Five-Page Ballot, BBC4 "letter from America," 10/25/04
in English, It's Hard to Translate (on "the ownership society"), Los
Angeles Times, 10/10/04
War of Words, BBC4 "letter from America," 8/29/04
Pigeonhole Dems, GOPers ("centrist" and "moderate") Newsday,
Aug. 31, 2004
Torture English to Soft-Pedal Abuse Newsday, May 20, 2004
Impediments (the Democrats and "values") from the March, 2004 American
Them's Fightin' Words (what to call the enemy in Iraq), Los Angeles Times, 11/30/03
from the 9/1/03 American Prospect.
In Mideast, language of compromise does exist (San Jose Mercury News, 6/8/03)
May Be Banal But It's Bad News; Seeing, hearing and speaking evil,
San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday Insight Section, February 16, 2002.
Is On the Tip of Our Many Tongues (on the importance of maintaining
strategic languages), Washington Post Sunday Outlook
section, Dec. 9, 2001.
September 11, We're Watching Our Words (The end of irony?) from
the Los Angeles Times Sunday Opinion section, Nov. 4,
All Started with Robespierre (the history of
'terrorism'), the San Francisco Chronicle Insight
section, Sunday, October 28, 2001.
Infidel (on translating between secular and religious language),
"Fresh Air" commentary,
October 15, 2001.
Too Far (on naming military operations), San Jose Mercury News Sunday
Perspective section, Sept. 30, 2001.
Fail: The Stilted Language of Tragedy, Los Angeles Times
Sunday Opinion section, Sept. 16, 2001.