Monthly Archives: December 2016

The best antidote to populism is unpopularism

(personal note: Learning from Europe) From Reuters by John Foley, 12/28/16 Like democracy and the Cold War, European populism after the financial crisis had its origins in Greece. The leftist Syriza party swept to victory in January 2015 promising to dismantle … Continue reading

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Coming to Newark Archdiocese – A Different Kind of Cardinal

from The New York Times – 12/22/16 – Sharon Otterman INDIANAPOLIS — For about a year, the guys at the gym just called him Joe. He lifted weights in the early mornings wearing a skull-printed do-rag. He worked out on … Continue reading

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Donald Trump and Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga once talked about the doubters in an interview: “They would say, ‘This is too racy, too dance-oriented, too underground. It’s not marketable.’ And I would say, ‘My name is Lady Gaga, I’ve been on the music scene for … Continue reading

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