For the last few months, Lori Wallach (the director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch) and I have been working on what we think of as new “rules of the road” for global trade. I’ve highlighted some of these ideas already in these parts, and a recent summary of our agenda just ran in The American… Read more
Over at WaPo, with a focus on this biz about “the economy still has running room.” I explain how I understand it, show some indicators that reinforce the point, and add my own wrinkle, one I consider very important: allowing for more running room has the potential to create even more running room.
My day got off to a great start today thanks to an anonymous gift of the CD The Procrastinator by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan with a stellar group of sidemen, including vibist Bobby Hutcherson, recently featured on these pages. (On 2nd thought, I think I just forgot who gave me this CD; my bad, but… Read more
…and I’ll meet you at the (polling) station (the boomers will get this reference; you youngsters get off my lawn!). Over at WaPo, I tout a recent spate of CBPP papers that struck me as particularly germane re what we’re not talking about when we’re talking about birthers. That piece examines what IMHO are a… Read more
Some folks from the excellent audience at Wash U’s Brown School of Social Work conference last week asked for the slides from my presentation: here they are.