River Jordan

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    New York Observer Editorial Defends Rupert Murdoch; Jared Kushner is a Close Friend

    ​An opinion column in today's New York Observer titled "Murdoch and His Critics" calls the UK phone hacking scandal "deplorable" right away, but spends the remaining nine paragraphs defending News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch, who happens to be a close personal friend of Observer publisher J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    Celebrating the Solstice with Mama Henes

    ​"Winter begins in 20 minutes," said "Mama" Donna Henes to a curious onlooker as she set up a blessing circle in the middle of Bowling Green in Manhattan. The self-described urban shaman was preparing for her 35th annual solstice celebration, which glass-is-half-empty types describe as the "s ... More >>

  • News

    July 30, 2002

    Palestine 101

    A Short Take on a Long History

  • News

    December 18, 2001

    Oy McVey

    From the Irv Rubin Bust to the Stern Gang: The Rich History of Jewish Terrorism

  • News

    November 2, 1999

    Funnyhouse of a Negro

    Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks Goes Hawthorne with 'In the Blood'