Theodore Hamm, editor of The Brooklyn Rail, is an associate professor of urban studies at Metropolitan College of New York and author of
Rebel and a Cause: Caryl Chessman and the Politics of the Death
Penalty in Postwar California, 1948-1974 (California).
Say what you will about Michael Lind, at least he’s never predictable. That is, of course, unless your prediction is that he’s once again trying to find a way to disagree with everyone else. <
This past winter both Edwin Meese and Gen. Barry McCaffrey expressed surprising misgivings about the current direction of the War on Drugs.