The politics of envy

I was excited when I learned that the parents of a student I knew produced a product my family used and enjoyed. His response to me was “Yea, they’re getting rich off you.” He was quite confused when I replied … Continue reading

Pete Seeger, Marxist minstrel

Editor’s note: A shorter version of this article first appeared in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Pete Seeger’s death at age 94 is a cultural catharsis for the American left. The New York Times accorded his passing the kind of space normally … Continue reading