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…
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…
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 …
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…
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 …
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…
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…
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…
Characteristics of Complex Adaptive Systems
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…
A brief introduction to complex adaptive systems
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…