When Oscar Wilde Colluded with the Russians

November 4, 2017

 

 

“In many ways, fears of Russian interference unfolded in Victorian Britain in a manner not unlike what we see today. As was the case in Wilde’s era, the specter of an external threat had a way of unmasking internal strife.”

That’s Jennifer Wilson in a brief essay with a focus on Wilde’s first play, Vera, at The Paris Review‘s blog.

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Guess what? More Bernie Sanders . . .

February 6, 2016

On Saturday Night Live . . .


“. . . the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”

January 24, 2016

So Franklin Delano Roosevelt said in his first inaugural address to the nation in 1933, at the peak of the Great Depression.

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Bernie Sanders is not afraid.

 


Bernie Sanders Rocks

January 24, 2016

Alternative rocker Lissie talks about her new album and–guess what?–Bernie Sanders:


Bernie Sanders Is the Best Thing Since They Invented Sliced Bread Dept.

January 22, 2016

 


Introducing the New All-Bernie Sanders, All the Time Format . . .

January 20, 2016

The Nation has endorsed Bernie Sanders for President.

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This is only the third time in its long history that it has endorsed a candidate for President of the United States.


Dept. of Shameless Political Proselytizing

January 3, 2016

Bernie Sanders is running for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President of the United States. This is probably a good thing. You can contribute to his campaign here.

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Mind you, I may still vote for Jill Stein as the Green Party’s candidate in the general election–as I did last round–if Hillary Clinton manages to lie her way into the nomination, but for now with the Democratic Party nomination up for grabs it’s Bernie or bust.