Anecdotage #2 On the uses of despair

This morning Chris Hedges let loose another one of his doom-laden fusillades, this one about the grotesque bromance between the Trump and neo fascist Christian evangelicals as personified by Pat Robertson et al. He shows us an alternate US reality, followed by thirty million pissed off Americans that is, in shocking ways, a mirror image … Continue reading Anecdotage #2 On the uses of despair

California Dreamin’

Let's keep this short and bitter: I just came back from the City of Angels, where I listened to Californians talk about their 'election'. It's is a bit like talking to your six-year-old about Santa: she wants to believe, but she already has serious doubts.