Paul Fussell

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Name: Paul Fussell
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Quotations explain our world

“What someone doesn’t want you to publish is journalism; all else is publicity.” That’s a quote by Paul Fussell from his essay, “A Power of Facing Unpleasant Facts.” It’s a clever way of putting it, but the truth nonetheless.Nobody wants to see the truth ... [Published Wilkes Journal Patriot - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Bring Back the Department of War

Not content with fighting over whether to call the war on Islamic State a war, and whether to call Islamic State the enemy, we are now arguing whether to call Islamic State Islamic State .Ah, the words of war. War has never brought out the best in the ... [Published Bloomberg View - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

DRESSING FOR SUCCESS

Because we live in a classless society, every serious researcher who has studied the psychological and emotional impact of business dress has concluded, naturally, that the class associations of corporate clothing mean everything.And while the particular ... [Published Connecticut Business News Journal - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

August remains a deadly month in the war and plunder business

But for that general’s surrender … our economy, a 10th of the American, might have become far richer. No trade disputes, no loonie at a premium or a discountAbout Trevor Lautens Trevor Lautens began his career in the media in 1953 and was a Vancouver ... [Published Business In Vancouver - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

On Alvin Kernan

by Eric Byrd There's a subgenre of military memoirs produced by elderly emeriti, the crew-cut close readers of postwar English departments, who in late career published personal recollections of they and the other terrified teenagers who mostly ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Man, Motorcycle, Macadam: On the Road with Ian Gill

It takes patience and humility to ride in a valley like this.Early in the journey, a stop in southeast Washington. Little traffic, lots of curves. Photo by Ian Gill.There comes a point -- somewhere on a winding stretch of road, maybe hemmed by trees on ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

The 100th Anniversary of the Great State Crime

Thisweek marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the First WorldWar, the four-year bloody nightmare that claimed 16 million lives —7 million of them noncombatants — and wounded over 20 millionpeople.That would have been bad enough, but the conflict ... [Published REASON Online - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

The first world war was about decadence as well as death | Philip Hoare

_ Lady Baden Powell inspects the guard of honour of Girl Guides in Battersea Park in 1916. Photograph: Press Association For the next four years we will see the first world war as a succession of sepia images of young men marching off to the front. What ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

The Great War and Modern Memory

(Steven Hayward) Yesterday was the 100th anniversary of Austria-Hungary’s declaration of war on Serbia—the official beginning of hostilities of what became World War I.  There’s a ton of new books about the Great War (as it was called before the sequel ... [Published Power Line - Jul 30 2014]
First reported May 21 2014 - Updated May 21 2014 - 1 reports

Why They Fought

by Tracy R. Walsh In a review of Paul Jankowski’s  Verdun: The Longest Battle of the Great War , Robert Zaretsky considers  what kept soldiers from deserting the trenches: Why did they accept being fodder for cannons when they saw through the official ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 21 2014]

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Quotations explain our world [Published Wilkes Journal Patriot - Sep 22 2014]
Bring Back the Department of War [Published Bloomberg View - Sep 19 2014]
DRESSING FOR SUCCESS [Published Connecticut Business News Journal - Aug 29 2014]
August remains a deadly month in the war and pl... [Published Business In Vancouver - Aug 26 2014]
On Alvin Kernan [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 25 2014]
Man, Motorcycle, Macadam: On the Road with Ian ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Aug 16 2014]
The 100th Anniversary of the Great State Crime [Published REASON Online - Aug 10 2014]
The first world war was about decadence as well... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 04 2014]
The Great War and Modern Memory [Published Power Line - Jul 30 2014]
Why They Fought [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 21 2014]
All Deserts Look Alike [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
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On Alvin Kernan [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 25 2014]
by Eric Byrd There's a subgenre of military memoirs produced by elderly emeriti, the crew-cut close readers of postwar English departments, who in late career published personal recollections of they and the other terrified teenagers who mostly ...
The Great War and Modern Memory [Published Power Line - Jul 30 2014]
(Steven Hayward) Yesterday was the 100th anniversary of Austria-Hungary’s declaration of war on Serbia—the official beginning of hostilities of what became World War I.  There’s a ton of new books about the Great War (as it was called before the sequel ...
Why They Fought [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 21 2014]
by Tracy R. Walsh In a review of Paul Jankowski’s  Verdun: The Longest Battle of the Great War , Robert Zaretsky considers  what kept soldiers from deserting the trenches: Why did they accept being fodder for cannons when they saw through the official ...
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All Deserts Look Alike [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
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