Trump claimed Hillary was corrupt! Perhaps the Clintons have corruption issues, but so far this administration is making them look like boy scouts! Can you imagine the right-wing-family-values crowd if the Obama administration had been accused of just one of these? The SEC drops an investigation of Apollo Global Management…. Read more“How Much More Corruption Should We Accept?”
While we focus on revitalizing a 19th century coal-based energy infrastructure: China surpasses the United States in annual patent applications, is now No. 2 in peer-reviewed research articles and in 2014 awarded more than twice as many degrees in science, technology, engineering and math. China is mobilizing its best tech… Read more“While We Shun Science, China Fills the Vacuum”
“Over the next 13 years, the rising tide of automation will force as many as 70 million workers in the United States to find another way to make money, a new study from the global consultancy McKinsey predicts.” So, we’re going to give corporations a big, permanent tax cut in the hope that… Read more“Tax Cuts to Corporations Will Mean More Jobs? Surely You’re Not Falling for That!”
Bill Clinton. Trump. And now, probably, Roy Moore (he’s leading in the polls in Alabama as I write this). We elect people we know, or strongly suspect, have flawed moral character. We do it because bigger things matter to us more than allegations of harassment and abuse. Roy Moore allegedly… Read more“Let’s Just Admit Character Does Not Matter”
Garrison Keillor is fired from NPR for inappropriate behavior – not sure what that entails yet. Yet, Roy Moore, accused of sexually abusing teenagers, is leading in the polls in Alabama. The world is upside-down.