Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Theocracy vs.Democracy: The Israeli Case

Democracy is a vision of hope that has never been well implemented in any mass society. Americans should learn the lessons inherent in the missteps of other societies struggling against internal factions that attempt to use democracy in order to destroy it.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Responsibility in America

Will the greasing of the Gulf become the 21st century image of the United States...or can the U.S. rise to the challenge and demonstrate it still deserves its old reputation of being a force for good? The answer is deeply entangled with the unpopular notion of taking responsibility.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

One Number on the State of the Economy

Amidst the flood of economic statistics and endless presidential statements that the economy is "on  the right track" (well, it is for Goldman Sachs and BP, neither of which is being held responsible for its behavior), here is the one number you need to pay attention to:

% of US Working-Age Population Employed: 65%.

That is the lowest this century.