jacksullivan

5 Flips | 1 Magazine | 6 Following | @jacksullivan | Keep up with jacksullivan on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “jacksullivan”

Capitalism, casinos and free choice

Tim "Undercover Economist" Harford's column "Casinos’ worrying knack for consumer manipulation," takes a skeptical look at business and markets -- …

Linda Taylor, welfare queen: Ronald Reagan made her a notorious American villain. Linda Taylor’s other sins were far worse.

1 “She Used 80 Names”<p>Ronald Reagan loved to tell stories. When he ran for president in 1976, many of Reagan’s anecdotes converged on a single point: …

How Does the Ruling Class Feel When It Rules?

At the beginning of Theodore Dreiser’s 1912 novel <i>The Financier</i>, the protagonist Frank Cowperwood, a boy of modest means, observes a lobster and a …

Richard III

Surely You Are Joking?

<i>A new way to write mathematics</i><p>Vladimir Voevodsky won the Fields Medal in 2002 for his work on homotopy theory of algebraic varieties. Using his …