March 28: Homer Simpson, Messiah

Homer Simpson fell under the spell of “Jerusalem Syndrome” and thought himself the messiah while vacationing in the Holy Land with his family during an episode of The Simpsons entitled, “The Greatest Story Ever D’ohed” and aired on this date in 2010. HIghlights of the episode include the Simpson family’s rendezvous with Krusty the (Jewish) […]

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O My America: Imagining Socialism, Chapter by Chapter, Part 2

Joel Kovel on Eco-Socialism by Lawrence Bush Click here for previous entries in this series. I find it heartening that Imagine Living in a Socialist USA begins its actual discussion of socialism, after Paul Street’s rousing condemnation of capitalism, with a discussion of our planet’s environmental crisis — “The Future Will Be Ecosocialist, Because Without […]

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