Writing intermittently on life, politics, and society

Count the coins in my strongbox

Ever since Will Saletan’s dalliance with White supremacy, I’ve kind of gone off of Slate Magazine. This however, from Tom Scocca (h/t Balloon Juice), is worth a look:

Now that America’s finance sector has recovered its health and the wealthiest class feels more secure about its ability to stay wealthy, economist Lawrence Summers announced yesterday that he will resign as head of the National Economy Council later this year. Having successfully guided the nation into a state of jobless recovery, President Obama’s lead economic advisor is turning his attention to job protection–namely, holding on to his own tenured Harvard professorship.



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