Politics Sunday


I feel like the politics links have been kind of depressing, so here’s something happy that also fits in with all the Canadian stuff I’m posting today: Moose flu!

Dear Vivienne Westwood, Homeless chic is not okay. Stop being evil. Love, Seth. (Mimi Nguyen has a better letter.)

The EFF just isn’t giving up on warrantless wiretapping. I love the EFF. (via Boing Boing)

Maybe, if we want to pass health care reform, we can look to something that was much harder to do and see how they did it, like passing The Civil Rights Act. Or competitive duck herding (the latter via Wired).

And finally, “Martin Amis calls for euthanasia booths on street corners.” (via @MAOrthofer)

Seth Fischer’s writing has twice been listed as notable in The Best American Essays and has been nominated for The Pushcart Prize by several publications, including Guernica. He was the founding Sunday editor at The Rumpus and is the current nonfiction editor at The Nervous Breakdown. He is a Dornsife PhD Fellow at USC and been awarded fellowships and residencies by Ucross, Lambda Literary, Jentel, Ragdale, and elsewhere, and he teaches at the UCLA-Extension Writer’s Program and Antioch University, where he received his MFA. More from this author →