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Daniel. j.h. Greenwood

Punched Bloody by a Hand We Think Is Invisible, We See Only Trump and Fox. But There's Worse

Jim Sleeper | Posted 08.27.2015 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

While apocalyptic religious and racist ranting can provoke emotionally disturbed people, so can journalism and entertainment that massage hatreds too diffuse to be called racist, religious or ideological.

In Trayvon's Memory, Who Should We 'Profile' Now?

Jim Sleeper | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

People like George Zimmerman, who imagine that they can save the republic by pointing guns at one another, are promoting its dissolution. There are other ways to stand our ground, starting with profiling members of today's real pediocracy.

How's Gun Control Workin' Out for Ya?

Jim Sleeper | Posted 06.02.2013 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

As Congress dithers and mayhem goads certain state legislatures into meaningful action, it has become quite clear that only a national reckoning as wrenching as the one that eventually ended legal segregation can drive reasonable and effective legal curbs on gun abuse.

What's Still Missing From the Gun Control Debate

Jim Sleeper | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

Certain kinds of "speech" don't deserve First Amendment protection because the "speakers" aren't the flesh-and-blood citizens -- and not even associations of free flesh-and-blood citizens -- that the amendment was designed to protect.