Raine Laurent Archives

LAURENT: There is No Such Thing as the ‘Alt-Left’

March 21, 2017

False Equivalence Is a Problem, Too Wherein Raine Laurent dissects James Wolcott’s fatuous Vanity Fair column bemoaning the existence of a vaguely-defined “alt-left”. ames Wolcott’s recent Vanity Fair column is easy to torpedo. Wolcott feels that the “alt left” (a…

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Don’t Be Lulled Into A False Sense Of Security By Donald Trump’s Toned-Down Media Image

November 12, 2016

A Plea Against Complacency by Raine Laurent “As nightfall does not come all at once, neither does oppression. In both instances, there is a twilight when everything remains seemingly unchanged. And it is in such twilight that we all must…

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The Morning After: Thoughts on My Country’s Wounds

September 12, 2016

What does it mean to watch “history in the making”? Or to “come together” after a tragedy? How about the very concept of being “one nation”? Raine Laurent examines post-9/11 Americanism without the pseudo-patriotic piffle that has come to characterize…

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