THOUGHTS ON THE ‘ABOLITION OF WORK’

Obviously, work can’t merely be “abolished.” No matter how much automation, driverless trucks, robots, etc we use to eliminate “work,” somebody still has to design, build, and maintain the technology behind all that. And in the present system, the more automation we have, the more unemployment we’re going […]

TYT Echoes Katzenberg on Anti-Camping Law

The Young Turks have revealed themselves to be total con artists who are functioning as Katzenberg mouthpieces. Last month, TYT-investor Jeffrey Katzenberg successfully lobbied the Los Angeles City Council to pass an anti-camping ordinance targeting LA’s homeless community. Less than 3 weeks prior to the ordinance being passed, […]

The Status of America’s Global Influence

Geopolitical expert, Peter Zeihan, author of Disunited Nations: The Scramble for Power in an Ungoverned World, joins hosts Dennis McCuistion and Jim Falk for lively and very “counterintuitive arguments about the future of a world where trade agreements are coming apart and international institutions are losing their power.” […]

Beyond human endurance

By Ruby Mellen and William Neff, Washington Post When it comes to heat, the human body is remarkably resilient — it’s the humidity that makes it harder to cool down. And humidity, driven in part by climate change, is increasing. A measurement of the combination of heat and humidity […]