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Let’s spell out very clearly why the myth of homeownership became religion in the United States. It’s because corporations didn’t want their employees to have many job choices. So they encouraged them to own homes. So they can’t move away and get new jobs. Job salaries are a function of supply and demand. If you can’t move, then your supply of jobs is low.

Why I Am Never Going to Own a Home Again

James Altucher says a lot of stuff. Much of it is… interesting.

Over the last several years, I’ve heard several young hipsters tell me they’re socially-liberal and economic-conservatives, a popular trend in American politics. Well, I hate to break it to you buddy, but it’s economics and the role of the state that defines politics. If you’re an economic conservative, despite how ironic and sarcastic you may be or how tight your jeans are, you, my friend, are a conservative.
Why Progressives Should Think Twice About Embracing Uber and Lyft

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Said What He Thinks About Race Now That He's Made It, And Almost Nobody Noticed

mamamusement:

Everyone who thinks NDT is amazing needs to stop and think about his message re: what he had to overcome to get to where he is today. If you think genetics are what keep women and people of color out of STEM fields then you are probably part of the problem. 

This is brief, thoughtful, and worth spreading around.

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