Experts have had a rough year. Tom Nichols sees a new fervor in the country’s anti-intellectualism, and he thinks it stems from frustration with elites. Turns out, there’s a difference between the people with expertise and the people with power. Nichols is a professor of national security affairs at the U.S. Naval War College. His book is The Death of Expertise.
In the Spiel, the two recent suicides in the news tell us something about how we talk about murder.
"What you have to say is worth saying."
The minutes of the Federal Reserve's July policy meeting showed officials were split over whether an interest rate hike was warranted at the September meeting. Art Hogan of Wunderlich Securities said the Fed signaled it's getting ready for a rate hike sometime this year.