A Year of Lies

The lesson of 2020 is to never yield to the politics of science or the corruption of politics, to be not afraid of organizations that assail the public or mobs that organize to assault the public.

Cuomo and de Blasio to Jews: Drop Dead

The leaders of the Empire State reveal themselves to be imperial in attitude and impious in ambition. Especially to those who deny the “one true faith” that is their politics.

Dancing with Androids

In a new HBO Max sci-fi series, the eyes contain layers of complexity, which is why light is not proof of enlightenment.

Whatever Happened to Gary Cooper?

Cooper’s Marshal Will Kane does his job, in spite of everything people believe about themselves because he learns that people are not really good at heart.

Kill All the Economics Departments

If economists continue to substitute extraordinary equations for extraordinary evidence, we have a duty to state the obvious: that science disproves scientific determinism.

Work in the Time of COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic should have liberated workers from the old constraints of their workplaces. But many employers remain attached to their outmoded controlling ways.