Is the Party Over?
August 12, 2016 |
For political junkies, presidential nominating conventions are destination television. It’s ritualistic theatre as, almost without exception in living memory, the presumptiv...
Gun Control: Right Trumps Rights
July 28, 2016 |
David Cole makes a convincing case, worth bearing in mind as the presidential race erupts, that American gun violence is at heart a function of democracy at its best. “The NRA...
France’s Fear is More Troubling than Trump
July 21, 2016 |
In the media cacophony over Donald Trump’s wife’s possible apocalyptic pilfering of pensées from Michelle Obama, you might have missed word about the gay vegetarian mayor o...
‘Inclusion’ to the Exclusion of Religious Freedom
July 15, 2016 |
We’ve become habituated to associating loss of freedom with decisive, often violent, acts.
It’s worth, though, heeding the emerging voices warning us that freedom’s loss...