Sleepwalking During War-Time

Slim Pickens riding a nuclear warhead to certain Armageddon in Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 satire Dr. Strangelove

When media critic Neil Postman wrote his book Amusing Ourselves To Death, he couldn’t have known that the very week that the world’s two greatest nuclear powers lurched closer to full-scale war, much of our attention would…

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Micah Sifry

Micah Sifry

Co-founder Civic Hall. Publisher of The Connector newsletter (find it on Substack). Board member Consumer Reports.