I’ve been a PayPal customer for more than a decade, but closed my account last week. 2022 has shown glimpses of what a social credit system might look like in America. Decentralized, yet singular in ideology.
On the unwillingness of University of Michigan medical school students to hear views that might conflict with their own.
The White House kicks off its effort to change the most commonly accepted criterion of recession: two or more successive quarters of negative GDP growth.
Governor Jay Inslee of Washington was the first to declare a State of Emergency, and he may be the last one to rescind it. “Never let a crisis go to waste” has a corollary, and that is: “Preserve the crisis.”
Here’s a current list of what some major corporations are (and are not) doing vis-a-vis Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as of Friday, March 4th 2022. This is rapidly changing, of course, and I cannot guarantee I’ll be keeping it up-to-date. Be sure to double-check their latest policies.
Being willing to update one’s prior assumptions in the face of new evidence is the essence of learning. If you haven’t changed your mind on something important in the past five years, check your filter bubble.
The council is trying to place unprecedented restrictions on the City Attorney’s office, without even knowing what the most important outcome metrics are of the approach it is demanding.
This is new for a whole lot of Americans. The last time inflation was this high, you hadn’t ever heard of the term “e-mail.”
What does the changing of the guard at Twitter suggest about free speech online?
Why are west coast cities suffering through a seemingly intractable growth in homelessness? What can we learn from the relative successes of Amsterdam, Lisbon, Miami and even New York City?