Oregon’s move to decriminalize hard drugs overshadowed another ballot measure that passed: legalization of psilocybin (magic mushrooms) in therapy. There’s a growing body of evidence that several drugs currently on Schedule I have therapeutic potential, and it is time for us to take seriously the pursuit of medical research in…


I want you to rethink “data” and what it means to think about data.

Let’s start with an example.

We’re on a desert island. I give you a flash drive. I tell you, truthfully, there is a .docx file on the flash drive with an entire dictionary on it. You…


The Coronavirus pandemic has made subtext text: the word “recession” is meaningless, as is the unemployment rate. If we are going to avoid another Great Recession, we must find signals amid the noise.

1. Congrats America, We Survived Another “Recession”

Friday, there was a lot of talk about the Coronavirus-induced recession being over.

Today, you might be…

Harrison Satcher

Follow harrisonsatcher.substack.com. Analyst, RISC at UChicago. Harvard ‘19

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