Glenn Hubbard blames President Obama for not focusing enough on infrastructure to stimulate the economy. But that's just what Obama wanted to do—until Hubbard's pals stopped him.
A news roundup for April 8
What's going to happen next? Here are four possible scenarios.
There are signs that Cantor and crew are giving up on their diehard opposition.
Negotiating like Jim Baker
There are Americans whose negotiating tactics have actually worked in the Middle East. John Kerry should be like them.
Even though the Supreme Court has voided the state law against it.
Encouraging people to talk about pay might be the best way to help make salaries more fair.
That Principled Conservative Embrace of Anti-Gay Businesses Somehow Doesn't Extend to Anti-Anti-Gay Businesses
The conservative logic on the Mozilla firing
On the right, the Arizona anti-gay bill was about freedom for business owners. But the Mozilla firing is fascism.
Over the weekend, pro-Russian protesters rioted in the eastern Ukrainian cities of Donetsk, Luhansk, and Kharkov. They took over government buildings and arms caches, waving Russian flags and chanting things like "Novorossiya" ("New Russia"). Their aim: to declare independence from Ukraine and, perhaps, become federal provinces (oblasts) of Russia. Early Monday, separatists in Donetsk declared the creation of the "Donetsk People's Republic" and set a referendum date for May 11.
Bill Clinton and Kofi Annan have been contribe about the mistakes they made two decades ago. Have their successors learned their lesson?
It's just one survey. But the evidence is starting to pile up.