Richard Slotkin on Guns and Violence – Moyers & Company

Ahead of the one year anniversary of the massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, in which Adam Lanza took the lives of 20 school children and six educators, Bill speaks with cultural historian and scholar Richard Slotkin about the role of guns in America’s national psyche. Slotkin has spent his life studying andContinue reading “Richard Slotkin on Guns and Violence – Moyers & Company”

Let’s talk about No-fly zones and other options – Beau of the Fifth Column

Let’s talk about Maus, Tennessee, and failing a test – Beau of the Fifth Column

Let’s talk about DOJ’s new special unit – Beau of the Fifth Column

Let’s talk about political and military wings again – Beau of the Fifth Column

Democracy, Authoritarian Capitalism, and China: Crash Course World History 230

In which John Green teaches you about the end of World History, and the end of the world as we know it, kind of. For the last hundred years or so, it seemed that one important ingredient for running an economically successful country was a western-style democratic government. All evidence pointed to the idea thatContinue reading “Democracy, Authoritarian Capitalism, and China: Crash Course World History 230”

Let’s talk about which way the Overton window in the US is headed – Beau of the Fifth Column

Let’s talk about the other 14 characteristics – Beau of the Fifth Column

Let’s talk about roses, history, and a reality check – Beau of the Fifth Column

‘Completely damning’ video of Trump ally emerges – CNN

A video captured by a Democratic activist shows conservative lawyer John Eastman, who had worked with then-President Donald Trump’s legal team, criticizing former Vice President Mike Pence for not overturning the 2020 election results.

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