Martin Levinson

Martin Levinson

Show BioHide BioMartin H. Levinson is the author of nine books and numerous articles, plays, and poems on various subjects. He is a member of the Authors Guild, National Book Critics Circle, and the book review editor for ETC: A Review of General Semantics. His website can be accessed at

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How Do I Love Me? (Sonnets from the Pekinese 43)

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By Martin H. Levinson   How do I love me? Let me count the ways. I love me when I rise at break of day, staggering around blindly in a haze in search of car keys sadly gone astray. I love me when I say a careless thing that I regret cannot be taken back. ... More »

A Modern Arcadia

Published 1y ago -

By Martin H. Levinson 27 November 2016 South of Brooklyn west of the Hudson there’s a land packed with pissed off men and upright women who don’t like things the way they are in rust belt towns, exurb villages, red state, alt hate, millions of Muslims ... More »

Vox Pop, Vox Trump

Published 2y ago -

By Martin H. Levinson Anderson Cooper sticks a mic in front of my face on Central Park South in New York City, cues the camera, asks “Why are you voting for Donald Trump?” as if he cares about what a nobody from from Bensonhurst Brooklyn really thi... More »

Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition

Published 2y ago -

By Martin H. Levinson If we all owned guns we’d get faster service at the DMV, be listened to more respectfully in the office. Muggers would think twice about robbing Jesus on the street because the son of God could be packing a pistol and passersby might ta... More »

Out-of-the-Box Economic Solutions for Tough Times

Published 3y ago -

Bold, clever, and useful ideas to keep people working and optimistic are vital in tough economic times. Here are five such notions that fit the bill. I. Devise Impossible-to-Complete Public Works Projects Public works projects that get completed do little to h... More »

Privatizing Schools for Fun and Profit

Published 3y ago -

Many Americans believe the job of educating children should be shifted to the private sector to save money and to provide better instruction to children. A number of localities have already begun to move in this direction and scores of others are considering t... More »

More Special Interest Groups Required

Published 3y ago -

Many Americans identify themselves through compound forms based on national or regional origin—African-American, Italian-American, Irish-American, Mexican-American, etc. Such individuals often band together and hold parades, have parties, and get politicians... More »

Top Five New Mental Disorders of 2015

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The following are five new mental disorders that have been included in the American Psychiatric Association’s 2015 edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the reference book for those working in the field of mental hea... More »

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