Yesterday, I offered up a positive review of Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow. Now, I present some salient criticism on what the book failed to include.
Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow is already a national bestseller, so it certainly doesn’t need another positive review. But here’s one anyway!
Author Lionel Shriver recently gave a speech wherein she complained about criticisms of “cultural appropriation.” Was she on to something, or just making lazy arguments in defense of privilege and entitlement?
Seems all it takes is Donald Trump doing well in a poll or two and it’s like the sky is falling.
Trump is not an example of “the banality of evil.” In fact, he’s pretty much the exact opposite.
The way US media are approaching this Presidential election is an absolute disgrace.
Fifteen years ago yesterday, the United States was attacked in a way it never had been before. It changed our country, perhaps forever.
I’ve written about American politics many times over the last several months, gradually putting together a broad survey of how our political culture works. Time to lay it all out!
Do you remember the Yugoslav Wars of the ’90s? Kosovo, Bosnia, and all that? If you’re American, you could be forgiven for not remembering. It’s time to bring up a chapter not often discussed in this country.
Imagine there’s a state-within-the-state: a shadow government that hides in plain sight. You don’t have to imagine it. It’s real.