Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

Sep. 10, 2012 The New Yorker

On Sep. 10, 2012 The New Yorker’s James Surowiecki wrote “Clarifying Romney” about John Sides and Lynn Vivrek book “The Gamble”. Apparently most Americans will not vote for Mitt Romney because they blame the economic collapse of 2008 on George Bush versus Barack Obama because it happened during the Bush administration. Duh.

Aleksandar Hemon wrote “Beyond The Matrix” about Lana Wachowski and Alan Wachowski creating the movie “The Cloud Atlas”. It stars Tom Hanks in a variety of roles over several hundred years in the struggle for freedom.

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Jan. 30, 2012 The New Yorker

On Jan. 30, 2012 The New Yorker’s James Surowiecki wrote “Private Inequity” about private equity firms like Mitt Romney’s Bain Capital that buy companies and then lay off workers. Their profits are dependent on takingĀ on debt and giving themselves large dividends or management fees. A company they buy may go under but they will still make money.

Jonah Lehrer wrote “Groupthink” about Alex Osborn’s strategy for teams of people to fix problems. “The most creative spaces are those which hurl us together. It is the human friction that makes the sparks.”

Adam Gopnik wrote “The Caging Of America” about why America has more people prison than any other country. Six million people.

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Jun. 6, 2011 The New Yorker

On Jun. 6, 2011 The New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza wrote “Romney’s Dilemma” about how Mitt Romney’s Healthcare reform was adopted as the foundation for Obama’s plan so that Republicans would not object. After all, it was a Republican idea.

Louis Menand wrote “Live and Learn” about why college is necessary. It educates and socializes. It is necessary for a highly developed democratic society.

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