Another Defense of Scott Irwin and Craig Pirrong

BeholdĀ (via Tyler Cowen). I originally posted about this story here. Of course, the New York Times has taken no steps whatsoever to correct its "outrageously bad journalism" (James Hamilton's words), which means that the paper's ethics problems are going from bad to worse. Just out of curiosity, does anyone in charge at the Times care …

A Strong Denunciation of the ASA Boycott of Israeli Universities

Found here. Kudos to John Garvey for bringing a sense of perspective and reality to the debate; perspective and reality being alien to the American Studies Association. I suppose that I would have drafted a much stronger and more blunt statement, but seeing as how the president of the Catholic University of America found it …

The TSA Needs to be Reformed or Abolished

There are no two ways about it: Boujemaa Razgui, a flute virtuoso who lives in New York and works with many US ensembles, was returning to base over the holiday when Customs officials at Kennedy Airport asked to see his instruments. Bourjemaa carries a variety of flutes of varying ethnicity, each made by himself over …

%d bloggers like this: