The thread of history: Be thankful that textiles have changed the fabric of living
USA Today, November 26, 2020Historically, the manufacturing of cloth was laborious, making is scarce and precious. Today's abundance is due to centuries of hard work and innovation.
Californians Push Back at Progressive Dogma
Bloomberg Opinion, November 05, 2020State ballot propositions show that voters aren’t as radical as the people they tend to elect.
Finance Workers Are Used to Surveillance. Just Not Like This.
Bloomberg Opinion, October 23, 2020Operating under an umbrella of distrust is part of the job. What happens when that shadow covers your family, too?
Welcome to the New World Civilization
Reason, November 2020Even as specific states or regions rise and fade in prominence, their inhabitants continue to enjoy the benefits of their civilization's cumulative experience and knowledge.
8 Books About Patriotism That Every Young American Should Read
Bloomberg Opinion, September 27, 2020Do books have the power to remind us of the ties that bind the United States? Absolutely.
Coronavirus Is Teaching Me What I Can’t Do Online
Bloomberg Opinion, September 24, 2020I couldn’t have written my latest book without libraries full of real books and chance encounters with real people.
Cities Don’t Need High-Rises to Become Affordable
Bloomberg Opinion, September 04, 2020The housing crisis in places like Los Angeles can only be solved by more population density. That needn’t mean sacrificing light and elbow room.
Depressed Now? Just Wait for the Rest of 2020
Bloomberg Opinion, August 06, 2020All that togetherness during the holidays could be stressful. Now try living without it.
Reopening Schools Is Critical. Teachers Should Do More to Help.
Bloomberg Opinion, July 17, 2020Coronavirus risks can be successfully managed, but a powerful lobby is blocking the classroom door.
Make Masks Accessories, Not Annoyances
Bloomberg Opinion, June 28, 2020Masks are clothing. They cover your body and change how you appear to the world.