Daily Archives: February 1, 2011

Slow Turning

We haven’t addressed what’s going on in the Middle East but it portends some really significant changes. First, Iran experienced a rebellion, then Tunisia collapsed into chaos. Now Egypt is experiencing a similar upheaval, and it looks as though Jordan … Continue reading

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Defending the Public Scapegoat

America’s conservatives have been going on lately about public workers. We need to cut the government workforce. We need to reduce their incomes. We need to gut their too-generous benefits packages. All of this as part of the necessary austerity … Continue reading

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