Daily Archive: April 29, 2013

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The Curious Martyrdom of Tim Tebow

A few hours ago, the entire world of sports journalism came to a momentary stop as the New York Jets formally announced their release of backup quarterback Tim Tebow. In many ways, this parting...

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Collins Comes Out

NBA center Jason Collins has become the first major American male team athlete to come out as gay while still competing.  He had this to say on the decision: “I didn’t set out to...

There Is No Politics of Austerity

I don’t mean to turn this blog into Shit My Krugman Says, but this, on the underlying politics of austerity, is just too on-the-mark to ignore: [T]he anti-Keynesian position is, in essence, political. It’s driven by...