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Friday, 04 November 2016

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Paul F

My thanks to Peter Van Veenfor his kind e-mail and for this link:

http://www.onbeing.org/blog/omid-safi-the-myth-and-possibility-of-american-greatness/9024

See also this link:

http://lithub.com/literary-voices-react-to-president-donald-trump/

Rebecca Solnit - Her open letter to Donald Trump, referencing her latest book on New York City

http://lithub.com/new-york-city-is-a-book-conservatives-should-read/

And this from Luke Bretherton

http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2016/11/10/4572473.htm

And this audio recording from ABC's "Minefield" programme. This recording is pre-election:

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/theminefield/will-“trumpism”-lose-the-electoral-battle,-but-win-the-politica/7986292

And this, from the same, programme which was recorded post-election. Both conversations are thoughtful and insightful, and well worth a listen:

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/theminefield/what-is-the-meaning-of-‘trump’/8012414

The Economist – 12th -18th November 2016. The “lead” article. Of course some may disregard my choice because its from the so-called liberal Economist, but nonetheless I believe their lead makes very good sense.

http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21709951-his-victory-threatens-old-certainties-about-america-and-its-role-world-what-will-take

See also this excellent column in the Harvard Business Review written by Joan C. Williams. It's titled: What So Many People Don’t Get About the U.S. Working Class. It was published 10th November 2016

https://hbr.org/2016/11/what-so-many-people-dont-get-about-the-u-s-working-class

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