ON CHILDISH GAMBINO’S THIS IS AMERICARead More Sociology in Song
Though Lincoln is often described as being well-liked and charismatic, does this translate to telegenic. If Abraham Lincoln were to take to the podium on a televised debate with, say, Oprah, how would he be received?Read More Abraham Lincoln was no Oprah Winfrey
All over the country, we see monuments to those who, under any other conceivable context would be defined as traitors, criminals or, in our modern parlance, terrorists.Read More What Was the Deadliest Terrorist Group the U.S. Ever Faced?
Group closure and ideological tunnel vision are an impediment to political progress that especially hurts the left
WHEN WE STAND ALONE, WE FALL. WHEN WE STAND TOGETHER, WE RISE. It’s been a while since I’ve posted a Music Moment. This was a pretty powerful statement.Read More Don’t Stay Silent
Now, with President Trump as the role model, there’s no reason to think that his success will be interpreted as anything less than an invitation for the Monstrous Deplorables to act on their hatred.Read More The Trump Effect
ICONIC SIXTIES MOVEMENT LEADER REFLECTS ON HIS LIFE Tom Hayden was a founder of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and one of the authors of the inspiring Port Huron Statement. As such, Hayden was instrumental in redefining American Liberalism as a movement dedicated to equality, peace and justice. Those dedicated to these values, […]Read More RIP Tom Hayden
“ANTI-ABORTION” IS ABOUT CONTROLLING FEMALE SEXUALITY It always has been, and remains, my thesis that the rampant Trumpaphobio among the right-wing establishment has little to do with the Donald’s actual policy positions. That is clearly not the case, as Trump is a stalwart defender of the corporatocracy. The problem that the corporate elite have with […]Read More Trump, Abortion and the Puritan Ethic