We are a fat nation; over 100 million American adults, or 42% of the population are obese. This number stands to become the majority by 2026 if trends from the 21st century continue.

Most people think the solution for fat loss is simple; if we eat too much and don’t…

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that institutions cannot be fully trusted and Western governments can be trusted to spend money they don’t have.

Back in February, the same institutions and officials who today complain about an insubordinate populace were advocating for us minions to do the exact opposite…

What do a McMansion buying spree, a pandemic, and a cryptocurrency have in common? The mainstream media will have you believe these are all unrelated phenomena and certainly will not connect the dots for you. But I know we can do better.

You see, despite the U.S. unemployment rate reaching…

It was the summer of 2011 when I returned to a then quiet and quaint San Francisco. I remember walking across Montgomery Street and feeling a sense of relief when nobody pushed me to get ahead after the light turned. It was halfway around the world and 180 degrees from…

The pie may be growing, but it’s clearly not growing for everyone. Since the U.S. adopted a pure paper currency system in 1971, employee wages as a percent of total gross domestic product have fallen substantially:

While the share of corporate profits has approximately doubled:

Power structures are a hot topic these days. With all the recent criticism of men and particularly white men in positions of power, it’s easy to get the sense that a particular subsection of society that is identifiable at birth poses an undue threat to our well-being. But is this…

A crazy thing happened over winter break. A fintech company that, at Thanksgiving, held the valuation of a regional bank, grew to nearly attain the valuation of Goldman Sachs by New Year’s Day. It took Goldman Sachs nearly 150 years to attain the valuation that Ripple achieved in one month…

Alex Feinberg

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