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Power and Fear: the Return of the Antebellum Crisis by Evan Belosa

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This is a brilliant article! 'Fear has led to confrontation over issues of relative unimportance in the national conversation, then, and now.We see similar appetite for needless confrontation today. When compromise dies because of cultural terror, politics becomes blood sport rather than a mechanism to govern wisely. This fear, interposed in response to the overarching existential national question, is the driving emotion which makes our politics intractable. The first casualties have been politicians with the self-assuredness of shared national belief — so called “moderates”.The stress of responding to the increasing stridency of nativist white anxiety is causing intense fissures in the bone structure of both parties.'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

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