Category: Politics/Law/Government

Fighting the darkness


The very first things I wrote about the internet were dark: hate groups, right wing extremists, and their ability to do harm in cyberspace. Twenty-three years ago I began an academic relationship […]

The Fall of Rome, pt 2


This country looks like one that’s about to learn some things the hard way. Riffing on Sam’s post about Rome… We all got taught that Rome fell when the barbarians sacked Rome. […]

Bernie’s party


Is It Bernie’s Party Now? – The ultimate outsider took over a splintered party from within. Sound familiar? I love this, mostly because the anti-Sanders view point in it comes consistently from […]