Allison Stanger, author of “One Nation Under Contract: The Outsourcing of American Power and the Future of Foreign Policy,” speaking to Forum Network on WGBH News about the Outsourcing of the American Government.
Okay, the first couple of seconds of this video are mildly obnoxious, but the rest of the video is good and extremely important. A commitment to this project on a national level would revolutionize our country, our energy consumption, and our way of life. I hope it happens.
And this is an encouraging sign that this project just might take off:
“A Modest Proposal for Preventing the Children of Poor People From Being a Burthen to Their Parents or Country, and for Making Them Beneficial to the Publick,” by Jonathan Swift is one of the most enduring pieces of economic and political satire in the English language. This piece always makes for a lively class discussion, marking it as one of the true highlights of the term. It is almost as good as the stunned silence that has greeted Wendell Potter for the list six years.
“A Modest Proposal,” by Jonathan Swift