Here is a survey of a few good articles to explain global doom, the globalized taste in literature, and the peculiar mental shortcuts and errors that smart people make.
Today's American politics needs the mix of humor and civility heard on NPR's soon-to-end "Car Talk." Mass culture that includes self-deprecatory jokes and a friendly tone can influence the nation's political discourse.
An overall retreat from the US stock market, coupled with worries of a global recession and bear market has Bonner predicting investors won’t be getting off the hook very easily. The odds are high enough for him to advise wise investors to start looking for cover.