Monthly Archives: May 2021

Robert Merry inveighs against Biden’s ‘Almost New Dealism’, under the rubric of ‘Big Government’. Political Reporter comments.

Mr. Merry has been a ‘longtime Washington journalist‘ and the author of a duel biography of the Alsop brothers, that was reviewed at the New York Times under the title of ‘Aesop’s’ Fables’ by David Kennedy, in 1996. Some revelatory … Continue reading

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gideon.rachman@ft.com on ‘Lousy demographics’. Political Observer comments.

On the question of China’s demographics, here is a link to a 2013 essay in the The Journal of Asian Studies of 2013 by Karen Eggleston, Jean C. Oi, Scott Rozelle. Ang Sun , Andrew Walder and Xueguang Zhou, titled ‘Will … Continue reading

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Max Hastings, @RColvile, @Noahpinion: * “All that is solid melts into air.”Old Socialist comments.

After Mr. Corvile’s essay of April 25, 2021: Headline: Robert Colvile: No 10 has started a petrol fight with an arsonist. Did no one tell the PM he would get burnt? https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/68f38c68-a4fe-11eb-9808-bf328d2144aa This lengthy political meditation on the Cummings/Johnson spat. … Continue reading

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