Author: DPstaff

A Little-understood Fact: There’s Not That Much Wealth in the World

Noah Smith at Noahpinion: Most economic debates are about income, not wealth. When we talk about…

A London Jeweler Turns to Home Goods Made With Precious Metals

by Jo Rodgers at New York Times: Walk down a side street in London’s diamond…

Pakistan: Warping its Democracy

by Rashid Husain Syed at Globe and Mail: Pakistan, the nuclear-armed country that is the…

Was Alice Munro an Art Monster? Or Just a Monster?

Meghan Daum in Substack: Alice Munro, considered one of the greatest short-story writers of modern times,…

Brothers in Arms or Just Good Friends?

by Michael Ignatieff at Literary Review: Nearly three quarters of the world’s population, according to…

Unmasking the Fear of AI’s Energy Demand

Vijaya Ramachandran, Juzel Lloyd, and Seaver Wang at the Breakthrough Journal: Amongst the many energy-hungry…

Wednesday Poem: It’s the Little Things

It’s the Little Thingsthe sparrow’s tender headthe dead possum on the roadthe pungent smell of…

Why Animals Talk: The New Science of Animal Communication

By Arik Kershenbaum at Literary Review: If a cow said, ‘Don’t eat me’, we wouldn’t….

The Ecology of Collective Behavior

Leon Vlieger at The Inquisitive Biologist: This is the third of a trio of reviews…

Tuesday Poem: A Family Matter

Of course, when my mother askedthat I give my wife a kiss for her, I…

Qalandar’s Recipes: If it Looks Good It Tastes Good

Shared by Dr. Ghulam Mustafa (aka Qalandar), California: Mid summer burst … of tomatoes, peppers,…

Economics for the Age of TikTok

Rachel Dec in LA Review of Books: IN 2022, AS THE labor market thrived, a…