Category Archives: Blaming the Economic Victims

Adventures in Assigning Blame

Someone has to be blamed. We all know that, whatever awful thing just happened. An explanation won’t do – no one wants to hear that many things led to a disaster, some seemingly random and some the result of no … Continue reading

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No Voice for Our Times

Yes, long ago in graduate school it was Eighteen Century British Literature – after college in the late sixties, a time of much national madness, jumping into the Masters and PhD program on the side of Jonathan Swift seemed like … Continue reading

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