Friday, February 7th, 2014
Using the the term “piracy” to describe copyright infringement is a pejorative metaphor that takes copyright infringement and file sharing, something that is relatively benign and non-destructive (though definitely disruptive to the way we currently distribute media) and maps it onto theft and violence. There are certainly still conversations to be had about content
Friday, January 31st, 2014
Given the European interests they were based on, it’s amazing that the Middle East’s borders have survived this long.
Friday, January 17th, 2014
An anatomical drawing of man in the 21st century
Friday, January 10th, 2014
After explaining that he used to smoke weed, David Brooks writes that legalizing weed, which he conflates with encouraging use, may make it harder for people to become who they want to be. What he neglected to mention...
Friday, January 3rd, 2014
The unsolved problems that have dominated the national discourse this year will only intensify as we make our way into another election year. 2013 was the first year that I kept a consistent schedule, working with The...
Friday, December 20th, 2013
Who are the real greedy good-for-nothings taking advantage of tax payer money? I’ll give you a hint – it’s not the recipients.
Friday, December 13th, 2013
Obama is abusing executive power, but Republicans are hung up on the wrong issues.
Friday, December 6th, 2013
The private sector is the engine of job growth, but following announcements that Amazon and Google are developing drones and robots to enter the workforce, its worth asking how many of these new jobs will be given...