I’m cheaper than I am smart.
How Equality Makes Us Better (and Stupid)
Hidden Springs Lane. The concept of equality lies at the heart of the American system. School children learn by heart (or used to) those memorable lines from the Declaration of Independence: “We hold… [more]
Dollarocracy: Money-Power, Media-Framed Elections and Inequality
When searching for semi-precious stones, one must at times loosen jewels from the mineral deposits in which they’re locked. This consideration applies to books as well as nature’s treasures. One… [more]
The Foal of an Ass, A Crown of Thorns, and 80 Linear Feet of Base Shoe
Rock Island, Il The day for greeting my swarthy brethren with “Xristos Almosti!” has come and gone. (A Greco-Rus hybrid response might be “Alithos Notyetski!”) The best part of Palm Sunday,… [more]
Mary Berry (Wendell’s daughter, and an occasional contributor here) has founded The Berry Center to continue her family’s work to buttress the economic well-being of small farmers, and the organization has pushed forward with its programs very quickly.
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