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As he helped Shelter Insurance agent Mark Danner make cotton candy for the students, Mayor James Hark explained that Shelter also donated the use of a tent for the block party. Students and younger siblings rode a little train around on the parking lot, and played a variety of outdoor and indoor games.
NEW YORK — Published 25 years ago this fall, Mark Danner's 22,000-word article for the New Yorker magazine recreated, in painstakingly vivid detail, the 1981 massacre of nearly 800 villagers by a Salvadoran Army brigade hunting for communist guerrilla fighters: Through the window she saw soldiers ...

Never mind the dismantlement of the Iraqi Army and much of the Iraqi state in service to an absurd misreading of history - the roots of the lawlessness and sectarian strife that would engulf Iraq for years, the first inklings of which were discussed by Mark Danner way back in 2003. Little wonder the outcry ...
The consequences — particularly American tolerance of perpetual war in the name of security — inspired UC Berkeley journalism and English professor Mark Danner's latest book, Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War. A former staff writer for The New Yorker and frequent contributor to The New York Review ...
13, when 3-year-old filly Majestic Bold broke her maiden in the first race at Turfway Park. The milestone win came with Danner's ninth starter. The trainer also counts one second-place finish. A self-described “backside rat,” Danner is the daughter of trainer Mark Danner. She took out her first industry license ...

Danner is the only child of Mark Danner, a trainer since 1991, and Kelly Danner, the longtime Churchill horsemen's liaison who worked in media relations when Kelsey was a tot. Both parents have relatives whose roots in various racing-related jobs have spanned decades, so Kelsey was never far from a ...
Mark Danner · March 23, 2017 Issue. Donald Trump; drawing by James Ferguson. What we are witnessing now is the birth of a new political order, and the more frantic a handful of media elites become, the more powerful that new political order becomes…. —Stephen K. Bannon. Standing beneath the dais on inauguration ...

In Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War, Mark Danner delivers eloquent and brutally direct assessments of both Bush and Obama when it comes to their respective responses to 9/11, terrorism, and foreign policy. Danner reveals how Obama missed the opportunity to isolate Bush as a presidential outlier by ...
Men of factious tempers, of local prejudices, or of sinister designs, may, by intrigue, by corruption, or by other means, first obtain the suffrages, and then betray the interests, of the people. —Federalist 10. 1. Just when the shooting pains in our legs had become near unbearable—we'd been standing, ten ...
All American elections tend to be touted as historic, for all American culture tends toward the condition of hype. Flummoxing, then, to be confronted with a struggle for political power in which, for once, all is at stake. We have long since forfeited the words to confront it, rendering superlatives threadbare, ...
But in his disturbing new book, “Spiral,” Mark Danner worries there is no way out of today's “forever war,” which continues unabated after 15 years. Danner spares no analogy, classical or modern, to raise awareness of this predicament. In our spiral, he says, we are both like Cadmus sowing dragon's teeth ...
Few will be tougher on the president — or, for that matter, his predecessor — than Mark Danner's “Spiral.” Distilling a set of arguments he's been making for almost 15 years, Danner contends that many of the post-9/11 counterterror programs enacted under Obama and George W. Bush have created new, ...
Primed for miracles and wonders, Trumpsters in their thousands tilt their heads up toward the blue-black Florida sky. Behind the approaching thwack-thwack-thwack the electronic fanfare soars and above it now we hear the booming carnival barker's come-on: “Now arriving out of the northwest sky, ...
New York Review contributor Mark Danner has been writing about the use of torture by the US government since the first years after September 11. Following the release this month of the Senate's report on the CIA torture program, Hugh Eakin spoke to Danner about some of the most startling findings of the ...
Mark Danner is Chancellor's Professor of English and Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley and James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities at Bard. His most recent book is Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War. His work can be found at www (March 2017) ...


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