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Geography of hate: the places of racism in American history. [With Geolocations]

The legacy of racism is everywhere in American history, from marble mansions to ordinary streetcorners. We must reckon with it.

By |2019-08-04T14:15:12-07:00August 4th, 2019|Earth, Geography, History|1 Comment

Brave New World, the new cinema of the 2010s [Part II]: big movies, small stories.

The second installment of my analysis of "Brave New World" of 2010s cinema involves examples spanning the globe from the U.S., England, Ireland and Russia.

By |2018-09-18T20:30:09-07:00September 18th, 2018|Movies|1 Comment

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

“And you call yourself a historian?”: the misunderstanding and contempt for professional history.

I require no lectures from purveyors of pseudohistory and other nonsense on the standards of the historical profession.

By |2017-11-24T20:30:09-07:00November 24th, 2017|History|0 Comments