If you pay attention (especially to the economics), then any given problem is a lot more complicated than you think; it has no simple solution.Eric Falkenstein:
Envy explains lots more than greed, especially in financial marketsJehu:
Regardless of what you want, it really is a team vs. team fight; pick sides and play.Foseti:
The permanent bureaucracy really runs everything, mostly ignorantly and for their own benefit, and it sucks, and any political analysis that doesn't start from there is worthless.Haidt:
The big political fight is a real, honest, disagreement over values (plus a healthy dose of tribalism), therefore any approach that doesn't acknowledge a real, valid disagreement over values is in trouble.
Also, regular commenter BackYardFoundry suggested:
The virtue of iterativity.Other suggestions for me or others? I am having a much harder time summarizing my other regular reads.