The Actual State of the World: Wikileaks

This one has the makings of something earth-shatteringly great. Starting today, Wikileaks will post American diplomatic cables to the web. NYT says, A cache of a quarter-million confidential American diplomatic cables, most of them from the past three years, provides an unprecedented look at backroom bargaining by embassies around the world, brutally candid views of … Continue reading The Actual State of the World: Wikileaks

Vir Sanghvi is not a Brain-dead prick

My friend sent me a link to a Vir Sanghvi column in an email with the subject line "Vir Sanghvi is a brain-dead prick." Surely, I said, my friend exaggerates. Not brain-dead, I thought. The fact that the fellow is a major TV and newspaper journalist, I supposed that he knows how to write and … Continue reading Vir Sanghvi is not a Brain-dead prick