Tag Archives: Affirmative Action

The Old College Try

College was the last four years of the sixties. The times they were a-changing. Jack and Martin and Bobby had been assassinated, and the war in Vietnam got worse and more stupid by the day, and that, and the music … Continue reading

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Affirmative Inaction

Donald Trump figured it out. Americans are not a nice people, and they’re proud of that. No one is going to push us around anymore. It’s time we stopped being nice to people and decided to be the bullies, because … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole

April can’t end soon enough for the Republicans this year, and there are still a few days left to go – not that things didn’t go their way toward the end of the month. A bitterly divided Supreme Court upheld … Continue reading

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Affirming the Negative

Americans live on a knife’s edge – everything is a crisis and someone is always out to take your stuff, or your freedoms, or your precious bodily fluids – and that 1964 Strangelove movie captured what Richard Hofstadter, in his … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Mysterious Silence

At the far end of East 52nd in Manhattan – at 450 East 52nd Street to be exact – you’ll find the Campanile – built in 1927 and once home to the Rothschild’s, the H.J. Heinz’s, Rex Harrison, Mary Martin, … Continue reading

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