An Unlikely Trust is a great read for history buffs and it also provides valuable context for our current economy that is wrestling with monopolistic behavior by tech titans such as Google, Facebook and Amazon.
It’s no secret that the Internet has become the world’s dominant communications network over the past two decades. It’s stunning rise to economic powerhouse has far surpassed the success of its precursor networks. In the process, a handful of mega tech companies have overwhelmed the regulatory structure intended to foster innovation, growth and a market […]
Urban Flash Floods Part I: Who Is at Fault? Flooding in urban settings is a complex and tricky issue for regulators, whether it is at the local, county or state level. Flash flooding can become especially contentious when failure to install retention ponds in one jurisdiction exacerbates flash flooding in a different jurisdiction downstream.
If you wonder about Divine intervention, you should read this book.
Drainage is one of those issues that goes unnoticed until it is the only thing that matters. Mississippi faces drainage concerns on a large scale with the Mississippi River flooding and locally in the Belhaven neighborhood of Jackson.
In Masters of Craft, Ocejo focuses on four of the myriad new “artisanal professions” – bartending, distilling, barbering and butchering. His in depth look at these four crafts provides a narrow but fascinating perspective on how the millennial generations, many of which are just entering the workforce, are grappling with a post-industrial economy that has […]
“The Populist Explosion” is perfectly timed to catch and explain the Katrina-sized populist wave that is now crashing down on the political establishment in the U.S. and Europe.
The 2016 campaign defies traditional analysis. Viewing it through the usual Democrat versus Republican template misses some of the critical lessons. This campaign was not right versus left but rather establishment versus non-establishment with the establishment getting thrashed.
Cecil Brown understands budgets and the critical role they can play in determining an organization’s success or failure.
A Mississippi project, a centerpiece of President Obama’s climate plan, has been plagued by problems that managers tried to conceal, and by cost overruns and questions of who will pay.