Megan Goddard

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Selling Freedom

Libertarians like Larry Sharpe.It was nearly impossible to attend a state-level Libertarian Party (L.P.) convention in 2017 and not see the affable …

5 things that make Canada a very different place to work than the US

The United States and Canada are next-door neighbors, but there are some major differences in how the two nations conduct business.<p>Across the board, Canada seems to ditch many of the customs Americans hate about their work culture. For example, laws dictate how many hours employees work and how …

A New History of the Second World War

In 1936, Charles Lindbergh arrived in Berlin to inspect the Luftwaffe. The visit had been arranged by Truman Smith, an ingenious intelligence officer who knew that Herman Göring, the Nazi air marshal, would find the American aviator’s celebrity irresistible; Lindbergh flew to Berlin with his wife, …

Memo to Tillerson about the moron

To: Rex Tillerson / From: Robert Reich / Subject: The Moron<p>I can understand why you feel Washington is a place of “petty nonsense,” as you said Wednesday when you called a news conference to rebut charges that you called Trump a moron last summer after a meeting of national security officials at …

This Creamy Mushroom Chicken Is a One-Skillet Wonder

Want to end your Monday on a high note? Make this creamy balsamic mushroom chicken. It's a 30-minute, one-skillet meal with crispy bacon as a star …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

5 Things That Will Happen When California Secedes from the U.S.

Any statistician or economist will tell you there is a huge world of difference between the <i>improbable</i> and the <i>impossible</i>. Brexit and the Trump …

Animated interviews with "futurists" Ayn Rand, Kurt Vonnegut, and Aldous Huxley

The first law of futurism is that there are no facts about the future, only fictions.<p><i>(Blank on Blank)</i>

The Randian Republican who could rein in Trump isn’t a coward – he’s much worse

Paul Ryan's refusal to condemn Trump is not caused by terror or fear; rather, it is a cynical, self-serving tactic.<p>Poor ol’ Paul Ryan. For a few …

Ayn Rand’s Counter-Revolution

STANFORD, Calif. — The crowds jostling below, the soldiers marching down icy boulevards, the roar of a people possessed: All this a young Ayn Rand witnessed from her family’s apartment, perched high above the madness near Nevsky Prospekt, a central thoroughfare of Petrograd, the Russian city …

Canadian home prices flatten in March

Enter the first three digits of your postal code to find out how prices are trending in your area versus the entire city and the national index

To Be an Exceptional Boss, Here Are 11 Things You Must Give Your Employees | Inc.com

Think about a boss you truly respected. Think about a leader you truly admired. Think about a leader you not only loved to work for, but <i>with</i>.<p>What sets that person apart from every other boss?<p>Simple. They <b>gave</b>: generously, selflessly, and without expectation of return. They gave because their …

Positive Thinking

The new way to tell if you’ve saved enough for retirement

The standard measure of how well-prepared people are for retirement is very close to useless.<p>This gauge is called the replacement ratio. You're supposed to save enough money to generate annual income of about 70 per cent of what you grossed in your peak working years. Some experts say 50 per cent …

The Factory of Fakes

How a workshop uses digital technology to craft perfect copies of imperilled art.<p>The Egyptian painters who decorated King Tut’s burial chamber had to work quickly—the pharaoh died unexpectedly, at about the age of nineteen, and proper preparations had not been made. Plaster was applied to lumpy …