James Edward Johnson

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I have recently published a Writers’ Group column in the Iowa City Press-Citizen and a letter in the Des Moines Register.  Enjoy!

Asking the ‘Finkler Question’

Howard Jacobson’s “The Finkler Question” is an exploration of the relationships of three British men, two Jews and one philo-Semite, their struggles with the women in their lives, and their struggles with Jewishness and antisemitism. It recently won the Man Booker Prize, one of the top literary prizes in the world. … Read more.

Does U.S. advocate segregated housing?

The United States has an ugly history of red-lining and housing segregation. Beginning in the 1960s, we rightly began reversing this historic injustice. How odd, then, that we ask a foreign government to implement segregationist policies. … Read more.

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Written by JamesEJ

Monday, December 6, 2010 at 8:59 am

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