Matt Borondy

Matt Borondy founded Identity Theory in 2000 and continues to edit and publish the site from various mountainous locations. Visit him at borondy.com, subscribe to his Substack or email editor@identitytheory.com.

Ralph Nader Attacks Democrats For Not Being Named Ralph Nader

Amidst the nearly unprecedented interest in the Democratic primaries and an unusually high satisfaction with the remaining left-wing presidential hopefuls, Ralph Nader sees something very wrong. The problem: None of the candidates are named Ralph Nader.Nader, who turns 74 later this month, apparently views the whopping 0.3% of the vote he earned in the 2004 …

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Yes, you (we) can: Identity Theory endorses Obama

We at Identity Theory are excited to finally--for the first time in our lives--have a major-party presidential candidate who is truly presidential. A candidate who, for once, runs a dignified campaign brimming with inspiration rather than desperation. A candidate whom we trust to make wise decisions based on moral courage rather than rapacious greed. A …

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Staff Reading: January

A quick rundown of what some Identity Theory staffers are digging into this month...Drew McNaughton: Tree of Smoke by Denis Johnson, The Brightening Glance: Children and Imagination by Ellen Handler Spitz, The New Kings: Nonfiction edited by Ira GlassRobert Birnbaum: The Song Before it is Sung by Justin Cartwright, Wrack and Ruin by Don Lee, …

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