Monday, June 25, 2018

Shifting Standards for Acceptable Candidates

In the last week, two things happened in America that remind us of the criteria the public uses to evaluate candidates — namely, none....

Why Are Our Countries Led By The Worst People Imaginable?

I am asking this question since the Swedish election is quickly gathering steam and our parties have descended upon our voters like a throng...

Taxation and the Student Vote

One of the oft-discussed questions of politics is the degree to which people who do not pay tax themselves should be able to vote...

THE METROPOLITANS — Episode 9

A saga of everyday life in the Big L and a wry look at contemporary culture By Tony Carden Episode Nine   ‘Well, frankly, it could’ve been better.’ ‘Now,...

THE METROPOLITANS — Episode Six

A saga of everyday life in the Big L and a wry look at contemporary culture Episode Six Mary sat uncomfortably on the sofa. Why can’t...