The coming crackup will re-set the terms of civilized life to levels largely pre-techno-industrial. How far backward remains to be seen.

| Jan 5, 2016

Maybe Providence is getting all this stupid shit out of the way so we can prepare for the banking and political tribulations to come in 2016.

| Dec 28, 2015

The violence-saturated, pornified culture of young men driven crazy by failure, loneliness, grievance, and anger.

| Oct 16, 2015

The 2016 election campaign is going to be a wild spectacle beyond the current imaginings of news media.

| Aug 12, 2015

Lose the shades, please. An army of New York Times journalists get the future way too bright.

| Jun 1, 2015

Two new movies obscure reality. Something real: the chance ISIS could move on Saudi Arabia.

| May 25, 2015

Taxpayers subsidize highways and airports lavishly. God forbid they should do the same for passenger rail.

| May 18, 2015

The American thinking classes are lost in raptures of techno-wishfulness.

| Apr 20, 2015

What America needs is a war with itself, a war against lazy narcissism.

| Feb 12, 2015

What business do we have in Ukraine in the first place and why should it matter to us that they align with Russia?

| Feb 4, 2015