fascism

Sandwich Expert David Brooks Weighs In On the Education of Black and Brown Children

by | February 2, 2021

Elitist sandwich expert and NYTimes columnist David Brooks writes that the desire of public school teachers not to die of covid is a disaster for children. Myriam Gurba disagrees.

Fucking, and Not Fucking, in the Time of Coronavirus

by | January 29, 2021

Sex in the time of coronavirus: A gay man reflects on the dangers of touch past and the dangers of touch present.

two men holding hands

Democrats Should Listen to David Frum If They Want to Lose Elections

by | January 22, 2021

David Frum warns Democrats not to give residency to Latinx frontline workers. Don't listen. Biden’s immigration policy as voter enfranchisement: a coalition of Latinx voters and newly naturalized citizens will be the next Georgia swing

Latino voters in Georgia

This Isn’t My First Coup. But It Is the First One I Have A Problem With

by | January 19, 2021

It's no secret that the US has long undermined self-governance in Latin America while pretending to be the greatest exporter of democracy in human history. I recall an aphorism attributed to Porfirio Diíaz, "Mexico, so far from God, so close to the United States." With that lens, I see this coup attempt as evidence of how weak US institutions, beliefs, and democracy truly are.

Ecuador protesters

Fascism Goes to School

by | January 12, 2021

The classroom is where many white women may mimic the power of a strongman and the power asymmetry widens when a white teacher is placed in charge of a racially minoritized class of students.

Benito Mussolini