The old axiom that more is better is no longer true.
The growth of an immersive universe that is “part game and part soap opera and part shadow economy.”
On the staff of a Trader Joe’s in New York City.
The Buckeye State’s fortunes and the fight for credit.
When jobs vanish, Southern men find new ways to contribute.
"Before I met Ayn Rand, I was a logical positivist, and accordingly, I didn’t believe in absolutes, moral or otherwise. If I couldn’t prove a proposition with facts and figures, it was without merit. In the midst of a conversation, she said to me, “Do I understand the thrust of your position? You are not certain you exist?” I hesitated a moment, and I said, “I can’t be sure.” And she then said to me, “And who, by chance, is answering that question?” With that little exchange, she undermined the philosophical structure I had built for myself. "
The history of the The City of London Corporation, a “prehistoric monster which had mysteriously survived into the modern world.”
The evolution of currency as “a complete abstraction.”