New York Review of Books NYR BlogOn the rant page of the revered NYRB, Garry Wills sounds quite plausible for a change:Obamacare is now, for many, haloed with hate, to be fought against with all one’s life. Retaining certitude about its essential evil is a matter of self-respect, honor for one’s allies in the cause, and loathing for one’s opponents. It is a religious commitment.(April 22, 2014)The NationUsing the most esoteric readings of chicken entrails and more advanced techniques of sociological observation, Miss Astra Taylor, yes that is Astra Taylor, discerns what some readers might call A Great White Plot: The Web is regularly hailed for its “openness” and that’s where the confusion begins, since “open” in no way means “equal.” While the Internet may create space for many voices, it also reflects and often amplifies real-world inequities in striking ways.
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