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From Athens to Elon: The Threat of Wealth on Democracy

By Nicholas Lindberg
How do our perceptions around wealth change how our government works? The answers may lie in ancient history.
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The Psychology That Brought Down Silicon Valley Bank Is Not Going Away

By Hersh Shefrin
Shakespeare’s Hamlet uses the phrase “thinking makes it so.” Was Silicon Valley Bank fragile when it collapsed, or did depositor thinking instead make it so?
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The Art of Sacrifice

By Tony Cortese
Lent gives us the opportunity to take an inventory on how our lives are going.
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Can Southwest Airlines Fix Its Systemic Weaknesses In The New Year?

By Hersh Shefrin
The company appears to have an Achilles’ heel when it comes to capital budgeting decisions about infrastructure.
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How to Handle the Holiday Donation Deluge

By Nancy Calderon
Tips from a Santa Clara pro on maximizing year-end charitable giving.
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2024: A Russian Space Odyssey

By Brian Green
Global politics ensnare 22 years of camaraderie at the International Space Station.
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A Straw In The Ocean

By Daniel Press
California has 840 miles of coastline, but making ocean water drinkable comes with enormous environmental and energy costs.
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