Cities like Chicago and St. Louis most certainly have issues with crime. But how the U.S. measures “dangerous” must be made clearer. It does a disservice to our police and our communities by allowing this misrepresentation of the facts.
Whatever the outcome of the hearings and evaluation of the various testimonies, we need to resist the impulse to believe that people cannot live compartmentalized lives, across time and space. This is a hard lesson. Because if we trust and believe in someone who can do horrible things, it often makes us question ourselves.
We don’t need any more educators telling young black boys who haven’t even been given a chance that they don’t have what it takes to succeed.
Artificial intelligence is beginning to transform the economy. Human intelligence is needed to make sure it benefits the many, not just the few.
Regulators can only do so much to keep firms from taking excessive risks. What they can do is ensure banks have enough capital to absorb future shocks so that the global financial system isn’t once again brought to the brink of collapse.