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Opinion

Missing Debates, Missing the Point

Ken Walles, running for town supervisor, declared that a Zoom debate was not a debate at all. If ever we heard a bigger cop-out from a candidate, we can’t recall it.

Oct 14, 2021
Not Curfews Again

Seeking re-election, East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc has proposed landing and takeoff curfews, something that was tried before and failed to cut down on noise.

Oct 14, 2021
A Trustees Correction

In an editorial last week, the election date that will establish staggered terms for East Hampton Town trustees was misstated.

Oct 14, 2021
The Mast-Head: Behind the Junk

It seems to me that we Americans assume that the things we surround ourselves with are made not by actual people, but through some form of immaculate extrusion.

Oct 14, 2021
The Shipwreck Rose: Artificial Stupidity

It’s 2021 and the voices of artificial intelligence that call our landlines attempting grand larceny never sound as human as Hal 9000 did.

Oct 14, 2021
Gristmill: Strike, Hollywood, Strike

How about the worker bees getting their due for a change?

Oct 14, 2021
Point of View: Well, Shut My Mouth!

When I interrupt, it isn’t because I want to stifle discussion, it’s because I want to extend it.

Oct 14, 2021
Guestwords: Game 7, St. Louis, 1946

Recollections of a day in Missouri when everyone was a Cardinal.

Oct 14, 2021
Facebook Knew and Did Nothing

Now comes word that Facebook’s leadership knew the harm that it and its apps did and that, far from being something they tried to stop, it was the company’s business model.

Oct 7, 2021
New Focus on Town Trustees

With voting to begin in three weeks in an important election cycle, a promising change to the way the East Hampton Town Trustees will be chosen is ahead.

Oct 7, 2021
The Mast-Head: Out of the Box

There is a deepening frustration with the East End’s direction.

Oct 7, 2021
The Shipwreck Rose: Swimming to Oblivion

How pleasant it must have been to be an inhabitant of that now-distant Cheever America of General Electric affluence, Buicks and Panasonics, and 10,000 swimming pools.

Oct 7, 2021