Archive for January, 2015

SFF Fans Can’t Read; Only True Fen Can

The central premise of the Sad Puppies campaign (led in its third iteration by Brad Torgersen)  is to show that the Hugo Award no longer reflects the tastes of the overwhelming majority of science fiction and fantasy fans. As Brad says: Because (as I have stated many times in the last few years) “fandom” does not really represent FANDOM anymore.
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Let’s Talk Living Wage

First, if you want feel good vague assertions that all will be well with a $15 an hour minimum wage, you’ve come to the wrong place. All will not be well. What we are going to do is set up an average restaurant, as it operates now, and then see the impact of increasing wages to $15 an hour as
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