A new professional class of movers and shakers—people who serve overlapping roles in government, business, and media with smiling finesse—is controlling the flow of power and money in America. The anthropologist Janine Wedel is bent on making us understand just how dangerous this new normal can be.
September 9, 2013 • 6:00 AM • Share
Has the large advocacy group allowed itself to be “co-opted by industry interests”?
May 24, 2013 • 6:00 AM • Share
Collectively, we’ve spent more than 50 years watching the Tesla vs. Thomas Edison rap smackdown that went viral on YouTube.
May 10, 2013 • 8:00 AM • Share
The energy boom has the nation mired in chatter about a burgeoning job market, or panicked over certain environmental destruction. Instead, we should be asking: To whom will go the spoils of this bonanza, and on whose shoulders will the risks fall?
March 5, 2013 • 4:00 AM • Share
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Casey N. Cep