I've been surfing existential COVID-19-related freak-outs for the past few weeks. My current anxiety management regimen is: One. Maintaining consistent morning meditation, using Brightmind — the meditation app that teaches Shinzen Young's Unified Mindfulness meditation practices. They are currently offering free one year subscriptions. Two.
At FiveThirtyEight, Craig Fehrman writes about the increased polarization of state politics. In 2016, then, the most interesting thing about our state politics is how these two strands, the everyday and the ideological, intersect. State politicians are becoming more partisan and more polarized, much