Social Media Produces Lots of Unfinished Business

by baldilocks From our beloved Mr. Reynolds: I think a lot about whether social media are good or bad for society. I’ve written about how they make it easier for people to form mobs, facilitate the weaponization of emotion, and allow bad ideas to spread like disease through early civilizations. But I also have to wonder: Are social media bad for … Continue reading Social Media Produces Lots of Unfinished Business

An American and Chinese Hero

Claire Chennault, someone whom few people in the United States know but should,  may be the most beloved American in China. During World War II, Chennault headed a secret operation in Kunming called the First American Volunteer Group, better known as the Flying Tigers. By December 1941, Kunming, a vital capital of a southwest China … Continue reading An American and Chinese Hero

the #LGBT community forces Twitter’s CEO to give an in-kind contribution to the GOP for election 2018

We are once again seeing people suddenly apologize for daring to like a Chick-Fil-A chicken sandwich Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey found himself back pedaling after tweeting about using Chick-fil-A’s mobile app, saying he’d forgotten about the fast-food chain’s history of opposing gay marriage. Dorsey found himself the subject of a tweetstorm after he posted a screenshot showing … Continue reading the #LGBT community forces Twitter’s CEO to give an in-kind contribution to the GOP for election 2018