Saturday, August 28, 2010

All that Jazz

I liked this NYTimes piece about the jazz scene in Seattle, and how it is being well nurtured by programs in the city. I knew a few jazz musicians in Seattle but never knew much about the scene, though I'm happy to hear that it's thriving.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Another reason to soak the super-rich...

Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman has spent $91 million of her own money on her campaign for governor of California... that's just disgusting. But I don't know what's worse: that she can essentially buy her way into an elected spot, or that despite the spending so much, she's still going to lose.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

There's one for you, 19 for me

Sorry George, though so much of the Beatles' work is equal in my eyes, this short New Yorker article make the case that not all of the rich are equal to one another, and that we need a tax system that reflects that.