Monday Upper: Democracy For Billionaires

Weekends are always rough for progressive USian poli-junkies — Maddow retires to the cocktail lounge as MSNBC morphs into a prison pr0n channel (and the Sunday shows? They make the prison pr0n seem positively palatable by comparison). Thankfully, the recent addition of Up With Chris Hayes to the...

Another Stop Along the Road to Damascus

The pullquote from one of David Frum’s latest eviscerations of contemporary USian conservative folly, a meditative riff on Susan Sontag’s infamous “Were our enemies right?” speech, was making the rounds yesterday (eventually getting linked by the subject of Frum’s...

Keystone Kaos: Introduction

Quick disclaimer: I’ m not American. Techically I’m North American, born and currently residing in the sector commonly referred to as Soviet Canuckistan. But, thanks to the tubular miracle that is the Information Superhighway (huzzah!), it is now possible for a lowly Canadian boy, stuck in the...

Alvin Greene: He’s a Real Nowhere Man

Adding to David’s (welcome, btw) tireless efforts as he dives deeper and deeper into the murky depths of Alvin Greene’s unlikely and entirely unexpected SC Democratic Senate primary victory, Cord Jefferson of The Root gives us an exclusive interview with Greene, who Jefferson dubs “The...