In politics timing is everything. All intelligent political criticism proceeds from this premise. Unintelligent criticism not so much. The next three months will be crucial for the fate of democracy in the U.S. And the outcome of the November election will determine whether the American system of government can furnish even minimally decent and effectiveContinue reading “Now Is Not the Time to Polemicize Against A Broad Anti-Trump Coalition”
Indiana University is doing an admirable job of producing webinars and videos to help students, faculty, and staff prepare for the return of students, the reopening of campus, and the start of the Fall semester. These digital efforts are professional and serious, as one would expect from one of the most professional and digitally-sophisticated universitiesContinue reading “Keeping IU Healthy? I’m Not Persuaded”
We are living through a conjuncture of deadly serious and seriously deadly crises. With each passing day Donald Trump behaves with greater malevolence and madness. His defeat becomes more and more imperative to more and more people. And yet a certain kind of sniping at Joe Biden, the only candidate who can defeat Trump, continues fromContinue reading “Joe Biden is Not an Anarchist, And This Shocks and Upsets You? Really?”
Some Further Thoughts on the Meanings of the Portland Protests and the Perils of Continued Confrontation
These days I spend too much time thinking. There is so little else to do. And so much to think about. I created this blog as an outlet for my thinking, as a space for me to record, at least for myself, my ongoing thinking, and to share my thoughts with those who may beContinue reading “Some Further Thoughts on the Meanings of the Portland Protests and the Perils of Continued Confrontation”
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