Arthur Danto, the art critic for the Nation who died last month in New York, was a man with a big idea. Art, he believed, had ended. Of course, it is one thing to proclaim the end of art; it is another thing to prove it. But Danto tried.
Black Friday numbers are disappointing this year, but, ecommerce is up, so what’s the deal? Low wages and low prices are finding an intersection online. When transactions occurring digitally, and picking and delivery on automation, will commerce inside of America include the working poor at all?
Black Friday and the Race to the Bottom on The New Yorker
The True Price of Great Deals by Robert Reich on Huffington Post
Malcolm Gladwell would attribute more credit to merit but I think Chris nails it here, the Rich should be more humble for all their luck in amassing their fortunes.
With more than $15 billion allotted for future regional transit investments, community and economic growth is a critical step in moving forward. “Growing Transit Communities” looks at key strategies in housing, community and economic development in relation to unfolding transit projects. Learn about the necessity of people and place interactions for the advancement of a sustainable infrastructure.
Presented by: Puget Sound Regional Council.
Tickets: Free, registration required.
When: Tuesday December 10, 9:00am until 2:00pm
Doors open: 8:30 a.m.
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