Sam Staley | Friday November 25, 2016 at 4:03 PM PST | Comments Off on Political Power Takes a Hit in J. K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts
J. K. Rowling’s entertainment and cultural empire expands with the addition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a well-crafted action film that will surely push the Harry Potter film franchise beyond the $8 billion gross receipts milestone. Fantastic Beasts has already earned nearly $300 million worldwide, solidifying Rowling’s role as a leading...
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Sam Staley | Friday November 28, 2014 at 9:55 AM PST | Comments Off on Interstellar Liberty and the Foibles of Progressivism
Spoiler Alert: This blog post may contain clues to key plot points in the 2014 film Interstellar. One of the cornerstones of progressive political thought is that experts should be put in charge of public policy, using “scientific” management and “evidence-based” policy analysis to determine and implement social policy. Few areas of policy have...
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