“The Narrative”: A Genre of Shamelessness
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“The Narrative”: A Genre of Shamelessness

M. H. Abram’s A Glossary of Literary Terms notes that genres can be understood as “social formations.” In other words, the conditions of a particular…

The Laughable Hypocrisy of Jamelle Bouie
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The Laughable Hypocrisy of Jamelle Bouie

Early Sunday morning saw people reacting to quite an interesting op-ed in the NYT titled “In College and Hiding from Scary Ideas.” In it, the…

Confessions of an Overeducated A/C Man
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Confessions of an Overeducated A/C Man

There is a specter haunting Middle America—the specter of higher education. For a young person in America, college is the thing to aspire to. It’s the…

Lies, Immigration, and the American Nation
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Lies, Immigration, and the American Nation

One of the lines that crops up again and again in debates about immigration is that America itself is a nation of immigrants. The implication,…

Apocalyptic Fantasies: Colonel Kurtz Against Conscience
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Apocalyptic Fantasies: Colonel Kurtz Against Conscience

In a recent post entitled “Islamic Vortex (Note-4),” Nick Land expressed his awe and deep academic admiration for ISIS-style barbarism. This whole line of thought…