Award-winning environmentalist and author Michael Shellenberger joins Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton to discuss ecomodernism, the history of the atomic age, and why nuclear is the real green energy.
We locked down society to buy us time to contain COVID-19. Instead of contact tracing, our decayed institutions delivered economic calamity and no remedy. Now, we must live with the virus.
Professor John Vervaeke joins Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton to discuss the contemporary crisis of social meaning. We explore the specter of death during pandemic, how to surpass self-deception, and the role of community in creating meaning.
Samuel Hammond and Ash Milton discuss America, China, and the future. Topics include tech optimism, whether the Bay Area can remake American politics, whether China thinks like Confucius or Marx, and more.
Futurists have imagined a conflicted spectrum of cosmic visions with intriguing convergence. Those visions impact us today and determine where we will be in years to come.
Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton hold a digital salon with Robin Hanson to discuss possible coronavirus insurance mechanisms, prediction markets, and ideology.
Fiat currency has made it easy for states to get away with unbalanced spending and hidden inflation. Nic Carter joins Wolf Tivy to discuss how Bitcoin disciplines monetary policy and can benefit American power.
It’s time to build. But building is intensely political, our industrial capacity has been demobilized, and we no longer have a positive vision for America that actually inspires us.
Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton hold a digital salon with Robert Zubrin and a few select audience guests to discuss how humanity can settle Mars.
America has lost sight of the basic difference between wants and needs. Public needs, rather than private wants, should drive our allocation of capital.
The current American antitrust regime lacks the will and the doctrine to deal with big tech monopolies. Even when monopolies benefit the consumer, their governance becomes a matter of state interest.
Palladium editors Wolf Tivy, Ash Milton, and Matt Ellison discuss Ash’s recent article on decentralization. They contemplate a new paradigm of renewed functionality in government and industry.
Successful decentralization today is not deployed against power centers, but is rather used by power centers to accelerate experimentation and growth. America should look to East Asian models and its own history to rebuild a dynamic state.
Wolf Tivy and Mary Harrington discuss her experience learning to recover meaning within postmodernism, and the larger philosophical growing pains we are facing as a society.
Jen Wei Ting writes of her personal experience with Singapore’s effective but minimally invasive response to the pandemic. And yet, its approach to personal freedoms and privacy would be considered too draconian in the West.
AI technology will increasingly be a superweapon for totalitarian social and geopolitical control. Wolf Tivy and Daniel Faggella discuss this disturbing potential impact, geopolitical strife, and the long-term problem of species dominance.
Since the COVID-19 outbreak, American discourse has shifted to how the country was unprepared for pandemic. But this is often a hedge for parasitic interests seeking bigger budgets. What America lacked, and what East Asian responses had, was competence.
You’ve heard of the Dyson Sphere. It’s time to talk about the only vision that can pull America out of this crisis of complacency: the Bison Sphere.