Thanks for visiting my blog. About the top third of what I write goes into the "Above average quality" category, so that's a good place to start browsing. I have a book form PDF of my best essays titled "Something to read in quarantine: Essays 2018-2020". It's free and you can grab it here. If … Continue reading Welcome to de Pony Sum
(With apologies to Rosa Luxemburg) How does the defeat of “Primary season” appear? Was it a case of raging, uncontrollable revolutionary energy colliding with an insufficiently ripe situation, or was it a case of weak and indecisive action? Both! The crisis had a dual nature. The contradiction between the powerful, decisive, aggressive offensive of the … Continue reading Order prevails in Washington
(With apologies to Rosa Luxemburg) How does the defeat of “Primary week” appear? Was it a case of raging, uncontrollable revolutionary energy colliding with an insufficiently ripe situation, or was it a case of weak and indecisive action? Both! The crisis had a dual nature. The contradiction between the powerful, decisive, aggressive offensive of the … Continue reading Order prevails in Washington
While I've got your attention check out my book here. It's free so long as you promise to respect social distancing as best as you can. On March 1st Pew research released a paper outlining the evolution of different generation's political views over time. A question that has long been dear to my heart is, … Continue reading The Political Trajectory of Millenials in America
"Only a crisis - actual or perceived - produces real change. When that crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depend on the ideas that are lying around. That, I believe, is our basic function: to develop alternatives to existing policies, to keep them alive and available until the politically impossible becomes the politically inevitable." … Continue reading A very important quote
There have been numerous blow-ups during the Democratic primary about words and behaviour. The interminable debates about Joe Rogan. Elizabeth Warren partially attributing her non-endorsement of Sanders to snake emojis. Endless tone policing of Bernie surrogates like Briahna Joy Gray. The details have been stripped like desert bones and are, in any case, irrelevant. I'm … Continue reading I don’t know how to tell you that politics is about murder
Something to read in Quarantine- Essays 2018 to 2020- click here.
After the quarantining of the 17th of March President Donald J. Trump Had programming distributed on Fox and Friends Stating that the people Had forfeited the confidence of the stock market And could only win it back By increased work quotas And the sacrifice of the old But Would it not in that case be … Continue reading The Economic Solution (After Bertol Brecht)