Remembering

The obscurest epoch is today.
—Stevenson

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.

Dec 032019
 

Those who think they are the future can’t tell you half as much about it as those who know they are the past.

Nov 192019
 

The nostalgia is not for poverty but for the social bonds that poverty demands and cements.