Within 24 hours, I see two articles based on the conceit of making some form of organized gambling a metaphor for capitalism: Jane Smiley in the Prospect (horseracing) and Marc Cooper in The Nation (Vegas casinos). Reason takes no responsibility for damage to your optic nerve occasioned by excessive eye-rolling if you click through. Oddly, while Smiley's the novelist, the second piece is far more engagingly written.
Minneapolis Tells Residents With Riot-Wrecked Buildings They Can't Clean Up Until They've Paid Their 2020 Property Taxes in Full
After failing at the one thing people think they need from government, Minneapolis is getting tough on making damaged citizens pay up.
Harris' origins allow her to properly claim Asian or Black/African American legal status, and she has chosen the latter.
National Nuclear Lab's Employees Sent to Seminar That Claimed 'Rugged Individualism' and 'Hard Work' Are 'White Male Culture'
The seminar for Sandia Labs executives also involved writing apology letters to marginalized people.
Plus: Uber, Lyft threaten to suspend California operations following court decision; New Zealand reimposes lockdown measures in response to new COVID-19 cases; and Kamala Harris's hawkish foreign policy