When is money not money? “Bitcoin,” declares Bitcoin.org, a site which coordinates Bitcoin’s open source software development and acts as an education resource for the public, “is an innovative payment network and […]
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. “…ternarity became the ideology of feudal society; the division into groups was “not on the basis of actions performed, roles played, offices assumed, or services […]
China is about to become the global standard for this sort of effort, and other countries, particularly developing countries, will be looking to China, not Europe yet, and certainly not the US… […]
Incorporating natural capital concerns into investment decision-making needs to take place considerably more rapidly – we don’t have two decades. Part 1 of a series Since I’m retired and can go to […]
Since I left college in the ‘60s, my “thankful” list has shrunk. The “not thankful” list is on its second ream of paper. Ah, Thanksgiving. The time to be thankful, as tradition […]
The corrupt American Congress: Extortionists? Or seduced by bribes? Now that’s something for the FBI to investigate
Now that the FBI has its gumshoes working on cleaning up college athletics, perhaps it could focus on examining corruption elsewhere — perhaps in the American Congress, as my S&R college Sam […]
Superman is dead, and Donald Trump killed him.
“Sustainability” and “resilience” aren’t the same thing, and nobody knows what “green” means, anyway. I have become a bit more irritated these days about linguistic sloppiness. Well, I’m getting old and cranky. […]
US electronics are classified as “arms” to prevent the US’ enemies from developing advanced technologies, yet Donald is OK selling actual US-made guns and ammunition. What the fuck?
By Tamara Enz Cynicism and sarcasm toward my country and its future are hard for me to get around these days; sometimes I trip over them in unexpected ways. This was clear […]