Monday, December 06, 2004


Wlad Godzich recommends greater attention to Argentina to comprehend the present. In his spirit, I make a small list of some materials.



  1. "Helping Themselves," In these Times November 26, 2004
  2. Paul Krugman - Borrow, Speculate and Hope
  3. Argentina's Economic Rally Defies Forecasts
  4. Hold the Applause: Argentina Isn't Well Yet - - WSJ

  1. Fernando Solanas’ 2004 documentary Memoria del Saqueo
  2. Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein, The Take

Thursday, December 02, 2004

Titles on Current Crisis

I will try to keep a reasonably current list of titles that come to my attention and strike me as worth reading. I will also attach reviews or comments. I hope you will all add to this effort.



  1. Benjamin Barber, Fear’s Empire. Norton, 2004. For a review see, "The Kantian imperative and the war on terror," Nicholas Lezard Saturday, November 27, 2004. The Guardian,6121,1360575,00.html


  1. "Taking back America," Anatol Lieven. LRB Vol. 26 No. 23 dated 2 December 2004
  2. "Interrorgation Policy Proves Elusive," WSJ December 13 2004