War Du Jour

I ain’t saying…just listen carefully in the weeks ahead. You might hear the neocons rumbling to “bring it on”. Again. From George Packer at The New Yorker If there were a threat level on the possibility of war with Iran, it might have just gone up to orange. Barnett Rubin, the highly respected Afghanistan expert […]

Setting Our Houses Straight

ECONOMY: Middle English yconomye, management of a household, from Latin oeconomia, from Greek oikonomia-, from oikonomos, manager of a household : oikos, house + nemein, to allot, manage. ECOLOGY: German Ökologie : Greek oikos, house + German -logie, study (from Greek -logia-, -logy). Both words much in the news these days come from the Greek […]