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Gerard Alexander on Race and Politics

In light of the ongoing conversation about the role of racism and racial resentment in U.S. politics, I recommend reading political scientist Gerard Alexander’s 2004 essay on the GOP’s Southern strategy, and how it has been (mis)interpreted.


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The End of Making Plans

The End of Making Plans

In Year Three of the pandemic, the question of whether we’ll ever be able to plan visits, vacations, and outings with confidence is one worth considering.