It has come to my attention that my previous post might have gone to some subscriber’s spam or junk folders because of the number of links it contained…
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Way back when, when I was a credit analyst I was talking to a colleague about banking and finance and politics and economics. At one point in the conve…
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I’m tired of hearing how the left always eats its own, as though the littlest disagreement will destroy any efficacy the left has and frighten off any …
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On January 6th as Congress was preparing to certify the victory of Biden and Harris in the recent election, Donald Trump held a rally and sent the most…
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My favorite explanation of complexity is the pot of boiling water. When you put a pot of liquid water on the stove it is in a steady state. All of the …
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The following essay was written right after the 2016 election. I think it useful to revisit it now. The age of Donald Trump is an age of uncertainty. W…
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We spent the Friday Ruth Bader Ginsberg died counting signs. Well, that wasn’t the only thing we did. My trans wife and I live in a small town, Prairie…
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When my mother was a junior in high school she lost her first job in retail sales because a boy asked her out on Friday and she skipped her shift at wo…
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Characteristics of Complex Adaptive Systems
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It’s time for a new understanding of the commons. There are narratives that are oft retold in education particularly in economic theory. I was taught t…
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A brief introduction to complex adaptive systems
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As a species we have this bias towards seeing things in linear patterns. It makes the left ill equipped to respond to backlash. We see failure as perma…
Beth Plutchak