The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Defining “To Date”

November 16, 2017

At some point, the verb “to date” became a four-letter word and the idea of going out changed to going in. Today’s 3D Definition: To Date The Huffington Post reports on the Roy Moore sex scandal that has emerged in the wake of the Weinstein effect: “It was common knowledge that Roy dated...

Why Elon Musk Is Like Alfred Escher

October 08, 2017

Tesla is worth more than other major US automakers despite having a fraction of their sales. A Silicon Valley venture capitalist explains why he believes Tesla is still undervalued. Electric-car maker Tesla is worth more than Ford, GM or Fiat Chrysler, despite booking only a fraction of Big...

America Wallows in a Moral Swamp

October 06, 2017

It is doubtful that most Americans of good will have the guts to put much of anything on the line to confront and neutralize the racism in our midst. There is so much that needs to be said about today’s American trajectory, but only a limited amount of space to say it. So, I am going to start...

Mudslides in Sierra Leone: Learning to Mourn, But Not to Prevent

September 09, 2017

With new aerial images showing that another mudslide in Sierra Leone is imminent, the country is in a race against time to avoid the same situation happening again. Sierra Leone is still reeling following one of the worst catastrophes to hit Africa in recent memory. Having barely recovered from...