Earl Jefferson

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Supremes’ Spat Over Affirmative Action

Supposedly Supreme Court justices are collegial even when they disagree on points of law. The Roberts-Sotomayor fight on affirmative action says …

On Suicide

She shot herself that March. At 14, whatever pain clawed inside her, my cousin believed hunting it down, releasing it with a bullet from the chamber, was her answer. Our family and her friends were left behind to grieve. We took on her hurt and let it explode in anger or confusion. Some still say …

Justified: “The Toll”

<i>“Now I don’t know a lot about a lot of things, but I do know how to blow shit up!”</i><p>There is nothing quite so brilliant, quite so terrifying—and, yes, …

Hedge Fund Managers Are the Biggest Gangsters of All

Last year, hedge fund founder George Soros made $4 billion. Five other hedge fund men made more than $1 billion. This, while hedge funds on the whole …

Eve: The most thrilling boring game in the universe

"All of it surprises me."<p>Alex "The Mittani" Gianturco is a long-time <i>Eve Online</i> player. In real life, he's a retired DC attorney. In <i>Eve</i>, he's a ruthless space dictator. Thinking about his journey from fresh-faced player to being arguably the most powerful person in the game, he tells me none of it …