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“In the end, what most defines the Roberts Court may be its hostility to courts themselves.” @DavidColeGtown: j.mp/1xv3Qiw
“The liberal Zionist is branded either a hypocrite or an apologist or both.” Jonathan @Freedland on Ari Shavit: j.mp/1rmsUq3
This feature is worth a few minutes of your time today -> Chris Killip: Skinningrove nybooks.com/blogs/gallery/… via @nybooks #photography
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I Do, I Do: Edmund White on gay marriage j.mp/1qb6A1M
An excerpt from Béla Zombory-Moldován’s memoir of World War I, recently discovered and published for the first time j.mp/1rKR6WL
Great piece by Daniel Mendelsohn about the under-appreciated John Williams (Stoner, Augustus) in @nybooks. tinyurl.com/m8sgq6w
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Relman: Without reform in payment and organization of medical services, the future of American health care is bleak j.mp/1unzQsE
Arnold Relman: The US wastes more on its dysfunctional medical care system than it would ever spend on social welfare j.mp/1unzQsE
Jonathan @Freedland on the dilemma facing liberal Zionists: What if the two-state solution is impossible? j.mp/1rHK6tI
After ‘Stoner,’ John Williams wrote his final novel about another disappointed hero: Augustus, emperor of Rome j.mp/1rdArrj
Jonathan Freedland: “The liberal Zionist faces something like an existential crisis.” #gaza j.mp/1rHK6tI
To Somerset Maugham, Patrick Leigh Fermor was a “middle-class gigolo for upper-class women” ow.ly/ybuCG
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Arnold Relman spent his last months doing what he’d done for decades: writing about health care and how to improve it j.mp/1zcKod3
Gordon Wood on Jefferson, society vs. government, and moral sense j.mp/1rDzlqZ
Chris Killip’s stunning photographs of the Yorkshire fishing village Skinningrove, and the human stories behind them: j.mp/1ubINVS
“What kind of text is the Declaration of Independence? Is it a sacred text? Or a treatise? Or perhaps a law?” j.mp/1rDzlqZ
Israel’s Holy Warriors: @EyalPress’s 2010 report on the growing influence of the religious right among IDF soldiers j.mp/1l15sLj
The emperor Augustus is a figure “about whom we know at once a great deal and very little,” writes Daniel Mendelsohn j.mp/1rdArrj
… In this sense, Israel’s reaction to the kidnappings seems likely to advance Hamas’s goal.” (@nathanthrall, June 19) j.mp/1qwCmKm
“For years Hamas has spoken of the need to stir up resistance among the largely docile residents of the West Bank… j.mp/1qwCmKm