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Afghan End-Game

Other consequences, all deleterious, flowed from the militarization of foreign policy. In Afghanistan and the United States, so intimately ensnarled over all these years, the income gap between the rich and everyone else has grown exponentially, in large part because … Continue reading

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No Argument

So who gets listened to in national debates, those who have been consistently right on all the key points, or those who have gotten things as wrong as you possibly can? Okay, we know the answer to that, but this … Continue reading

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Straight Out of Antiquity

There’s no calls for some sort of post-industrial personal fulfillment in their labor – very few even invoke the idea that a job should “mean something.” It’s straight out of antiquity – free us from the bondage of our debts … Continue reading

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Perma-Crisis

“When you prop up (read: bail out) the institutions causing the crisis, instead of reinventing them, the crisis will deepen.” -Umair Haque, on why this is not a market correction

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