Monthly Archives: August 2013

Blow on MLK Charles Blow praises Martin Luther King, and wonders where the new leaders are? I thought Barack Obama was going to get far more done than he has so far accomplished. I don’t really blame him though. The … Continue reading

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Shui Hu Zhuan, or Water Margin or All Men Are Brothers

I just finished reading all 1279 pages of Shui Hu Zhuan, or Water Margin or All Men Are Brothers, translated by Pearl Buck, it is one of the four most famous Chinese novels from the 1400’s. It is the stories … Continue reading

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Milton Friedman, Unperson By PAUL KRUGMAN Not only a great piece, but the comments marked NYT picks are also good.

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Eric Holder tries to reduce prison sentences Justice Dept. Seeks to Curtail Stiff Drug Sentences Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. will announce new steps intended to curb soaring taxpayer spending on prisons and help correct what he regards as … Continue reading

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