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Arkansas Heritage Month - On Armed Forces Day visit the City of Little Rock's MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History

Today is Armed Forces Day.  It is a good day to visit Little Rock’s museum devoted to Arkansas’ military heritage.  Located in the historic Arsenal Tower in MacArthur Park, the… 208 more words


Learning From Japan

By George P. Brockway, originally published May 4, 1998

THE ECONOMICS profession and the military are similar in many ways, but they differ in one important respect. 1,917 more words

The Dismal Science

Sub Specie Aeternitatis: A Moment Out of Time

General Douglas MacArthur at the formal surrender ceremonies in Tokyo Bay, Japan, 1945. Photo: United States Navy

by Tony Papert

Our historians are monumentally incompetent.  Things do not happen.  1,478 more words

Lyndon Larouche

TBR Thursday 85...

Episode 85…

And for the third week in a row, the TBR is stuck on 165. It’s not so much that books are being added this time, though, as that my reading has begun to drop off as it always does when the summer tennis season begins to build up. 674 more words

Book Review

Two Months in Korea Part 2.2

This is a travelogue on the curatorial fellowship I took in Seoul from September to October 2015 under the Cultural Partnership Initiative Program. I was lucky to have had this opportunity — there aren’t very many fellowships or training programs, it seems, for curators of library collections or history exhibits. 443 more words


Let me just say this about that

So we all know that the Cardinals got off to a slow start. They lost their first three games to the Pirates. Immediately the nay-sayers were all, Oh no! 213 more words


On Americans and Japanese Dogs

During the month of February I volunteered at an animal rescue in the mountains of the Kansai area of Japan as one part of my study abroad program’s curriculum. 503 more words