Two recent articles point out how the press and the business/legal world is all Holocaust all the time. The Financial Times reports that Jews are suing the French railway SNCF for transporting Jews to concentration camps during World War II.… Read More »All Holocaust All the Time
Update: The NYT reports that Armitage has admitted that he was Novak’s source. It seems more and more likely that Colin Powell’s deputy at State, Richard Armitage, leaked Valerie Plame’s name to Robert Novak, as Political Animal says. Richard Armitage… Read More »Did Richard Armitage Leak Valerie Plame’s Name?
Reporting on the Federal Reserve retreat in Jackson Hole, the Financial Times said: Gene Grossman, a professor at Princeton, offered the central bankers a new way of thinking about the problem [of globalization’s downward pressure on most wages], which paints… Read More »How Reliable Are Productivity Estimates?
Washington (Condi Rice and John Bolton) succeeded in getting a UN resolution on ending the Lebanon war that was acceptable to the US and Israel. However, it is not acceptable to many other countries, hence the difficulty getting other countries… Read More »Pyrrhic Victory on Lebanon Truce
The New Yorker magazine reports that the US was heavily involved in helping Israel plan its attacks on Hezbollah before the war started last month. Meanwhile, the New York Times reports that the US got frantically busy organizing the Mid-East… Read More »Another Failed War Effort