Nightcap

  1. We’re told Americans have no free time, yet we’re watching more than four (4) hours of TV per day Ryan McMaken, Power & Market
  2. “A Household God in a Socialist World” [pdf] Andrei Znamenski, Ethnologia Europaea
  3. Why the world is in uproar right now Branko Milanovic, globalinequality
  4. Sex recession? Maybe not… Frances Woolley, Worthwhile Canadian Initiative

2 thoughts on “Nightcap

  1. “Global Inequality” mulls the burgeoning, internet-enabled mass anti government uprisings around the world in search of commonality. Could it be that the only commonality needed is the new, internet-based ability everyone everywhere has suddenly acquired to see how everyone else lives, worldwide?

    • That’s a good point, Jack.

      Would you call this “envy-driven”? I think a little envy is inevitable given the disparities between North America and everywhere else but I think the term doesn’t quite fit.

      Everybody wants an American life but not everybody operates under American institutions. Yet!

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