Editors' Blog

Niall Ferguson on Kissinger's World Order [Part One] by Thomas Riggins

A good book review both gives the gist of the book and allows you to decide if the book is worth reading or not.

Protest corporate stranglehold on states

Did you ever wonder how clueless, ultra-conservative state lawmakers come up with complex bills full of complicated language designed to screw you out of your rights and opportunities? For example, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who many say is not the sharpest knife in the drawer, presents lawmakers with a budget bill designed to take away worker rights, raise taxes on working poor and middle-class taxpayers, cut vital social programs like Badger Care and undermine public schools and higher education in flowery legalese.