by | Jul 5, 2019

The San Francisco School Board last week authorized $600,000 in spending to destroy a mural depicting George Washington at a…

by | Apr 5, 2019

The National Women’s Hall of Fame inducts not one but two of Jim Jones’s most fervent celebrity supporters this year….

by | Nov 21, 2018

Washington Forty years ago this past Sunday more than 900 men, women, and children either killed themselves or were murdered…

by | Nov 16, 2018

Forty years ago Sunday, Jim Jones orchestrated the deaths of 918 people in Guyana. He blamed one man, also in…

by | Nov 13, 2018

Cult City: Jim Jones, Harvey Milk, and 10 Days That Shook San Francisco
By Daniel J. Flynn
(ISI Books, 258 pages, $27.95)

Dan Flynn’s Cult City is not a happy read, but an instructive one.

by | Nov 9, 2018

Nancy Pelosi won more than 85 percent of the vote in her district on Tuesday. Donald Trump received less than…

by | Oct 29, 2018

“Culpability is a tricky thing,” Julia Ioffe writes at the Washington Post. She nevertheless finds Donald Trump culpable in inspiring…

by | Oct 26, 2018

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, incapable of uttering the “T” word immediately after a bomber injured 31 in…

by | Oct 19, 2018

The question of how over 900 people came to kill themselves in the South American jungle animated the writing of…

by | Oct 15, 2018

Today marks the day I have been waiting ten years for. Cult City: Jim Jones, Harvey Milk, and 10 Days…

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