Going Forth

As I wonder where one is to make a beginning I am reminded of Deleuze’s notion that one begins, of course, in the middle. Though my last post was intended to serve as an introduction, it must now be reassigned to the role of preface. It was like a dispatch from the heart of the…

The Turning Seasons

The long summer of global liberalism now appears to have begun its move into an uncertain autumn. The triumphal delight often seen punctuating the tawdry drama of the lives of the ruling class turns to a frenzied confusion. Even Trump, president ascendant, now looks somber most of the time. The loss of the New Democrats…