Who were the most divisive Americans?
- Many of the most polarizing Americans were presidents.
- Being controversial created complicated legacies.
- Pop culture can also cause strong division.
Cornel West talks about everyday poets, being the best of the human species, hope, what wokeness really means, and revolution.
Institutions—governmental, religious, financial, even revolution itself—have a way of turning stale and sour. "Thank God for the history of the heretics and the blasphemers. That's my crowd," says Dr. Cornel West. Quoting from some of history and literature's greatest thinkers and doers, West presents a poetic lecture on the role of hope in America's past and its future, and how to make your voice matter.
Reviving the “Lesbian Rule” (which Aristotle wrote about, and was proverbial in Shakespeare's day) can help us handle a new kind of weaponized-math threat (that Cathy O’Neil calls “Weapons of Math Destruction”).
It's not just the dope suits. A review says leadership plays a huge role at both the agency level and executive branch.
A federal district court blocks new overtime pay rules, setting up a protracted legal battle.
An overtime rule that would have made more than 4 million American workers newly eligible for overtime pay was blocked by a federal court. The rule, issued by the Obama administration, was supposed to go into effect on December 1st.