To the Trash Collectors

  This short TED video features Robin Nagle, the “anthropologist-in-residence at the Department of Sanitation in New York City since 2006.” Her book Picking Up: On the Streets and Behind the Trucks with the Sanitation Workers of New York City (mind you, if you purchase … Continue reading

Since Citizens Expect the Worst, Things Will Get Worse

Gallup’s Standard of Living Index is at the low for this year. Last time we recorded this data was when we were being frightened by the spin using the “fiscal cliff” terminology — as if we weren’t spending BILLIONS blowing … Continue reading