The issue is the hundreds of thousands of (generally mediocre at best) retail jobs eliminated or soon to disappear. Retail jobs, remember, are the subpar replacement jobs that hoovered up people whose manufacturing jobs disappeared.
April 27, 2017
130,000-year-old mastodon remains could rewrite story of how humans first came to the Americas. If true, this is a mammoth discovery.
April 26, 2017
Being “pro-science” has become a bizarre cultural phenomenon in which liberals (and other members of the cultural elite) engage in public displays of self-reckoned intelligence as a kind of performance art. This is “my” side and I prefer them to the alternative so it’s hard for me to read this…but, yes.
April 25, 2017
Caterpillar found to eat shopping bags, suggesting biodegradable solution to plastic pollution. That caterpillar’s got a brand new bag.
Want to rescue rural America? Bust monopolies. Best guess is growth would roughly double if we did serious monopoly busting.
April 24, 2017
A Quarter of Millennials Who Live at Home Don’t Work — or Study. Note that a quarter have a disability.
In trend pieces, the word Millennial has become shorthand for “a college-educated young person living in a city.” But this usage elides some critical details, for example that most people born between the early 1980s and late 1990s (a) didn’t graduate from college, (b) aren’t living in a city, and (c) generally hate being called “Millennials.”
April 23, 2017
“Familiarity breeds contempt” is one of the gloomiest of proverbs. It is also, the evidence indicates, one of the truest. Is the denial of human nature also part of human nature?
A Millennial Feminist Explains the New Feminism to a Boomer Feminist Philosopher. Bordo is the Tucker Carlson of the pseudo-left.
The Earth just reached a CO2 level not seen in 3 million years. Woo, we’re going for the record!
April 22, 2017
“Every one of those regulations was written in someone’s blood.” I favor a campaign to change the term from “regulations” to “protections,” which is what they are.
Go East, Young American. So instead of fixing our own country, we’re advocating yet more rootlessness and destruction of community?
If you live inland, don’t think sea level rise won’t affect you. You think house prices are bad now….
April 21, 2017
April 20, 2017