The Left

Pharmakon IV: Secret Family Recipe

(SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY)

“Due to the repetitive observations made by most in their daily routines in a country with little socioeconomic mixing, there is poor visibility into how the lives of those in other classes transpire.”

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The Left

The Problems with Cultural Christianity

(Adam Fondren/Rapid City Journal/AP)

“In this respect, it is not a defense of Christianity but its final undoing: the subordination of eternal God to the human, all too human need for reactionary political order and tribalistic identity.”

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The Left

What Is Unity, Anyways?

(REUTERS/Brian Snyder)

Without some clarification on this point, calling for unity looks less like an appeal to historical precedent and more like the nostalgic projection of order and stability onto time periods that were anything but.”

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The Left

Pharmakon III: Parable of the Talents

(Republican file photo by Michael S. Gordon)

“Even more disturbingly, the odds of a state governor’s child eventually holding the same title is 1 in 51; 1 in 47 for Senators; 1 in 13 for Presidents; and 1 in 9 for billionaires.”

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