Tag Archives: David Leonhardt

Structural Matters

This time it’s different. People always say that, and they believe it – but most of the time it really isn’t different. Maybe things fell apart with that sweet young thing who was your sweetheart – and this time it’s … Continue reading

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Lost in the Reframing of Things

Language is the tool we use to reach agreement on things, but as tools go, it can be useless. Any tool can be turned into a weapon. It’s the opposite of beating swords into plowshares. You can, after all, pick … Continue reading

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