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This thread is for LGMers who want to discuss Harvard rescinding Kyle Kashuv’s admission and/or Youtube “demonitizing” Steven Crowder. Both these actions fall into the “PC censorship is out of control” meme so beloved of the most oppressed minority group in America today. Here’s Glenn Greenwald on 14 Words With Tucker Carlson discussing Crowder. Here’s […]

The radicals

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On June 18, 2019

Eric Levitz makes an important point here: Some Democratic presidential candidates say that America’s economic system is badly broken and in need of sweeping, structural change. Other

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By populist demand, here’s a thread on this. First night: Booker Castro De Blasio Delaney Gabbard Inslee Klobuchar O’Rourke Ryan Warren FWIW I would venture to guess that I’m in the 99.44th percentile in terms of knowledge in regard to this subject among the general population, and I still don’t know who Delaney and Ryan […]
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No angels in America

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On June 12, 2019
Shorter Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein: They’re animals anyway so let them lose their souls. A few quick points: (1) Confessions of 14 and 15 year old boys, and one 16 year old (not, as Fairstein describes them in the first sentence of her piece, “young men,”), produced after more than seven hours of […]
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The Merit Myth

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On June 7, 2019
Jeffrey Goldberg’s claim that the ability to write 10,000-word cover stories — we can imply charitably that he means excellent 10,000-word cover stories — is rare among American journalists, and that this ability is especially rare among women journalists, because their appropriate journalistic muscles haven’t been exercised enough (block that metaphor, please), got a lot […]

Dr. John

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On June 6, 2019

Malcolm John Rebennack, aka Dr. John, has died at the age of 77. Here’s a performance from Martin Scorsese’s concert film The Last Waltz: RIP Night Tripper. Share

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