That’s my most recent writing for that site, in the polemical style standard for that domain, though still far short of the abrasiveness of In Mala Fide’s other writers. I think I’m just too bourgeois to be fully gung-ho.


Recently, Yahoo! News alerted me to a UC Berkeley report relaying the dreaded fact that the much vaunted “digital democracy” yearned for by many a progressive has not yet come to pass. Bill Clinton’s hoped-for crossing of the digital divide has been a failure; or at least it has failed to rear its virtual head in the way he and other adherents to the expanding universe theory of egalitarianism would like it to.