Here’s the Deal, Folks: A New Year’s Announcement

Slightly less than a year ago, my Substack, Political Junkie launched with a post about the Democratic presidential primary campaign. That post described the experience of politics from a campaign volunteer’s perspective. It was written in the first person plural because this newsletter was one of the ways that the editorial board of Public Seminar, a weekly digital magazine … More Here’s the Deal, Folks: A New Year’s Announcement

Here’s the Deal, Folks: A New Year’s Announcement

As we make the turn into a Trumpless 2021, Political Junkies is adding subscriber-only content Slightly less than a year ago, Political Junkie launched with a post about the Democratic presidential primary campaign. That post described the experience of politics from a campaign volunteer’s perspective. It was written in the first person plural because this newsletter was … More Here’s the Deal, Folks: A New Year’s Announcement

Yes, Democracy Can Survive Trump

The day after Thanksgiving, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals pulled yet another rug out from under Donald Trump’s serial attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election results. Judge Stephanos Bibas rejected the claims made in the campaign’s brief as specious and excoriated ongoing attempts to exclude legitimate votes from Pennsylvania’s final tallies. “Voters, not … More Yes, Democracy Can Survive Trump

LGBTQ Archives at the Schlesinger and the Sophia Smith

This essay was previously published in 2018 at the archives site, Beyond Citation, created by Eileen Clancy and Steven Brier, CUNY Graduate Center. Before we delve into the LGBTQ digital resources of the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women at the Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and of the Sophia … More LGBTQ Archives at the Schlesinger and the Sophia Smith