I Prefer Not To

Published October 18, 2019 in Warp & Woof “I Prefer Not To” Bartleby and Late Stage Capitalism William Sundwick Herman Melville published his short story “Bartleby the Scrivener — a Tale of Wall Street” in 1853. It has been a staple of high school AP English classes and undergrad American Lit survey courses for atContinue reading “I Prefer Not To”

Anarchism: Libertarian, Socialist, or Just Crazy?

Published May 11, 2017 in Warp & Woof Anarchism: Libertarian, Socialist, or Just Crazy? William Sundwick  What is anarchism? Since the mid-19th century, it has been defined as a political philosophy which is basically anti-statist, with the same Greek root as “anarchy.” It holds that the human spirit is throttled, never aided, by the variousContinue reading “Anarchism: Libertarian, Socialist, or Just Crazy?”