Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

head scratching about basra

This is why multiple sources for news is important … then again, who you gonna believe? As British Leave, Basra Deteriorates: Violence Rises in Shiite City Once Called a Success Story Washinton Post, August 7, 2007 Basra violence increasing as British leave UPI, August 7 British exit from Basra has led to drop in violence, […]

social capitalism

Here’s an interesting description of Europe (which I guess you could say of Canada too), from the Washington Post: Europe is more of a “workfare state” than a welfare state. As one British political analyst said to me recently: “Europe doesn’t so much have a welfare society as a comprehensive system of institutions geared toward […]