This past weekend was a painful reminder that blood still runs think in humanity’s borderlands.
Category Archives: world affairs
Divided We Fall: The Dangerous State of Partisan Politics
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present.
the great recession: act ii
At issue is an age old debate between two economic philosophies: stimulus as a life vest versus stimulus as a straitjacket.
the spanish prisoner
Zapatero is not a good driver. It’s like a boat, which in calm waters steers fine, but when it gets bumpy, they are not prepared.
one island, two worlds
It isn’t surprising that so-called “ambulance economics” has gained mass policy appeal as the global economy descends into madness, despite a legacy of failure.
The same statistical biases that contributed to the recent financial chaos may cause more harm in the real world than they ever did on Wall Street.
i met the walrus
strong arm of the lawmakers
the forever war
the 44th president
the great black north
speculations on an oil tariff
the geopolitics of dope
private risk, public reward
factors of destruction
The American public has responded in similar and predictable ways to each of the countryâ€™s three major conflicts since World War II.