Social Mood Conference  |  Socionomics Foundation

Mood Riffs

  • Concept of market collapse with  falling meteorites

    Why Such Fear?

    An article in the Los Angeles Times said that worries about a possible recession are mounting…

     
  • Enchanted by Exclusion

    Enchanted by Exclusion

    The Belgian city of Aalst held a parade featuring caricatures of Orthodox Jews and people dressed in Nazi SS uniforms.

     
  • Pass the Barbecue Sauce

    Pass the Barbecue Sauce

    A recent report notes that sales of meat and poultry grew 1% last year to more than $50 billion.

     
  • We Want a Divorce!

    We Want a Divorce!

    Residents of some Oregon counties want to secede from their state and become part of Idaho.

     
  • The Cannabis Conundrum

    The Cannabis Conundrum

    Fifty years ago, the fabulous Furry Freak Brothers told us, “Dope will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no dope.”

     
  • Going Up?

    Going Up?

    A record 26 supertall skyscrapers were completed last year. The previous record was 18, set just two years ago.

     
  • We’re Watching You

    We’re Watching You

    The University of Missouri is among 40 institutions using an app called SpotterEDU to track students.

     
  • What Gets to Outer Space First? A Tesla Spaceship or Its Stock Price?

    What Gets to Outer Space First? A Tesla Spaceship or Its Stock Price?

    The price of Tesla stock hit another all-time high recently, while the company’s valuation has exceeded the $100 billion mark.

     
  • Playlist, Doll and Play Reflect Continuing Trend Toward Inclusion

    Playlist, Doll and Play Reflect Continuing Trend Toward Inclusion

    What is believed to be the first transgender children’s doll, complete with male genitals and a red dress, is now on sale.

     
  • Recession? What Recession?

    Recession? What Recession?

    15 CEOs and major movers-and-shakers in London recently assessed the odds of a recession in 2020.