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Varieties of anti-vaxxer

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On September 26, 2021
77% of American adults have been vaccinated against COVID (66.4% fully). What about the other 23%? What’s leading them to refuse to get vaccinated? Here’s a rough typology, with no attempt to estimate the relative proportions between the various groups (Also some people are going to belong to two or more groups to greater and […]
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Music Notes

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On September 25, 2021
Last Saturday, I saw Yo La Tengo play at the Columbus Theater in Providence. It was my second Yo La Tengo show and the better of the two, I think. In the first set, the band really went to their quieter music, which isn’t surprising given the preponderance of this in so many of their […]
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The nation’s most-watched cable news show is becoming even more explicitly fascist: “’An unrelenting stream of immigration’: but why?” he said. “Well, Joe Biden just said it: to change the racial mix of the country. That’s the reason. To reduce the political power of people whose ancestors lived here and dramatically increase the proportion of […]
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The future of remote work

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On September 25, 2021
A big debate at the moment is whether the COVID pandemic is going to cause any sort of permanent shift among employers, especially in the “knowledge worker” economy, regarding work from home policies. BTW the phrase “work from home” is a typical patriarchal misnomer, since enormous amounts of the most crucial work performed in our […]
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