Contours of prejudice

Narayan Lakshman – The Hindu The Ferguson episode shows how nothing has changed for the African-American community since Abraham Lincoln signed the emancipation proclamation into law in 1863 When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty ? Thomas Jefferson Each year… Continue Reading

Keynes Is Slowly Winning

Paul Krugman – New York Times Back in 2010, I had a revelation about just how bad economic policy was about to get; I read the OECD Economic Outlook, which called not just for fiscal austerity but for interest rate… Continue Reading

Turkey?s age-old grievances re-emerge

Daniel Dombey – Financial Times Ankara?s rhetoric has become more anti-western since protests against the government last year Istanbul – The three US sailors were enjoying their shore leave in old Istanbul when they fell victim to Turkey?s suspicions of… Continue Reading

Midterm Media Meltdown

Eric Alterman – The Nation The election results reflect a complex reality; the press prefers simple narratives. While many in the mainstream media are occasionally willing to take note of imperfections in America?s democratic practices, virtually none are willing to… Continue Reading