1 - Volkswagen, Making a Murderer, and the Revealed Benefits of "PC Culture"

Brand Apology

Volkswagen apologizes for global fraud on emissions monitoring.

“Volkswagen apologizes for emissions scandal with full-page ad in dozens of papers,” by Dante D’Orazio, The Verge.

What’s Up?

Phil on Making a Murderer and social and criminal justice movements.

“Which Side of the Barricade Are You On?” by Doug Sosnick, POLITICO.

What’s Good?

Michael on the benefits of “PC Culture.”

“The Real Victims of Victimhood,” Arthur C Brooks, NY Times.

“The Causal Effects of Cultural Relevance: Evidence from an Ethnic Studies Curriculum,” by Thomas Dee, Emily Penner via NBER

“Don’t Be PC & Don’t Be a Dick” By Michael Jamal Brooks & Philip L. Mckenzie, Influencercon.com

Diggin’ in the Crates

Phil: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson.

Michael: Bill Burr on the cult of Steve Jobs and ASICS: Origami "In Pursuit of Perfection" ad from 2008.