Tag Archives: Paul Krugman

We, the People of the United Corporations of America…

It has become common to hear contenders for public office trumpet their experience in the business world as a significant reason for them being elected to government posts.  The rationale is that business people would bring a business approach to … Continue reading

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Of Burros, Barbarians, and Brain Snatchers

In sleepy Austin, Texas, I came to consciousness during the “wonder years” world of the 50s and 60s, and like everyone around me, I was proud of my nationality, believing in the superiority of all things American.   My 21-year old … Continue reading

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All Children Left Behind

Maybe I’m simplifying matters, but these days I see media overly preoccupied with stories about the guessing game of which Republican will run for president, a Frenchman who accosted an American maid, another philandering governor, and, to a lesser degree, … Continue reading

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