America today

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

In the pantheon of visual metaphors for America today, this is the money shot. pic.twitter.com/09COuDutBC — David Simon (@AoDespair) September 7, 2017 David Simon is right. The image is not doctored in any way, if you are thinking of that.

Review: Rebecca Stott – “In the Days of Rain: A Daughter, a Father, a Cult”

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

I give this book 3/5.

Chomsky’s preface to Michael Albert’s new “Practical Utopia”

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

This is a great read, the start to a new book; this preface is written by Noam Chomsky and covers very recent events.

Trump’s closest friends in government, explained

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Naomi Klein introduces Trump’s team. This is a worthwhile read.

It’s wrong to think Trump acted well when he got rid of TTP

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

A few lines from Naomi Klein, explaining why Trump seemed like he was acting well by getting rid of the TTP, but really acted in his own best, personal interest.