Juneteenth is officially a federal holiday, and inaugural celebrations are being held across the country this weekend. As always, elected officials nev…
Michael Tracey
If contemporary American liberalism has any High Priests, foremost among them would have to be Jon Stewart. Arguably, he’s the functional equivalent of…
Michael Tracey
One of the gaping holes in US public policy knowledge at the moment is the continued poor understanding of how COVID-related rules have been enforced a…
Michael Tracey
The word “debunked” has gained such popularity among journalists and pundits over the past several years because it helps them achieve one of their pri…
Michael Tracey
Photo by Rich Legg This is my first post that’s only accessible to paid subscribers. So thank you to all who have supported this Substack over the past…
Michael Tracey
I returned from a trip to the UK a few days ago, and a number of people have asked me about the COVID-related bureaucratic protocols I had to navigate …
Michael Tracey
I’m still technically on a “respite” from social media and the Posting grind, but can’t resist momentarily indulging this morning. Being in England at …
Michael Tracey
I’m abroad on what’s sometimes referred to as “holiday” for a short respite from the social media / posting cycle. While my brain is sadly wired such t…
Michael Tracey
Some Kind Of HeavenBit of a break from regular programming here — sorry if you were expecting another scintillating essay on Israel/Palestine. But for the first time, wat…
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Note from MT: The following essay was written in March of 2019, but not published at the time. Some references are slightly out of date. I am reproduci…
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After the conclusion of the Derek Chauvin trial a few weeks ago, it became apparent that across the worlds of culturally left/liberal US corporations, …
Michael Tracey
In March and April of last year, drastic emergency measures were imposed by federal, state, and local government authorities for the stated purpose of …
Michael Tracey