America Political Economy

The Cognitive Dissonance of Midterms 2014

Midterms 2014 point to America’s cognitive dissonance. We statistically hate congress more than Obama, yet the congress that has been selected leads right back to the policies that we voted against this year. In three states, voters simultaneously unseated democratic senators and pushed forward democrat labor policy: a minimum wage raise. Arkansas, Alaska, and South […]

America Opinion

A Great Time to Blame Bush

George W. Bush Jr. looks at his own gallery, April 2014. “Their vacancy, their stubborn refusal to offer anything beyond the most basic signal of a famous person’s identity, is precisely what Bush will have wanted. It is futile to gaze at these paintings and discover anything of importance about Bush’s foreign policy, or even […]