In a minute I’m going to get to a great new book on U.S. poverty and policing. But first I have to digress. You’ll see where I am going in a minute. Overly paternalistic poverty programs give me a nails-on-a-chalkboard feeling … Continue reading ? The post The only thing anti-poverty programs are missing is the long arm of the law? appeared first on Chris Blattman.
Submitted by Jeffrey Miller via StockResearch.com, Miller's Market Musings: Gotta Have Faith BabyI know you're asking me to staySay please, please, please, don't go awayYou say I'm giving you the bluesMaybeYou mean every word you sayCan't...Show More Summary
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WXIN) -- For the second time in two weeks, members of a church on the south side of Indianapolis have found their Jesus statue vandalized, giving it the appearance of being beheaded. "It makes me sad that somebody would do something like that," said Pastor Brad Flaskamp. Show More Summary
A guide to research and writing when killing your characters with poison. Column by Repo Kempt Give me a decent bottle of poison and I’ll construct the perfect crime. — Agatha Christie The victim in your latest crime manuscript slips under the bedsheets after drinking a nightcap of cognac, hot water and honey. Show More Summary
Cate Blanchett took the stage at a benefit performance at the Stonewall Inn Monday night to lip-sync for her life, and claim several others in the process. According to a few clips that have made their way onto the internet, and which will serve as valuable commodities in any post-apocalypse ... More »
The Trump Administration’s hate and persecution of immigrants has become daily news. But a first of its kind effort in Connecticut is giving me hope. The Immigrant Bail Fund, launched last week in New Haven, is a 501(c)(3) that accepts donations to post bond for immigrants who can’t afford it. The fund has already had […]
Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway joined me this morning to talk about the first month of the presidency of Donald Trump and the road ahead: Audio: 02-21hhs-conway Transcript: HH: Let me give you some criticisms, though. Why haven’t we fired the U.S. Show More Summary
I’m in need of my Star Alliance Gold fix. Anyone know a good dealer? I have lifetime Premier Gold status with United Airlines, which also gives me lifetime Star Alliance Gold status. But that does not help me gain lounge access when traveling domestically on United. Show More Summary
Francis Bean Cobain paid tribute to her late father on Monday with a handwritten note posted on Instagram. "You are loved and you are missed," she wrote wrote. "Thank you for giving me the GIFT of life." Kurt Cobain would have turned 50 on Feb. Show More Summary
Artist and model Frances Bean Cobain shared a note on Instagram Monday, honoring her father, Kurt Cobain, on what would have been his 50th birthday. "You are loved and you are missed," she wrote. "Thank you for giving me the gift ofShow More Summary
There is one man whose hour-long sessions in my company give me days of stress and worry. He can be found in a soundless and windowless room deep in the bowels of an anonymous building in a town on the outskirts of London. You’ve probably...Show More Summary
I have been using mindmeister for several years to simply map out ideas. Doesn’t matter if it’s a small project that just needs some form or a complex set of ideas with lots of interconnected parts, mindmeister locks me in and gives me a nice visual presentation to keep me focused. Show More Summary
Frances Bean Cobain has shared a handwritten note in remembrance of her late father to celebrate what would have been his 50th birthday. “You are loved and you are missed,” she wrote on Instagram. “Thank you for giving me the gift of...Show More Summary
I’ve never liked open offices. Never. I remember the first time my CEO announced that we’d all be giving up our private offices. A part of me felt like I was about to lose my home. The next step? Goodbye...
The Kings are considering sending Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans. It looks like the Sacramento Kings could be serious about trading DeMarcus Cousins this time around. He’s been mentioned in trade talks for several years, but now,...Show More Summary
I’ll give it to you straight: I’m no expert on the best ways to be fully-functioning, productive human while working from home. But after having gotten by for over a year now, I can tell you what works and what doesn’t for me, even though I might not always take my own advice. I also...
I’m going to give you some advice I wish someone had given me when starting out, about making your first few sales online. The first and very most important thing for any startup business is to focus ALL your energy on getting your first few sales, because those first sales will start bringing in cash. You need that cash flow […]
Putting experience into words gives them less power over me, I think.
Something interesting happened on Facebook last week. I posted about a man who does odd jobs around the house and how my inclination is to bend over backwards to get him to like me even though he gives me very clear signals that he either doesn’t like me or simply has a gruffness that comes […]