Petty Missouri small town politics strikes again. This time in a suburb of St. Louis.
New Zealand’s Prime Minister apparently needs a lesson in manners.
Research, in addition to teaching, deserves to be part of a good university’s mission.
There is considerable evidence that the issues with policing in the US are not constrained to a few bad apples.
A new mayor, African-American and female, is elected in small-town Missouri. Everybody quits. This is unlikely to be a coincidence.
What do we call the likely next president of the United States?
Oscar Gordon tries to coordinate the many competing interests involving the minimum wage.
Here’s a video on how the media stole the 2012 election from Ron Paul.
This week! Anglosphere, Labor, Gaming, Colonization, Transportation, and a Video!
It’s not that we can’t like Republicans. It’s that we can’t see Republicans liking us.
What will the Age of Cord Cutting and Cable Unbundling bring?
The woman can’t even go to Chipotle incognito right.
You can’t determine whether somebody is ready for college using the SAT. You can’t determine whether somebody is ready for college using GPA. You can’t determine whether somebody is ready for college using class ranking. You can’t…
Your science fair experience doesn’t have to be terrible.
A post guaranteed to not feature much thought or reflection.
This week! America, Politics, Crime, Culture, and Suburban Renewal! With videos!
Make it 50, Mr President. Go to South Dakota!
Burt Likko offers what is sure to be the most controversial post in the history of Ordinary Times.
Processed foods aren’t cheap, but they are convenient.
Oscar Gordon writes a short post about a gun buy-back program he can support.
This week! Copyright, Employment, Body, Mind, Society, and World!
The deadly responses of law enforcement to situations we would consider relatively benign makes sense when you consider what they are taught.
A squib in the popular press. A recollected anecdote. A recent law review article. A reference to ska music from the late 1980’s. A daring proposal resting upon an untestable postulate. A recasting of intellectual incentives.
Matt Yglesias achieves Maximum Voxosity with the Voxiest of all Vox articles ever.
A verdict in Rome from which there will be no further appeal.
This week includes Nature, Violence, Culture, Urban Design, and Government! It does not include an animated gif. It almost did, but I value you too much.
If you hate markets, try the alternative.
Hiram Johnson’s worst nightmare threatens to crawl out of a nasty little cave in Orange County, California.
Alex Knapp tweets about the historical intersection between religion and science as it relates to geocentrism.
How to get into an elite college while Asian
“Well-rounded” may not mean what you think it means.
Who needs state-by-state exit polls? The Washington Post does. That’s who.
This week! Progress, Culture, Crime, Politics, and World!
Hey, can we hijack the world’s smallest democracy?
Vikram is in China enjoying the spillover effects of having a black president.
For about two weeks every year, California’s high desert blooms as though a celestial Jackson Pollack had spattered the countryside with gold, orange, and violet paint.