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Does Paul Krugman eat lunch alone?

Paul Krugman[1] (1953- ) is one of the smartest guys alive. He got a BA in Economics from Yale (1974) and a Ph.D. from M.I.T. 577 more words

The Economy

ON BEAUTY – Kind & Gentle.

Reflection from October 21st, 2008 @ Age 27


I wonder if Bobby knew that the only reason I wanted him was because I was desperate. 919 more words


Be Yourself

It’s been a REALLY long time since I’ve blogged and I’ve been meaning to start this up again…so I decided to post one of my essays that I did for my American Studies class of last Fall, in 2014. 1,590 more words


Inequality 3.

In November 2014 the voters completed their long swing from creating a Democratic majority in Congress and the White House in the 2008 elections to creating a Republican majority in Congress. 584 more words

The Economy

ISIS: crucifixion and beheading and FREE healthcare

Last June Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi became caliph, the political and religious leader of the caliphate, which is the territory controlled by the Islamic State. (ISIL is the only Muslim entity, however, that recognizes his authority and the caliphate.) One of the primary duties of the caliph is to expand the caliphate continuously, thereby also increasing the number of Muslims who adhere to the fundamentalist brand of Islam championed by ISIL. 265 more words

American Society

Baldwin Uncovers Identity: A Book Review

Baldwin Uncovers Identity

Within his 1960s novel Another Country, the author James Baldwin worked to uncover identities often considered to be taboo during the period in which he was writing. 1,131 more words

Lincoln, Kennedy, and Collective Memory in America

Lincoln and Kennedy: Their Civil Rights Resolutions and the Assistance of Collective Memory in America

Both Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy have been remembered as advocates for the respective human and civil rights issues at hand during their periods as presidents. 2,428 more words