In a liberal democracy speech is not a public good. Neither is it a private good subject to market forces.Read More The High Cost Of Free Speech In A Postmodern Age
Because there are so few black billionaires, we need the first ever to be an honest broker who can decipher what upticks in economic stats mean for black people.Read More Do Black People Need Black Billionaires?
We think there’s a political and a military solution in Syria while we dither about the political and occasionally unleash the military. But for Assad and his coalition a military solution is the political solution.Read More Skin Or No Skin In A Game Called Syria
Trump is banking on weapons production and sales as a revenue stream (and a source of manufacturing jobs) for the U.S. Likewise, Russia needs new cash flows to offset low oil prices and the effects of Western sanctions.Read More What Arms Race?
“The new focus started on June 30, when FoxNews.com published an article on “the apparently increasing frequency of female teachers having sex with their young male students.””Read More Don’t Stand So Close To Her
There’s no such thing as wisdom anymore because there’s no longer enough time for information to develop into wisdom like fine wine, or a diamond. Societal changes and tech advancements ultimately destroy the knowledge our species once knew as wisdom—replacing it with acumen, expertise, skill, “hot takes,” and trend spotting.Read More The Rising Costs Of Late Life And The Falling Value Of Wisdom
Long-term, a dearth of homegrown talent in the future puts more pressure on a good return from a Machado trade now. Hopefully the team has a greater capacity for spotting top line talent developed by other teams than developing its own.Read More The Needs Of The Manny Outweigh The Needs Of Baltimore
Neither the public nor private sector took the lead in developing the essential architecture of the most important communication development since writing. Rather, a third force deserves most of the credit—peer networks.Read More May The Web Be Unbroken
“”Kreutzberg” is about the truest atrocities of East Berlin before the Wall fell.”Read More “Kreuzberg”: Why The Berlin Wall Fell But Never Really Collapsed
History tells us that no nuclear power with missiles it can fire has ever totally denuclearized of its own free will. So expect Kim Jong-un to ask the world in Singapore. If he doesn’t get it, he’ll play for time. Trump has another two to four years. Kim Jong-un has the rest of his life.Read More Thinking Differently About North Korea (Updated)