The Moon is a Harsh Mistress13 Sep 2021 • 9 min read • 2 0After years of exposure from the sun, the red, white, and blue on the US flags left by the Apollo astronauts will have faded. 1 - Previously on The Real McCoy… I recommend reading my previous article ...
Bonus Review: The Next Hundred Years08 Sep 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0One of my favorite places to hang out when I was a teenager was the local Borders bookstore. My friends and I would celebrate the weekend by eating out at a nearby restaurant, then hanging out at Bord...
The China Syndrome07 Sep 2021 • 12 min read • 2 2Introduction China’s rise is overhyped. For better or worse, the United States will remain the global superpower for this entire century. But how could one possibly argue that things are looking good ...
Blue Harvest03 Sep 2021 • 1 min readImage from Albany’s ABC News 10. The US and state governments try to be language-neutral. My ballot for the 2021 California recall election is in English, Spanish, and Chinese. But no serious person c...
Brief "Thank You" Note01 Sep 2021 • 1 min readHello all, I want to thank everyone who read my first post, "A Taste of Armageddon", and either subscribed to this newsletter or shared the post afterward. In my most optimistic projections, I thought...
A Taste of Armageddon28 Aug 2021 • 10 min read • 1 0Introduction Many in the US political sphere seem convinced that we are on the verge of an apocalyptic moment. On the left, outlets like Jacobin like to point out that income inequality is at the high...
When should you unsubscribe from my Substack?28 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 0 2This is not a newsletter about politics. If you want to know who is “winning” the news cycle, which candidate you should vote for in the upcoming Republican primary, or want to know who is going to be...
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