In California, The Future Is Now

Observers note that California resembles America’s future with no demographic slice being a majority. Looking at the age pyramid, we know this is a lie as California moves to a Hispanic plurality on its way to a Hispanic majority. America in mid-century will be a quarter or so Hispanic but this of course depends all…

Post-Growth Politicization

The rapid expansion of the politicization of markets and cultures has been noticed by even the most asleep Americans. Everything becomes an opportunity for ingroup/outgroup splitting and signaling. There are some that think this comes from the growing belief that we are in a post-growth era for our economy. By post-growth, I mean an economy…