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

By Stan Persky | June 3, 2019

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 | May 20, 2019

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 | April 14, 2019

POTUS takes a snooze.

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Alexander Meiklejohn: Free Speech Theorist, Teacher, and Activist

By R. J. Rowan | January 31, 2019

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 | January 17, 2019

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

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MeMeMe! … and It

By Stan Persky | October 20, 2018

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 | September 2, 2018

The message from John McCain’s funeral.

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After the Asshole Apocalypse

By Daniel Gawthrop | August 27, 2018

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

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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Who in Hell Writes This Crap, Anyway?

By Brian Fawcett | August 9, 2018

Brian Fawcett reads the jacket copy of a science fiction novel

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Writing Old Age

By George Stanley | August 7, 2018

Old Age and Writing are disturbed by thought. Three George Stanley poems.

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