8 min read · 2020-09-22 · Thirty years ago, the philosopher Judith Butler, now 64, published a book that revolutionised popular attitudes on gender. Gender Trouble, the work she is perhaps best known for, introduced ideas of…
20+ min read · 2021-09-14 · Western housing shortages do not just prevent many from ever affording their own home. They also drive inequality, climate change, low productivity growth, obesity, and even falling fertility rates.
housing inequality, not income inequality, primarily determines how much wealth inequality there is in most Western countries.
~15 min read · 2021-07-27 · A six-month wait for unemployment insurance. A paperwork nightmare over an insurance reimbursement. Drug tests for cash benefits. Why is there so much red tape in American life?
“time tax”—a levy of paperwork, aggravation, and mental effort imposed on citizens in exchange for benefits that putatively exist to help them.
2021-12-28 · Inclusive language around sex diversity has never been more important. In the 5 years since the National Institutes of Health’s notice that proposals address sex as a biological variable (1), the…