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2021: My Compelling and Rich Year in Books

One of my bookcases is in storage, so I’ve got everything crammed into two. American Dreaming is a reader-supported publication. To receive new posts and support my work, consider becoming a free or paid…

31 Dec 2021 • 9 min read
American Dreaming by American Dreaming
Fictional Presidential Debate in Vaporfornia

Vaporfornia is available in paperback on Lulu. “I totally forgot about the presidential debate. After visiting the Blackstone I kind of want to hear what he has to say. I look up a clip of the debate which…

15 Jan 2022 • 4 min read
Robert Stark's Newsletter by Robert Stark
The Great Resignation Is Something Else

Employers added 199,000 jobs in December. Certain outlets will try to put a positive spin on that number. It was a huge miss based on estimates. The market was expecting a non-farm payroll increase of…

07 Jan 2022 • 6 min read
Points And Figures by Jeffrey Carter
Eurasia Notes #12 - Kazakh Protests Turn Deadly

Tbilisi, Jan 6, 2022 State-corporatist media in the West is drawing a familiar storyboard on Kazakstan: Russian troops flying in to support a client regime in the face of a repressed people. Half the story…

06 Jan 2022 • 2 min read
Moneycircus by Moneycircus
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Trouble in Kazakhstan

Regarding the new blog: I’m waiting for the government to respond to a trademark application. There are two kinds of business1: one where you just start one day on your own and see what happens, and one…

06 Jan 2022 • 4 min read
Yevaud (Newsletter) by Yevaud (Newsletter)
Wtf is web3

Web3 has been a very fashionable term this year, mostly for the alt-finance cartoon characters and tech world’s ultrasophisticated twitter-thread authors. It was one of the two cheat code phrases that…

03 Jan 2022 • 9 min read
Cobie by Cobie
2021: The Year Nothing Fundamentally Changed

2021: The Year Nothing Fundamentally Changed 2021: The Year Nothing Fundamentally Changed by C.A. Matthews I don't know about you, but I really hate telling folks, "I told you so." After penning last year…

29 Dec 2021 • 4 min read
The Revolution Continues by C. A. Matthews
Against Meritocracy

Become a free subscriber to receive this ‘Stack in your email. Do note that this Grasping Reality newsletter is a reader-supported publication—I really would like to collect enough from it to hire an RA…

29 Dec 2021 • 4 min read
Brad DeLong's Grasping Reality by Brad DeLong
Admirer Of Communism, Trudeau Establishes "Woke Revolution" In Canada

Ever get the feeling that your country has been played like a deck of cards? Following the progression of Canada away from its democratic roots is likely to bring on such a feeling. If an erasure of our…

27 Dec 2021 • 2 min read
Cultural Action Party Of Canada Newsletter by Brad Salzberg
Merry Christmas, Internet.

There are always reasons for being cheery at this time of the year. The calendar is complete and a new cycle is beginning. The sun has gone as low as it will and is going back the other way. There are…

25 Dec 2021 • 4 min read
Tim’s Newsletter by Tim Rourke

Basic Income

2022 Blockchain Bold Predictions
26 Dec 2021 • 2 min read
Ethropy by Adam Atkins
HWFO 2021 Year in Review
30 Dec 2021 • 7 min read
Handwaving Freakoutery by Handwaving Freakoutery