The Affordable Housing Conundrum

Housing costs are out of control in San Francisco. Unless you play for the 49ers or have disrupted something besides study hall, good luck living in a non-hovel. Even Peter Thiel is taking note: Let me give a Silicon Valley—and New York City—focused answer. We have to figure out ways to make housing more affordable…

Reliving The 2012 Presidential Debates

This space has been quiet in recent weeks due to travel and book stuff, but I’d like to take today to re-post my same-day analysis of the three presidential debates held last year. Usually, presidential debates have as much bearing on the actual election as newspaper endorsements, but with President Obama coming into the first…