From simple barter economies to cryptocurrencies, wealth and capital have transformed themselves through history, but in some ways stay the same …
Bargaining with prospective employers for salary and other things works better for some than others — we are not all Tom Bradys!
What is at the root of the new cold war with China? Looking at different forms of imperialism …
Organized drag racing was never a sport – but it was and has always been a tribute to amateur mechanics everywhere, who love their cars
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, 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: https://www.currentaffairs.org/2021/05/were-not-alone-in-the-universe?fbclid=IwAR3-3deXeN8gHH2BRNPw60VnW1qL2uq-iXl-R4rV5dYWlx1BADuS7dw3838
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?
Remember Tara Reade? Few of us do, was justice served? One year reminder here …
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?
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.