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Lessons from Across the Pond?

Fenster writes: Are there lessons to be learned from the messages from across the pond?  

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Trillin X 2

Fenster writes: Two takes on Calvin Trillin.  Food and killing.

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Sokal Redux?

Fenster writes: When making sense no longer makes sense it is very tempting to stop making sense, this urge itself a form of sense-making.  In 1984 the interrogator tells Winston Smith that two and two can equal five if the … Continue reading

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Radical Thought

Paleo Retiree writes:

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Left, Right, Left, Right, Left

Fenster writes: Ah, the times in which we live.   Here is Michael Lind, once conservative, then a critic of conservatism, now writing an article not for Salon but for the Trumpist journal American Affairs. Is this a conservative piece? … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: How organic is your organic milk? Does Allan Benton make America’s best bacon? My wife and I think he may. Reason’s Jesse Walker praises Stewart Brand’s wonderful book on architecture, “How Buildings Learn.” Walker includes links to … Continue reading

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Fearless Girl and Politics

Fenster writes: The current Village Voice is running an article entitled “Fearless Girl is Not Your Friend”. It won’t be the last word on the issue, mainly because there can never be a last word on the broader questions of … Continue reading

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