A personal post to acknowledge kindness shown to me by a contemporary comics great a few days ago, to recollect its having happened to me with another person of highest reputation in their field once before, and to reflect just a bit.
A brief item to suggest The View from Somewhere, Lewis Wallace’s dual-medium project, podcast and book, for consideration.
Another personal post picking up on themes from Vlad Vexler’s discussions of the West and the democratic.
A brief item to point out a talk given by Angela Saini at the LSE last month about her new The Patriarchs.
Another longish personal post for the ‘notes on fascism’ folder, this one giving some light introductory consideration to Vlad Vexler’s liberal-politics YouTube project.
A brief item relaying a few short paragraphs of John Berger’s essay ‘Why Look at Animals?’
A brief item noting comment from Sam Moyn, last year, on human rights’ uncertain future.
An update to the last brief item: Vexler delivers.
A brief item quoting, briefly, smart Russian-British YouTuber Vlad Vexler on the subject of Tim Snyder.
A brief item excerpting conversation with Ned Blackhawk about his newly published book The Rediscovery of America.