So far, dying slowly is an awful lot like living, but with more needles.
We are not well.
Our modern Confederates are determined to secede from any concept of public life, demolishing all of the infrastructure on which health care, education and civic cooperation are built.
Texas isn’t the new California. It’s the new Ohio.
America’s political divide is increasingly an educational divide.
The more someone perceives they have, the more they panic when change looms.
Politics is always a matter of life and death.
Misunderstood lessons from the Reagan Era still hobble the left.
Republicans are the embodiment of entropy, tearing apart an emerging new vision of “us” whose existence they won’t accept.
If we’re not careful, our effort to dismantle white supremacy will founder on the rocks of our unacknowledged class system.