Outsideness"One of the least remarked aspects of the 2020 election is that Joe Biden is running on being the anti-Trump, but with his vanity and inability not to blurt out uncomfortable truths, he is the second most Trump-like figure in American politics."
Switzerland’s canton of Zug, home to hedge funds, crypto firms and commodity traders, will start allowing citizens to pay taxes in Bitcoin and Ether as the acceptance of digital currencies continues to rise.
spike in the level of outrage on Twitter is by no means a rare event. Regular users are accustomed to glancing over at the “Trending” tab to see who or what has raised people’s hackles that particular day. However, it is not so common for a spike of...
Outsideness"Given that many people deem any contravention of cosmic egalitarianism to be out-and-out racism, you can see why Stephens ended up getting called 'racist' (or 'horrifyingly racist' as one commentator put it)."
One general factor that partially explains our ineffective approach to Wuflu is that too many people in key jobs affecting our response – the press, the medical research establishment, politi…
Outsideness"One general factor that partially explains our ineffective approach to Wuflu is that too many people in key jobs affecting our response – the press, the medical research establishment, politicians, advisors – aren’t all that smart."
Carl Danner writes me: “Essential activities” has no objective definition. It implies some blanket degree of risk acceptance that can’t be accurate by any underlying calculus, i.e. as if someone has specifically weighed whether we can tolerate...
With the COVID-19 pandemic still spiraling out of control, the best economic outcome that anyone can hope for is a recession deeper than that following the 2008 financial crisis. But given the flailing policy response so far, the chances of a far...
OutsidenessIt was called "the Great War" because a worse one was thought inconceivable.