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  • Workers Are Us

    Editors’ Note: See also Three Centuries of Indecision in today’s issue. As VoxFairfax celebrates its second anniversary this week, the editors are mindful of another commemorative event over a century ago. A short 109 years ago, on March 25, 1911,… Read More ›

  • Everyone’s a Socialist in a Pandemic

    Republicans Want Medicare for All, but Just for This One Disease Editors’ Note: Excerpted from The New York Times, March 11, 2020. By Farhad Manjoo All it took was a pandemic of potentially unprecedented scale and severity and suddenly it’s like… Read More ›

  • Just Count Up All Votes for President and See Who Won!

    Editors’ Note: Excerpted from The New York Times, March 13, 2020. A simple, elegant, and cogent appeal for democratic values in presidential elections. VoxFairfax published its first article March 25, 2018, containing an analysis of the 2016 presidential election, criticizing the… Read More ›

  • [In]Equality

  • An American Caste System

    Editors’ Note: Excerpted from The New York Times, February 28, 2020. This article is adapted from Nelson D. Schwartz’s new book, The Velvet Rope Economy: How Inequality Became Big Business. By Nelson D. Schwartz A $1,000 seat at Yankee Stadium,… Read More ›

  • Trump Seeks to Destroy a Wall

    Editors’ Note: Excerpted from The New York Times, March 6, 2020. For an earlier post by the same author, see https://voxfairfax.com/2018/09/16/thought-for-the-day-government-schools/.  The author’s insight is revealing. By Katherine Stewart Many Americans know by now that when Christian nationalists talk about “religious… Read More ›

  • Walking the Line at the Supreme Court?

    The Supreme Court’s political troubles began many years ago with the appointment of Earl Warren as Chief Justice, a move the so disappointed President Eisenhower that he is purportedly to have said it was a big mistake. Over the decades,… Read More ›

  • Brief Cases

    Brief Cases is published occasionally to update information on previously published articles and/or to add comment upon them. Sometimes the content will be new, particularly as the material is deemed to be of note. ENDING GAY EXORCISMS Editors’ Note: VoxFairfax… Read More ›

  • Milk Model Muddles Marketplace

    Most American shoppers and consumers are deeply familiar with milk to the extent that supermarket and grocery store purchases are familiarly and easily made, likely most often without reading the product label. While some dairy displays offer a variety of… Read More ›

  • Justices’ Dissents Inform

    In several previous posts, VoxFairfax has called reader attention to Supreme Court dissents as opinions containing legal reasoning that may eventually become the majority. One recent dissent by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, however, reflected the sharp divide in judicial ideologies that… Read More ›