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The Amazon HQ2 Scramble: The Wrong Kind of Jurisdictional Competition

Cities shouldn't hesitate to enact pro-growth policies, but the Amazon HQ2 scramble was a sham from the start.
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The New Liberum Veto

While Poland-Lithuania vanished long ago, its liberum veto has found new life in the urban centers of California.
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Media Bias and the Mob

What structural anthropology can tell us about the polarized press.
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Epistemology at Scale

The campaign against Brett Kavanaugh was the perfect crime: smuggling empathetic truths into a situation too universal for empathy.
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Whigged Out

Technology will determine the politics of the future. This invites a return to impersonal readings of history.
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The Conversations that Cryptocurrency Killed

Distributed cryptographic systems have unceremoniously resolved issues that were once endless political tug-of-wars.
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Linkola, Montana

Ecofascism, more than any other right-wing movement, is destined for a surge in popularity as environmental collapse draws closer.
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The World’s Least Political Courts

Inspiration for insulating your judiciary against mob rule.
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Willpower and Will-to-Power

Power has recognized that the anthropological limits of bullshit have been reached and that popular anger is mounting.
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The Need for a Philosophy of Data

Mark Zuckerberg types are learning that it is far harder to regain someone’s trust than to lose it.