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Professor emeritus of sociology, Queens College, CUNY. Online counselor at

Diaries published: 77 (302 days since last diary on Sun Jul 27, 2014 at 06:35 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 322 (302 days since last comment on Sun Jul 27, 2014 at 08:13 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 338

Total Comment Ratings: 613

Most Recommended Diary: Should Jews Support Israel?, 332 comments, 51 recommends

People Following mankoff: 2

mankoff's Most Recent Diaries:

Joan Rivers is a great comedian. I just noticed a video, that has gotten a great amount of attention, in which she is interviewed at an airport and comments on the Gaza crisis in terms of an analogy.
by mankoff
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Jul 27, 2014 at 06:35 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
The Tsarnaev brothers acts are indefensible, in part because of what they did--targeting innocent civilians for death and injury. But, they are indefensible for other reasons as well: a) the ...
by mankoff
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 06:06 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I consider it progress that the MSM has not automatically decided that Islamic jihadists, Arabs or other Muslims, home-grown or foreign, are the obvious perpetrators on the horrific events in Boston.
by mankoff
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 06:12 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
I am posting below a very important review by the Atlantic's Benjamin Schwartz of the most definitive historical work of what really happened just a bit more than 50 years ago and nearly inaugurated ...
by mankoff
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 05:59 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Like almost everyone across the political spectrum I was shocked that John Roberts was the decisive vote in favor of the Obama health care bill. I assumed it was most likely to be defeated unless ...
by mankoff
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Jul 10, 2012 at 03:13 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
OWS and its multitudinous offshoots have captured the imagination of many Americans, seem to be gathering increasing support as measured by public opinion polls, and have crossed the threshhold from ...
by mankoff
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Oct 25, 2011 at 09:14 AM PDT with 9 Recommends

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