Category: Politics


2015: The Year In Review

If you could do 2015 all over again, would you want to? Here’s a summary of information and events to help you relive what happened and decide.


Cracks in the Liberal Order

“It’s still wise to bet on the current order… and against its enemies and rivals and would-be saboteurs, but, after liberalism’s year of living dangerously, for the first time in a long time it might make sense to hedge that bet.”


R Vegas Debate(s) Live-Love-Hate Feed and Open Thread

Those without Twitter accounts, probably watching if at all on semi-functional console TVs adapted for digital over-the-air, inherited from your grandparents, are welcome to participate in the open thread.


Trump is Bad for Children

On one level, I’ve already grown accustomed to Donald Trump saying things that threatened the safety and health of my patients. I just never expected it to get this bad.


Food for Thought

It was the worst of times, it was the worst of times.


Only the Right Believes in Class Conflict Anymore

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren may still keep alive the embers of Old Left workerism, and the latter is still barely detectable in traditional Democratic Party rhetoric and residual connections to organized labor, but in American politics today class conflict as the engine of history seems now to be a concept mainly of the Right.