Daily Archive: March 18, 2011


Localists Take (B)Note

Coming next month to a store near you, but only if you happen to live in Baltimore, a new local currency the BNote will be available on April 16th and 17th. More on local currencies here....


Euripides: “Hecuba”- Nobility Outs Itself

{Note: Just remembered I’ve previously discussed the idea of a moral order reasserting itself in Hecuba here last year.} I’m not sure if Oscar Wilde’s line about losing one parent being a misfortune but...


“Flight of the Stone Heads”

Here’s something different- one of my paintings. It’s the second painting I’ve ever done, so be kind; it was inspired by a dream I had about floating stone heads.


Libya and the American Interest

[updated] It appears Muammar Gaddafi has called a ceasefire following the announcement of a UN no-fly zone: Libyan Foreign Minister Mussa Kussa said the regime would halt all military operations immediately, as Britain and...


On Libya and the Moral Case Against Intervention

~by E.C. Gach a U.N Security Council resolution has been agreed to, and now all that remains is its implementation.  Perhaps the only thing more difficult than getting consensus on a resolution is coordinating its...