Tag Archives: James Fallows

What No One Noticed

No one noticed, but that’s understandable – people are finally fed up with the police, after what happened in Ferguson, and then Staten Island, and then Cleveland, and seems to happen far too regularly. Young black men die when the … Continue reading

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Starting Somewhere

Ah, this was the week that the Occupy Wall Street movement grabbed all the headlines – as noted here in the previous items – after a few weeks of being little more than a curiosity. What the movement is calling … Continue reading

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The Curious Absence of Reasoned, Measured Conservative Journalism

He seems like such a nice man, and you can build a career on being a nice man. And Juan Williams did just that, as a journalist and political commentator, with a few workmanlike books on civil rights under his … Continue reading

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Eight Years On

Friday, September 11, 2009 – the eighth anniversary of what everyone now knows as 9/11. And of course a mild light rain fell in lower Manhattan, and we all could watch the ceremonies. Everything fell in place. Obama had declared … Continue reading

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