In My Tribe

Arnold Kling
improving social epistemology, rewarding reasoned discourse
Created 16 Apr 2021
  • An Economic Theory of Woke Takeovers
    15 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 4 13
    Many of us are mystified that organizations have caved in to Woke mobs so quickly and completely. To become Woke seems to detract from the mission of the organization as well as contrary to the intere...
  • Keeping up with the FITs, No. 18
    13 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Use Your Economics! (was accidentally paywalled before. now it’s free) Subscribe now Russ Roberts interviews Sam Quinones. Many of these folks, I should say, have transitioned to the street, have beco...
  • Use Your Economics!
    13 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 4 1
    Tyler Cowen writes, The demand is hitting the market, and the supply can’t catch up. And it’s not just one problem that has an easy, direct fix, but rather a series of interlocking paths of economic c...
  • Keeping up with the FITs, No. 17
    11 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 4 5
    Matt Yglesias writes, In other words, the normal way of looking at climate change is something like “electrify everything we can and then get all our electricity from zero-carbon sources, and then kin...
  • Seminar for Paid Subscribers
    10 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 3 6
    This will be conducted in eight weekly sessions on Zoom, with me and 6 other participants. You can watch all eight sessions for a one-time fee of $40. The fee gets you a ticket to sit in the audience....
  • Keeping up with the FITs, No. 16
    06 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 3 7
    Joel Kotkin writes, "There are people who can work in the virtual world, which tells them how to act and think, and they can stay safe," Laure Mandeville-Tostain of the Paris-based Le Figaro noted ast...
  • Keeping up with the FITs, No. 15
    05 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 4 3
    Yascha Mounk interviews Kwame Anthony Appiah. Appiah says, Most of the genetic variance in the human population is within the continent of Africa, or Asia, or Europe or North America, so these forms o...
  • Keeping up with the FITs, No. 14
    04 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 4 0
    On Yascha Mounk’s Persuasion substack, Jonathan Haidt writes, The insistence that the lens applies everywhere means that the preferred remedies must be implemented everywhere. This expansion imperativ...
  • Seminar: further thoughts
    02 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 2 8
    I continue trying to plan a seminar that you can join over Zoom. I am still in the “mulling” stage about this project, and I appreciate your comments. My current thinking goes like this: The theme of ...
  • School Then and Now
    02 Oct 2021 • 8 min read • 4 3
    From the Washington University Alumni Magazine, September 1, 2021. Just two miles from Washington University’s Danforth Campus lies University City High School, a stately Art Deco-styled brick buildin...
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