Michael Patrick Leahy’s new book explores the fascinating historical roots of the conservative grassroots movement.
Fred Branfman, author, blogger and early contributor to the current California economic miracle under Governor Jerry Brown, has written a very long apologetic about Noam Chomsky, or more accurately a standard screed against US imperialism and capitalism using Chomsky as a prop. Presumably he thought that invoking the grand old man’s name would somehow spur [...]
Is the technological and digital revolution good for us? Astute cultural critic Neil Postman takes on such a complex question in Technopoly. Postman pushes the importance of history while showing us that some people appear to be treating technology as a deity. This is a great read for anyone who has an interest in the [...]
From FrontPage Magazine yesterday:
[This article is reprinted from the National Observer.]
One of the great unresolved questions of recent history is why so many members of the Western left have become so besotted with, and apologetic for, ruthless totalitarian regimes. There have always been Western leftists who have idolised brutal regimes — be it the Soviet Union, [...]