High-signal feed: projects and full-length essays.

  1. On the road to May Day: A non-report-back from Denver 2017

    An anecdotal introduction to the continuum-forming typology of begging as a dialectical model for understanding the structure of late capitalist economy.

  2. This Andrew Jackson Jihad: Thoughts from the first forty days

    I wasted an entire month reading about and writing down some thoughts on the first forty days of President Trump's reign. "The king and Haman sat down to drink; but the city of Susa was thrown into confusion."

  3. "Ideas of Max Stirner" by James Huneker (1907)

    A hyperlinked transcription of James Huneker's "Ideas of Max Stirner" as it was published in the New York Times on April 20, 1907. Includes some introductory notes and my thoughts on Huneker's use of the term "Socialism".

  4. A Look At Bernie Sanders' Electoral Socialism

    On the difference between democratic socialism and social democracy, the future of capitalism, and the socialist response to the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign.

  5. Dyer Lum on the Civil and Mormon Wars

    An overly simplified theory of the relationship between slavery, Mormon cooperatives, and capitalism with application to some interesting events in American history.


Includes less-finished essays and shorter commentary.

  1. Race Report: Louisville Trail Half Marathon 2018

    I won my age division at the 2018 Louisville Trail Half Marathon

  2. Race Report: Imogene Pass Run 2018

    I ran the 45th annual Imogene Pass Run (September 8, 2018)

  3. Book Review: Thou Shalt Not Believe by John Ubhal

    A review of a friend's book and some thoughts on hell.

  4. Race Report: Evergreen Town Run 10K

    I ran the 2018 Evergreen Town Race 10K.

  5. SWAT Team Fife

    On the inverse relationship that seems to hold between the degree to which police are armed and the heroics of their actions.