What Is John Boehner Scared Of?
From Boehner’s perspective, he has to: House Republicans would likely vote to dump him should he allow a continuing resolution to come to the floor—another humiliation, more visible this time. So that’s where we are: a Speaker desperate to avoid a ...
Chris Christie will be the subject of a new biography (+video)
The incident drew widespread attention ... While information is scarce on the as-yet-untitled biography, what is clear is Katz’s authority on the subject matter. The prize-winning journalist has covered Christie and his high-profile ...
A false Wikipedia 'biography'
It could be your story. I have no idea whose sick mind conceived the false, malicious "biography" that appeared under my name for 132 days on Wikipedia, the popular, online, free encyclopedia whose authors are unknown and virtually untraceable.
Palash Sen incident: Have we become very intolerant?
Editor's note: This is a reader comment we got on the article, " Palash Sen raises hackles at IIT-B: Are there good-looking girls here?" As is Firstpost policy, we have lightly edited for grammar and spelling, but the comment has been left as is. If a ...
Jacques Derrida’s Life as an Algerian Jew Revealed in Newly Translated Bio
You’ll remember Heidegger’s reference to Aristotle: ‘What was Aristotle’s life?’ Well, the answer lay in a single sentence: ‘He was born, he thought, he died.’ And all the rest is pure anecdote.” While a French audience wouldn’t be ...