Michael Goldfarb appears in the following:
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
The Great Depression produced some of the greatest novelists in United States history: John Steinbeck, John Dos Passos, Zora Neale Hurston, Nathanael West. In 2011, as the U.S. recovers from the worst economic disaster since the Great Depression, our next guest wonders why the Great Recession hasn't yet generated a book like "The Grapes of Wrath." Michael Goldfarb is a freelance reporter. His article, "Where Are Today's Steinbecks?" appeared on the BBC.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Michael Goldfarb discusses the emancipation of Europe’s Jews in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Emancipation: How Liberating Europe's Jews from the Ghetto Led to Revolution and Renaissance gives a account of how Jews ushered in a second renaissance after they were freed from their ghettos, and how within a century, Marx, Freud, and Einstein revolutionized politics, human science, and physics that continue to shape our world.
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Winston Churchill coined the phrase "The Special Relationship" 60 years ago to describe the relations between the U.S. and the U.K. But now, a senior British parliamentary committee is trying to move away from the phrase, stating that the U.K. needs to stand up to Washington and start saying "no."