“Why Americans hate the media”

Source » James Fallows writing for The Atlantic in 1996: The limited curiosity that elite reporters display in their questions is also evident in the stories they write once they have received answers. They are interested mainly in pure politics and

Weakened spirit of sacrifice

Weakened spirit of sacrifice Tim Keller, citing Christopher Lasch and others on the inherent limitations of secular progressivism: “Progressive ideology weakens the spirit of sacrifice,” Lasch writes. It cannot provide any effective antidote to despair, because the immediate pleasures are

The politicalization of everything

Source » Trevin Wax on why even mundane things like going out to eat have become politicized: Put those two developments together: (1) the idea that your consumer choices express your identity and (2) the idea that your political views are

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