Since the Club of Rome’s 1972 report Limits to Growth we have seen both decline and resurgence of its conclusions — what comes next in macroeconomic analysis?
Both Lee Drutman of New America and Rep. Don Beyer of Virginia have invested much of their career in the mechanics of electoral reform — RCV and PR, independent redistricting commissions, and the like – what will it take to move the ball forward?
What is macroeconomic data measuring, really? Does it matter for a “healthy economy”?
Dealing with emergent properties in science and statistics can be challenging. Some things just can’t be explained or analyzed.
Under attack from both Left and Right, liberalism today seems truly endangered, should it be?
From the high school “cool kids” to the various types of modern “polis,” to use Aristotle’s language, there have always been elites, who we perceive as controlling our lives.
Not unhappy that Christmas is over this year — more stressful than usual with Omicron, etc.?
Cleaning out my attic yields a long-forgotten treasure trove of wargames — fortunately, somebody still collects and plays them!
Why do things look grim for liberal democracy these days? How can our traditional democratic values fight back? Can we get together on any unimpeachable authority?
From simple barter economies to cryptocurrencies, wealth and capital have transformed themselves through history, but in some ways stay the same …