Women and Men Are Like the Threads of a Woven Fabric
The New York Times, March 26, 2021The textiles women produced made our civilization what it is.
How Job-Killing Technologies Liberated Women
Bloomberg Opinion, March 14, 2021Viewed through the lens of women’s experiences, inventions often derided as job-killers look like “Engines of Liberation.”
A California Coup? Gavin Newsom Has a Problem on His Hands
Bloomberg Opinion, February 11, 2021As a recall effort shows, it’s a bad time for a governor to be identified with San Francisco and intransigent teachers’ unions.
Micromanagement Is Plaguing the Vaccine Rollout
Bloomberg Opinion, January 05, 2021A lot of people think that a take-charge attitude by Biden would inoculate America faster. Let’s hope he knows better.
Los Angeles Locked Down. Covid Came Anyway.
Bloomberg Opinion, December 30, 2020The city’s crisis contradicts the simple narrative that outbreaks are punishment for red-state recklessness.
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.
‘Trumpism’ Without Trump Is an Inkblot Without Ink
Bloomberg Opinion, November 15, 2020The word has become a Rorschach test of views about the Republican Party. But it’s really just a one-man brand.
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?
The World-Changing Technology of Textiles
The Wall Street Journal, October 23, 2020The fabric of modern life is more than a metaphor: The cloth we make and wear has driven the development of new laws, inventions and social arrangements.