Tag Archive: democracy

Our Rubicon Moment

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While this America settles in the mould of its vulgarity, heavily thickening to empire And protest, only a bubble in the molten mass, pops and sighs out, and the mass hardens, I sadly… Continue reading

Barack Obama Reclaims American Exceptionalism

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In the first few months after Barack Obama was elected president, I was often reminded of the wonderful newness of it all. I’d brush my teeth, and all of a sudden my brain… Continue reading

Matt Yglesias Abandons All Hope

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Matt Yglesias of Vox gave up on American politics yesterday, declaring our democracy to be officially doomed. No, this is not the set-up to an elaborate joke about Matt Yglesias; the title of… Continue reading