Koba

Media Noise Ignored

by Scott Morales August 11, 2017

Sleep was just another opportunity to feel like a Bolshevik. But that is what they want, the believers, the steely ones, that is what they live for: the politicization of sleep. They want politics to be going on everywhere all the time, politics permanent and circumambient. They want the ubiquitization of politics; they want the […]

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Oh, That Democratic Socialism

by Scott Morales July 12, 2016

No worries then…

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Snippet 2: Koba the Dread, Christopher Hitchens, Breaking the Truth

by Scott Morales June 17, 2016

Snippet 2 of this series touches on the friendship of Amis and Christopher Hitchens and the left’s penchant for breaking the truth. During the mid-1970s I worked for the famous and historic and now perhaps obsolescent Labour weekly, the New Statesman (or the NEW STATESMAN, in its own house style). § My contemporaries there were […]

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Snippet 1: Koba the Dread: Laughter and the Twenty Million

by Scott Morales June 9, 2016

I’ve been meaning to do this for awhile.  And given our current circumstances, now seems about right.  I read this fantastic non-fiction book late last year that I’d like to share bits of; hopefully, this will encourage you to read it.  It’s by Martin Amis, and it’s about the left in the West and the […]

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