Category Archives: History

Presidential Paranoia and the News

Always read Dr. David Greenberg. At The American Prospect, David offers a tight, accurate snapshot of the Republican vituperation toward news media from its most paranoid poles, Nixon and Trump. The piece, like David’s books and writing generally, is very good … Continue reading

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Jet City Rockin’

Seattle is putting it’s money where its democracy is: out in public. Too bad the president won’t do the same. http://komonews.com/news/local/protesters-rally-in-seattle-call-on-trump-to-release-tax-returns  

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This Is How We Do

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Legitimate Allegiance

Perhaps too rarely, advocates manage to link the climate conundrum with one of the most powerful civic narratives, patriotism (which, as we know, is intensely dangerous in the wrong hands—and it’s often in the wrong hands). When it works, it’s … Continue reading

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We Are a Civic Tide

Today, well over a million people around the globe are marching to show their resistance to the ascent of a new American demagogue. The dynamics of this moment are complex, with roots that run deep in American history, and the history of … Continue reading

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