On Monday, I was interviewed by someone from BBC Mundo, the Spanish-language arm of the BBC. The main question the reporter had was, “Do you think many people in San Francisco would rather have a less successful tech industry in exchange for having a more affordable city?”
Are you a robot? Probably not, but take a test: look around your place of work. How many of your co-workers are actual people – as opposed to virtual people you only ever meet via email, co-working platforms and an occasional conference call? The machines are taking over the world.
“Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.” – John Steinbeck When I was younger my family was too broke to take a vacation to Universal Studios. We had never been, and all really wanted to go. My
The only thing Donald Trump loves almost as much as he loves himself is money. His name is synonymous with rapacious, hyper-capitlistic, wealth accumulation…and well, whatever the opposite of accumulation is (ahem…how many bankruptcies?). He’s so associated with money that if you woke up from a 30 year coma an
The repeal of Obamacare and its implications on your healthcare. 18 million may lose their coverage in the first year.
When you grow up you buy a home, they say. Work hard and save up; it’s a great investment, they say. By they, I mean our parents, but unfortunately for us, in this instance, this is not their generation. Our parents generation was: go to school, get a degree, get
Right now, I’m lying in a hospital bed writing this from Methodist Hospital in Park Slope, Brooklyn. I’ve been admitted with pneumonia and have also been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. This facility has gorgeous marble floors, gourmet coffee, great food, a Barnes & Noble adjoined to it and even a