September 6, 2012Defense and Security
The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed the anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks; the home stretch of the presidential campaign; and what Federal Reserve Chairman …
March 10, 2009Economic Crises
The C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.
December 15, 2006China
Bernanke’s speech at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences is well worth reading. He quite accurately notes – at least in the written text, if not in the actual speech – that China’s extensive inte…
October 22, 2019Nigeria
A work by the late Nigerian artist Ben Enwonwu fetched $1.4 million at a Sotheby’s auction in London on October 15. The painting, “Christine,” is a 1971 portrait of the Caribbean-origin American wife of a missionary. After her death, the portrait hung on the wall at her family’s home. Unaware of the origin of the piece, a stepson eventually reached out to Sotheby’s to see if it had any value.
February 3, 2017Tunisia
Reading selections for the weekend of February 3, 2017.