I found myself immensely entertained with Faine Green‘s cartoon caricature of the young, progressive Ivy League graduate who arrives in Cambodia ready to save the world (and look good doing it). The caricature is smartly captioned: “She graduated from Princeton on a mission: a mission to save the world. Preferably with microcredit and hugs, and […]
How well do you know Indian politics? High school history text books often include political cartoons students must interpret to demonstrate their understanding of the period in question. When I saw the following political cartoon, published in Outlook India earlier this week, it occurred to me that modern political cartoons can be just as useful a test. Krish […]
These two gems were posted this week over at American Creation, the blogosphere’s best American history blog. They are worth sharing.
TIME Announces New Version Of Magazine Aimed At Adults This applies equally to Newsweek.
Earlier this month many of us laughed when Forbes Online published their satirical photo essay, “Would BP’s CEO Have Been Executed In China?” It seems that the jest has presaged reality. China now has their own oil spill. Let us see if they can handle it any better than we did.
…Then nothing ever will. Other videos in the series can be seen here and here. H/T to the League of Ordinary Gentlemen.
Once again, The Onion proves that it deserves the title ‘America’s most intelligent newspaper‘ : Report: Majority Of Government Doesn’t Trust Citizens Either The Onion. May 19, 2010. WASHINGTON—At a time when widespread polling data suggests that a majority of the U.S. populace no longer trusts the federal government, a Pew Research Center report has […]
“The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can design.” A post on this theme of Hayek’s is in the works. Keep posted.
I regret to say that my posting shall be rather sparse until Christmas time. Until then my schedule is too crowded to allow any posts beyond a few links to the places still producing good work. To make up for this deficit of material, I offer this incredibly funny Saturday Night Live skit for your […]
I know I used this line two weeks ago. I ask you to excuse me for recycling it. At the time of the original post I had thought that the CATO headline was the cleverest I was going to see – readings in international affairs are more dry than you would think – but it […]