Economists, like Larry Summers, have a tendency to make shit up after a threat appeared unexpectedly in their rear-view mirror, for their modus-operandi is to deploy an extrapolation of hindsight sold as foresight to break the norm. Be forewarned, as an expert on ill-conceived consequences is merely a rebel without a cause.
Not really. Beyond keeping us afloat, Barack has not fundamentally improved human capacity and ingenuity, held hostage by stubborn principles and misguided governance set before him in dogmatic scripture.
Power to the people, at last. And a much needed refresh of politicians. And then some. Give Britain some time to establish itself around a new normal. A higher granularity of sovereignty and freedom is messy, but I dare you, do not bet against it.
Apple's stance on encryption violates a modern relativity theory of freedom by which government can work to prevent present dangers and stave-off the future systemic fallacies of an untenable absolutism of freedom.