Category Archives: Corruption

Who’s been reading his Orwell?

From Harper’s Weekly Review: “This is the implementation of the will of the voters,” said Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, of his plans to limit the Supreme Court’s power, which a majority of the nation’s people oppose.

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What happened from Jan 2017 to Jan 2021?

At 3 in the morning of November 9, 2016, I called my brother. “What do we do now?” I asked him. “Don’t worry about it,” he said. “It’s going to be fun.” One relative to whom I repeated that conversation … Continue reading

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Is it easy “to become a horrible person”?

A few days ago in the Times, Paul Krugman wrote: Some years ago — I think it was 2015 — I got a quick lesson in how easy it is to become a horrible person. I was a featured speaker … Continue reading

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