Marty Peretz in Tablet

I remember Marty Peretz, the myth. Brandeis. Class of ‘59. I was class of ’63. I only knew the myth. Great thinker. Great man. When I was seventeen, I thought a recent college grad could be both.

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Politics ain’t beanbag

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been squeezed. Criticized by Republicans for being radical. Criticized by Democrats for describing immigrant detention centers as concentration camps, for being insensitive about the Holocaust. Limited in her ability to help insurgents target Democrats.

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