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  • “The International”: Debriefing the Movies

    A movie review: sometimes, the irreality of the movie is enough to provide a moment’s respite from the irrealities of daily life. The International is like that. Its about the unwinding of a super-intelligent plot by fiendish banks to dictate international politics. Ok, that’s banal enough: especially when Goldman Sachs says it’ll repay TARP loans [...]

  • The Madoff Metaphor

    While the sentiment of moment is harshly judgmental, it is difficult not to think about Madoff as a metaphor of recent times. He has played his role well in the public drama of shock and blame: stoically bearing guilt within the rituals of censure and condemnation. His decision to turn from trading to the fabrication [...]


This is the archive for March, 2009.


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