my Martian friend is confused as to why the very earthling institutional structure tasked with the job of “Protecting the Environment”…would pursue policies that actually harm the environment.Read More Explaining the Trump EPA to a Confused Martian
In this time of Fake News and Alternative Facts, we need a standard for discerning what is real and what is not. We need ways of sorting through the Alternative Facts and getting the Factual Facts. Fortunately, that’s pretty much what sociologists do every single minute of every day.Read More Lecture 10: Quantitative Research Methods
HOW THE DEBATE ON KNEELING IS DISTRACTING US FROM THE REAL ISSUE Let’s be clear, I’m on team take a knee. In fact, taking a knee is the very least that can be done. Unfortunately, the debate on whether or not one should take a knee, and under what conditions is sucking the oxygen away […]Read More Take a Knee, but Stay on Message
A HUMBLE ATTEMPT TO ADD CONTEXT AND ANALYSIS TO THE ESCALATING CONFLICT WITH NORTH KOREARead More The North Korean Pissing Match
There are certain features of liberalism that are foundational, without which there is no liberalism.Read More David Parkman on the Regressive Left
At this point, those who suffer from catastrophic climate events must be considered victims of the pro-corporate propaganda machine designed to deny reality in the face of science.Read More Harvey, Irma and The Panic that Never Happened
It is now undeniable that what was once vaunted as a marketplace of ideas is now nothing more than a boarded up strip-mall.Read More The Marketplace of Ideas is Closed for Business
After a number of conversations with my conservative friends as well as a survey of conservative sources, I’m forced to ask, “how hard is it to condemn Nazis?”Read More How Hard is it to Condemn Nazis?