Today: Steven Pinker on Why Progressives Hate Progress. An upbeat 10 minutes in case you found Friday’s post too depressing.
It shows how things have for decades gotten steadily better even as the headlines have grown more bleak.
Of course, if the last 446 days have shown us anything it’s that progress is not guaranteed. But Pinker notes that the odds would improve if young people would simply . . . vote.
Quote of the Day
You see those charts that say if you put away $500 a year starting at age 20, by the time you're 50 you'd have a gazillion dollars. It just makes you ill that you didn't do it. You almost want to grab young people and shake 'em and say, 'Please don't make the same mistake I did. Please.'~James Carville
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