Three pieces – Friday reading & links

Looking for new perspectives? Here are a few articles to check out. "The New National American Elite" by Michael Lind. In this article, Lind suggests that the US has first now established a national elite - and risen from the fragmented state aristocracies that used to compete with each-other nationally: "In short, a historical narrative… Continue reading Three pieces – Friday reading & links

Books: Semiosis by Sue Burke

Just finished this excellent and surprising science fiction book. It explores several different themes - our ability to start anew on a new planet, our inherent nature, our relationship to nature and plants (!) and the growing suspicion that we are always doing someone else's bidding. It is also beautifully written, with living characters and… Continue reading Books: Semiosis by Sue Burke