Language is Power

Language is Power

Language is information. Information is power. Therefore, language is power. My wife and I are working our way through Season 2 of Killing Eve these days, and a recent episode involved Villanelle (the main character who’s not named “Eve”) conversing,...
The Sell-Out Cop-Out

The Sell-Out Cop-Out

Political filmmaker Michael Moore’s new movie Planet of the Humans contains a refreshing bit of honesty: that wind and solar are not the enviro-panacea that greens, carbon-haters, climate catastrophists, and various other enviro-fetishists have long claimed....
COVID Calculus

COVID Calculus

Thomas Mann, writer, philanthropist, social critic, and Nobel Laureate, told us, nearly a century ago, that “everything is politics.” COVID-19 and the response to it are no exception. I have little doubt that every action taken in response to the pandemic...