Remembering

The obscurest epoch is today.
—Stevenson

May 212020
 

To make an omelet you have to break a few eggs; to make a bigger one you have to break a few more; and to make an enormous, imperishable, world-historical omelet, millions of broken eggs are required.

Apr 012020
 

The man a year ahead of his time is a success, the man a decade ahead is a bankrupt, and the man a century ahead is a lunatic.

Jan 292020
 

Like Russians for Stalin, many Americans are nostalgic for a time when we all thought the same, or at least we all thought we did.

Jan 092020
 

Sixty years ago we were repressed, and there were a few things it was dangerous to say. Today we are liberated, and there are a great many.

Jan 072020
 

The only class struggle is the bourgeoisie against itself.