You just can't make this stuff up

The NCEW held a panel over the weekend on the Little Rock 9, with Jim Johnson, one of the original segregationist principals, speaking for the minority. When Johnson took the

The End of an Era

The End of an Era

Goodbye to All That. Does Wall Street hereby become less of an alluring destination for our best and brightest? “Banker” has much less of a sexy ring than “Investment Banker”.

Well played, sir

Well played, sir

The estimable Daniel Larison, who tosses off posts like Robert Pollard writes pop songs, nails Charles Krauthammer today. I’ve frankly had it up to here with Mr. Krauthammer ever since

UN-accountable

UN-accountable

It’s widely acknowledged that the United Nations is not perfect. From the oil-for-food debacle to the pending Security Council membership of Libya in 2009, there are a few idiosyncracies (!)

UNDP audit of DPRK

UNDP audit of DPRK

As referenced earlier, the UN’s internal audit of the UN Development Program’s operations in North Korea revealed some serious cracks in the system. Now it’s one thing to run an

Free speech and the left

Back at my old AFF joint, I had a running series of posts on instances of left-wing types failing to live up to the ideal of free speech: namely, an

Got Chinese milk?

The scope of the tainted milk scandal seems to be expanding daily: Milk tainted with melamine, a compound banned in food, has killed three other babies, two in China’s northwestern