Current Events

You might ask, “Where does Robert find information and analysis about current events of the day?”

The answer is that he is not a news junkie, but he tries to keep up through email subscriptions to various news and opinion sites. He also takes a look at the New York Times and Los Angeles Times every day (although he usually gives up in disgust after reading few few celebrity white male outrage and wardrobe malfunction stories each day).

He tends to like outlets that publish essays by people who are scientists and experts in a field, and people who have actually held jobs with real responsibility. Journalists, not so much.

Here’s some of what shows up in his in-box.

FiveThirtyEight
Vox
Project Syndicate
National Affairs
Foreign Affairs
The Atlantic
Marginal Revolution

 

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