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  • Friedman, Milton (, 2018)
    This is an autobiographical essay on the occasion of Milton Friedman's being awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics. Click on the link above to access.
  • Goffman, Erving (American Anthropologist, 1964-12)
    "Face-to-face interaction has its own regulations; it has its own processes and its own structure, and these don't seem to be intrinsically linguistic in character, however often expressed through a linguistic medium." ...
  • McGilvray, James A. (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2009)
    Biography of Noam Chomsky and a discussion of his main ideas and contributions to linguistics. Also includes related references. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Weinstein, Michael M. (New York Times, 2009-12-13)
    A biographical obituary of the famous economist Paul Samuelson in the New York Times. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • (Nobel Media, 2008)
    A brief biography of Paul Krugman on the Nobel Prize Web Site. Dr. Krugman was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Science in 2008. The site also contains links to videos of the lecture he gave in accepting the prize and ...
  • Krugman, Paul (YouTube, 2012-04-20)
    YouTube video of Paul Krugman discussing why he, as an academic, became a New York Times Columnist. Click on the link below to watch it.
  • Siskin, Edgar E. (The American Jewish Archives Journal, 1991)
    Review of the book, "Edward Sapir: Linguist, Anthropologist, Humanist" by Regna Darnell. Includes a thorough discussion of the significance of his contributions to linguistics anthropology as well his attitudes towards his ...
  • Joffe, Lawrence (The Guardian, 2007-09-24)
    Raul Hilberg, a refugee from Austria, whose family fled Austria to New York City to escape the Holocaust, dedicated his scholarly career to documenting and contextualizing the facts about the Holocaust. He studied at ...
  • Krugman, Paul (University of Chicago Press, 2013-05)
    A chapter from from the volume entitled NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2012, Volume 27 (proceedings of a conference of the National Bureau of Economic Research that took place in April, 2012). Volume editors: Daron Acemoglu, ...
  • Reich, Robert (2018)
    Homepage of Robert Reich, featuring his political and economic critiques, as well as links to articles he has written and television appearances. Click here to see the page.
  • Searle, John R. (New York Revierw of Books, 29-06-19)
    Philosopher John R. Searle discusses the ways in which Noam Chomsky revolutionized linguistic theory. Includes a brief bibliography of works relevant to the discussion. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Roberts, Sam (The New York Times, 2021-08-23)
    "Professor Aronowitz, a social theorist who taught at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center, called himself a “working-class intellectual.” He maintained that direct action was a more potent weapon for workers ...
  • Kampeas, Stanley (Jewish Telegraphic Agency, 2021-08-21)
    "Stanley Aronowitz, a longtime activist and theorist who was hugely influential in the labor and civil rights movements, has died at 88." Click on the link above to access the rest of this biographical obituary.
  • Sachs, Jeffrey (SpringerOpen, 2020)
    Jeffrey Sachs contributed the chapter, "Sustainable Development Goals and Health: Toward a Revolution in Values," to the open access book, "Health of People, Health of Planet and Our Responsibility: Climate Change, Air ...
  • Harris, Zellig (American Philsophical Quarterly, 1976-10)
    The article, written by the prominent Jewish American linguist Zellig Harris "presents a theory of the structure r and information of sentences..." Click on the icon below to access the pdf of the document.
  • Bleaman, Isaac L. (BRILL - Journal of Jewish Languages, 2017)
    Uriel Weinreich was a renowned linguist, who, in addition to his work on linguistics generally, made significant contributions to both the study and teaching of Yiddish. This article is part of a special issue of the Journal ...
  • Chomsky, Noam (You Tube, 2013-09-06)
    A You Tube recording of a lecture delivered by Noam Chomsky at the 2013 Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute, held at the University of Michigan. Click on the first link above to view the You Tube.
  • Krugman, Paul (The New York Review of Booka, 2007-02-15)
    In this essay Paul Krugman argues that Milton Friedman, who like Krugman won a Nobel Prize in Economics, "was wrong on some issues, and sometimes seemed less than honest with his readers..." but was nevertheless "a great ...
  • Gordon, Matthew J. (Oxford Research Encyclopedia, 2017-05)
    Discussion of the career and contributions of one of the most prominent researchers in the field known as sociolinguistics. Includes a bibliography and links to digital material. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Howe, Irving; Lbio, Kenneth; Dickstein, Morris (New York University Press, 2005)
    The World of Our Fathers, which was a 1977 National Book Award Winner, describes the experience of Eastern European Jews who immigrated to New York. Click on the first link above to see the entry for the 30th anniversary ...



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