Because of the new collective consumption of news due to social media and the rise of clickbait and controversy as journalistic tactics, the Olympics have become a pressure test for athletes: either falter and face widespread criticism, or rise to the occasion and become a national icon.
There are always missing records, topics that don’t get enough attention, and stories that don’t get told.
In front of a pair of hefty fortress gates at the state of Wei, billowing dust obscured the silhouette of an old man. The visitor’s reputation preceded him. He requested an audience with the king. This man was Mencius, from the 300s BCE.
There is a war for our attention right now, and I’m worried ours will run out before we see it.
The existence of democratic infrastructure should not be conflated with the presence of democratic ideals or human rights; each can exist without the other.
The most vulnerable regions of the country are becoming more populous. How has federal policy expedited this phenomenon? And can bipartisan legislation improve urban sustainability before it’s too late?
Whatever we do, we cannot continue our toxic relationship with labor, where work and identity coalesce into one grisly concept that reduces our humanity to a job title, a number of hours worked, and a salary.
High-frequency trading is a niche and evolving issue within the field of economics. A stronger understanding of the concepts tied to HFT is necessary for investors to understand how the process applies to other parts of the market.