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If We Want Kids to Grow Up and Earn a Decent Living, Schools Should Teach Them to Organize Unions

Malcolm Harris, author of Kids These Days, thinks the skills gap is bunk, and that real "career readiness" would prepare kids to stand up for themselves. How are millennials stereotyped as lazy, despite being a highly efficient and productive...Show More Summary

The dystopia of Malcolm Harris

He is the author of the new and interesting Kids These Days: Human Capital and the Making of Millennials.  Most of the book is about millennials as the generation that invests in itself.  Towards the end he lays out a somewhat separate...Show More Summary

Writer for WaPo Attempts to Justify Shooting of Elected Representatives, #RadicalLeft

Malcolm Harris, a writer for the Washington Post, attempted to justify mass-shootings targeting elected representatives following Wednesday’s radical left-wing attack.... The post Writer for WaPo Attempts to Justify Shooting of Elected Representatives, #RadicalLeft appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

"Why do millennials keep leaking government secrets?"

By Malcolm Harris — author of “Kids These Days: Human Capital and the Making of Millennials" — in WaPo.Without intending to, employers and policymakers have engineered a cohort of workers that is bound to yield leakers. An importantShow More Summary

Ridiculously expensive disposable razors are a betrayal of Gillette's original socialist principles

2 years agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Everyone knows that shaving razors are a ripoff, with vastly overpriced blade systems being all one can easily find in stores. Malcolm Harris writes that the practice is not only sleazy, but a direct betrayal of the industry's founder, King Camp Gillette. Gillette was a starry-­eyed utopian socialist. Show More Summary

TRUE! Yes, Computers Have Improved. No, Communism Hasn’t. At the New Republic, Malcolm Harris as…

TRUE! Yes, Computers Have Improved. No, Communism Hasn’t. At the New Republic, Malcolm Harris asks an interesting question: Was the Soviet Union’s problem that Communism can never work? Or did the Soviets just need a lot more MacBook Airs? Actually, Harris is channeling Paul Mason, the author of the book he is reviewing, and unfortunately, […]

Las Vegas TV station finds no proof of chemtrails: ‘I’m sorry to say, but it’s crazy’

3 years agoNews : The Raw Story

A conspiracy theorist convinced a Las Vegas TV station to look into chemtrails for an investigative report, which aired during February sweeps month. Malcolm Harris showed some photographs he took to KLAS-TV that showed what he believes are chemtrails – manmade formations that some suspect are...

WATCH: Nate Silver answers his critics on The Daily Show

Nate Silver's new data journalism venture FiveThirtyEight isn't even a month old, but it's already in the throes of a good old-fashioned backlash. A sampling of the criticism: New Inquiry editor Malcolm Harris writes that Silver's data-explains-everything approach lacks "self-awareness". Show More Summary

Salon: Breaking Bad is Racist

4 years agoNews : Mediaite

That’s right. Though this headline is far clearer than Salon’s lengthy post making this case. In fact, Salon’s Malcolm Harris could have saved himself nearly 1,700 words in the effort to paint AMC’s Breaking Bad as racist if he had just burst out of the gate with less subtly and more white-hot passionate outrage. Show More Summary

Malcolm Harris: Women in Art: Elizabeth 'Fairy' Rathbone

I was immediately attracted to her fairyesque style and charming demeanor. I don't know what made me actually start talking to her, but all I now remember is her self-affirming introduction, 'My name is Elizabeth and I am an artist....

What Breaking Bad Gets Wrong

by Brendan James Dylan Matthews fact-checks the show’s portrayal of the meth game: One of the most convincing critiques of the show I’ve read came from The New Inquiry’s Malcolm Harris, who argued that the show’s obsession with highly pure method — supposedly Walt’s calling card, and the thing that got Gus interested in buying his wares […]

Shakespeare In Prison

Malcolm Harris is skeptical about programs like Shakespeare Behind Bars: The syllogism goes like this: If Shakespeare speaks to universal humanity, and Shakespeare speaks to a prisoner, then the prisoner is human after all. The non-incarcerated can rest easier knowing bad guys get rehabilitated and punished. But this instruction isn’t just a performance for viewers […]

Cuffs, bars, guns, and Shakespeare

Malcolm Harris on Shakespeare in prison. The whole essay is excellent, but I was especially taken with two paragraphs, one from Brecht and one from Harris.Brecht:Shakespeare pushes the great individuals out of their human relationships...Show More Summary

The Great White Loanshark?

Malcolm Harris remains unsatisfied by the administration’s latest effort to address the rising student debt crisis: President Obama, Senator Warren (D-MA), and Congressional Republicans have offered different plans that tinker with rates and/or tie them to the Treasury’s borrowing costs. Show More Summary

Malcolm Harris: The Whitney Museum and MaxMara Throw an Art Prom: In a good way

On perhaps the most beautiful evening of the spring season so far in New York City, the Whitney Museum joined forces with the iconic luxury brand MaxMara and threw an Art Prom (Party) for 1,000 of their closest friends, artists and up-starts.

Weekend #longreads: Making Connections

5 years agoArts : Art Fag City

This weekend we're reading Malcolm Harris' "So You Want to Be a #Longreads Superstar," Caitlin Jones' "Conceptual Blind Spots", and B. Wurtz's "History Works".

Malcolm Harris: RUN to Merci-Mercy: Presented by Vladimir Restoin-Roitfeld and Christine Messineo

Last week, I attended a press preview for the latest offering of Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld and his co-curator, Christine Messineo, via a photo that simply read Merci-Mercy.

Malcolm Harris: Men's Style: Finding the Perfect Winter Hat

Out of my civic duty and as a soldier on the front line of fashion, I have ventured into the scary world of hats in hopes of easing the seasonal anxiety of my fellow man.

Malcolm Harris, Occupy's Twitter Resister, Will Plead Guilty

Malcolm Harris has been waging a big fight over a pretty small charge stemming from his arrest in an Occupy Wall Street protest on the Brooklyn Bridge in October 2011, but on Wednesday he finally surrendered. Harris agreed to plead guilty, his lawyer told Reuters, thereby keeping secret a series ... More »

Anarchy Light

Malcolm Harris reviews James C. Scott's Two Cheers for Anarchism. Harris explains the problem with turning "insurrectionary politics" into "a self-help strategy, a personal faith that promises a freer and more productive life": It’s a long-standing premise of American politics...

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