28 Apr 2021, 4:30 am
“I just don’t believe for a second that this many children and families require what is ultimately the heavy hand of the child protection system in their lives. [read post]
12 Mar 2021, 4:18 am
Beyond the most elite colleges, the cascade effect dramatically increases the academic disparity between those admittees who receive racial preferences and those who don’t. [read post]
"As [Christopher] Rufo sees it, critical race theory is a revolutionary program that replaces the Marxist categories of the bourgeois and the proletariat with racial groups..."
26 Feb 2021, 5:02 am
. 'You have the freedom of speech as an individual, of course, but you don’t have the kind of entitlement to perpetuate that speech through public agencies,' he said. [read post]
19 Feb 2021, 3:59 am
It’s a fascinating issue, and if it interests you, you should go there and let Ezra know what you think, because that’s not the focus of this post and I don’t want to hear it. [read post]
24 Jan 2021, 4:01 am
I keep hearing the phrase, but I don’t know what it means. [read post]
11 Dec 2020, 4:19 am
There are likely a multitude of reasons, from poverty, meaning homelessness or the lack of a computer and internet access, to a lack of bourgeois values. [read post]
"In her teens and twenties, she tried embracing conventional notions of womanhood just to avoid what she calls 'social harassment' before abandoning it in disgust."
10 Dec 2020, 8:45 am
But [the main character in the novel], who is 36, a virgin and uninterested in the bourgeois lives of her married peers, excels at the pliant, robotic service demanded by the industry’s manuals. [read post]
18 Oct 2020, 11:18 am
We don't need free speech. [read post]
11 Aug 2020, 3:52 am
“They don’t want to see excessive force. [read post]
"From the South Bronx to East New York, a new generation of graffiti writers has emerged... [L]ike early taggers who grew up in a city beset by crime, grime and empty coffers..."
8 Jul 2020, 2:12 pm
But don’t be fooled. [read post]
"Now I don’t know what brought this up but I have no intention of hopping around the world ogling natives and peasants or whatever you had in mind."
5 Jul 2020, 12:20 pm
I thought the translation of the bourgeois view of travel into "hopping around the world ogling natives and peasants" was very nice. [read post]
"Trump-speak has always been a radically rough and wrong kind of poetry... his non sequiturs, his use of disjunction, his mangling of syntax..."
6 Apr 2020, 6:24 am
I don't know if the intention was to scream "vagina dentata," but that's what I heard. [read post]
13 Dec 2019, 9:30 pm
” More.We don't know how many LHB readers teach Sanborn v. [read post]
21 Oct 2019, 4:45 am
Richard Nixon gave voice to a shift in government policy in 1968 when he declared that “people who own their own homes don’t burn their neighborhoods. [read post]
23 Sep 2019, 9:41 am
In a 2017 op-ed defending "bourgeois culture," Wax and Alexander argued that traditional social norms provided people with the values and ways of acting that ultimately improved their lives. [read post]
28 Jul 2019, 4:41 am
that people don’t know that he’s awful, but that half a country believes his awfulness is better than the alternative. [read post]
31 Mar 2019, 5:39 am
Don’t be silly. [read post]
8 Mar 2019, 4:09 am
” Student: “I don’t give a crap. [read post]
Part 5: From the Asamblea General Nacional del Pueblo de Cuba to the Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular; Situating Popular Assent Within an Institutional Cage -- Series, Considering the Cuban Constitutional Project, From Communist Party to Popular Plebiscite
10 Feb 2019, 2:01 pm
(Pix Credit Constitución Asamblea Municipal del Poder Popular de Bauta el 31 de octubre de 1976)In this post and those that follow we will begin to flesh out what we see as the great challenges of democracy in illiberal states, and the methods undertaken by the Caribbean (Cuban) form of Marxism Leninism, to meet those challenges. [read post]
"It seems like him trying to buy time for what is the firing squad circling around him, calling for him to resign, but it kind of defies logic here."
4 Feb 2019, 1:59 pm
These procedures are an archaic bourgeois detail. [read post]