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Reflections on the here and now.
Telecommuting: Good for Workers, Good for Bosses Michael M. Rosen 09/12/2014
Challenges abound, but the trajectory is plain.
The Truth, Probably Robert McHenry 08/31/2014
We will never attain certainty about our concerns, but with care and luck we approach it by increments. Above all, we learn to be skeptical of grand visions and their visionaries.
Melodrama at the Met Rebecca Burgess 07/20/2014
The 130-year-old Metropolitan Opera is under threat from unions – and philanthropists.
Uber Upstarts: Technological Progress and Its Discontents Michael M. Rosen 07/18/2014
The battle between new smartphone-enabled 'transportation network companies' and legacy taxicabs largely mirrors the age-old war over productivity, a war that only ever has one outcome.
The Most Important of Unimportant Things Joseph Epstein 07/16/2014
During the last few weeks, one’s confidence about the essential unimportance of sports has been cast into the shadows of doubt.
This Astounding Enterprise Ralph Kinney Bennett 07/03/2014
'The first self-constituted, self-declared, self-created people in the history of the world.'
The Refrigerator's Cool Century Edward Tenner 07/03/2014
The home refrigerator, a vital but modest technology, is 100 years old.
The EPA Overreaches Again Blake Hurst 06/23/2014
A new EPA rule is a disaster for farmers and the traditional understanding of the relationship between the federal government and the states.
What a Father Taught Me Ralph Kinney Bennett 06/15/2014
He helped me penetrate the mystery of fatherhood, even if it is a bit late.
Stanley Cup Blues Joseph Epstein 06/08/2014
As much as I’ve grown to love hockey, I can’t bring myself to watch the ongoing Stanley Cup finals.
 
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