our opening political verse by Skip Tenczar (our version of Calvin Trillin)
Revenge for him is so sweet,
Especially in the form of a tweet.
Insult and demean
Is his bitter routine,
Like some bully terrorizing the street.
China beat the coronavirus with science and strong public health measures, not just with authoritarianism https://theconversation.com/china-beat-the-coronavirus-with-science-and-strong-public-health-measures-not-just-with-authoritarianism-150126
Elanah Uretsky is an Associate Professor of International and Global Studies. She is trained as a medical anthropologist with a PhD in Sociomedical Sciences from Columbia University (2007). I am currently an Associate Professor of International and Global Studies at Brandeis University. I was previously an Assistant Professor of Global Health, Anthropology, and International Affairs at The George Washington University (2009-2017) and Associate Professor of Anthropology at The George Washington University (2017-2018). I am the author of Occupational Hazards: Sex, Business and HIV/AIDS in Post-Mao China (Stanford University Press, 2016).
Why Joe Biden Can Stop Worrying and Start Spending Like Crazy The country is in desperate need of a massive economic recovery program. The incoming administration shouldn’t hold back. by Robert Hockett, Aaron James
We chat with Robert Hockett a professor of law at Cornell University. He is the co-author of Money From Nothing
bio: Robert Hockett joined the Cornell Law Faculty in 2004. His principal teaching, research, and writing interests lie in the fields of organizational, financial, and monetary law and economics in both their positive and normative, as well as their national and transnational, dimensions. His guiding concern in these fields is with the legal and institutional prerequisites to a just, prosperous, and sustainable economic order.
A Fellow of the Century Foundation and regular commissioned author for the New America Foundation, Hockett also does regular consulting work for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the International Monetary Fund, Americans for Financial Reform, the 'Occupy' Cooperative, and a number of federal and state legislators and local governments.
Prior to doing his doctoral work and entering academe, he worked for the International Monetary Fund and clerked for the Honorable Deanell Reece Tacha, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.