The West Owes this Couple a Huge Thank You
The Population Bomb was entirely wrong, but it helped persuade our greatest competitor to curb their growth
The Healing Ozone Layer is a Warning, Not a Blessing
The good news is also a warning because it reminds us how incentives drive behavior
Stakeholder Capitalism: the Myth, the Misunderstanding, and a Lie
Delivering shareholder value is entirely consistent with taking a long-term view. And short-term profits have nothing to do with it.
Our Wishful Thinking Era (Newsletter 063)
In our wishful thinking era, there is only one thing more harmful than the lies we willingly believe, and that is pointing out the truth.
You Aren't What You Eat (Newsletter 051)
The more we learn about nutrition, the more we learn that our inputs do not directly correlate to outputs.
To the Citizens of the 2100s (from the 2020s)
You know the history, but do you know what we were thinking when the world lost its collective mind at the end of the 2020s? As someone who lived through it, I want to tell you.
Can We Pay Everyone The Same Salary? (Newsletter 037)
The recommended living wage slightly exceeds today's actual median household income. This raises some interesting questions.
Aspirin Recommendations Make My Head Hurt
How could so many experts have been so wrong about something that everyone believed for decades?
Opinions Are (Mostly) Free (Newsletter 003)
Greetings friends! James Bellerjeau here.
Three is a powerful number, as far as these things go. It is in fact
Nutrition Advice Gives Me Indigestion
What is by turns amusing and maddening about nutrition advice are the villains variously fingered as the causes of our ill health.