On Towards the ’20s + Five Friday Reads 1/2/20

A decade turns so the decade in review posts go up everywhere. It is easy content. Trump occupies so much space in the average journalist’s brain that despite being President just three years of the decade, he defines it for them. This may be a bigger indictment of Obama who instead of being a trans-formative…

Brazilian Radicalization + Five Friday Reads 8/22/19

America’s future is pretty wide open. Brazil normally enters into the discussion. This is a disservice to Brazilians who have a more unified sense of what is a Brazilian. America might be a bit more South Korea on top of Brazil with 1.0 TFR working women and hikkikomori in our upper class with a lumpy…