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Benson: Vladimir Putin and the Crimea

March 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Three weeks ago, Hillary Clinton spoke at a fundraiser at Long Beach, Calif., and suggested that Vladimir Putin’s actions in Crimea equaled those of Adolf Hitler eight decades ago.
She said, “Now if this sounds familiar, it’s what Hitler did b…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Benson: Vladimir Putin and the Crimea

March 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Three weeks ago, Hillary Clinton spoke at a fundraiser at Long Beach, Calif., and suggested that Vladimir Putin’s actions in Crimea equaled those of Adolf Hitler eight decades ago.
She said, “Now if this sounds familiar, it’s what Hitler did b…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Benson: English vs. French

January 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

Edgar Allan Poe first saw in print his poem “The Raven” on Jan. 29, 1845. You might recall from high school literature that the raven visited the poet on a cold December night and would say only one word, “Nevermore,” a word that rhymed with …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Benson: English vs. French

January 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

Edgar Allan Poe first saw in print his poem “The Raven” on Jan. 29, 1845. You might recall from high school literature that the raven visited the poet on a cold December night and would say only one word, “Nevermore,” a word that rhymed with …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Benson: The world needs the next personal computer-like idea

June 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

teve Jobs and Steve Wozniak grew up in the ’60s, in California’s counter-culture. The musician Bono explained their influence: “The people who invented the 21st century were sandal-wearing hippies from the West Coast, like Steve Jobs, because they saw differently. The hierarchical systems of the East Coast, England, Germany and Japan do not encourage this different thinking.” Continue Reading