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Actually, Stormy Daniels making fun about Trump’s penis is great for democracy

In her upcoming book, Stephanie Clifford, aka Stormy Daniels, compared President Trump’s penis to Toad, a beloved character from Nintendo’s “Mario Kart.” This is gross, but excellent for democracy. Apologies if I’m the first one to inform you that Stephanie Clifford, aka Stormy Daniels, the adult entertainment star who was […]
Actually, Stormy Daniels making fun about Trump’s penis is great for democracy
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All seasons are equally good

Every take you’ve ever read about which season is “best” is wrong. All seasons are equally good. Each season provides something great to look forward to, enjoy, and remember. Because seasons end, they provide urgency. They give you reasons to live your life now, to not wait. But if you […]
All seasons are equally good
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Donald Trump’s NAFTA approach is doomed

President Trump’s approach to renegotiating NAFTA is plagued by political and policy errors. His push for a Mexico-only deal is politically and legally unworkable – he must seek a three-country deal. But his unwise push to weaken investor protections will be blocked by interests in Canada and the US. He […]
Donald Trump’s NAFTA approach is doomed
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John McCain meant well. Is that still something Americans care about?

One reason Sen. John McCain was so popular was the cross-aisle sense that McCain meant well and sought to make his country better. Giving politicians credit for meaning well has fallen out of fashion. Meaning well is not everything – but it’s still important. Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday […]
John McCain meant well. Is that still something Americans care about?
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It’s no coincidence that Trump is surrounded by criminals

Several of President Donald Trump’s close associates have now been convicted of crimes, and many more have engaged in corrupt activity in office. Why did the president who planned to hire “the best people” end up surrounded by moochers, grifters, and criminals? Because working for Trump is horrible and unfulfilling […]
It’s no coincidence that Trump is surrounded by criminals
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After Trump’s landmark visit to the UK, it’s important to keep investment soaring and break down trade barriers, says British international trade secretary

President Donald Trump made his first official visit to the UK last week. Trump and UK Prime Minister Theresa May voiced support for securing a fair trade deal after Brexit. Dr. Liam Fox, the UK’s international trade secretary, says it’s important that trade between the countries is mutually beneficial. Last […]
After Trump’s landmark visit to the UK, it’s important to keep investment soaring and break down trade barriers, says British international trade secretary
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‘Give People Money’ is a useful book about a bad idea

I’ve written before that the idea of a universal basic income is one that needs to die. Author Annie Lowrey disagrees, and she explores the concept in a new book. Her book provides a framework to examine what changes we can make to make our safety net better. Shortly after […]
‘Give People Money’ is a useful book about a bad idea
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There are 3 ways Trump has changed the Supreme Court nominating process for the better

Much of President Donald Trump’s administration has been shambolic and unpredictable. But his orderly judicial nominating process has produced the results he promised. Future presidents of both parties should copy his innovations, especially picking Supreme Court nominees from a pre-determined list. This system ensures voters know what they’re getting on […]
There are 3 ways Trump has changed the Supreme Court nominating process for the better
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The coming ‘labour shortage’ in America is great news for workers

For now, the coming “labour shortage” is good news for workers. We should root for it to continue. It’s undoubtedly a headache for some owners and managers. But it’s one they should, hopefully, be made to live with for a few years. They say “labour shortage” like it’s a bad […]
The coming ‘labour shortage’ in America is great news for workers
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