Scott Brinton
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To have predicted Donald Trump’s stunning Nov. 8 victory, one only needed to rewind time 22 years, to 1994 –– the year low-fi-alternative musician Beck released “Loser.” Most folks probably don’t recall . . . more
I recall the fear that I felt in 2008, in the waning days of George W. Bush’s presidency. The economy was in free-fall. Wall Street was . . . more
I blame Sweden for Donald Trump’s stunning victory last week. Yes, Sweden. In 1997, “Expedition Robinson” first appeared on Swedish television. Three years later . . . more
Pulling the frayed plastic bag from the muck revealed a killing field. A dozen or more fiddler crabs lay dead beneath the bag . . . more
For every large-scale social movement, there is a “tipping point, that magic moment when an idea, trend or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips and spreads like wildfire.” So wrote New Yorker staff writer Malcolm Gladwell in . . . more
I remember bright yellow trams as they lumbered along a virtually lifeless Vitosha Boulevard in Sofia, Bulgaria’s capital. They squeaked and creaked as they . . . more
I hadn’t truly understood or appreciated the mindset of an 18-year-old black woman until I read Amon Brown’s excellent article, “Black Lives Matter rallies in East Meadow,” published recently in the Heralds. Brown, who is 18 and African-American . . . more
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