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The greatest danger in talking about privilege instead of rights
I'm thinking again about privilege because I got into a discussion on Facebook that, no surprise, went nowhere. A friend said, "Every Africa
How cultists read: gun nuts and the Constitution, SJWs and the Letter fr...
For new readers: I often criticize extremists whose goals I share for the same reason George Orwell, a democratic socialist, criticized auth
Lotus - Surviving a Dark Time: 222.7 - The pursuit of profit is the base...
The pursuit of profit is the baseline cause of economic injustices. And yes, that pursuit of profit distorts our economy and our society. Th
The gentrification of “Sesame Street”: Cashing out, once and for all, fr...
"Sesame Street" hasn't only been sponsored by the letter "Z" for a while, but here's why the shift to HBO matters
French Couple Dies While Hiking Amid Triple-Digit Heat in New Mexico; So...
A French couple died while hiking in New Mexico last week during oppressive heat while their 9-year-old son, who was hiking with them, survi
A beginner's guide to "Social Justice Warriors" in the F&a...
I don't like "social justice warrior" as a name, but that's what the internet calls the angry identitarians who love to mob, threaten, and d
For Mary Robinette Kowal and other "anti-racists" who insist a person in...
This is in response to How to tell when MRK is angry, which is in response to a discussion in the comments at Please stop with the death thr
Mitch McConnell's Freighted Ties to a Shadowy Shipping Company
After drugs were found aboard the Ping May, a vessel owned by his wife’s family’s company, Colombian authorities are investigating.
Martin Scorsese is Producing a Documentary on The Grateful Dead
Martin Scorsese will co-executive produce an authorized feature documentary on the Grateful Dead in honor of the band’s 50th anniversary. De
Reza Aslan strikes back: “A real lack of sophistication” in Bill Maher d...
The scholar responds to Bill Maher, Sam Harris and Ben Affleck's argument over radical Islam
Paul Krugman debunks David Brooks: Why his latest column is an epic subt...
The economist explains what’s really behind our “show-off society”