Sasha Stone on Politics, Tech, Culture, Art and Yes, the Oscars

Sasha Stone
A rumination on the collapse of culture on the left. Is it really that bad? Yes, it is really that bad.
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  • Of Migrants, Masks and Emmys
    22 Sep 2021 • 10 min read • 8 2
    The disaster unfolding at the border is beyond comprehension. You probably don’t see it because you don’t watch Fox News or spend time listening to people on the right who play footage nonstop. If you...
  • What Happened to You?
    31 Aug 2021 • 18 min read • 11 2
    “What happened to you,” a well-known Oscar blogger once tweeted to me as we headed into the 2020 election. He meant, why are you dissenting when we need all hands on deck to defeat Trump? Or he meant,...
  • How to Think Critically About CRT, and other Fictional Simulations of Our Dual Realities
    15 Aug 2021 • 12 min read • 6 1
    Critical Race Theory is not going away. It is what defines the entire Left of America right now, across all institutions and even our government. This was true even before the cultural revolution of 2...
  • What is This You Call "Cancel Culture"?
    30 Jul 2021 • 14 min read • 1 2
    SID: Thank you for taking the time to speak with me. I’m just starting to piece together what America has become since my accident five years ago. I wake up to Joe Biden as president? Last I remembere...
  • The Blonde on the Treadmill
    18 Jul 2021 • 14 min read • 6 4
    Compliant. That was the word Adam felt tumbling around in his brain as he pushed the off button of his Prius and sat in silence for a few minutes to gather up his psychic energy before walking inside ...
  • How One Introvert Blew the Lid off the Empire
    11 Jul 2021 • 7 min read • 5 8
    It’s impossible to find “the truth” anywhere anymore. There is not one trustworthy source that has survived 2020’s cultural revolution. I know when I see a headline on NPR or the New York Times or CNN...
  • America is an Idea Worth Fight For
    04 Jul 2021 • 5 min read • 4 1
    Recently, on Twitter an economist was praising Stalin as someone who “might have done some bad things” but he was a “great leader” for the idea of Marxism. That was what Karl Marx and Joseph Stalin be...
  • What Continues to Bother Me About the Media's Coverage of January 6th
    27 Jun 2021 • 11 min read • 4 6
    The Democrats, and the journalists that support them, think that their best path forward is to paint the Republicans — all of the Republicans — as two things: White Supremacists and delusional cheater...
  • The GOP Didn't "Pounce" on Critical Race Theory - The Democrats Handed it to Them
    22 Jun 2021 • 6 min read • 2 1
    Three things are happening on the Left right now. 1) Most people who are moderates within the party do not speak out against the status quo. They are too afraid of being labeled a Trump supporter. 2) ...
  • Father's Day
    20 Jun 2021 • 7 min read • 6 1
    The last image I have of my father is his hollow shell after the 21 grams of energy left his body. I’d gotten there five minutes too late. He looked like a puppet. His skin was yellow. His eyes were o...
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