Back during those heady days of 2016-2020, when all anybody could seem to think, talk, or fight about was Donald Trump, the nation’s best-seller lists …
Back in February of this year, a minor frenzy erupted online when I made an observation which in the ensuing months has proven ever-more obviously true…
If you’re a subscriber to this Substack, you probably share my general pessimism about the state of the US media. Substack has skyrocketed in popularit…
On Monday of this week, the US Government finally “re-opened” the Canadian land border, meaning that Canadians (and other foreign nationals) who were p…
If irony were a psychoactive compound, the amount produced by Andrew Cuomo’s departure from office last August would’ve been enough to cause a rash of …
In 2020, Joe Biden earned the questionable distinction of presiding over the first presidential campaign perhaps in all of US history — though it’s pos…
On October 17, an article was published in The Intercept alleging that administrators at Bates College, a small liberal arts school in Maine, had aggre…
Blearily scanning the New York Times homepage yesterday morning as I sometimes reluctantly do, usually out of a faint sense of obligation, I was jolted…
In a lesser-noticed but revealing portion of Frances Haugen’s stage-managed PR tour last week, the vaunted “Facebook Whistleblower” took a moment to sh…
Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema are hardly politicians anyone should go out of their way to venerate; Sinema in particular (proudly bi, proudly a quirky…
Earlier this month, a student at one of the country’s most eminent law schools received an email announcing that a fellow classmate had anonymously lod…
Having now received a tsunami of messages from people across the US (and a few internationally) about the surveillance regimes being permanently instal…