The 1975 documentary Grey Gardens followed two women, mother and daughter, who lived in an East Hampton mansion — in squalor, surrounded by garbage. Two members of the Bouvier family, socially prominent and formerly affluent, related to a First Lady, lived in a mansion in a…
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Mattias Desmet’s The Psychology of Totalitarianism is available today. Let’s get to it by first taking a short detour. Take 37 seconds to watch a video…
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families and societies
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Writing this in my car, using a supermarket’s free wifi, so I don’t break quarantine. That already tells you what this story is about, doesn’t it? After…
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In 2012, the Obama campaign released a cartoon depiction of the choice America was facing, boiled down to a single figure: The Life of Julia. Julia was…
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SB 866 is wounded
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I’ve heard versions of this, face-to-face, many times. It doesn’t matter how many times the news media flies the “disinformation” flag: You see your…
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social severing 101
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