Monthly Archives: February 2021

The Forgotten Socialist History of Martin Luther King Jr.

Especially in light of the turmoil of the last four years, and the outright chaos of the last year, it’s important to remember that Martin Luther King Jr. saw the ultimate realization of equality in democratic socialism. It’s popular to divorce his (now palatable) views on racial equality from his views on economic equality. But that’s not so. The man was a socialist. And that’s a good thing.

You’ll miss me when I’m gone

My personal Macs (a 2011 iMac and a 2009/10 MacBook Pro) are both hacked to run Catalina even though they officially tapped out at High Sierra. I was a fan of High Sierra, but wanted to make the pair last a little longer before officially throwing in the towel and switching to Linux. Catalina was not great, but I wanted to make sure that I was getting the latest patches for as long as possible. At work, I use a 2017 MacBook Air and we just updated to Big Sur and boy, oh boy is it making Catalina look better and better.