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bruce-douglas-reeves's picture
Dec.02.2013
            Ukraine presented two faces, like those ancient Greek masks, when we were there in October: smiling toward western Europe on one side and toward Russia and the east on the other.  Now, the country seems to hurtling toward a decision...
bretigne-shaffer's picture
Nov.12.2013
  I've written an open letter to Russell Brand in response to his calls for revolution. It appears today on EconomicPolicyJournal.com:   Dear Mr. Brand, Let me start off by saying that I’m a huge fan. I haven’t seen your live show yet, but I’ve been really impressed by every one of...
michael-seidel's picture
May.04.2013
I've been having a number of problems with my personal laptop, a Lenovo X201 bought new a few years ago.  Determining what's wrong with it and finding a permanent fix has frustrated all my efforts.  It was only while trying to fix it yet again Friday night that I realized that part of it'...
bretigne-shaffer's picture
Feb.14.2013
I am posting two of the papers I wrote under my Phillips Foundation Fellowship in 1997-1998, on the topic of Hong Kong.  This is the first, titled "Hong Kong As a Model for a Free Society."  The upshot: The irony is this: That even five months after becoming a part of the largest...
bruce-douglas-reeves's picture
Jan.03.2013
        Crowds are rushing to the San Francisco Asian Art Museum these days to experiece the amazing display of China's Terracotta Warriors: the Legacy of the First Emperor.  Much more has been uncovered in that vast burial site since we were in...
tom-wagner's picture
Sep.29.2010
Dueling Economies 09/28/2010 3 Comment(s)   Please take a seat before continuing: the contemporary "privileged class" within Western developed nations no longer lives with and abides by free-market economics.  Yes, the free-market system, the economic model that brought us a dizzying...
john-michael-greer's picture
Nov.04.2009
Pick a problem, any problem, and dollars will get you doughnuts somebody will pop up insisting that the free market will solve it. There's just one difficulty with this comfortable faith -- free markets are as mythical as hippogriffs. The Archdruid explains, in this latest post from The Archdruid...
jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Dec.08.2008
Make no mistake, this is not about questioning the integrity, judgment, or credentials of retired Army General Eric Shinseki. After all, it was Shinseki who told a congressional committee, back in 2003, that it would take "several hundred thousand soldiers" to attain victory in Iraq. As...
eric-hill's picture
Nov.16.2008
Freedom versus Slavery Freedom is choice; slavery is no choice but to do what you are told. Through out history people were enslaved to increase the freedoms of the privileged. Slavery is cheap labor and armies were found as the means to increase our slaves. We conquer a nation to steal its goods...