Via PBS “We are three-hundred-and-twenty-five million opinionated, vociferous individuals. We argue and compete and sometimes even vilify each other in our raucous public debates. But we have always had so much more in common with each other than in disagreement. If only we remember that and give each other the benefit of the presumption that […]
Is a “smart world” necessarily good for us? Connecting your smartphone to your TV, dishwasher, and even to your child’s Barbie doll, is now all the rage. Boosting wi-fi in places where it never used to exist — from appliances to toys — is being hailed as the new ideal. “5G” is the name of the new technology […]
When I experienced sexual assault after work one night, I came home not knowing what to do. The cook at the restaurant in which I worked, had been making sexual advances throughout the night, which I tried to get out of and had even told my supervisor about during my shift. She had kind of […]
A judge blocked the release of 3D printed gun blueprints through Defense Distributed. Is the injunction enough to stop the circulation of plastic gun designs?
China is threatening American farmers with politically targeted tariffs as it escalates its economic aggression against the U.S. That has pundits speculating farmers will turn against President Trump for confronting China over its predatory trade practices. That’s not about to happen. They know the stakes are higher than the price of soybeans this year. What’s […]