Iraq and Vietnam

March 20th, 2013

By Jan Barry Nearly 6 years ago, I shared these thoughts as part of a panel discussion at The New School university in New York City, on May 10, 2007… Much of it still applies as Americans mark the 10th anniversary of invading Iraq. They are two different countries in different parts of the world. […]

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What Is the Stock Market Thinking?

August 1st, 2012

By Dr. Jim Taylor If the stock market was a person—gosh, if corporations can have the same rights as people, why can’t the stock market have thoughts and feelings?— he could be diagnosed with a wide range of psychiatric disorders (I don’t mean to be sexist, but the majority of people in the stock market […]

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An Analogy for the Debt Mess Resolution

August 4th, 2011

By Dan Miller It’s time to look for the good that can be accomplished and to make it happen. Complaining about past deficiencies will retard rather than advance that process. Let me offer a military analogy. The first battle in the war has been fought, with mixed results. The good guys had fewer resources and […]

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Get Ready for Your Big Event

July 6th, 2011

By Dr. Jim Taylor The Wimbledon Tennis Championships just concluded and the Women’s Soccer World Cup is under way. And then there’s you. You’ve worked hard in pursuit of your goals and, hopefully, you’ve achieved at least some of your competitive goals including qualifying for an upcoming big event. You may not be in the […]

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Rethinking National Security at the Pentagon

May 11th, 2011

By Jan Barry “Sustainability” is the latest buzz word in academic and environmental circles. Now it is also buzzing around the halls of the Pentagon. As the long wars in Iraq and Afghanistan run out of rationalizations and public patience, two staff officers working for the Joint Chiefs of Staff have developed a new twist […]

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