Category Archives: Corruption

How and why I read the New Yorker

I’m always a few issues behind in my New Yorker reading, primarily because there’s so much in there. Theoretically, everything in the New Yorker could hook me. Brilliant long journalism can cause a reader to loose track of anything but … Continue reading

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“…unpleasant and not very attractive…” Oh, really?

From Harper’s Weekly Review: “Among the very rich is a higher percentage of unpleasant and not very attractive people,” said the president of Bard College, defending his attempts to raise funds from Jeffrey Epstein. A good assessment, Leon Botstein, aforementioned … Continue reading

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The wholesome character of the Tennessee GOP legislature

You think you’re tired of hearing about the Tennessee Legislature? You’re not. Read the last sentence in this, from Harper’s Weekly Review: In Tennessee, two black Democratic legislators who had led peaceful gun control protesters in chants from the statehouse … Continue reading

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