Marshall Berman, 1940–2013

OBiTUARiES Marshal Berman, 1940–2013 Humanist Marxist and prophet of modern life, Marshall Berman passed away on 11 September 2013, aged 72. ^ He died of a heart attack, breakfasting with his son, in one of his favourite Upper West Side eateries, the Metro Diner. Marshall Howard Berman grew up in humble Jewish Morrisania in the […]

Understanding the holocaust

Many people are so struck by the distinctive enormity of what the Nazis, their supporters and their collaborators did to the Jews that they describe the Holocaust as unique: the systematic attempt to eradicate Jewry and its culture, there, then, was not just qualitatively different from other genocides but is also the limiting case of […]