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Narcissism Is Eating the World

Babies are the ultimate narcissists. They absolutely believe the world revolves around them. And they’ll do anything to get our attention: look cute and gurgle, grab our fingers and never let go, scream their little heads off. Whatever works, good or bad, they’ll do it. The thing is, babies have[…] Read On

A Biased Media’s Chilling Effect on Diversity of Thought

We keep hearing that Trump’s attacks on the media will have a chilling effect on an essential aspect of democratic society – freedom of the press – but nobody talks about the reverse: a biased media’s chilling effect on freedom of thought. The latter is arguably worse. The president may have[…] Read On

California Should Fund Its Own Damn Transit System

The Trump administration’s Transportation Department is withholding federal funding of a project to modernize Silicon Valley’s light rail system. The New York Times says Trump is breaking a campaign promise about rebuilding America’s infrastructure. The question is, why should Washington have to fund California’s transit system? Turns out, the Golden[…] Read On

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Silenced by #DeleteUber Campaign

#DeleteUber. That’s what got Uber CEO Travis Kalanick to abandon his principles and reverse a noble pledge to stand up for what’s right. Instead, Kalanick allowed himself to be bullied into stepping down from President Donald Trump’s economic advisory council. 3/ I’m going to use my position on Pres economic council[…] Read On