Internautica October 21

October 21, 2018 Roger 0

Internautica   Here are the reads for the upcoming week: For those who’ve forgotten: We’ve been at war in Afghanistan for 17 years. Our adolescent […]

Internautica October 14

October 14, 2018 Roger 0

Here are the reads for the upcoming week: Rachel Z Arndt pins down linguistic and attitudinal similarities between Go Dog Go and Malone Dies. The […]


October 8, 2018 Roger 0

Willett’s will compile, every Monday, a list of likely links for our readers.  We’ll add to it all through the week. Here are the reads […]

What Democrats can learn from the Abe Fortas Case

October 6, 2018 Roger 0

Roger Gathmann Mother Jones, a magazine that has taken up the mantra of tut-tutting neoliberalism and run with it, has published an article that claims that it is a “liberal fantasy” to think of impeaching Brett Kavanaugh. The writer of the piece is their correspondent for covering the court, Stephanie Mencimer, so presumably she knows what she is talking about. This is her “wake up to the coffee” graf:It’s never going to happen. If the Democrats can’t stop Kavanaugh’s confirmation in the Senate