Month: August 2011

Pat Conroy

My Reading Life by Pat Conroy has some interesting book reports in it. In Gone With the Wind, he tells the story but always against the backdrop of what the book meant to his mother and the women of the South. He later explores other books by how he was affected. In between is a…

Economic Thinking

There are two levels at which the media presents economic thinking – surface and deep. Surface- headlines, sound bites. Audience – electorate that only pays scant attention to issues they can’t control. They are fully focused on getting through their own lives rather than focused on policy issues Does not address trade-offs or details. Implicit…