Barack Obama takes a principled stance, then says it isn’t a good idea.
|By: GregoriusU Monday August 16, 2010 7:12 am|
|By: montanamaven Sunday May 2, 2010 3:13 pm|
Jane Smiley wrote a reaction to Paul Krugman last September called “Other Economists in the Room”. This past week some of “the other economists” met in D.C. to counter the latest assault of the false prophets of finance. For those of us who studied drama and English, it is no surprise that the free market economists who have dominated our discussion about money and economics just don’t get it.
|By: Jeff Kaye Sunday March 14, 2010 12:11 pm|
Perhaps the most famous torture scene in world literature takes place at the end of Act III of King Lear. This post examines that scene and draws lessons for today’s society, which faces the continuation of some of the Bush Administration’s torture policies, and a failure to make accountable those involved in the torture practiced by the previous administration.