Items for December 2020

The Great Covid Class War

The pandemic has created the perfect pretext for enacting economically destructive policies.

Tags: health, economics, politics, society, education

How Scientists Use and Abuse Portraiture

Many scientific studies assume that the features of painted faces are the facts of the flesh-and-blood countenances to which they refer. This assumption is not only false; it is preposterous.

Tags: art, history, science, education

Media Market Research (and why its undermining all the things you love)

Tags: media, business