Dispatches From the Culture Wars - September 11, 2018
- Colin Kaepernick, Nike, and the Myth of Good and Bad Companies - Joshua Hunt (The Atlantic)
- Southerners Tore Down Silent Sam. Now Northerners Need to Tear Down Confederate Flags. - Alex Pareene (Huffpost)
- Hollywood Redeems Men for Almost Anything and Punishes Women for Almost Everything - Constance Grady (Vox)
- The 'Anti-Catholic' Playbook - Sarah Posner (The Nation)
- Review - The Chapo Guide to Revolution: A Manifesto Against Logic, Facts, and Reason - Donald Hughes (Harper's)
- The Voice and Its Village - Tom Carson (The Baffler)
Colin Kaepernick, Nike, and the Myth of Good and Bad Companies
By Joshua Hunt
September 5, 2018
The brand’s alignment with the embattled NFL star is nothing more than smart business.
Southerners Tore Down Silent Sam. Now Northerners Need to Tear Down Confederate Flags.
By Alex Pareene
August 29, 2018
Confederate iconography has proliferated in the North — a development of the last 25 years that accelerated in the 2000s.
Hollywood Redeems Men for Almost Anything and Punishes Women for Almost Everything
By Constance Grady
September 6, 2018
As the men of #MeToo start plotting their comebacks, let’s remember what women’s comebacks look like.
By Sarah Posner
September 5, 2018
Does Brett Kavanaugh think abortion should be illegal? A secret network of right-wing activists has spent millions attacking such questions as anti-religious bigotry.
Review - The Chapo Guide to Revolution: A Manifesto Against Logic, Facts, and Reason
By Donald Hughes
August 23, 2018
Funny vignettes describe the prevailing, conventional neoliberal wisdom and then reply with a sensible take. This sort of counter-history is helpful for staking out an American left perspective.
By Tom Carson
September 7, 2018
An alum looks back at the storied alt weekly.
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