Scott Brinton
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I remember bright yellow trams as they lumbered along a virtually lifeless Vitosha Boulevard in Sofia, Bulgaria’s capital. They squeaked and creaked as they . . . more
I hadn’t truly understood or appreciated the mindset of an 18-year-old black woman until I read Amon Brown’s excellent article, “Black Lives Matter rallies in East Meadow,” published recently in the Heralds. Brown, who is 18 and African-American . . . more
Much of the Middle East now lies in tatters, ripped to shreds by terrorists. Why can this region find no peace? Why is it continually in conflict? The reasons are numerous. more
The bestseller “Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen,” by Christopher McDougall, was published shortly before I took up running again in 2010, after a long hiatus. more
In November 2000, I was 33 and thought I had it all figured out. I was a journalist. I reported on elections. I was politically savvy, I told myself. I recall a conversation I had . . . more
I grew up in Yaphank, a 14-square-mile hamlet in Suffolk County, virtually in the middle of Long Island. (The community to the north is, in fact, called Middle Island.) I remember . . . more
I have a thesis that will be highly unpopular among –– and wildly derided by –– 30 to 40 percent of the liberal left: Sen. Bernie Sanders is out of touch with reality. more
I covered Donald Trump long before he ran for president. It was the mid-2000s, and the American economy was tanking –– big time. The Donald wanted to construct a posh, $24 million, 86,000-square-foot catering hall called Trump on the Ocean . . . more
In 2002, Hillary Clinton was rebuilding her tattered image –– and life. It was at that moment that our paths crossed, albeit only for a day. I’m happy they did. Barring unforeseen events, I have little doubt that she will become the first woman president later this year, and someday in the distant future I’ll be able tell my grandchildren that I interviewed and photographed her. more
President Obama was officially sworn in for his second term on Sunday, and the inauguration festivities got under way early on Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. more
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