Stories tagged: Megan McArdle
Sun., Aug. 25, 2019
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 …
Sat., July 13, 2019
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 …
Thu., Jan. 24, 2019
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 …
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019
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.
Sun., Dec. 2, 2018
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 …
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
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.
Fri., Aug. 10, 2018
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.
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 …