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BREAKING UP BIG TECH

“The rule of law, absent from American business for several decades, may be on its way back,” Mott Stoller opines in the Guardian.

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THE GREAT DERANGEMENT

While the “mainstream” “news” media and our current slew of apocalyptic Republicans go on denying climate change, the reality of climate change continues apace. Amitav Ghosh’s “The Great Derangement” examines the central conundrum of our time: why humanity continues to … Continue reading

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SARAH HUCKABEE SANDERS THINKS THAT PREVENTING MASSACRES OF AMERICANS HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH MORALITY

I don’t have the stomach to actually watch Fox “News” in real time, so I thank Raw Story for pre-digesting a travesty appearance by Sanders. She demonstrated again that she is a narcissistic, sleazy, duplicitous hypocrite, pivoting from the GOP’s … Continue reading

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TIMES HAVE CHANGED

I was talking to someone my age who recalled that back in the 1970s, it was the kids in class who were demonstrably launched on an arts or science track who were considered A-list, while the kids were going to … Continue reading

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DEMS NEED TO FOLLOW SEN. SANDERS’ LEAD

In The War on the Arts in America, I describe how “The Triumph of Militarism”–our ever-more gargantuan military budget and the concomitant cutting of everything else–as well as “Media Malfunction”–the gradual expulsion from the “mainstream” media of most cultural coverage–have … Continue reading

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MOSCOW MITCH DOESN’T LIKE BEING CAUGHT DEAD TO RIGHTS,

does he? Shout it from the rooftops!!

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TRUMP’S LIES, PARANOID FANTASIES, AND HALLUCINATIONS

It’s long past time that the Democrats start calling them what they are.

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DRYADS ALIGHT IN PARIS

Three weeks ago, Patricia Mears gave me an advance copy of “Ballerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse,” the catalogue for the upcoming FIT exhibit. It was even more beautiful than I’d expected: Vendome’s printing and reproductions are so pristine. I love the … Continue reading

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THE WASHINGTON POST LIES ABOIUT NUCLEAR POWER

Its August 25 editorial fulminating against the Green New Deal contained a piƱata of lies that encourage the suspicion that it was really written by an energy industry PR department. Why does the Post think it can still ballyhoo the … Continue reading

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McCONNELL & THE GOP’S DEPRAVED INDIFFERENCE TO AMERICAN LIFE

Can it be overcome after today’s mass shootings? And if Moscow Mitch thinks that standing on a podium and waving a gun at the audience is going to get him re-elected, he’s got another thing coming. He must be defeated, … Continue reading

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