Professor David Gunkel proposes dusting off old concepts of legal status.
Direct peer-to-peer has revolutionized politics.
Humans tend to think in narrative terms. We have told each other stories since we were huddled around campfires, worrying about the shadows flitting about in the dark. Now we live in boxes made of steel and glass, but our underlying needs remain the same. Right now there isn’t a unifying story to latch onto […]
How will a proposed Universal Basic Income clash with the theology that work is good for you?
Can vertical farms solve world hunger? Or hunger in your house?
If you have an idea that could spur rapid growth, you could win 10 grand.
Mark Allan Bovair is an accountant who provides back-to-basics financial advice. Here’s his take.
“Hey, teacher, leave those kids alone” — Pink Floyd The Just William stories, (Richmal Crompton, 1922), see our eponymous hero, William (age 11), roving his village without a care in the world, accompanied by other packs of children doing the same thing, with hardly an adult in sight. Perhaps more alarming still to the modern […]
“There are no cats in America, and the streets are paved with cheese.” — Feival, An American Tail. “I believe we can keep the promise of our founders, the idea that if you’re willing to work hard, it doesn’t matter who you are or where you come from or what you look like or where […]
“Now that close to half of young people move on to higher education, a degree per se is ceasing to be an effective signal in the labour market,” Lord Kenneth Baker, Chairman of the British educational charity the Edge Foundation. The Problem There’s a gap between the education we give our children, and the capabilities […]