Social media has made virtue signaling the path of least resistance. Robin Koerner has a great take on how signaling turns virtue into vice. If you wish to make a difference, this is worth understanding.
Whether you grew up in a railroad town or not, you likely understood the desire to not be from the "wrong side of the tracks." Annie Holmquist has a fresh take on this concept as it applies to the trades vs. college.
Making fun of preppers has been a favorite pastime for many folks who consider it the realm of conspiracy kooks. Theodore Dalrymple wonders if a new age of hardship might soften our views of the self-reliant.