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SILICON VALLEY • December 27, 2021
The Politics of 2022: Insurrection Amnesia, Blockchain, & More
Reflections on the Capitol insurrection, cable news myopia, Web3 scammers, bitcoin democracy, and the regenerative technology that gives me hope.
SILICON VALLEY • December 2, 2021
Rittenhouse in the Zuckerverse
Reflections on our gun violence epidemic, blockchain democracy, buying the Constitution, and rebuilding America in the metaverse.
WASHINGTON • November 11, 2021
After the Tide: Critical Race Theory in 2021
White backlashes against racial progress are as American as genetically-modified apple pie. But critical race theory has unleashed a new torrent of grievances. I can’t solve everyone’s problems, but I think I can suggest a more useful way to frame the debate.
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WASHINGTON • October 22, 2021
After the Tide, Part 2: Breaking White Fear
In a country struggling with racial progress, we cannot condemn potential allies for their mistakes, but we can’t coddle them either. Instead we must acknowledge the complexity in educating the people most invested in our oppression.
WASHINGTON • October 6, 2021
After The Tide: Confronting Race in America Now
It’s hard enough sometimes just living in Black skin in America. But I’ve chosen to work as a sense-maker and storyteller to help others process this often nonsensical and maddening land we share. This piece is the first in a series.
HOLLYWOOD • September 21, 2021
What TV Executives Don’t Understand About the Climate Emergency
Broadcast and cable news have done an abysmal job of dramatizing the reality of climate change. I should know: I’ve been in the rooms where those conversations have happened.