A shakeup is at hand within the agency leasing team that handles the sizeable Manhattan office portfolio of the real estate investment company TF Cornerstone.
Matt Leon, a young and upcoming executive at the real estate services firm Newmark Knight Frank, will be taking over as head of the leasing team that represents TF Cornerstone’s collection of properties, which includes the midtown trophy building Carnegie Hall Tower, 645 Madison Avenue and 387 Park Avenue South.
An up-and-coming writer named Brad Pitt has a piece on Vanity Fair‘s Web site in which he nominates Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch, to the magazine’s "Hall of Fame." (Not, it should be noted, to the magazine’s Best-Dressed List: International Hall of Fame.)
Mr. Pitt offers Read More
The trial and punishment of the late Saddam Hussein ought to have been accomplished with respect for law and human dignity—not necessarily because the former dictator deserved such consideration, but because all who have died in the name of democracy over the past three years certainly do.
Instead, his hurried hanging at dawn by a Read More
Among the favorite themes lately for White House spokesmen, both official and unofficial, is Saddam Hussein’s horrific record of human-rights violations. Saddam’s abuse of his own citizens is often cited these days to justify the war in Iraq, which no longer seems to have been absolutely necessary to defend us from his forbidden arsenal (which Read More
As a journalist, I’ve often thought of writing about prison rape and never lifted a finger. Something held me back. I understood that this was a fringe issue, that it was nearly impossible to stir sympathy for prisoners. When I brought the subject up in social situations, people expressed complete indifference to the victimization of Read More