Tag Archives: Trump

Radio Free Vermont: A Fable of Resistance – Bill McKibben

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “Vermont on its own will be a lot closer to what Lincoln had in mind for a healthy country.” When is a country just too big to be accountable to all of its citizens? Former radio … Continue reading

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Why Bad Governments Happen to Good People – Danny Katch

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “Trump is a tumor, not the cancer. He can do deadly harm if we don’t stop him, but we also have to treat the deeper sickness.” So how did we get to this point?  How was … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Reality: A Rumination on Moral Panic in Our Time – Brooke Gladstone

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “American history is picked with ferment, battles and brawls over with is true. But at this moment, the nation seems to waging Civil War over reality itself. It is thrilling to watch, and tough to sit … Continue reading

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What now?

(by JD Jung) I apologize for the lack of activity on UnderratedReads, but I have been preoccupied with the depressing results of the recent U.S. Presidential election.  Actually, I have been in a daze, feeling powerless to fight what I … Continue reading

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