Monthly Archives: May 2012

Germanization = Liberalization?

The German program for the eurozone’s southern economies has relied on austerity above all other tools. Today’s New York Times carries a story┬áthat the Germans are refusing to open up a financial lifeline to the southerners in part because of … Continue reading

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On the Interminable Suffering of Writer’s Block

Writer’s block is a bit like lying awake at three o’clock in the morning. The drip-drip-drip from brain to word processor is irritating enough, like a leaky faucet, but to me the real torture is the helpless immobility. When I … Continue reading

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