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Don’t Cry For Me Venezuela

According to the great Dr. Johnson, “Men can be estimated by those who know them not, only as they are represented by those who know them.” An unavoidable universal contingency – for, indeed, we don’t know most of the people … Continue reading

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Erdowin, Erdowon, Erdogan

… hing, hang, hog… Hang hog is Latin for bacon, I warrant you. (Merry Wives of Windsor, act 4, sc.1) To the articulate speculations of many analysts on the failed coup in Turkey I will not add the vanity of … Continue reading

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Victory Day Memories

…memory, the warder of the brain, shall be a fume… Macbeth, act 1, sc. 7 Seventy-one years ago, May 9, 1945, was Victory Day. Nazi Germany officially signed the unconditional surrender to the Soviet Union. For Russia, WWII became the … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Islam and Charlie-Hebdo

“…For mine own good, All causes shall give way: I am in blood Stepp’d in so far that, should I wade no more, Returning were as tedious as go o’er” Macbeth, act 3, sc. 4) First of all, I should … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and Murder at Sarajevo

“Here’s the smell of the blood still: all the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand.” (Macbeth, act 1, sc. 5) Part 1 During this summer of our discontent, much has been said and written about the massacre … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and the One Dollar Ignition Switch

“And my more having would be as a sauce To make me hunger more…” (Macbeth, act 4, sc. 3)  A brief background for our international visitors. General Motors has recalled millions of cars due to a minor but deadly design … Continue reading

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Shakespeare & Healthful Environments

“This castle hath a pleasant seat; the air Nimbly and sweetly recommends itself Unto our gentle senses.” (Macbeth act 1, sc. 6) Two weeks without an entry… Thanks to the “Your Daily Shakespeare” site followers who emailed me questioning the … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and the Wages of Imperialism

“… this even-handed justice Commends the ingredients of our poison’d chalice To our own lips” Macbeth, act 1, sc. 7 Who could still have doubts about the infamy of imperialism may examine the recent history of the Middle East. Some … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and a Dialog between a US Judge and a Terrorist

“That which you are my thoughts cannot transpose: Angels are bright still, though the brightest fell; Though all things foul would wear the brows of grace, Yet grace must still look so.” (Macbeth, act 4, sc. 3) Comment.  In a … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Macbeth, Power, Greed, War on Drugs or War on the Poor

 “… Stars, hide your fires! Let not light see my black and deep desires.” (Macbeth, act 1, sc. 4) Comment.  Deciphering the motives of the attitudes of men is as interesting as to determine the characteristics of a mineral or … Continue reading

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