For the past 25 years, since long before The Daily Show, Tom Tomorrow (aka Dan Perkins) has been publishing a brilliant, often snarky take on politics in a comic strip called… 121 more words
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The Pint's Half-Full! On knowledge, freedom, and unravelling hegemony, Part Two: Unravelling Hegemony
From the psychology of pint-buying to a political theory of hegemony
In the previous post, my curious discovery that I couldn’t say with certainty why I acted the way I did regarding buying drinks in pubs led me to question the nature and limits of knowledge and how that relates to our freedom. 1,612 more words
The adults patrolling the playpen of Republican politics are appalled that we’ve become a society where it’s O.K. to make fun of veterans, to call anyone who isn’t rich a loser, to cast an entire group of newly arrived strivers as rapists and shiftless criminals. 48 more words
Hamden, CT, Hold your breath.
The ruling by Judge Rita Novak is seen as a setback to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s efforts to rein in costs, and the city is expected to appeal. 6 more words