Thomas Frank is a very smart, very provocative thinker from the Far Left. (I often find myself thinking “wow, I’m pretty moderate” when I read his stuff.) With those introductory comments, I give you Thomas Frank on Ronald Reagan’s Secret Tragedy: How ’70s and ’80s Cynicism Poisoned Democrats and America from Salon on November 16.
Thomas Edsall is another “deep think” writer. Here’s The Demise of the White Democratic Voter from the New York Times on November 11. Feeling lonely after reading this piece!
From blogger Bill Gates on November 18, here’s Online, All Students Sit in the Front Row, focusing on higher education coming out of the Phoenix. Lots of talk about innovation, and if Mr. Gates