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KEVIN PHILLIPS talks about the newest stage of the Republican majority: a nightmarish vision of ideological extremism, catastrophic fiscal irresponsibility, [and] rampant greed thats how historian Alan Brinkley described Kevins new book, American Theocracy, in the New York Times Book Review.
READ Kevin Phillips online in The Nation this week.
Plus: HAROLD MEYERSON on the new immigrant rights movement: With each passing week, he says, it seems to grow both larger and smarter. Harold wrote about it in the LA Weekly; he also writes for The American Prospect and the Washington Post op-ed page.
Also: I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness,
starving hysterical naked,
dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn
looking for an angry fix . . . .”
Its the 50th anniversary of Allen Ginsbergs Howl DAVID ULIN, book editor of the L.A. Times, comments on the poem that changed America.
READ David Ulin on “Howl”