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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

This is the best version of Star Wars — and watching it is a crime

Anyone who wants to see a high-quality version of the original cut of the film faces a couple of hurdles. One is that Lucas has never taken steps to properly preserve or restore the original physical film reels. 101 more words

Policy & Ethics

Four brave white men decide future of publishing

On this cold night in January we finally figured out whether Amazon is a good thing or not!

I can’t believe you weren’t there, at the Kaufman Center on West 67th Street in New York City, where, following a cash bar reception, Intelligence Squared U.S. 238 more words