David Masciotra

David Masciotra is the author of four books, including "Mellencamp: American Troubadour" (University Press of Kentucky, 2015) and "Barack Obama: Invisible Man" (Eyewear Publishing, 2017). Contribute through LaterPay to support David's Salon articles -- all money donated goes directly to the writer.

Whose country is "broken and crime infested," Mr. President? Spoiler: It's ours David Masciotra
Independent of everything: Is America too dumb for democracy? David Masciotra
Brewing a "Coffeehouse Resistance": Hopeful activism that's organized and energized David Masciotra
The spontaneous magic of Gov't Mule in concert: "We feel more comfortable on stage than anywhere" David Masciotra
My regrettable libertarian romance: I rebounded from my experimental phase, but many don't David Masciotra
The Punisher skull: Unofficial logo of the white American death cult David Masciotra
Trump's authoritarianism can never be treated like business as usual David Masciotra
Son Volt's Jay Farrar is "singing about the dark times" on "Union," the new protest album David Masciotra
The absurd outrage over Jussie Smollett David Masciotra
Trump's racist delusions and the global threat of white hate David Masciotra
Can America recover from Trump? A radicalized right wing suggests dangers ahead David Masciotra
In “The Crossing” Alejandro Escovedo has crafted a rock 'n' roll immigration epic poem David Masciotra
Stephen Markley's "Ohio": This year's "Hillbilly Elegy" of fiction David Masciotra
Our loneliness epidemic is a political problem, too David Masciotra
Writer Greg Olear on "Dirty Rubles": Trump is "gravest existential threat" to America in 150 years David Masciotra