Fatster’s News Roundup from May 28, 2012

By: Tuesday May 29, 2012 6:18 am

Fatster’s news roundup from Memorial Day Weekend, including stories on Syria, UN Security Council, Nick Clegg, Bahrain, Greece, Tony Blair, David Cameron, Berlusconi, China, Fukushima, Brazil, Honduras, and more . . .


Britain Faring Worse in Great Recession Than They Did During Great Depression

By: Thursday January 26, 2012 11:08 am

The conservative theories about starving public spending as a way to jump-start private investment have been proven completely wrong by this test case. Austerity during a fragile recovery is destroying Britain. As Brad DeLong writes, if there’s any country where this myth of expansionary austerity should have worked, it was Britain. But it’s not working at all.

Do You Get the Feeling We’re the Adversaries Deputy Defense Secretary Lynn Is Talking About?

By: Wednesday October 27, 2010 8:06 am

I can’t help but wonder whether William Lynn is using the term “adversary” rather loosely.

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