Lyle Broom

Lyle Broom

Lyle Broom studies English and History at the University of Leeds. He is a freelance journalist with an interest in politics.

'Factfulness'—A Review

'Factfulness'—A Review

A review of Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think by Hans Rosling, with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund. Flatiron Books (April 2018) 352 pages. With environmentalists predicting the end of the world like evangelists of doom, 800 million

Lyle Broom
Lyle Broom
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The Trouble with Technocracy

The Trouble with Technocracy

Technocrats are the technical experts who help to lead industries. Considerable and constant success can launch a technocrat’s career into such lofty heights that they reach orbit (especially if said technocrat has ambitions which most of us share as kids). It creates an intelligent, wealthy, and powerful member of

Lyle Broom
Lyle Broom
7 min read
Science / Tech