Accidental Deliberations: Thursday Morning Links

This and that for your Thursday reading. – Paul Krugman makes the case for significantly higher taxes on the rich: What would raising tax rates at the top accomplish? It would, to some extent, mitigate the rise in inequality, which some of us consider a good thing in itself: You don’t have to be a ...

Accidental Deliberations: Saturday Morning Links

Assorted content for your Saturday reading. – Kate Heartfield worries that the NRA knows exactly what it’s doing with its jaw-dropping response to the Newtown shootings – and that it should be all too familiar based on the tactics of the Harper Cons: It’s ridiculous, but ridiculous works, time and time again. “Elite” no longer ...

Accidental Deliberations: Tuesday Morning Links

This and that for your Tuesday reading. – Paul Boothe discusses the dangers of giving in to resource-boom hype rather than planning for sustainable development: The resource roller coaster and the crazy things it causes us to do are not new. Remember the federal government’s 1980 National Energy Program? It grew out of a forecast ...