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Holding Corners versus Cutting Corners (versus Corner Offices)

One of the (many) themes of the astounding TV series “The Wire” was Ambition – people who wanted to be More, to be Somebody, or – perfectly understandably, to be Someplace Else. Stringer Bell desperately wanted to move from the … Continue reading

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Chasing to the Cut(s)

From the latest London Review of Books, an extremely astute and must-read piece by Ross McKibbin, entitled “Nothing to do with the economy.” Here’s the nub of the argument- The cuts have to be big in order to confirm the … Continue reading

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