Recently, some fancy numbers have suggested that if it were a state, Britain would be competing with Mississippi to be the poorest of all fifty-one states. So what does this mean? Whatever the case, Will Truman would rather not have to choose between living Mississippi or Britain.
My thread on career building in the age of freelancing sidetracked (by my own digressions) into mainly being a thread on what kind of art people like and why and snobbery, or the illusion of snobbery. This is a subject I’ve considered writing about for a while because it has been going across the Internet…
Or as a friend called it on facebook, “career” “building” in an age of freelancing. This post is inspired Professor Hanley’s post on the Minimum Wage and various conversations I’ve had here and with other people over the past few years. I’ve mentioned it before but law was not my first career choice. I originally…
If you’ve been wondering whatever happened to Jackie Chan movies, I’ve found them in Bollywood. (Chennai Express reviewed!)
Five of one.
Michigan’s minimum wage goes up to $8.15/hour on Labor Day. Student workers at my school have had their maximum weekly hours cut from 8 to 6 1/2. Santa Fe, New Mexico substantially increased its minimum wage ten years ago, and it now stands at $10.66/hour, the second highest in the country. The effects on the…
How much scarier is freedom for a robot than it would be for a human?
It was the 80s. Nobody’s hair looked good.
Come on in, the water’s fine!
Holy cow! Is it Friday already?
Indeed it is!
Links! Click on them and go places! This week: Asian Cities, Crime, Television, Education, Solar Energy, and Millenials!
Acting awards shows + opportunity for ranting = Cloud Nine for Russell Saunders
James Hanley recaps the first week of his Constitutional Crisis course. Spoiler: not much has happened yet, but that won’t stop him from rambling on.
Trumwill has long wanted to see a map of enrollment numbers between public and private schools (K-12) and he finally has it!
A comment from Citizen has me wondering if there are actually two invisible hands.
Share your picks here.
As a project for this winter, I would like to expand my uke/guitar repertoire to include sing-alongs; songs like “Southern Cross” or “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”, and I am asking OG readers and writers to make suggestions in the comments.
Write the next paragraph or two!
There are actually two different libertarian movements in this country, says Tod Kelly, that are unknowingly competing against one another.
And the wrong side is winning.
Dennis Sanders share random throughts about Ferguson, MO and race relations.
Will Truman reflects on Jeff Banks’s piece on buying a home in the post-bubble era.
Listening to music and drinking and chatting – it’s a good time, you know?