What We Can Learn From An Olympic Medal

Looking at the past, present, and future, we can see that Olympic medal counts relate to much more than athletic talent.

My Book of the Month: Why An Address Matters

Looking at “The Address Book What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power,” we can see how addresses matter.

Will We Have More Pandemic Babies?

When we look at Google word searches, at family planning surveys, and at past multi-year disasters, we can predict pandemic birth rates.

Where Peanuts Are Like Hot Dogs

Roasted peanuts and hot dogs become rather similar when we look at the impact of the coronavirus on Major League Baseball.

How Maps Tell Us More Than Directions

Because of what they include and omit, the maps that we use for directions tell us a lot more than how to get where we are going.

Why Plastic Bag Bans Could Backfire

While the wisdom of plastic bag bans have always been debatable, now with the coronavirus pandemic, there is another reason to reverse them.

The Fights That Migrating Fish Fuel

When global warming causes fish migration, the impact involves much more than species survival, nutrition, and ocean temperatures.

Finding the Best Soda Tax

Involving us individually and as a community, sugary drink taxes create nudges that result in a long list of costs and benefits.

Social Media’s Hidden Cost

While we all know when we are wasting time on social media, it is tougher to uncover the hidden cost that is paid by the entire economy.

When a Tax Rate Is Not as Simple as It Sounds

Referring to “The Son of Man,” Belgian surrealist artist René Magritte said, “Everything we see hides another thing.” Instead, Magritte could have been describing corporate taxes. The U.S. Corporate Tax Cut National The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA)…