Daily Archives: April 1, 2018

Ethnic Nationalism For Me, But Not For Thee

In his brief TAC essay “In Defense of Ethnic Nationalism”, Skomantas Pocius, a Ph.D. candidate in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, and a native Lithuanian, riffs on this venerable theme: The story of Lithuania should … Continue reading

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NYT: “World Ends: Women & Minorities Hit Hardest”

For about the 800,00th time, the NYT platforms yet another variation of this old Mort Sahl joke. Art imitates life.

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Happy Easter from the NYT!

12+ hours later from my previous post on lead NYT stories and it’s still pretty much the same thing. While Google completely ignores Easter (the equivalent of flipping its middle finger to white Christians), here are the lead evening stories … Continue reading

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Foolish Grad School Decisions

So, maybe getting that PhD in African art history was not such a smart thing after all… for a (((white))) girl. It might’ve worked in 2008, but not in virtue-spiraling 2018: The Brooklyn Museum has sparked outrage in the black … Continue reading

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Germany’s New “Brand” of Anti-Semitism

The WSJ piece Drudge linked to has got some howlers (“Germany Struggles With an Unfamiliar Form of Anti-Semitism”). The first paragraph actually begins (no, this isn’t parody): BERLIN— Solomon Michalski loved going to his new school on a leafy Berlin … Continue reading

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XTC – Easter Theatre (1999)

It’s my annual Easter ritual to repost this most gorgeous of songs. As an XTC fanatic, it is, in my humble opinion, the absolute high point of Andy Partridge’s stellar songwriting career (a ‘fact’ I once had the pleasure of … Continue reading

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