Philosophy

Opening up the debate around one of the most contentious issues within organizing the Occupy Wall Street community on the limits, perils, or need for consensus as a decision making philosophy within the future of OWS. Read more...
From this Friday's The Young Turks, Paul Ryan can pretend to run from his hero Ayn Rand, but he can't hide -- Paul Ryan may have broken up with Ayn Rand, but their extreme ideas sound awfully similar: Cenk goes way back into the philosophy of Read more...
Weekend Gallimaufry - An Address By Eric Fromm - 1960
Weekend Gallimaufry - an address by Eric Fromm from May 30, 1960 Read more...
[media id=17741] Sarah Palin's very proud of her idiotic "cojones" jibe at President Obama last Sunday, and went on Sean Hannity to crow about it s Read more...
Weekend Gallimaufry - Thomas Mann Speaks At A Dinner Honoring The New School For Social Research - April 15, 1937
(Thomas Mann in 1937 - A few choice words about responsibility in troubling times) When I first began Newstalgia, one of my first entries was an ex Read more...

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In her Wall Street Journal column last week, Peggy Noonan lamented the fact that religion was quickly becoming too important to Republican voters. “ Read more...
Hello, all. It's Michael Stickings from The Reaction here, and I'll be subbing for Mike through next Saturday. It's a great pleasure to have this oppo Read more...
In 1999, as the nation was still coming to grips with the tragedy at Columbine High School, then-House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) took to the Read more...
He's one of the best speakers in the House.... [media id=349] [media id=350] Mr. Speaker, it is entirely possible and welcomed under Read more...
Stealing Duncan's term, Terry Moran wins the coveted prize from C&L: TM: It comes from, I think, a huge gulf of misunderstanding, for which Read more...