No one at EPIC seems willing to consider the lessons of the fundamentally-flawed “ethnographic” research that has been conducted by the group’s presenters in partnership with Wells Fargo over the years. EPIC has released no comment about its financial sponsorship by Wells Fargo. This is not what ethnography does. This is not what anthropology does.
For years now, Jim Rickards has been predicting the collapse of the U.S. economy and civilization itself every six months or so as a way of getting you to buy his $50/year newsletter. Using a website to create the appearance of an outfit with the cold-weather-sweater-sounding
Proper Cloth doesn’t admit that its outsourcing practices are cutting corners, of course. They prefer to use terms like “supply chain and logistics” and “streamline operations” to “deliver a better value” to refer to the way that they outsource work to foreign factories with sloppy standards.