Published in Rolling Stone magazine: The COVID crisis has reduced to tatters the idea of American exceptionalism. The author writes: “In a dark season of pestilence, COVID has reduced to tatters the illusion of American exceptionalism. At the height of the crisis, with more than 2,000 dying each day, Americans found themselves members of a ..
The words and phrases that defined the decade Partisan politics used to be defined by economics, but the past decade has seen a sharp rise in increasingly personal and identity-driven political divides. Identity politics doesn’t just refer to its derogatory connotation of social justice warrior snowflakes advocating for cancel culture and political correctness (though that’s ..