The Guns of August

No parables today. No allegory. Just some real talk. According to NBC, the United States just launched a Tomahawk missile strike at Syrian Army emplacements in Syria. ┬áThis act of war against a sovereign state has a high potential risk of killing Russian personnel in addition to Syrians, meaning we might very well have just […]

The Economics of Star Trek

As some of you may be aware, I have been a Star Trek fan all my life. It was arguably formative, though in my youth I was more interested in the technology than I was the social commentary. (Growing up white, right?) Nevertheless, Trek represents one of the few works of mainstream sci fi that […]