Posts tagged "Sharlet"

The Strange Moves of The Economist

By Jeff Sharlet The reverence with which so many upper-middle class Americans read The Economist has always puzzled me. There’s much to admire about the magazine, but it generally performs the same function as Newsweek, boiling down events into centrist conventional wisdom, facts be damned. A report in the July 3, 2010 issue, “The religious right...

Daily Links 13 June 2005

The Yenta What Schooled Her Sharlet: In a few weeks I head up to Boston to answer a few questions for WGBH, one of the flagship PBS affiliates. “What should the American people know about religion?” “What do they want to know about religion?” “What do you think would make an interesting program?” Well, I...

The Soundtrack of Right Now

The Soundtrack of Right Now 02 November 2004 Imagine it pouring, it’s raining down on us Mosh pits outside the oval office Someone’s tryina tell us something, Maybe this is god just sayin’ we’re responsible For this monster, this coward, That we have empowered… –Eminem, “Mosh” If you haven’t watched Eminem’s new video, watch it here....