Editor’s Note: Readers will recall that we are running a series of parodic pieces by Luke Haines. It is based on the Tolkien books and trashes Baby Boomers for screwing up the environment and the economy. The editors of LR Net are Baby Boomers, by the way. So surely Luke isn’t talking about us. Right?…

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From The Editor’s Desk: There have been several interesting articles in the press lately about just how awful it is to be an academic in America these days, particularly if you are an adjunct. Basically, what’s happened in the last forty years or so is that the universities have shifted most teaching tasks to non-tenured…

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Editor’s Note: Luke Haines has a done a series of parodic pieces about just how much his generation doesn’t care for Baby Boomers and other nasty people (like editors). This week, we meet …the Dragon! Who looks surprising familiar. Almost like an editor. Far above the encampment where the Dwarves were now attempting a sub-par…

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By Michael E. Berumen For nearly two years prior to the 2016 election, liberal commentators and analysts described Donald Trump’s supporters as disaffected white working-class voters or by similar appellations. These disaffected voters, they would observe, felt as though they had been left behind, that they were effectively disenfranchised and marginalized in society. They would…

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By K Thomas Ross The NRA’s annual meeting this year is at the Indianapolis Convention Center the weekend of April 26-28. The main hotel is the JW Marriott next door. The event has speakers, entertainment, and “15 acres of guns and gear”. tRump will speak again at the NRA Convention. Both share a similar constituency…

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