May 17, 2018

The Split Screen View in Jerusalem and...

One split screen wasn’t really enough for the asymmetries we’re looking at now, but there it was: Ivanka unveiling the Trump embassy plaque in Jerusalem,...| More
May 10, 2018

Trump Goes Rogue In Iran

Dropping out of the Iran nuclear deal has the feel of dropping into the John Bolton phase of the Trump era.  Trump in Full. Trump...| More
May 8, 2018

Lisa Halliday’s ‘Asymmetry’

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May 3, 2018

Marx at 200

A specter is haunting human affairs these days: it’s the thought that Karl Marx (on his 200th birthday this week) may have been more right...| More
April 26, 2018

The Secret Life of Trees

Henry David Thoreau founded our literature of trees, glorying in the Eastern White Pine as the “emblem of my life,” to stand for “the West,...| More
April 17, 2018

Barbara Ehrenreich on the Cult of Wellness

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April 12, 2018

Facebook & the Reign of Surveillance Capitalism

Three questions they didn’t get Mark Zuckerberg to consider. For openers: that leak of 87 million identities to Cambridge Analytica: was it a bug in...| More
April 5, 2018

The Teachers’ Revolt

There’s a quick, strange turn in our weather and it’s not just springtime. Public school classrooms, oddly enough, are the source of the storm winds:...| More
March 15, 2018

Reviving the King

Martin Luther King Jr. comes to seem larger in his absence these last 50 years, himself a cosmos, in Walt Whitman speak, containing multitudes—and not...| More
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