Booties. / Provo city
The Baffler,  September 28, 2015

Daily Bafflements

Booties. / Provo city
w
o
r
d

f
a
c
t
o
r
y

• Over at The Atlantic, Scott Beauchamp contests the idea that experience on the battlefield can help you in the boardroom—and why should it? “Simply put, military service is one of the few remaining social experiences one can have where the goal isn’t to maximize shareholder value,” Scott writes.

• From this Mother Jones graphic on the houses of the GOP candidates: “Visitors to Trump’s gold-and-diamond accented Manhattan penthouse must wear booties to protect the floors.” On pain of deportation, presumably.

• Is Jeb Bush the Jonathan Franzen of the republican party? It makes sense to us! Read Russell Jacoby’s Baffler no. 27 salvo and decide for yourself.

• Brian Eno referenced contributing editors David Graeber and Barbara Ehrenreich in his John Peel lecture yesterday.

You Might Also Enjoy

Fresh Hell

The Baffler

Peaky Blinders Corporate drones interested in shielding yourselves from all distraction not directly related to the accumulation of. . .

word factory

Baffler Newsletter

New email subscribers receive a free copy of our current issue.

Further Reading

Heads Up: We recently updated our privacy policy to clarify how and why we collect personal data. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand this policy.