Stories By Michael
Critics’ Picks: Best Books of 2008May 24, 2020
CLR writers select the best books of 2008.
What If a Large Asteroid Was Heading for Earth?May 22, 2020
"But then an asteroid 6 miles across – that’s bigger than Mt. Everest! – slammed into...
The Drawings of Alfred KubinMay 22, 2020
Kubin had something quite different in mind: with his hallucinatory incantations he was seeking to disturb...
What’s Killing the Honeybees?May 21, 2020
"So the bigger conclusion is that we have soaked our landscape in toxic chemicals, many of...
School Rampage Killers: A Psychological PortraitMay 21, 2020
The shooter had convinced himself that killing was gutsy and masculine. Based on his misreadings of...
Dr. Shashi Tharoor: Understanding IndiaMay 21, 2020
"India is a status-quo power: it wants nothing that Pakistan has. Pakistan’s rulers, however, are obsessed...
Christine MacDonald on the Corruption of the Environmental MovementMay 20, 2020
"But after watching environmentalists blatantly engage in greenwashing for their corporate sponsors, I can tell you...
David Harris on Bill Walsh, the Brilliant Coach of the San Francisco 49ersMay 20, 2020
"Once, as an assistant coach at Cal, he knocked a guy out who flipped him the...
Photo Essay: North Korean Propaganda PostersMay 18, 2020
Posters are visual illustrations of the slogans that surround the people of North Korea constantly. North...