Democrat Convention

More entertaining than the Olympics. Notice the dark area where the press photographers are located? Great lighting. NY Times multimedia is outstanding.

The Panic of 2007

The sub-prime mortgage crisis sparked a financial market panic caused by lack of information on the current size of the problem. This market-information fault i...

SPS database

It's out of date. It contains records only up to May 2007 because…well, there weren't many users and the WTO was talking about mining it's own data to cre...

An american preoccupation

What evidence is there for this? None that he cites. Reminds me of the nonsense I saw tossed around Washington in the early 1980's about the allegedly 'obsessiv...

Weaning and whining

I know one story about an import-competing, near-basket-case, industry that turned-around with the help of government support and a re-structuring plan, to be...