The blood sport continues
A chance interaction with an Instagram video makes one wonder. . . but only a little
The evangelical-fascist movement won an enormous victory at SCOTUS. So what do we do now?
Both the political right and left claim to represent most Americans… but do either?
Who is to blame for the planet’s increasingly inevitable ecological collapse? I am not asking whether climate change is a product of human action or not (of course it is) — what I am asking is whether the crisis is being driven largely by corporate greed and government corruption or if we (i.e. the consumers […]
A brief meditation on the legacy of Rodney King and the future after Derek Chauvin
House Bill 358 — Continuing the War Against Transgender North Carolinians
We weren’t prepared. We’re still not prepared.
So Amber Guyger was convicted. She is the off-duty Dallas cop who shot and killed her neighbor because she thought he was an intruder in her apartment and not, as it turned out, the other way around. Geiger is white. Her victim, Botham Jean, is black. The story fell into a strange place within the […]
In the Summer 1993 issue of Foreign Affairs, the late Samuel P. Huntington published an essay titled “The Clash of Civilizations?”. The essay’s thesis has maintained an extraordinarily high value over the ensuing decades. In many ways, it became the dominant narrative among certain elements of the political right, particularly in the years immediately following […]