And it asks the question, which details from the current administration will still matter 20 years from now?
Tag: Rick Perlstein
The Baffler returns—temporarily
The magazine’s writers and editors lead a discussion of Chicago’s future.
Our favorite books of 2014
A look back at the year in lit, from the best reads by Chicago authors to new bookstores and live-lit events.
Reader’s Agenda Wed 8/13: American Sharks, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Rick Perlstein
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, August 13
Rick Perlstein crosses The Invisible Bridge between Nixon and Reagan
In a new book, Chicago historian and Nation writer Rick Perlstein continues to chart America’s rightward shift.
Chicago-style democracy endures under Mayor Emanuel
How did the city pick the Near North Side for Obama College Prep? The mayor’s office won’t discuss it.
Q&A: Rick Perlstein on how a dose of machine politics could benefit Obama
The author of Before the Storm and Nixonland sits down for a chat in light of his recent Chicago magazine cover story
Culture Vultures: The Stonewall Uprising, Nick Cave, Pilsen, and more
Kevin Harris, community relations director at the Marin Foundation, watched: Stonewall Uprising by Kate Davis and David Heilbroner Since we just had the Pride Parade, I just watched this documentary on PBS’s website. It gives context to the parade and where it came from, and provides insights on the history of the Stonewall riots of […]
Rick Perlstein Talks Tea Parties
Rick Perlstein on “Fractures, Alliances and Mobilizations in the Age of Obama: Emerging Analyses of the ‘Tea Party Movement.'”
Dinner & a Show: Wednesday 5/26
Recommended events paired with nearby restaurants.
Maybe I’m too young to understand
A million little Fonzies.
Sympathy for the Devil?
Progressive scribe Rick Perlstein made his reputation finding the good in conservatives. Then they really started screwing up the country.
The driver is crazy
Declare war, declare victory, lose, declare another war: a pathetic and suicidal excuse for a foreign policy.
The conservative crackup
Conservatives are running out of places to hide from their deeds.
Rick Perlstein has a blog
Chicago’s best national-politics writer has a new blog.