Ruy Teixeira is jilted. But is he also right?
Democrats need an economic message as the GOP doubles down on trickle-down.
A short read parsing rejection letters, remembering Bart Giamatti, and learning from the Phillie Phanatic.
We Owe Ourselves More Than Columbus
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I first learned about Francis Fukuyama’s “end of history” thesis in an undergraduate international relations class in 1999 or 2000. We also learned…
A short reflection on the ecology of the PA Turnpike; Two Springsteen shows 14 years apart show what little progress we've made on food security.
A short collection of decent suggestions to end the week.
A few minutes on tourist traps, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and turning your compulsions into something healthy.
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Small Bits with Links to More
A short post about Crane's school-boy crush from a letter unearthed by Paul Auster (and my tenuous connections).
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