All the talk of colonizing Mars is a dangerous pipe dream that deflects from the less glamorous task of trying to keep Earth habitable.
Conjuring the image of an “inflection point” is a favored device among those who want us to believe that we are in the midst of a world-historic...
Stuart Whatley considers “The Longing for Less” by Kyle Chayka.
What constitutes time well spent?
Stuart Whatley on how the media is using the latest platforms of technology in a way that pulls "the news" from the light of truth and deeper into...
Are young people capable of serving as citizens in an open society, where free and open discourse is the operational sine qua non?
One need not be consumed with the lofty and the sublime, nor the lowly and the savage, to take a few lessons from Wilde on public shaming.
Born an American shareholder.
A book about climate change in the 14th century
Language and culture are intrinsically messy, each mixing the practical with the shambolic.
How does our culture of market-driving neoliberalism disrupt the social safety net around education and health care?
Can free expression truly be free in a marketplace of ideas?