Donald Trump sucking all of the oxygen out of the new cycle once again means the attack on Salman Rushdie might not have received the attention it deserves. For the most part, his stabbing was ground through the grotesque machine of news we all turn together these days. Plenty of…
Chances are the American flag means something different to each of us. Maybe you raise one outside your house on a flag pole every day. Maybe it's…
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A lovely early morning gift from my friend Julia today: Two copies of The New Yorker. She handed me these when we met for coffee at a relatively new…
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Hurry up children, the bell is ringing.
Saturday was the Gay Pride Parade. If you dislike frat-parties, over-zealous celebrations, and the bacchanalia that can take over a populace, this will…
When President Obama was elected in 2008 I hoped to hear two things in his first inaugural. The first was the word “revolution.” After the Bush…
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I don’t know if you saw this picture in the NY Times yesterday. It accompanied an article by Ezra Klein about how the internet follows the example of…
It is less than thrilling that Christian fascists now threaten American democracy. America is the only country to have been born. This means it can die…
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