Month: January 2018

Pence Goes Over the Water’s Edge

Pence Goes Over the Water’s Edge

January 30, 2018
As recently as a generation or two ago, the mainstream of American politics observed an important limit whereby domestic politics did not operate beyond the nation’s boundaries. This did not mean ther…
Blackouts and Flashpoints in 2018

Blackouts and Flashpoints in 2018

January 29, 2018
The prophets and forecasters for the coming year have already set out their global vision ranging from rising economies to catastrophic global wars. I want to argue from a different perspective, focus…
The Doomsday Weapon

The Doomsday Weapon

January 29, 2018
While we agonize over such life and death questions as clumsy men groping women and the crucial need for gender and racial ‘inclusion,’ let me spare a few seconds thought to something really important…