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Wynton Marsalis and the Paradox of Artistic Conservatism in the Progressive Age

Wynton Marsalis has positioned himself as a jazz conservationist and all purpose pop culture reactionary for the past several decades. From his lofty perch ensconced in the Lincoln Center, Marsalis has inveighed against the pernicious influence of avant garde, R&B and hip hop to howls of outrage on numerous occasions. 1,621 more words

Current Events

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names are the go-to propaganda tool of unreconstructed fascists

So the White House is now directly referring to the underclass as “animals”:

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE VIOLENT ANIMALS OF MS-13

WHAT: The violent animals of MS-13 have committed heinous, violent attacks in communities across America.

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Politics

The Great Liberal/Conservative Divide (or lack thereof)

People often label me as conservative, and talk about how Canada (and especially the West Coast) is becoming progressively more liberal. A few years ago, these labels didn’t mean much to me, and certainly not much beyond political ideologies. 1,267 more words

Christian Living

The Grudge Files: Ben Shapiro

This is a neat little collection of some objectionable things that Ben Shapiro has said.

Ben Shapiro doesn’t know the Constitution of the United States, yet he talks about it authoritatively. 403 more words

Religion

Saadawi is one of the greatest writers to come out of the Arab world. Saadawi has been pilloried, censored, imprisoned & exiled for her refusal to accept the oppressions imposed on women by gender & class.

Still, she continues to write. A Daughter of Isis is the first part of this extraordinary woman’s autobiography. In it she paints a sensuously textured portrait of the childhood that produced the freedom fighter: from the trauma of female genital mutilation at seven years old to eluding the grasp of suitors at the age of ten. 40 more words

Non-fiction

Member of the Week: Kim Phillips-Fein

Kim Phillips-Fein

Associate Professor

Gallatin School of Individualized Study and History Department, College of Arts and Sciences

New York University

Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest? 859 more words

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