Category Archives: Republican Civil War

Frayed Alliances

Like long nineteenth-century Russian novels, and Kant and Nietzsche and Heidegger, and all of Proust, and Moby Dick, some things are better read about than read. Let someone else do the work and explain the general idea. They say the … Continue reading

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When Binary Systems Go Bad

Americans watch with vague interest as other countries hold their elections and try to decide who should next be in charge, a bit puzzled by parliamentary systems with more than two political parties. The trick there is to assemble a … Continue reading

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