Daily Archives: March 19, 2018

Devine: The Challenge of the Alt-Right

Philip Devine, a professor at Providence College, discusses “The challenge of the alt-right”: [The Alt Right] rejects liberalism root and branch, including the sorts of liberalism Americans call conservative. Its unabashed tribalism is a response to the failings of both … Continue reading

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NYT: Stop Apologizing for Being Elite

Susan Jacoby has a column in the NYT actually called “Stop Apologizing for Being Elite”. I am continually awestruck at how tone deaf the NYT can be. When is the last time you’ve seen or heard any member of the … Continue reading

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The Skinhead Lesbian & Saint Camera Hogg

“‘Skinhead Lesbian’ Tweet About Parkland Student Ends Maine Republican’s Candidacy” reads the NYT’s story title, which made me chuckle: A Republican candidate for the Maine State House who disparaged two teenage survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., dropped … Continue reading

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Emily Dickinson is Now a “Lesbian Feminist Hero”

“How Molly Shannon Brought Emily Dickinson Out of the Closet as a ‘Lesbian Feminist Hero’” is the header to the Variety story: South by Southwest isn’t typically associated with movies that have a literary pedigree. But the film festival scored … Continue reading

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