Category Archives: The filthy rich

Brace for a major shock!

From Harper’s Weekly Review, which regularly shocks me: A new study found that, across nine majority English-speaking countries, wealthy boys were most likely to pretend to be more knowledgeable than they actually were.

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Not as if we need another reason to loathe the filthy rich, but…

From Harper’s Weekly Review: The island of Vieques, in Puerto Rico, was inaccessible for up to 12 hours because a ferry was being used to transport trucks and supplies to a millionaire’s wedding.

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Trump’s friends are maybe not doing so well

I saw the news about the arrest of Robert Kraft, the Patriots’ owner, on Facebook. Now, as you probably know, I’m working on a book called “How I Learned the Facts of Life,” which draws sharp distinctions between fact and … Continue reading

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