• Innocence and Experience
    November 2020

    Innocence and Experience

    Are human beings essentially killer apes, or egalitarian pacifists? In Humankind, Rutger Bregman argues we are not as bad as we believe we are, and by believing we are bad, we may be making ourselves so.
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  • The Serfs of Silicon Valley
    November 2020

    The Serfs of Silicon Valley

    An oligarchy has arisen from the über-rich of Silicon Valley, served by dispossessed, monastic tech-serfs and a new cultural “clerisy” in academia, media, and religious institutions, Joel Kotkin argues in The Coming of Neo-Feudalism
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