Today’s millennials face many of the same concerns and challenges of the late 19th century, when the booms and busts of the Industrial Age tore apart the accepted order.
We are on the cusp of the year, where the past and future intersect.
If the Beatles sang about getting old today, the age might need to be increased by a few decades. But radical life extension would take the world into dangerous territory.
The changing role of the professor has created a huge new subclass of academic worker.
The inadequacy of our planning for disaster relief.
Daylight Saving Time is the greatest continuing fraud ever perpetuated on American people. And this weekend, the effects of this cruel monster will rear its ugly head again.
The poor are more attuned to social relations, because they have to be. Reducing the economic gap may be impossible without also addressing the gap in empathy.