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Monthly Archives: January 2019
Fenster writes: The American press has had a herky-jerk relationship with the Yellow Vests. The media avoided much mention of the protests when they first occurred, presumably banking on them fading away quickly. Then, when it became apparent that coverage … Continue reading
Fenster writes: You’ll recall the so-called Sokal Squared dust-up: three academics who were able to publish a series of outrageously fake articles in peer-reviewed critical studies journals. Fenster wrote about it here when the story broke. For many inside academe … Continue reading
Fenster writes: Here in the Wall Street Journal we find more cheery optimism about the world. This could all be true. It could possibly just be Pinkerian Pollyannism. Or perhaps it is both. As with disease, poverty is being eradicated … Continue reading
Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: In “Roma,” writer-director Alfonso Cuarón rationalizes chic aesthetic loop-the-loops by pretending to social consciousness. The movie concerns an indigenous maid who serves a white Mexican family. Though critics have compared it to Italian Neorealism, its canned … Continue reading