Why Weinstein Held On For So Long and Fell So Fast
Bloomberg View, October 17, 2017An interview with Timur Kuran, the social scientist who wrote a path-breaking book on "preference falsification."
Amazon Has a Chance to Redefine Corporate Responsibility
Bloomberg View, October 17, 2017Amazon can act as a responsible corporate citizen, viewing its headquarters search as a challenge to get cities thinking about how to create better environments for all sorts of enterprises. Or it can ignore ethics and go looking for handouts.
How to Break the Plastic Surgery Taboo
Bloomberg View, October 03, 2017Megyn Kelly sparked a furor by asking Jane Fonda about her plastic surgery. It was a good question.
U.S. Antitrust Law Is Not Broken
Bloomberg View, September 29, 2017Consumer welfare isn’t a perfect standard, but it’s at least a proxy for the public good.
Facebook's Pros Still Outweigh Its Cons
Bloomberg View, September 23, 2017I wanted to quit. Here's why I decided to stay.
When Tin Ceilings Were High-Tech
Reason, October 2017From modern fake to authentic reproduction, the rise and fall and rise of a "Renaissance-meets-the-industrial-revolution" material.
Why Evangelicals Want Immigration Reform
Bloomberg View, September 11, 2017To liberals who think of evangelical Christians as backward southern whites -- to put it in relatively polite terms -- the pro-immigrant stance of many evangelical leaders may come as a shock. But immigrants and their children are playing an increasingly prominent role in the evangelical world.
Give Harvey Victims a Choice: Rebuild or Relocate
Bloomberg View, August 30, 2017Keep aid to displaced residents simple. Don’t distinguish between relocation and rebuilding. Don’t demand extensive documentation. Simply issue checks based on where people lived when Harvey hit and let them decide how best to recover.
The Real Reason Jeff Bezos Grinds Trump's Gears
Bloomberg View, August 18, 2017Trump’s image, to himself and his fans, is that of alpha male — the dominant primate in the room. Simply by going about his business (and largely ignoring Trump), Bezos refutes that claim. He is a far more admired and influential businessman than Trump and, of course, immeasurably richer. Yet he’s the opposite of Trump in nearly every dimension.
Little Kids in R-Rated Movies Can't Be Good for Business
Bloomberg View, August 11, 2017Movie theaters are driheaters should dissuade parents by charging full price for children.