By Philalethes The origins of the American Republic are, where are they? Lots of places. The political thought of 17th– and 18th-century Britain. In the Dutch republic. In the Italian Renaissance. In the minds of some geniuses tired of being taxed, censored, and silenced. In the fed-up […]
By Philalethes “They’re saving shots of the vaccine for a few members of the synagogue.” The Rabbi’s wife knows I desperately want to get vaccinated so I can travel to the east coast to see my parents, whom I haven’t been able to visit since the pandemic began, […]
The metaphor of the American melting pot, the delicious, bubbling stew, gave way with hyphenization and identity politics to the flat, inert, aroma-less, inedible metaphor of the mosaic.