Yesterday, in class, I showed my students an old clip of Jon Stewart with Tucker Carlson on Crossfire. It’s from 2004, but it has relevancy now. That CNN show, as Stewart points out, was… Continue reading
Yesterday, I posted an expanded version of “Stop Disparaging Professors. They Work for a Better America” on medium.com. I added, in particular, mentions of a number of professors in the public sphere, including… Continue reading
An essay of mine has appeared in the Houston Chronicle. Here are the first paragraphs and a link: The professors are coming! As conservative polemicist David Horowitz would have it, American college teachers long… Continue reading
The heart of the Ceilidh is the fiddle–at least that’s so on Prince Edward Island in Canada’s Maritime.
This is from my 2013 book The Cult of Individualism: A History of an Enduring American Myth. In it, I write about the Borderers, the people of much of my ancestry, the Scots-Irish who… Continue reading