Monthly Archives: March 2011

On the Outside Looking In

One of the necessary conditions for a democracy to work is a critical mass of policy wonks and political junkies – you need an informed public who understand what the issues are, and, structurally, how power is amassed and wielded, … Continue reading

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Charlie Sheen’s America

Yeah, sixteen years and counting here in Hollywood and you get used to certain things. The apartment building looks like something from the first run of that old show Melrose Place, with the pool in the middle and the cute … Continue reading

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