Nob discusses how pizza can explain the US attitude toward the TPP…maybe.
Author: Nob Akimoto
While understanding the American reaction to Ghost in the Shell casting, Nob thinks it could serve to reinforce a different, emerging conception of Japanese identity.
A quick look beneath the headlines from this past weekend’s contests.
Nob gets a bit nitpicky over numbers: Or why context matters when discussing statistics.
The Force Awakens cautiously steps back into the universe – but it risks shrinking the setting too much.
For whatever it’s worth, the FCC has released the full text of its Title II Reclassification… (Link and full text of the new regulations after the break.)
Senate Bill 2685, the “USA Freedom Act” which would have placed significant new safeguards into electronic surveillance and ended the NSA’s meta-data collection program came up for a cloture vote today….
Nob delves into some numbers over city size and population to see if liberal cities are just really bad at density, or if they’re constrained by something else.
Nob’s brief take on Rand Paul’s foreign policy speech and his articulation of a “vision”.
The article itself or the comments section? This is post-racial America, where simply liking rap music is grounds to be declared “no angel” and having your murder by cops justified by angry white men.
In non-cops being horrible news. The Obama Administration announces the work-around for the Hobby Lobby ruling. So yes, they basically expanded the religious institution exemption to Hobby Lobby. This should probably have simply been...
So saw this interesting piece in my article feed today. I tend to be unReasonable when it comes to reading their stuff, so can someone more familiar tell me why this isn’t a problem?...
Although overshadowed by the performance of the Nadeshiko Japan and the glorious play of Homare Sawa in the last few years, the Samurai Blues look to make an impact on their fifth consecutive World Cup. With...
Brookings will be hosting a fantastic discussion on the subject next Thursday. Carrie Cordero, Jameel Jaffer, Julian Sanchez, and John Inglis moderated by Ben Wittes will be a MUCH MUCH more interesting and substantive...
I get that some folks thought we were being too hard on Silver over the Pielke stuff. Fine. But look at this recent piece of utter dreck. Anyone with a basic understanding of statistics...
Punishment’s far too strong a word for the Eich story.
Nob’s look at insurance coverage and why the question’s not about conscience but money.
Nob’s Random Thoughts on the Weinstein Piece and Climate Change Morality.
There’s a great petition at WH.gov to have the White House buy that single album example and use it as a gift to the 6 millionth Healthcare.gov sign-up.
Tod notes in his column that he believes Paul Krugman’s “turning” on Nate Silver shows that there’s a growing tendency on the Left to disavow reality that disagrees with their views. I’m not unsympathetic...