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Hashtags Lean to the Right – a Review of Jen Schradie’s “The Revolution that Wasn’t”

Despite the oft-repeated, and rather questionable, trope that social media is biased against conservatives; and beyond the attention that has been lavished on tech-savvy left-aligned movements (such as Occupy!) in … Continue reading

September 27, 2019 · 4 Comments

The Sky Isn’t Falling – Franzen still has much to learn

One morning, as Jonathan Franzen was waking from (what were perhaps) anxious dreams about what climate change would mean for the future, he discovered that (on the Internet) he had … Continue reading

September 12, 2019 · 2 Comments

Librarians Hit the Streets (and parks)

Sometimes the best way to make people recognize the value of libraries is to put a library somewhere they had not expected: in a park, on the sidewalk, in front … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Stasi Agent in Your Pocket

Begin overly simplistic plot summary: in the film The Lives of Others a playwright in East Berlin is monitored by Stasi agents (the Stasi were the secret police in the … Continue reading

March 1, 2013 · 4 Comments

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