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  • China During Chairman Mao: Negative Mood Catastrophe

    China During Chairman Mao: Negative Mood Catastrophe

    The scale of destruction under Mao Zedong boggles the mind: Even so, you may find that this conversation offers unique insights into the “why” that propelled a uniquely awful period in post-WWII China.

     
  • ‘Cancel Culture’: Where Did It Come From, Where Will It Go From Here?

    ‘Cancel Culture’: Where Did It Come From, Where Will It Go From Here?

    Cancel culture: Is it the latest “fashion statement” in political anger, or does it have a history? Matt Lampert & Robert Folsom answer that question in this episode of Pop Trends, Price Culture, and discuss where the trend may go next.

     
  • Stock vs. U.S. Births: Is There Really a Connection?

    Stock vs. U.S. Births: Is There Really a Connection?

    Watch the Socionomics Institute’s Matt Lampert and EWI’s Robert Folsom dive into details about the strange connection between annual births and a stock market chart. It’s not what you think…

     
  • Cryptos, GameStop, David vs. Goliath: What’s the Next Big Mood Clash?

    Cryptos, GameStop, David vs. Goliath: What’s the Next Big Mood Clash?

    Watch Matt Lampert and Robert Folsom discuss the recent David-and-Goliath battle between Redditors and Wall Street, the challenge that cryptocurrencies pose to the international monetary system, and who the “Goliaths” and “Davids” may soon be, when the next big turn arrives.

     
  • Why the Spirit of ’68 is Alive in 2020

    Why the Spirit of ’68 is Alive in 2020

    Many cultural observers have noted the parallels between 1968 and 2020: protests, a pandemic, a contentious presidential election, a fierce stock market rally and a historic space launch. But the question remains: why are these two years so similar?

     
  • No Slump for Smut

    No Slump for Smut

    Pornhub, the world’s largest pornography website, has reported an 18% rise in traffic.

     
  • Human Rights Take Back Seat to Government Power

    Human Rights Take Back Seat to Government Power

    Rhode Island has moved to quarantine New Yorkers who cross its borders. Police in New Orleans are jailing people for minor offenses…

     
  • Concept of market collapse with  falling meteorites

    Why Such Fear?

    An article in the Los Angeles Times said that worries about a possible recession are mounting…

     
  • Enchanted by Exclusion

    Enchanted by Exclusion

    The Belgian city of Aalst held a parade featuring caricatures of Orthodox Jews and people dressed in Nazi SS uniforms.

     
  • Pass the Barbecue Sauce

    Pass the Barbecue Sauce

    A recent report notes that sales of meat and poultry grew 1% last year to more than $50 billion.