Nativism and the New Innovation Landscape

The U.K.’s vote to leave the EU and America’s election of Donald Trump have both been credited, in part, to a rising tide of nativism, anti-immigrant fervor, and the belief that excluding people will boost the economy. Many native-born voters believe foreigners will (or have) hurt them economically. And with manufacturing on the decline in […]

The Smurfs Are Annoying, But Are They Really Evil?

Smurfs, it turns out, are evil in the eyes of the far right.  These cute, cuddly little guys represent everything wrong with America.  Why is that so?  Well, here we have it: All the Smurfs dress alike.  The exception to this is Papa Smurf, with his red clothing and sinister beard.  Not only does he […]