OPINION: Faced with what many see as a manageable illness, Sweden has decided that lockdown is the real risk.
Whitney Wimbish writes that private equity "goons" have concocted a financial racket “so hidden . . . that it’s practically impossible to know for certain whether private equity isn’t just one giant pyramid scheme.”
The impossible has happened and the world we knew has stopped turning around. But what world order will emerge after the coronavirus pandemic is over – socialism for the rich, disaster capitalism or something completely new?
If our species wants to enjoy a long-term future, it might need to tap into the very human qualities of emotion.
More than a decade ago, Wired editor Kevin Kelly wrote an essay called “1,000 True Fans,” predicting that the internet would allow large swaths of people to make a living off their creations, whether an artist, musician, author, or entrepreneur.