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Progressive Commentary Hour – 06.20.17

You will die in a nuclear war, but the American elite will be saved — the 6 decades of planning for a nuclear confrontation and what this says about American democracy Garrett Graff is a distinguished magazine journalist and historian who focuses on politics, national security and modern technology, especially the role of the internet in politics. His articles appear …

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Simple thinking in a complex world is a recipe for disaster

Ants are simple creatures. They live by simple rules: if you see a scrap of food, pick it up; if you see a pile of food, drop the food you are carrying. Out of such simple behaviour, an ant colony emerges. We humans are like the ants. For all our sophistication, we react to the world in simple ways. Our …