Barton Gellman’s article in the Atlantic, “The Election That Could Break America,” is perhaps the scariest piece I’ve read about the election yet—it was even published early because of its urgency. Fascism is at our doorstep. Continue reading The Election That Could Break America
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If you read one short article about the state of contemporary America it should be George Packer’s “We Are Living in a Failed State: The coronavirus didn’t break America. It revealed what was already broken” in The Atlantic. The essay captures our attention in its very first paragraphs.
When the virus came here, it found a country with serious underlying conditions, and it exploited them ruthlessly. Continue reading George Packer “We Are Living in a Failed State”
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We can see the mudslinging already. Trump’s attacks on Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Ilhan Omar and other members of the “squad” as left extremists is just setting the tone for the 2020 election season. Continue reading What Is Socialism in 2020?
Ilhan Omar, a Democratic congresswoman from Minnesota, recently penned a thoughtful and moving op-ed in the New York Times, “It Is Not Enough to Condemn Trump’s Racism.” Continue reading Ilhan Omar: “It Is Not Enough to Condemn Trump’s Racism”