Sunday, June 4, 2023

Tag: Albert Einstein

Getting Rid of Bad Examples

“Each of us should give serious consideration to the promotion of new heroes. And, the resulting lists can be easily customized to one’s own ideals and goals. With such an effort we help define ourselves and help make our time better than a very flawed past.”

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The Hard Hat Riot: A forgotten flashpoint in America’s culture wars

The Hard Hat Riot had immediate political consequences—a seminal  moment in America’s culture wars.

The compulsion to intervene

Americans profess to care about the sacrifices of those who serve the nation in uniform. Why don’t we care enough to keep them from harm in the first place?

The debt ceiling debacle is NOT a ‘partisan standoff’

Did Republicans alone manufactured this looming disaster?

If pushing pardons for savage Jan. 6 seditionists isn’t unpardonable, what is?

Abusive pardons of the most serious crimes represent the great terrorist threat to self-government.

Like tobacco and Big Oil, secret docs show chemical companies knew PFAS dangers

"The industry used several strategies that have been shown common to tobacco, pharmaceutical, and other industries to influence science and regulation—most notably, suppressing unfavorable research and distorting public discourse."