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Megan McArdle: When will Trump supporters finally say, ‘Okay, this is not normal’?

If your company’s owner abruptly pulled out of a conference with an important joint-venture partner just because the other CEO said something mildly unflattering, would you try to defend it …


Megan McArdle: Why the debate about equal pay for U.S. women’s soccer isn’t that clear-cut

Financial compensation for athletes is in the news lately, especially with the outrage over male and female professional soccer players’ salaries, but there is much more to it than the …


Megan McArdle: The Covington students failed to act like grown-ups. So did the adults.

As a young(ish) blogger, I learned, the hard way, that one should never go full-frontal jerk on the internet. Partly because one should generally eschew jerkhood. And partly because of …


Megan McArdle: What’s wrong with modern politics? The internet is the best answer

In the two years since Donald Trump’s unexpected victory, everyone seems to have developed a strong theory about what’s wrong with modern politics.


Megan McArdle: Lessons from the revolutions

If he had run in any other year, he probably never would have become president. Limited political experience, no real connection to a mainstream party and a resume that screams …


Megan McArdle: Populists on the left and right might want to think twice about cheering on the norms-busters

We need to actually explain why people shouldn’t say the sorts of things the president says, and why pounding on the front doors of television personalities’ homes isn’t okay.


Megan McArdle: The private musings and short fuse of Elon Musk

Tesla’s Elon Musk’s recent Twitter stylings indicate that he is getting rattled by persistent investor skepticism about a money-burning, never-profitable enterprise with a market cap of about $60 billion.


UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 7:32 p.m.

Megan McArdle: A farewell to free journalism

Bloomberg, my former employer, is reportedly moving to a paywall. If that turns out to be true, I can’t say I’ll be surprised. When I announced that I was leaving …