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Unimaginative geographies

Last week I was asked to contribute a 6-700 word Op-Ed to the Washington Post‘s In Theory series on ‘othering’ and the Middle East.  They wanted me to write about… 461 more words

USA

The Democrats Are In Denial of The Fact That They Are In Trouble

The Republicans must take heart from the fact that the Democrats are in deep trouble and what makes it more encouraging is the fact that they don’t even see it. 571 more words

The latent strength of the Republican Party

Democrats like to think that the political tide is running their way.  African-Americans and Hispanics are a growing proportion of the population.  Young people are more liberal than older people.  572 more words

Politics

The Benefits of Technology: Productivity as a Measure

This post is more a meditation than a proper review of economists’ and historians’ interest in how to evaluate the benefits of technology. It is prompted mainly by recent articles by Paul Krugman ( 1,764 more words

Are you sick and tired of the Al (THE) coming from Lindsey Graham? This Republican senator from South Carolina?

Are you sick and tired of the Al (THE) coming from Lindsey Graham? This Republican senator from South Carolina?

Brendan James Published this May 5, 2015… 436 more words

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(What's Left of) Our Economy: TPP's Import-Fueling Potential Should be No Mystery

Matthew Yglesias, who covers economics for the Obama-worshiping Vox.com, is puzzled. Why are American labor unions so passionately opposed to the president’s Pacific Rim trade deal? 435 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy