Trump’s Tax Cuts Won’t Offset the Impending Slowdown

Forecasting

Summary: American elections often turn on recent economic growth. So Trump's future, the GOP's future, and perhaps the course of US politics might depend on the what the economy does during the next three years. Here one of the world's top forecasting firms looks at our future. They see slowing growth, which Trump's fiscal stimulus … Continue reading Trump’s Tax Cuts Won’t Offset the Impending Slowdown

The coming crash as men and women go their own way

Emma Watson going her own way.

Summary: Men and women are going their own way. The result might be a crisis of unimaginable size and more difficult to fix than putting Humpty Dumpty together again. Think of it as social entropy, an arrow that runs in only one direction. Emma Watson going her own way. Women going their own way. Vogue and … Continue reading The coming crash as men and women go their own way

Falling sperm counts are a danger we shouldn’t ignore

Sperm Count

Summary: Another front in the decline of men -- falling sperm counts. Remember, Romans knew that lead was toxic. They just did not bother to worry about it. So just read the news and think about what you are told to think about. "Spermageddon: Why the human race could be infertile in 50 years" By India … Continue reading Falling sperm counts are a danger we shouldn’t ignore

How the ghosts of Vietnam haunt the War on Terror

The last copter our of Vietnam.

Summary: Major Sjursen goes to the heart of our Long War, showing how our military remains haunted by the ghosts of Vietnam -- and how today's failures result from the tragically wrong lessons they learned from it. "The War That Never Ends (for the U.S. Military High Command) And It’s Not the War on Terror" … Continue reading How the ghosts of Vietnam haunt the War on Terror

Look beyond the stories to see how we define harassment

Woman repelling sexual harassment

Summary: Surveys let us look beyond the salacious stories to see how men and women define sexual harassment. It is more complex than the news stories imply. This is what most women in #meToo episodes did not do. "Sexual harassment: how the genders and generations see the issue differently." By Matthew Smith, describing a UK … Continue reading Look beyond the stories to see how we define harassment