Dynamist Blog. The Conscience of a Liberal. Paul Krugman. Paul Robin Krugman (born February 28, 1953) is an American economist, Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, Centenary Professor at the London School of Economics, Distinguished Scholar at the Luxembourg Income Study Center at the CUNY Graduate Center, and an op-ed columnist for The New York Times. In 2008, Krugman won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his contributions to New Trade Theory and New Economic Geography.
According to the prize Committee, the prize was given for Krugman's work explaining the patterns of international trade and the geographic concentration of wealth, by examining the effects of economies of scale and of consumer preferences for diverse goods and services. Krugman is known in academia for his work on international economics (including trade theory, economic geography, and international finance), liquidity traps, and currency crises. Daniel W. Drezner. Daniel Drezner. Daniel W. Drezner (born August 28, 1968 in Syracuse, New York) is currently a professor of international politics at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, the author of several books, the author of many Op-Ed pieces in major publications, a blogger, and a commentator.
Education Political Views Drezner rarely discusses his political loyalties, but he did write, in 2011: "I find liberals write "even conservative Dan Drezner... " while conservatives often deploy terms like "academic elitist" or "RINO. " In my case, at this point in time, I believe that last appellation to be entirely fair and accurate. Media contributions The Agitator. Virginia Postrel. Virginia I.
Postrel (born January 14, 1960) is an American political and cultural writer of broadly libertarian, or classical liberal, views. Career Postrel wrote the biweekly column "Commerce & Culture" for the Wall Street Journal until April 2011. Since May 2011, she has written a biweekly column for Bloomberg View. Health care, bioethics, and aesthetics Postrel has written several articles on health care and bioethics, including accounts of her own experiences.
In March 2006 Postrel donated a kidney to an acquaintance, writer Sally Satel. She has recounted the experience, and referred to it in several subsequent articles and blog posts—many of which are critical of legal prohibitions against compensating organ donors. Armchair Generalist. After six and a half years and with great regret, I must announce the shuttering of "Armchair Generalist.
" I have accepted a government civilian job with the Department of Homeland Security and will be moving out of the DC metro area in the near future. Unfortunately, the drive to reduce the number of evil contractors in the Defense Department have resulted in the termination of my contract, and I do need a paycheck for just a few more years. My future employer has rules in place that do not allow government civilians to voice opinions that might be misconstrued as government policy or as unfiltered criticism of said policy.
Belmont Club. Two pageants held the attention of the media over the last few days.
The first was the burial of the Saudi King, which though ceremonially simple attracted presidents and kings, prime ministers and potentates, a testament according to the BBC’s Jonny Dymond, of “Saudi Arabia’s global standing”. The second was the world economic forum at Davos, which had so many “power” figures that its participants had to be categorized into divisions like the Oscar awards. You can read about the The 2015 Power Women Of Davos, for example. Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Ayaan Hirsi Ali en de strijd tegen de radicale islam. Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Ayaan Hirsi Ali (Dutch: [ɑˈjaːn ˈɦirsi ˈaːli] ( When she was eight, Hirsi Ali's family left Somalia for Saudi Arabia, then Ethiopia, and eventually settled in Kenya.
Matthew Yglesias. Matthew Yglesias. Matthew Yglesias (/ɨˈɡleɪsiəs/; born May 18, 1981) is an American economics journalist and political blogger.
Life Michael J. Totten. If Cuba needed a Berlin Wall, Fidel Castro would have built one.
Fortunately for him—though not for his much-abused subjects—one of the world’s last communist regimes is surrounded on all sides by water, cruelly trapping its people. Thus Castro’s totalitarian state, Cuban exile Humberto Fontova wrote, “gave rise to psychic cripples beyond the imagining of even Orwell or Huxley: people who hate the sight of the sea.” But the sea can’t restrain all of them. Michael Totten. Michael J.
Michael Yon. Yon has had vocal feuds with the United States military hierarchy, and the nature of his reports are also controversial. However, Yon at one time enjoyed "rock star" status among individual soldiers, according to Brian Williams of NBC. Yon's alternative media reporting has been mentioned by numerous mainstream media agencies, and he has won accolades from the 2005, 2007, and 2008 Weblog Awards. In 2008, The New York Times reported that he has spent more time embedded with combat units than any other journalist in Iraq. He shifted the focus of his blogging from Iraq to Afghanistan in August 2008. His work is supported primarily by donations from readers. Background Yon grew up in Winter Haven, Florida, where he says he essentially raised himself.
The Deuce Four troops covered by Yon used this skull iconography. Yon first landed in Baghdad in late December 2004. The Daily Dish. Andrew Sullivan. The Spine. Marty Peretz. Martin H. "Marty" Peretz (/pəˈrɛts/; born December 6, 1938) is an American publisher.
Formerly an assistant professor at Harvard University, he purchased The New Republic in 1974 and took editorial control soon afterwards. Peretz is known for his strong support of Israel and support for the US Invasion of Iraq in 2003. Early life and education Peretz grew up in New York City. Both of his parents were Zionists but not religious Jews. He is a descendant of the Yiddish writer I. Peretz graduated from the Bronx High School of Science at age 15. He received his B.A. degree from Brandeis University in 1959, and M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University in Government, then going on to lecture in social studies. Personal life Peretz is the father of director Jesse Peretz and writer Evgenia Peretz. Peretz is a long-time friend and supporter of former US Vice President Al Gore.
Honors and awards Editorial stance Accusations of bigotry In popular culture Kevin Drum. The Supreme Court will soon hear oral arguments in King v.
Burwell, in which conservatives will argue that the text of Obamacare limits federal subsidies only to people who buy insurance from state-run exchanges, not from the federal exchange. Roughly speaking, there are two prongs of the conservative argument: The law contains text that explicitly limits subsidies to state-run exchanges. Democrats may not have intended this, but they screwed up in the rush to get the bill passed. That's too bad for them, but the law is the law. Kevin Drum. Kevin Drum (born October 19, 1958) is a liberal American political blogger and columnist.
He was born in Long Beach, California and now lives in Irvine, California. Education Drum attended Caltech for two years before transferring to California State University, Long Beach where he received his bachelor's degree in journalism in 1981. While at CSULB he served as city editor of the university's student run newspaper, the Daily 49er. Career Stylistically, his blog is known for offering original statistical or graphical analysis, with special attention to oil supply, especially peak oil theory, and related issues. Prior to writing full time about politics he worked as a technical writer, then moved into high-tech marketing. Roger L. Simon. Folks who know me know I am a tennis geek. It’s the one sport at which I am at least so-so. I am miserable at most others.
(Okay, I’m not bad at ping-pong and squash, but they’re related.) I’m also a huge fan of the game, so I have been attending matches most of my life at such venues as the US Open and Wimbledon, and lesser spots like UCLA, even watching them endlessly on the Tennis Channel from places like Doha and Rotterdam. But I had never made the two and a half hour trek from L.A. into the desert for the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, aka the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Roger Simon. The Bleat. James Lileks. The Christopher Hitchens Web. WhitePagesGoesGreen.org by YellowPagesGoesGreen.org (Yellow Pages Directory Inc.) is a leading online directory allowing users to search an online database and telephone directory for all telephone numbers in the USA. Using the above boxes, simply type in a name and location.
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Steve Benen. Nobody's Business. Rogier van Bakel.