The iPhone = Cultural Pornography?

The rampant mass consumerism of the west, particularly in the US, has an unintended, although not all that unexpected, consequence in a different part of the world.  For examples, the people who manufacture the iPhones and other Mac devices work under difficult if not...

More Thoughts about the Rustbelt

I grew up in suburbia, just outside of Washington DC. From infancy, my family would travel to Greensburg, PA to visit my great aunts. They were really the closest things to grandparents I had, these two sisters. I always looked to those trips with great excitement. I...