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Those guys I used to know: watching friends slide toward the alt-right.

I've now lost too many friends and acquaintances to a creeping moral darkness that is hard to fathom. This is the reality of the world we live in.

By |2018-09-05T23:36:14-07:00September 5th, 2018|Life, News, Social Media|4 Comments

Twitter, Alex Jones, and the continued brokenness of our public discourse. (UPDATED!)

Most Internet platforms understand that Jones is a purveyor of hate speech. Twitter, however, doesn't seem to get it.

By |2018-08-08T20:30:14-07:00August 8th, 2018|News, Social Media, Technology|2 Comments

A unique soul has left us: remembering Erik Landwehr (1981-2018).

Erik saw the world through a number of unique and diverse lenses. His vision is one we can all aspire to.

By |2018-03-15T19:19:38-07:00March 15th, 2018|Climate Change, Interesting People, Judaica, Life, News|0 Comments

Background to war? Mad Sociologist on U.S.-North Korea conflict. [video]

https://youtu.be/Gmpp7QZWwpE The above video is by fellow academic blogger The Mad Sociologist, who tries in this video to provide some background--both historical and political--to the [...]

By |2017-09-28T20:30:54-07:00September 28th, 2017|History, News|0 Comments

Silencing the Victims of Climate Change: Harvey, Irma and The Panic that Never Happened

This has been a terrible and tragic summer for climate change. Given the double-barreled dose of warming-fueled catastrophe that struck the US in just two [...]

By |2017-09-19T20:30:39-07:00September 19th, 2017|Climate Change, News|0 Comments