My Mind


  • Sep
    14
    By Noah Smith, Bloomberg

    Blogger Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig recently wrote a long and thoughtful piece criticising the notion that online discussions should be civil. She then wrote a long and thoughtful follow-up

  • Sep
    11

    The 19th and 20th centuries were very unkind to China. Through its own faults and through imperialistic designs of several European powers and of Japan the Middle Kingdom

  • Sep
    10
    By Leonid Bershidsky

    On Tuesday, Apple established itself as the world’s biggest fashion company by releasing a smartwatch that is more about beauty and variety than about technology.
    I have been hard on

  • Sep
    09
    By Hugo Dixon, Reuters

    Europe is currently conducting two stress tests. One is on its energy suppliers to see how badly they would fare if Russian gas was disrupted

  • Sep
    08
    By Chris Morris

    It’s been a while since we’ve had a true ‘Apple moment’ at one of its press events. Tuesday’s expected introduction of the iPhone 6 (and possibly more) could end

  • Sep
    07

    In the past 12 months I took two extensive road trips through Gujarat. The first was in October last year from Kuttch through Kathiyavaad to Vadodara; while

  • Sep
    04

    Shale gas is natural gas that is found trapped within shale formations. The gas from shale formations has become an increasingly important source of natural gas in the US

  • Sep
    03

    The half-life of election-related optimism concerning reformist zeal shortens by the month. A sharp reassessment of prime minister Modi’s reformist credentials has occurred after Indian diplomats vetoed the implementation