Learning not to trust each other in America, and not to trust America

Summary: Strong social cohesion distinguishes successful from failed States, and has long been a strength of America. A side effect of the 1%'s successful programs to build a New America on the ruins of the America-that-Once-Was is erosion of our social cohesion. From that, should it continue, we can expect bitter fruit. Today we look … Continue reading Learning not to trust each other in America, and not to trust America

Robocop is not a good role model for the youth of Detroit

Summary:  They are building a statue of RoboCop in Detroit, pointing their youth down a well-worn path leading to a dead end.  Links to other posts in this series appear at the end. Detroit is building a statue to commemorate Robocop.  This is a bad idea. From "Detroit Needs Robocop, now more than ever. Why a proposed … Continue reading Robocop is not a good role model for the youth of Detroit