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Housing and the American Dream: Is A House Still a Home?

Single-family home-ownership—elusive for many today—is an aspiration we ought to abandon.

An Ancient Greek Approach to Risk and the Lessons It Can Offer the Modern World

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 24/02/2021 - 1:55am in

We aren't all that good at risk assessment.

Why Behavioral Economics Needs Behavioral Biology: Avoiding Arms Races

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 23/02/2021 - 7:05pm in

Are behavioral economists really nudging people in the right direction?

Thomas Frank: YouTube Censorship and Now What’s Happening in Kansas –

Thomas Frank and Paul Jay discuss censorship by tech monopolies and changes in the political landscape of Kansas.

The Non-Profit Industrial Complex Stands in the Way of Direct Aid

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 16/02/2021 - 9:06pm in

How non-profit organizations are too often about the career advancement of their staff, and what marginalized communities can do about that.

Black Lives Matter Inland Empire Announces Break With BLM Global Network: Calls Out Lack of Transparency, Democratic Party Control

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 15/02/2021 - 7:37pm in

A Black Lives Matter group calls out the organization's embrace of capitalism, self-promotion, and the Democratic Party.

Goldman Is Evil But McKinsey Is Worse

Why the McKinsey veneer is looking tattier and tattier with every passing day, and why that's not likely to change.

‘Unbelievable,’ Says Sanders, That Some Dems Want to Further Limit Eligibility for Covid-19 Relief Checks

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 08/02/2021 - 9:25pm in

Sen. Bernie Sanders denounces Democrats who would narrow eligibility requirements for the next round of stimulus payments.

Epidemic of Despair Could Haunt America Long After COVID

The pandemic may have severe after-effects, with deaths of despair impacting more distressed and newly-vulnerable populations.