How much of the millennial and gen-z job crisis is self-inflicted?

All over the internet, on high-IQ and ‘smart’ communities such as on Reddit, in particular, but also in ‘think pieces’ on Vox and other publications, there are are plethora of stories about college-educated millennials and gen-z being unable to find gainful employment and enter the privileged ranks of ‘middle class,’ but rather are unemployed or… Continue reading How much of the millennial and gen-z job crisis is self-inflicted?

Fuentes’ Groypers

Things have been pretty slow lately, especially on the blog-front. If there is one thing Trump has accomplished, he has sorta unleashed a collective writer’s block on the dozen or so blogs and websites I follow, which has gotten worse over the past year especially. The updates are becoming less frequents, for many niches, not… Continue reading Fuentes’ Groypers

Mediocrity for all, and the necessity of realism-based education policy

The Quilette article Mediocrity for All! makes some good points about the diluting of America’s education system and lowering of standards In subsequent decades, it became clear that academic greatness is not what generous dollops of self-esteem promote. In 1963, the liminal margin of America‚Äôs national experiment in teaching self-love, there began an uninterrupted 18-year… Continue reading Mediocrity for all, and the necessity of realism-based education policy

Derek Thompson’s terrible Atlantic article (there is no tech market crash)

From The Atlantic The Not-Com Bubble Is Popping I’m generally opposed to people getting fired for political views, but not for gross inaccuracies, incompetence, and poor reasoning, and in that case Derek Thompson of The Atlantic fits the bill. This is the latest howler in a long string of bad articles by said author and… Continue reading Derek Thompson’s terrible Atlantic article (there is no tech market crash)

update: Trump and Stock Market

  Last week the S&P 500 decisively broke above its 3030 resistance, as I correctly predicted multiple times this year that it would: Just another example of this blog being right, whether it’s about tariffs, the economy, Trump, trade wars, etc. Still predicting 13% annual returns for the market for the next 8 years. Will… Continue reading update: Trump and Stock Market