June 17, 2024

the Russian periphery

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 28 Oct 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective A pawn on the Russian periphery America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           CHISINAU, MOLDOVA — Unlit streetlights line the streets in this little-known outpost of democracy, this microcosm of resurgent post-Soviet dangers threatening the West. A non-NATO nation […]

contrarian view of the economy

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17 Oct 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 A contrarian view of the economy By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — It is time for us contrarians to state our case. The contrarian theory is predicated upon the reality that when most people predict something […]

for money paying for lying

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 14 Oct 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Lying for money; paying for lying By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — We just received a crash course on punishing people who lie for money. Hit them in their bank account. You know who they are […]

power of hate

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7 Oct 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 The power of hate By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — American politics have become so tribal that voting against the other side is more important than assessing the candidate on your side. Hate is the motivator, […]