Monthly Archives: October 2012

Global Protests

I liked the idea of looking for commonality in disparate protests. In Europe (and soon, America) people are frustrated with the limits of the social welfare state to extend more benefits than taxation and borrowing provides, without compromising economic growth, … Continue reading

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Eisenhower Bonus March

During the late 1920s and early 1930s Eisenhower’s career in the post war army stalled somewhat, as military priorities diminished; many of his friends resigned for high-paying business jobs. He was assigned to the American Battle Monuments Commission directed by … Continue reading

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Quote

“All that they had they gave. All that they might have had. All that they had ever been. All that they might ever have become.”

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Climate Change

If climate scientists’ prophesies of an ice-free Arctic Ocean pan out, the world will witness the most sweeping transformation of geopolitics since the Panama Canal opened. Seafaring nations and industries will react assertively — as they did when merchantmen and … Continue reading

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Would Romney be OK?

Would Romney be OK? What kind of president would Mitt Romney be? And what should we expect from Barack Obama’s second term? To answer these questions, I’ll draw on the work of Yale political scientist Stephen Skowronek, who has argued that presidents’ fortunes … Continue reading

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Pathfinder

Pathfinder Pathfinder blog – good links to strategy.

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Free Courses

Free Courses Free University Courses online. Why doesn’t NDU do this?

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