Oxfam’s released its annual report on inequality, timed to coincide with the World Economic Forum, and unlike previous reports (which focused on attractive but misleading stats about the relative wealth of poor and rich people), the new one focuses on the growth in the fortunes of the world’s richest people, a stat that isRead More
No one’s sure how the windows on commuter buses between San Francisco and Silicon Valley keep getting smashed on a stretch of the 280 — maybe it’s a pellet gun, maybe it’s thrown rocks — but Apple and Google have informed employees who use the service that their commute is about to get 45Read More
Libertarian wisdom holds that “the answer to bad speech is more speech,” but if you’re a Peter Thiel libertarian (that is, the kind of “freedom lover” who doesn’t think women should vote, wants to spy on everyone in the world, and secretly wields power to censor the free press), then “the answer to badRead More
Corey Robin (previously) wants you to know four things about the Republican plan to add 1.5 trillion dollars to the US debt and transfer trillions more to the richest Americans.
The first is that this is the core of the Republican program, the very thing the movement has stood for since Ludwig vonRead More