Tag Archives: Jonah Lehrer

Mar. 5, 2012 The New Yorker

On Mar. 5, 2012 The New Yorker’s James Surowiecki wrote “Unjustice” about how hiring only attractive people is not a pretty business.

William Finnegan wrote “The Storm” about Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s union busting campaign backfired.

Jonah Lehrer wrote “Kin And Kind” about naturalist E.O. Wilson’s thoughts on evolution, altruism and genetics.

Nick Baumgarten wrote “Magic Mountain” about the World Economic Conference at Davos Switzerland.

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Jan. 30, 2012 The New Yorker

On Jan. 30, 2012 The New Yorker’s James Surowiecki wrote “Private Inequity” about private equity firms like Mitt Romney’s Bain Capital that buy companies and then lay off workers. Their profits are dependent on takingĀ on debt and giving themselves large dividends or management fees. A company they buy may go under but they will still make money.

Jonah Lehrer wrote “Groupthink” about Alex Osborn’s strategy for teams of people to fix problems. “The most creative spaces are those which hurl us together. It is the human friction that makes the sparks.”

Adam Gopnik wrote “The Caging Of America” about why America has more people prison than any other country. Six million people.

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Dec. 13, 2010 The New Yorker

On Dec. 13, 2010 The New Yorker’s Ariel Levy wrote “Reservations” about the Long Island Shinnecock tribe’s attempt to open a casino and the effect it may have on their community.

Jonah Lehrer wrote “The Truth Wears Off” about the scientific method and how theories are challenged in that process.

Peter J. Boyer wrote “House Rule” about conservative Republican US Congress representative John Boehner’s experience growing up in Cincinnati, Ohio and in Washington DC. Missed Vietnam by that much.

John Cassidy wrote “Enter The Dragon” about how communist China adopted capitalism.

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