How To Be An Informed Person In Less Than 30 Seconds.

We spend too much time consuming news media, or newzak, as I’ve heard it more aptly described. It’s not making us any more informed or engaged. For a better life, my suggestion is:

1) Briefly glance at the newsstand as you’re taking a walk to somewhere nice.

2) Today will be the same as yesterday – unless – a picture like this appears on the majority of the front pages:


3) If you see something like this, you’re about six months away from losing your job. Otherwise, as you were! Now you’ve got all that free time to start a social movement, walk your dog, watch my awesome videos, whatever.

You’re welcome!

(Ps. Only joking! CounterSpin’s weekly podcast is a great way to start.)