Pesky Ideas and Free Speech

Pesky Ideas and Free Speech

Banishing something or someone distasteful from your life is an immensely satisfying experience. I experienced this catharsis myself in January, when a pair of squirrels found their way into my house through a hole in my siding, happily burrowed into my walls, and...
A time for invention

A time for invention

“Necessity is the mother of invention” goes the adage, and there’s nothing like the spring of 2020 to create all sorts of new necessities.  We’ve written before about disruption, the importance of innovation, and how the coronavirus crisis has enabled entrepreneurship...
Police and Community

Police and Community

What comes to mind when you hear about Flint, Michigan? Probably not anything positive. Maybe the headlines about lead in the water, or profiles about their broken police department. If you go way back (like I do), Michael Moore’s 1989 film Roger & Me was all...
Policing reform

Policing reform

Just like the long, hot summer of 1967, the spring of 2020 took a match to dry tinder. In 1967 it was institutionalized unemployment, poor housing, and abusive policing. In 2020 it was a nationwide lockdown, unemployment—again, and abusive policing—again. This has...
Change requires laying down our weapons

Change requires laying down our weapons

Just imagine A man is standing on the sidewalk in full battle gear: helmet, flak jacket, boots, assault rifle, and lots of visible ammunition. He’s looking intense and aggressive. A bunch of his friends, similarly outfitted, stand in a group behind him. You need to...

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