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Math Suggests Inequality Can Be Fixed With Wealth Redistribution, Not Tax Cuts

A new report from the Complex Systems Institute justifies wealth redistribution with mathematics.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.17.17
The Math That Explains the World
The Math That Explains the World

The 'Complex Systems Theorist' Who Predicted the Arab Spring

Using big data and new number-crunching strategies, math can be used to predict global crises.
Jason Koebler
6.17.17
Born To Die
Born To Die

We Are Programmed to Die Early, and That’s a Good Thing

Complex systems theorists have created a model that overturns longstanding assumptions about the relationship between death and natural selection.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.7.17
The Math That Explains the World
The Math That Explains the World

The World Is Too Complicated for Donald Trump to Be President, Theoretical Physics Suggests

An emerging branch of complex systems mathematics suggests in cold, analytical terms that Donald Trump is not smart enough to be president.
Jason Koebler
5.23.17
politics
politics

Society Is Too Complicated to Have a President, Complex Mathematics Suggest

"We’ve become fundamentally confused about what the decisions are, and what their consequences are."
Jason Koebler
11.7.16
war
war

Commodity Traders Helped Spark the War in Syria, Complex Systems Theorists Say

New math shows that financial speculation caused the spike in food prices that led to war.
Brian Merchant
10.26.15
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

It's Time To Start Taking This Global Food Riot Model Seriously

The Second Dust Bowl goes worldwide.
Michael Byrne
7.27.13