The cardinal error of such analysis, however, lies in its tendency to mistake structural transformations of global capitalism for zeitgeisty trends in the history of ideas.
The techno-optimism of the 90s was just a smoke screen.
A study finds that people generally return lost wallets when found. The rate even goes up if the amount inside is higher. Curiously, not in the Vatican.
I spent a couple of days in London last week. While on a tube journey, this lovely little stealth intervention on a carriage wall caught my eye.
Charles Stross pulls together a rather apocalyptic, but all too believable, forecast for the next decade. An explosive cocktail of climate change, mass-migration, growing xenophobia and financial crazyness.