Chronicling Left Egalitarianism

The tab for a certain online newspaper article has been open on my browser since about April 15, when it was published. I moved it over from #3 to #36 today (yep, 36 tabs open right now) and have not closed it since. The article hits a nerve with me, starting with the...

Left, Egalitarian Validation

How do you know if someone is a vegan? They’ll tell you. I’m not a vegan, but when I first heard the phrase Left Egalitarian, it registered as quite accurate to describe my politics. (I’ve linked to that Feb 10, 2016 Benjamin Studebaker post a couple...

Left. Egalitarian. Sandernista.

In an essay I wrote ten years ago (!) I compared subcultures in North America to make a point about poetry cultures. The essay is Changing a Culture: (A Look at Cultural Modernism and Free Market Verse).  In it I allude to Modernist culture and my inspiration for that...

Gluten Free Cultural Bandwidth

I guess pizza and coffee with a cheese Danish is out. In one way this post is a continuation of the Bernie Sanders expands the Cultural Bandwidth post of a few days ago. And today two noteworthy things happened. One of the bloggers I linked to in that post, Benjamin...

Bernie Sanders Expands the Cultural Bandwidth

I had been living in Seattle for less than a year when I read an article, or maybe an ad in The Nation magazine, that Bernie Sanders, a Socialist from Vermont, was running for Congress. I think I sent $25 and lo and behold he won. He has won a lot of campaigns since...