Monthly Archives: September 2013

“A Letter from Beirut” by John Keane

John Keane, Professor of Politics at University of Sydney on Lebanon, Syria and the failure of the democratic world… “Does democracy have anything to do with the worsening humanitarian catastrophe in Syria? In recent days, in editorials and columns around … Continue reading

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Who Are the Most Successful Immigrants in the World? Full Transcript

A conversation that Stephen Dubner had on an airplane inspired a show.  He was on his way to South Africa when fellow passengerNassim Nicholas Taleb, author of The Black Swan and Antifragile, told him something remarkable: “If you look at ten or twenty or thirty … Continue reading

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