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Could the culture wars descend into civil wars?

Over at the online magazine Quilette, a Shakespeare scholar at a minor English university, Neerna Parvini, commenting on the Brett Kavanaugh appointment hearing, that turmoil of identity politics fuelled by partisan cynicism, raised a very dire prospect. 924 more words

The Real World Today

The US Artifact that Led to the Defeat of Hitler

This weekend, my wife and I stayed at Wigwam Village #2 in Cave City, Ky. We woke up this morning and went to Mammoth Cave and then took off back home. 616 more words

Abraham Lincoln

Western Civilization No Longer Exists

I really liked this article, it’s a long read but well worth it.

The Cheney-Bush and Obama regimes destroyed due process, with the result that American citizens were detained in prison indefinitely without evidence and murdered without evidence or trial. 38 more words

An UnCivil War

Dear Readers,

As my World War Two novel goes through the final edits and I decide whether to publish traditionally or not, I have been working on the background for my next novel. 794 more words

Writing

Bolsonarismo e "Capitalismo de Fronteira"

Por Daniel Cunha [*]:

“O sentido da evolução brasileira… ainda se afirma por aquele caráter inicial da colonização”. (Caio Prado Jr.)

A ascensão de Jair Bolsonaro e sua agenda política que mescla ultraliberalismo econômico com racismo, misoginia, homofobia, xenofobia e militarismo (incluindo apologia da ditadura e da tortura) tem provocado tanto inquietação política quanto desamparo teórico.

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Crisis Capitalism

Civil War, Ragnarok

Another Civil War panel, this one a hugely dramatic moment when Team Cap are shocked by the arrival of a blond god they thought was dead…. 128 more words