10 Rules Of Being A Writer

Zadie Smith wrote hers. These are mine. 1. Be born in a country with a reasonably well-run public education system, or, failing that, be born into a family wealthy enough nurture and educate you privately and spare you the privations of having entered the world via a poorly run, or just poor, country. 2. Read… Continue reading 10 Rules Of Being A Writer

Are You Pondering What I’m Pondering?

Yes, this is among the things I ponder, for I am an enormous nerd: European Labor Markets: Six Key Lessons. (Short version: ditch the austerity measures, strengthen the social safety net, and make the labor markets of some E.U. countries more flexible.) And who figured after so many years of economic malaise that the Japanese… Continue reading Are You Pondering What I’m Pondering?