Free Agency: How Do We Get There?

Bargaining with prospective employers for salary and other things works better for some than others — we are not all Tom Bradys!

Please Help Me, I Don’t Understand Macroeconomics

Macroeconomics deals with the “big” issues of economic policy, but isn’t it all just built on a house of cards? Too abstract to have real meaning?

Nathan Robinson Says It Better Than Me!

Nathan Robinson, in Current Affairs, has covered the same ground as my last post here, Avi Loeb’s Extraterrestrial. Nathan is a gifted writer and journalist. Hats off! Anyway, if you read my post, “Do We Care If We Are Alone?, ” you may be interested in this:

Do We Care If We Are Alone?

Avi Loeb’s best-selling book, Extraterrestrial, asks the question: Do we care about our origins? And, explores some of the ethics of space travel. It’s about discovery! Remember Carl Sagan?

Tired of Polarization? Go Multi-Party!

The United States will never be Denmark, but Danes are happy with their multi-party democracy. What are the prospects for proportional representation in America?

The New Geopolitics: Class, Capital, Nationalism

Ever since the first nation-states, there has been geopolitics, today competition between “great powers” is complicated by the multinational aspects of capital, confronting new nationalism.