Wet Dreams Of The Great Communist Revolution, Part 1


Communism: n. A system of government in which  the state plans and controls the economy and a single, often authoritarian party holds power, claiming to make progress toward a higher social order in which all goods are equally shared by the people.
 
Vladimir Lenin coined the phrase “the commanding heights” to symbolize the sectors of the economy that largely [...]

Suicide Bombing Puts a Rare Face on C.I.A.’s Work – NYTimes.com


In the fall of 2001, as an anguished nation came to grips with the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, a slender, soft-spoken economics major named Elizabeth Hanson set out to write her senior thesis at Colby College in Maine. Her question was a timely one: How do the world’s three major faith traditions apply economic principles? […]