Advisors and Momentum

Another batch of advisors quit the other day. This one was basically a whole advisory committee on HIV/AIDS that walked out en masse because, they said, the president just doesn’t care about HIV/AIDS. They aren’t the first. Elon Musk quit after the US pulled out of the Paris Climate Agreement, and there have been others.

Questions for a New Presidentiad

One of the big things I’d like to do right now is figure out where, exactly the middle of the road is. What exactly would a centerist believe? Where does the country balance? That’s a tough question. Between Hollywood and the Information Age, the loudest voices always seem to get the most play–whether they represent

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Science Fiction Politics

I’d love to be able to ignore politics entirely. In the perfect world, I’d be in the doomsday bunker with all the other intellectuals and artists, reading a book, and checking the periscope to see if it’s time to come out and repopulate, yet. In the real world, stuff happens, and you realize… The whole

Politics As An Overheated Machine

I’m not in love with politics. I’ve never been one of those people who throw on a straw hat and run around with a megaphone, waving the flag, and shouting sound bites. I do kind of like complex systems, though. I love intermodal shipping. I’m passionate about the giant crane that takes apart a train

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