CONCEITS OF THE FOGY SET... Old People Need to Get Over Ourselves!
In the last few years I've had between one and six transgender students on my class roster. This is great! But where were these students in the first two and a half decades of my career? Well, they were there.
The seemingly sudden campaign against Critical Race Theory is just one small episode in a larger series of battles to control public knowledge and the accepted narrative.
The future of democratic progress is in the hands of a party rung by Joe Biden and being manipulated by Joe Manchin. Yeah. That's not a good sign.
The twisted dance between capitalism and disease is not just a contingency, it is incorporated into the DNA of our political economy.
Its turn away from governing to the cynical exercise of power and obstruction is an intentional, strategic decision made by its elite and exercised by those who do the work of the institution. So long as this strategy works, it is unreasonable to believe that we'll see any significant changes to how the party functions going forward.