International fame, at last! Pakistan hit international headlines because it was the subject of Donald Trump’s first tweet of 2018. The country will have a small but everlasting place in history. Trump is the man who immediately after being elected US President telephoned the then prime minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif,
The United States cannot be a moral or ethical country until it faces up to the realities of US empire and the destruction it causes around the world. The US undermines governments (including democracies), kills millions of people, causes mass migrations of people fleeing their homes, communities and countries and produces
1. Why the most interesting man in the world isn’t so interesting any more. 2. Facebook killed the news media three times. 3. What chess trash talking looks like. 4. Peter Coy reviews Bryan Caplan. 5. AEA Ad Hoc committee statement on a code of professional conduct.
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During a recent reporting trip to Iran, I interviewed almost two dozen people at random in both rich and poor neighborhoods of Tehran. All the middle and upper-middle class people I spoke with said the government of President Hassan Rouhani had made economic progress, although not as much as they wanted. All