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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

The Bollingen Library and the future of media

About a year ago, I began to notice that many of the books in my home library came from the same place. It all started when I realized that Kenneth Clark’s… 1,095 more words

Books

Vox's Matt Yglesias Erases History of US Intervention in Latin America

At first glance I was intrigued by Matthew Yglesias’s recent post “American Democracy Is Doomed,” since it seemed to critically address the U.S.’s partisan gridlock problem. 1,423 more words

Urban/Global Politics

Matthew Yglesias thinks it's 'cool' that Hillary Clinton used a homebrew server for State Department emails

AP is reporting that Hillary Clinton used a “homebrew email system” to conduct official State Department business. Voxplainer Matthew Yglesias thinks that’s “cool.” 60 more words

Media

The End of the Line

Something went wrong a long time ago, if a long time ago is 2007, when John Dean was talking about broken government:

In almost four decades of involvement in national politics, much of them as a card-carrying Republican, I was never concerned that the GOP posed a threat to the well-being of our nation. 3,694 more words

Republican Obstructionism