The Kabuki Theater of the Debt Ceiling Debate
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the shuffling of the Dow Jones index, the coming debate over raising the debt ceiling and what Americans think Congress should do.
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China: A Distant Mirror Across The Sea.
When Historian Barbara Tuchman wrote A Distant Mirror, she described 14th Century France as an apt analogue to much of what she saw wrong with the 20th Century in which she lived. The people back then were very different than moderns, yet the similarities she documented lead to one of the most compelling historical tomes ever written. A post by blogger Charles Hugh Smith entitled | Read More »