Read — 2016/09/04

by shwolff

Today’s selection of articles:

  1. Goodbye, ivory tower. Hello, Silicon Valley candy store.“, by Steve Lohr (NY Times). Economists are finding greater opportunity — and paychecks — in tech companies.
  2. Political correctness and its real enemies“, by Jim Sleeper (NY Times). Dr. Sleeper blames the “threat to free inquiry” squarely on the outsized influence of money in academia (and in society more generally) and the political right’s portrayal of protest.