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Useful Perspective from Ezra Klein

As you probably know, Ezra Klein has a strongly progressive point of view, is a very smart person, and does not spout nonsense. This morning he… 492 more words

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Schweigt sie tot!

Amerika hat es schlimm getroffen. An den Schaltern der Macht im Weißen Haus sitzt das Böse. Es geifert und twittert und verhöhnt politisch Andersdenkende. Unabhängig davon, wie die anstehenden Kongresswahlen ausgehen werden, wird das Böse im Amt bleiben und handlungsfähig. 1,738 more words

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Climate Overwhelm - curated podcast shortlist to ease the dread

On the back of a 10 week sustainability course run by local government, I have started to have apocalyptic dreams. I mean, A-POC-A-LYP-TIC. It frightened the hell out of me and I wondered if I was in too deep in the bad news without a skerrick of optimism for the future of our planet and our existence.  476 more words

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O.P. Recommends: Patrick Deneen and Ezra Klein Discuss the Failures (and Successes?) of Liberalism

I have not yet read the book and it may be some time before I get the opportunity, but as is the case so often these days as I work towards my doctorate degree, I rely on discussions with authors to keep up with what’s happening out there in the world of ideas. 639 more words

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World Building: Exactly What It Sounds Like

Just a very short post tonight. I think most writers will concur that world building is one of the most interesting parts of writing a novel or a short story, but it’s also one of the hardest. 235 more words

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Was ist ELI5: Amerika?

Die Welt ist kompliziert. Zugegeben – das ist keine neue Erkenntnis. Mir fällt es jedoch immer schwieriger, den Nachrichten zu folgen und zu verstehen. Das hat mehrere Gründe. 386 more words

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Confused by Entertainment Masquerading as News

Ezra Klein explains

Oral cultures teach us to be conversational, typographic cultures teach us to be logical, televised cultures teach us that everything is entertainment. So what is social media culture teaching us? 320 more words

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