Monthly Archives: January 2021

Let’s talk antisemitism

Among the many unsettling images from last Wednesday’s attempted coup at the Capitol were vicious attacks on Capitol police officers, bombs, terrorists with stun guns and spears, a lynch mob with its own gallows, a mob prepared to kidnap legislators, numerous Confederate flags, with many of the participants screaming antisemitic and racist slurs. One of… Read More »

My first American coup

In my almost 70 years on the planet, this is my first American coup. After decades of Americans plotting coups in other countries, it was inevitable we’d have one of our own. I was going to write about the similarities between last Wednesday’s coup attempt and its precedents in the Munich coup of 1923 or… Read More »