Daily Archives: September 25, 2012

I Like Ike: Dwight D Eisenhower (1890-1969)

I have just finished Jean Edward Smith’s excellent biography: Eisenhower in War and Peace. It made me reflect on how far right the Republican Party has come since his time in office and how destructive that extremism is for the … Continue reading

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We Are Now One Year Away from Global Riots, Complex Systems Theorists Say

There is a really interesting piece by Brian Merchant on the complex systems research around food prices and global rioting in Mother Board at http://motherboard.vice.com/2012/9/10/we-are-now-one-year-and-counting-from-global-riots-complex-systems-theorists-say–2 I like the interesting data and the fact that they are making a prediction with … Continue reading

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