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Tag Archives: corporatism

Darwin’s Long Shadow

Part essay, part prose, part love letter.

Healthcare Reform Bill Passes, Earth’s Orbit Remains Intact

TODAY’S NEWS: Healthcare “reform” bill passes, Earth continues to orbit sun AND rotate on it’s axis.  Conservatives panic about “socialist” healthcare despite the government having been entrenched in the industry for centuries and despite a critical misunderstanding of what the word socialism actually means.

The Ethics of SimCity and the Assumption of Central Planning: A Left-libertarian Perspective

Since I was a wee tot with Jurassic Park velcro shoes and a bowl haircut I’ve played SimCity in one incarnation or another.  I don’t mean that I’ve played it consistently for that long, but the concept of SimCity is burned into my motor memory right between potty training and coloring inside the lines (which […]