Do we need Radio Free America?
St. Cloud Times
Local literary hero Sinclair Lewis (Nobel, Pulitzer) wrote his prescient book "It Can't Happen Here" in 1935. The story line is of a demagogue taking power in the United States and subsequently controlling the news. It's as pertinent today as when it ...
'Karl Marx City' and the Post-Ideological Surveillance State
An East German maxim: If three people are in a room, one is an informer.
Katy Perry, Kendall Jenner and the selling of lefty culture as 'consciousness'
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"Perry's fed up with the complacency of the capitalist entertainment culture that she has thrived off," chirped The Atlantic, comparing the song's theme to that of Sinclair Lewis' classic political novel "Babbitt." (Lewis' novel won a Nobel Prize ...
Troy Reimink: Orwell's '1984' is important, but not because it predicted 2017
Traverse City Record Eagle
There are equally strong cases for the timeliness of Margaret Atwood's “The Handmaid's Tale” (oppression of women), Sinclair Lewis' “It Can't Happen Here” (populist demagoguery), Ray Bradbury's “Fahrenheit 451” (demonization of the press and ...