Can we resist the allure of faith-based economic theories?
The term “bully” has two radically different meanings and moral consequences.
An example of each one can be seen in two radically different presidents.
The similarities are eerie. The differences are also significant. There is much we can learn.
He was a bundle of contradictions that confounded his peers.
Churchill himself may have provided the explanation.
He was a master of the English language,
and his rhetorical tricks are still useful in the era of Donald Trump.
We know, because he actually said it — though not, of course, to Trump. It bears repeating.
A famous TV quiz show cheat in the 1950s still lives with his life-changing shame.
Now, much worse things happen routinely – with no shame. Shame on Us.
It’s a powerful new idea, but it’s still vague and it lacks a concrete plan.
It’s not yet a New Deal. Here’s a suggestion.
It’s an odd-couple, with deeply conflicting social values. Though they have been living together for many centuries, the strains are increasing; their relationship may now be in jeopardy.
Tiny Tim is a metaphor for our sickly global environment; the choice is ours. Scrooge is in the White House…