Friday, September 20, 2019

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The Many Myths of Media Bias

By Stan Persky | 2019 September 20

Paul Starr reviews two recent books about the current state of contemporary media. All “fake news” or is the story more complicated?

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China’s Black Weekend

By Ian Johnson | 2019 August 24

To understand what’s happening in Hong Kong, you have to understand the Chinese Communist Party. Ian Johnson on “China’s Black Weekend.”

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Once in Europa: What do the 2019 EU election results mean?

By Stan Persky | 2019 June 3

The rightwing populist tsunami didn’t happen; Greens blossom; Europe fragments, pro-EU majority maintained.

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Sonnet About Orpheus (Where)

By Stan Persky | 2019 May 20

Singing the Lord’s song in a strange land.

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Trump Prose Poem, a.k.a. Potus Takes a Snooze

By Stan Persky | 2019 April 14

POTUS takes a snooze.

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Alexander Meiklejohn: Free Speech Theorist, Teacher, and Activist

By R. J. Rowan | 2019 January 31

Bob Rowan tells a free speech story about a too-little-known American philosopher, Alexander Meiklejohn.

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Old People’s Socialist League

By Sidney Australia | 2019 January 17

Old Socialists, Unite. You have nothing to lose but your walkers.

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MeMeMe! … and It

By Stan Persky | 2018 October 20

Stan Persky tries to get through the day… a day all about, well, Stan Persky.

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McCain’s Meme

By Stan Persky | 2018 September 2

The message from John McCain’s funeral.

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After the Asshole Apocalypse

By Daniel Gawthrop | 2018 August 27

How to keep thinking during and after the Apocalypse. Dan Gawthrop has a few practical suggestions.

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