How retirement is changing, movement of people in history, mutability of history, argument vs. debate.
We talk about what has actually been accomplished by the US government in the first year.
Can you avoid the news? How’s the President doing? Economic confidence. Retirement.
Politics, from Catalonia to New Zealand and China and beyond. Also housing.
Tom tries to explain white people to Roger.
Houston hurricanes, Do we need aliens to bring us together? Why we localize tragedies.
Talking about what to talk about, the inability to have rational discussions, blurring of demography and geography, the psychology of uncertainty, will automation disrupt jobs.
We check in on Doctor Who, is TV TOO good? Are we influencing TV too much? Touring the world through Netflix.
The end of history, the beginning of history, and why we get so upset about politics.
Governments are made of people, one problem with government is scale, do we need to disrupt representative democracy? Should we redraw state borders? Do we need a new social contract?