Monthly Archive: September, 2016

The Seven Stages of Watching the Presidential Debate


Remember when you’d watch a 90’s sitcom, and a celebrity from another popular show would make a guest appearance, and the canned audience track would go, “Woooooooo!”? That was this debate. That was… Continue reading

Self-Organization and Politics: Hayek and “Health” Economics


  Friedrich Hayek first began writing about economic self-organization in the early 20th century, before there was a cohesive science of complexity.  His writings paint a picture of economic life teeming with complex… Continue reading

Malcolm X Understood Empire


  It is interesting that Americans do not invoke Malcolm X the way they invoke other civil rights leaders.  Where ideas about American militarism go, Malcolm X’s contributions were piercingly insightful but lamentably… Continue reading