Risk Manager at UC Berkeley, author of four books, ectomorphic introvert.
Over the last few days we’ve been breathing smoke from the Napa and Sonoma County fires. A co-worker picked up masks from the campus health service. I wore mine on the walk home Thursday, but still coughed for minutes afterwards.
Although both currently call the Republican Party home, authoritarians and conservatives are different. As mentioned in a much earlier post, authoritarians readily submit to chosen leaders; express high levels of…
After a meeting earlier this week I walked back to the office with a couple of younger colleagues. One said, “I saw the latest episode of Ken Burns’s Vietnam War last night and, omigod, it was so much like today back then!”