The Billionaire Who Gave It All Away. Dorm Living for Professionals. Populist Uprisings.

The Design Theory Behind Amazon’s $5.6 Billion Success. JFK With Tattoos and a Bench Press.

Chuck Feeney: The Billionaire Who Gave It All Away

Philanthropist lives modestly in rented apartment after giving away $8bn fortune.


Dorm Living for Professionals Comes to San Francisco

In search of reasonable rent, the middle-class backbone of San Francisco — maitre d’s, teachers, bookstore managers, lounge musicians, copywriters and merchandise planners — are engaging in an unusual experiment in communal living: They are moving into dorms.


The Law of Unintended Consequences: Shakespeare, Cobra Breeding, and a Tower in Pisa

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.


The Design Theory Behind Amazon’s $5.6 Billion Success

Amazon’s success brings into relief a principle that is sometimes hard to swallow in the design community: Successful design is not necessarily beautiful.


‘He’s JFK With Tattoos and a Bench Press’

Paratrooper Richard Ojeda is redefining what it means to be a Democrat in a deeply red state.


How Populist Uprisings Could Bring down Liberal Democracy

Authoritarians are on the rise, and electorates are seduced by extremes. To fight back, mainstream politicians need to grasp the causes of popular discontent and rebuild democracy’s moral foundations.


'Corporations Are People' Is Built on an Incredible 19th-Century Lie

How a farcical series of events in the 1880s produced an enduring and controversial legal precedent.


For Sam Hinkie’s Next Act ...

The Philadelphia 76ers are one of the feel-good stories of the NBA season, but the man who began the Process won’t be there to witness its fruition. Instead, Sam Hinkie is biding his time, watching ‘The Bachelor,’ attending the Sloan Conference, and considering whether to get back into a league that struggled to understand his team-building philosophies.


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