I’ve been thinking a lot about the right wing lately. I can’t imagine why.
I wrote a short piece for Truthout detailing recent instances of the cops colluding with heavily armed right-wing knuckleheads, placing that collaboration in its historical context. And then I wrote a review of Corey Robin’s The Enigma of Clarence Thomas, contemplating the significance of Thomas’ move from left-wing black nationalist to right-wing black nationalist.
This is more interesting, though: Halloween weekend, I will be speaking on an online panel about incipient fascism in the United States. The panel will follow reading of Tony Kushner’s play A Bright Room Called Day, put on by the Faultline Ensemble. Act One is on October 30, and Act Two on November 1. Discussions will follow each act, but I don’t know which day I will speak. (So I guess you will just have to show up for both.) More details soon!
Update: My panel will be on November 1. Tickets for both dates are available here: