Tag Archive: democracy

Our Rubicon Moment


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


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


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