• July 6, 2012  

    For the first time in nearly 50 years, Libyans will go to the polls on Saturday to vote for a new parliamentary government. Lindsey Hilsum of Independent Television News reports on the excitement in that country, nine months after the fall of its last leader, Moammar Gadhafi. Continue reading

  • February 25, 2011    

    Are there any economic explanations for the world running riot, especially in North Africa? Maybe, says investment adviser Ed Yardeni, an otherwise pretty consistently conservative economist. He cites distinguished Brandeis University historian David Hackett Fischer and Fischer’s 1996 book, “The … Continue reading