Another in the series of findings that suggest a balanced economy leads to better economic results from an article I wrote for YC Magazine and...

On April 18, 2014, the NPR show On The Media produced a theme show that focused on Robots and Artificial Intelligence. You can listen...

Years ago I took time to create several short "videos" that combine still photos and actual  videos with sound. The software made use of...

To all my public photo albums posted on Google Plus Google Plus - https://plus.google.com/+johnmichaelsharp/ Album: Kenya Maasai Mara Album: Tanzania Serengeti Safari Album: Berlin Vacation -July 2012 To All my Tweets (by definition public). Click here or on...

I highly recommend a posting by Paul Brandeis Raushenbush, the Senior Religion Editor at The Huffington Post. He provides some thoughtful religious  questions with...

In April 2013 I assembled and posted on yorkdems.com a long blog giving an overview of Sasha Issenberg's Sept. 2012 book The Victory Lab: The Secret...

This article is reprinted from an August 2012 post by John Sharp on yorkdems.com Donald L. Bartlett and James B. Steele in The Betrayal of the...

We recently visited Eastern Europe. In Berlin we saw the “Typography of Terror” exhibit, in Poland we toured the Auschwitz Death Camp and the...

Public-sector austerity in one graph Fifty little Herbert Hoovers -- the fifty states -- contribute to making this rescession go on.   An Ezra Klein graph...

A recent study of the speeches of US Congress members and Senators found that the typical level-of-difficulty in those speeches has dropped by more...

BOTTOM LINE: Correlation between State-level SAT average scores and test scores of representative (the average) students is almost ZERO. Knowing the state SAT average...

We spend 26 days in China during August-September 2010.  Just enough to make us feel like experts without really becoming experts.  This trip accounts...

Karl Marx advanced the idea of "false consciousness" to explain why people may hold beliefs and behave in ways actually harmful to them.  This...