Geologic Time Spiral via Wikimedia Commons

Buying Time

The last commodity for sale to the highest bidder

“The rich people can live in perfect places and buy their own water, their own plants, their own meat, but what they can’t buy — yet — is their own air,” my host told me as he drove us through the thick brown atmosphere of Jinan.

“What happens to poor people is a scandal. They eat food that is rubbish,” Yimeng continued, smoothly…

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Shanna Peeples

Shanna Peeples

Ed. Professor | Harvard Ed.L.D. | 2015 National Teacher of the Year | Author: Think Like Socrates |