A Minister of Propaganda

Economy By David Stockman.  |  January 24, 2020

A Truth thats told with bad intent Beats all the Lies you can invent – William Blake, “Auguries of Innocence” (1803/1863) Editor’s Note: I hope by now you’ve had an opportunity to catch Michael Coolbaugh’s Read More

A Change Is Gonna Come

Economy By David Stockman.  |  January 23, 2020

Indeed, it might even be said that this small decision of mine constituted something of a key turning point; that that decision set things on an inevitable course towards what eventually happened. Read More

Chronicle of a Crash Foretold

Economy By David Stockman.  |  January 22, 2020

If only one person were perfectly informed there could never be a general crisis. But the only perfectly informed person is God, and he does not play the stock market. Read More

What’s the Matter with Iran?

Economy By David Stockman.  |  January 17, 2020

Political writers argue in regard to the love of liberty with the same philosophy that philosophers do in regard to the state of nature; by the things they see they judge of things very different Read More

All the News That’s Fit for Bubblevision

Economy By David Stockman.  |  January 10, 2020

By reading narrative, we escape the anxiety that attacks us when we try to say something true about the world. Read More

The Guns of January

Economy By David Stockman.  |  January 6, 2020

Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. Read More

Batten Down the Hatches

Economy By David Stockman.  |  December 31, 2019

The Turbulent Twenties begin in two days. It will be the decade when the chickens come home to roost. Read More

None of This Is Real

Economy By David Stockman.  |  December 17, 2019

For the canons of good society are, or should be, the same as the canons of art. Form is absolutely essential to it. Read More

The Way We Talk Today

Economy By David Stockman.  |  December 13, 2019

War is the health of the state. Read More

One Good Ponzi Deserves Another

Economy By David Stockman.  |  December 10, 2019

A turbulent history has taught Chinese leaders that not every problem has a solution and that too great an emphasis on total mastery over specific events could upset the harmony of the universe. Read More