FM newswire for May 6, interesting articles about geopolitics

Today’s links to interesting news and analysis. If you find this useful, please pass it to a friend or colleague. Best graphic of the year, refuting conservatives lies about the Federal deficits:  "How Trillion-Dollar Deficits Were Created", New York Times, 9 June 2009 Powerful and important article:  "Goodbye Supply Side", National Review, 3 May 2010 … Continue reading FM newswire for May 6, interesting articles about geopolitics

FM newswire for April 21, interesting articles about geopolitics

Today’s links to interesting news and analysis. If you find this useful, please pass it to a friend or colleague. We're amnesiacs, so it works:  "Author, Author - A conservative think tank indignantly denies influencing Obamacare", Timothy Noah, Slate, 19 April 2010 "American Kleptocracy - How Fears of Socialism and Fascism Hide Naked Theft", William … Continue reading FM newswire for April 21, interesting articles about geopolitics

FM newswire for March 25, interesting articles about geopolitics

Today’s links to interesting news and analysis, collected from around the Internet. If you find this useful, pass it to a friend or colleague. "Torture Fatigue", David Schaengold, League of Ordinary Gentlemen, 23 February 2010 -- "The GOP seems to becoming a party whose considered, institutional policy is that we should torture everyone the executive … Continue reading FM newswire for March 25, interesting articles about geopolitics

FM newswire for March 23, interesting articles about geopolitics

Today’s links to interesting news and analysis, collected from around the Internet. If you find this useful, pass it to a friend or colleague. Where does US foreign aid go?  For an answer see "Worst in Aid: the Grand Prize", William Easterly and Laura Freschi, AidWatch, 15 March 2010 -- The chart includes only civilian … Continue reading FM newswire for March 23, interesting articles about geopolitics

The periphery of Europe – a flashpoint to the global economy

Introduction:  This is the fourth in a series of dashed off speculative opinions.  Normal procedure on the FM website for these topics would be 3 thousand word posts, supported by dozens of links.  I dont’ have the time to finish them, and too many of these outlines have accumulated in my drafts file.  Perhaps these will spark useful debate … Continue reading The periphery of Europe – a flashpoint to the global economy