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Local Politics v. Local Government

This is part 2 of x about local politics. If you want to keep up with this: follow me on Twitter and/or kindly supply your email address. The words “politics” and “government” are often used interchangeably, but they refer to two different things. This essay is a simple exercise in definition, for the benefit of my other essays […]

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Why Not Local Politics?

This is part 1 of x about local politics. If you want to keep up with this: follow me on Twitter and/or kindly supply your email address. A week ago I asked my Twitter friends this question: if you’re not involved in local politics, why not? I want to know, because I’m entering New York […]

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Why I quit my job in 2020

A lot of people are questioning business as usual in 2020, literally. I planned my 2020 exit back in 2018, and, as fate would have it, I left in a climate that is more receptive to this decision that ever. Thanks to Alex West for writing this post that inspired my own. I. BACKGROUND I […]