Michael Goldfarb

London Correspondent of Globalpost.com

Michael Goldfarb appears in the following:

What Bruce Springsteen Can Teach You About the Election

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

One Bruce Springsteen track released more than three decades ago captures the economic and cultural atmosphere of this year's election.

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Where's the Great Art from the Great Recession?

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.

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The Liberation of European Jews

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.

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Redefining the 'Special Relationship' Between the US and the UK

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."


G-20 Leaders Descend on Pittsburgh

Thursday, September 24, 2009

The G20 summit kicks off in Pittsburgh today. Leaders from the world's biggest economies are gathering in the Steel City to develop plans for repairing the wounded global economy, ref...


Deepening Trouble for Prime Minister Gordon Brown

Friday, June 05, 2009

The British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will meet with President Obama on the beaches of Normandy, France, tomorrow in commemoration of the 65th anniversary of D-Day. This happens whi...