Increase regulations or remove the safety net?
Jesse Walker has written a nice remembrance of the anarchist Colin Ward.
“The dwarf sees farther than the giant, when he has the giant's shoulder to mount on."
But what would bring Tiger back? Does anybody think he would go to confession? I mean, heck, Bill Clinton still thinks he has the moral upper hand on Ken Starr.
Three years ago, I could not imagine Ron Paul winning the CPAC straw poll. Now he has. The doom and gloom evoked by the rich and powerful are realities in a fallen world, but we should not fail to think about the good.
Does the idea of corporate personhood create a strange new god before which we prostrate ourselves?
The American economy has been marked by a tremendous concentration of private power over the past 50 years. The only question is not whether this should be reversed, but how it should be done.
Yes, a good dinner conversation is akin to chimps licking fleas off each other because it is a way of bonding and establishing relationships and hierarchies within the group.
For years, two-faced Republican demagogues have served up phony-baloney about how much they love little country churches, Norman Rockwell paintings, and old-fashioned American life, even while they were simultaneously encouraging government...
What we need today is not a generation that is “spiritual, not religious.” I would argue that what is needed is the studied capacity to be “religious, not spiritual."