Daily Archives: June 18, 2020

Decisions, Decisions

Yesterday was a bad day for Rick Wilson.  Without knowing or caring much about who this man was, he found himself seeking to score points against both Domino’s Pizza and the Trump administration by dragging Domino’s for liking a post … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ethnic Conflict: Religion, Identity, And Politics

Ethnic Conflict:  Religion, Identity, And Politics, edited by S.A. Giannakos To be sure, there are a lot of ethnic conflicts that have existed in the world and this book only covers a small amount of them.  That said, if you … Continue reading

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Book Review: Culture, Identity, And Politics

Culture, Identity, And Politics, by Ernest Gellner Reading about identity politics can be fun, at least for some of us, and while I would not agree with everything this author says–in particular he strongly underemphasizes religion, which is a great … Continue reading

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Book Review: Past And Present: History, Identity, And Politics In Ireland

Past And Present:  History, Identity, And Politics In Ireland, by Brian Walker The wonder about a book like this one is that the way that the author attempts to de-mystify claims of ancient animosity between the Irish and Scot-Irish in … Continue reading

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