Quickly altering – bookforum.com / omnivore
Feb 11 2019 11:00AM
D. Shaw (Basel): Pub Philosophy (“Going to the pub raises many attention-grabbing philosophical points, a few of which pose moral dilemmas”). Sarah Churchwell on America’s unique identification politics. The Nationwide Enquirer’s ways have been revealed — however they’re not new. Jeff Bezos used to combat the highlight — now the world’s wealthiest particular person is surrendering. Jeff Bezos protests the invasion of his privateness as Amazon builds a sprawling surveillance state for everybody else. The Inexperienced New Deal isn’t sufficient — however Democrats ought to embrace it anyway (and increasingly and increasingly). AOC’s Inexperienced New Deal is a reminder to finish the filibuster. Day take care of all: Katha Pollitt on how the progressive to-do listing is lacking a vital concept.
Mira Burri (Lucerne): Cultural Heritage and Mental Property. After democracy: What occurs when freedom erodes? The media is blowing its protection of Warren’s Native American declare. Right here’s why so many Individuals really feel cheated by theirs scholar loans. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam plans to outlive by altering his agenda to deal with race. Virginia scandals solid shadow over Democrats’ election hopes. Blackface isn’t simply in regards to the racism in America’s previous — it’s additionally in regards to the racism in America’s current. From divorce to blackface, Individuals’ requirements are quickly altering. A confederacy of grift: The themes of Robert Mueller’s investigation are cashing in. John Dingell: My final phrases for America.