing in extremis a confused desire of self-preservation from civil war.

READ MORE >>

The Booker T.

All Brave Sailors is a war chronicle of the S. S. Booker T. Washington, a kind of personal log kept in terms of the climate of democracy that John Bee

READ MORE >>

Profits by the Billion

War profits—after deduction of war taxes—have been the greatest in history. The government virtually guaranteed contractors against loss by paying for their investments in war equipment. Now business is guaranteed against loss in resuming civilian production. By congressional enactment, the Treasury must pay back excess-profits taxes to businesses which in 1946 suffer certain reduction to income.

READ MORE >>

Brothers' Keepers

Focus begins, startlingly enough, with the hero, a Mr. Newman, roused from an enigmatic dream of a deserted carnival by screams in the street. Rushing

READ MORE >>

Samson Without Delilah

Ghetto Jews were curiously drawn to the Samson legend. He was to them not the blinded, unmanned Samson but the powerful giant who wrestled with wild b

READ MORE >>

Pages