2-minute reads 'n' listens

Trump’s one-word re-election campaign

"Socialism," snarled The Donald at a recent pep rally of far-right Republicans. And the obedient crowd of Trumpistas snarled back in unison: So-sh'll-izz-ummm! There you have the entire intellectual content ... Read more...

Adios Amazon

Amazon's notorious attempt to squeeze $3 billion in subsidies from New York taxpayers had two very positive results: One, it shoved these immoral bribery schemes into the glare of the national spotlight; and tw... Read more...

What’s the cost of high living?

The rich aren't merely different from you and me... they're ridiculous! The uber-rich, I mean, the billionaire barons of Wall Street who literally live above the real world and are clueless about the gross i... Read more...

Where is AI driving us?

With chaos in the White House, worsening climate disasters, more wars than we can count, and a wobbling economy here at home, the last thing we need is another big challenge. But – look out! – here comes a doo... Read more...