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Why We Lie by Dan Ariely. Not too long ago, one of my students, named Peter, told me a story that captures rather nicely our society’s misguided efforts to deal with dishonesty. One day, Peter locked himself out of his [...]
Trash Bin Babies: India’s Female Infanticide Crisis by Ranjani Iyer Mohanty. “New-born girl found in dustbin, second in a week,” announced a recent headline in the Hindustan Times. The article was datelined Gurgaon but it could have come from one [...]
The Facebook Caliphate by Mark Steyn. So how’s that old Arab Spring going? You remember — the “Facebook Revolution.” As I write, they’re counting the votes in Egypt’s presidential election, so by the time you read this the pecking order [...]
Bruce Anderson: “A return to national currencies is the only hope – but it won’t be easy or cost-free.” It is a tragic irony. Dreams are turning into nightmares. High aspirations are crumbling into chaotic outcomes. The idealists who believed [...]