On the fundamental pluralism of democracy and the risks of ideology. Proposes a moderate stance: an open mind, willing to engage in debate, ready to stand and fight against inequity. A worthy read. (h/t David Brooks)
How to be an ethical tech consumer. So important and effective. Do a little homework. Don’t trade your values for convenience. Etc. It’s easy to be cynical on both sides of this - for consumers to assume they can’t affect companies and for companies to assume consumers don’t care or don’t have a choice. If the monopoly is the network effect, then consumer behavior can reach a tipping point as a much smaller scale than you’d think.
How peremptory challenges allow (unconstitutional) racial bias into jury pools - and what we can do about it