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Readings of the week

Finished (finally) Fiasco by Tom Ricks, and yeah, it’s just as depressing and just as well-done as you’ve heard.  Guess what?  The Iraq war is going badly.  It’s been going badly from Day One!  It’s been going badly since before … Continue reading

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The non-fiction brigade, apparently.

Over the weekend, while traveling, I read Mohammad Yunus’s book Banker to the Poor. It’s about, roughly, how he grew up and started the Grameen Bank.  Grameen gives very small loans to very poor individuals, mostly women, with no collateral, … Continue reading

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