Monthly Archives: May 2012

Why are we still there?

Every time we listen to British politicians explaining why we are still in Afghanistan, we hear nonsense.  The idea that our being there protects us from being bombed in Britain was always weak, and completely meaningless once we heard suicide … Continue reading

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Financial ignorance

As we enter a deepening international financial crisis, yet again, I look to the past for clues.  What happened when Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers and Northern Rock went down? How did we avert  complete disaster each time?  After all the global … Continue reading

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